“When I started Supervet the broadcasters told me I couldn’t put all the blood in the operations on the telly because kids wouldn’t like it.
“I said, ‘The kids can handle anything, it’s you who can’t handle it’.”
Noel went on to say he doesn’t believe children are afraid to watch blood on screens, adding to The Metro: “They love it. We patronise kids.”
The veterinary surgeon lives in a bedroom at his practice in Surrey.