Tributes pour in for Ballarat dog behaviouralist following shock accident

June 18, 2024 4:04 pm in by

Popular Ballarat comedian and leading dog behaviouralist Tony Knight has been tragically killed in the south of France.

Mr. Knight, who called a farm near Beaufort home for three quarters of the year, had made his annual trip to Europe where he was waiting to attend a music festival in the French town of Tarn.

French media reports he was under a tree with five others when he was struck by a large branch, he later died from his injuries.

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His partner Hayley Wright has flown to the area to meet with the Mayor and organise a fitting farewell.

Tony, who regularly appeared on 3BA’s Ballarat Today was 54.