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The Incredible Dr. Pol is a documentary aired on the National Geographic Channel. Dr. Jan Pol was born in September in the Netherlands 1942. He was raised on his family's dairy farm. He grew up and graduated from Utrecht University in 1970. And has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 35 years. He and his wife eventually moved to Michigan and he soon found employment working for a veterinarian. He and his wife would soon open up their own practice in 1981 out of their own house with only ten employees and staff.

Dr. Pol is a very busy man, he works 14 hours a day. He makes house calls to care for the sick or wounded animals, which is a dying business. He specializes in cows, pigs, horses, sheep, and goats (just to name a few). He was shown the ropes by his father when he was just a little boy on how to take care of and fix hurt or sick animals. His father was a big influence on why he went to college and why his career was geared towards veterinarian work. His big heart and love for animals makes him a very popular person in Michigan. Honesty is the key in this business, animals are his life.

When owners are having animal problems, Dr. Jan Pol is the go to guy. Dr. Pol wants the animals to get well so that the owners can continue making money from the animals and crops. Animals are everything to a farmer. If you don't have enough animals to get the job done, then the farmers would have a hard time putting food on their own table. farmers work on time lines, and when an animal is down, it halts the production process, which in turn hurts business. This documentary give the viewers at home an up close, in depth, and personal look inside the good and the bad, the hard work involved, and the pay off at the end, which is a fully healthy, recovering animal.

Saturday 10:00 PM et/pt on National Geographic Wild
11 Seasons, 119 Episodes
October 29, 2011
Action & Adventure, Family, Reality
8.7/10
Cast: Jan Pol, Charles Pol, Diane Pol, Brenda Grettenberger
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The Incredible Dr. Pol Full Episode Guide

  • K9 chaos at Pol Veterinary Services.

  • Dr. Emily, Dr. Brenda and Dr. Pol take on cases big and small.

  • Dr. Pol and the clinic run into unique and surprising cases, from exposed tendons to pig attacks.

  • Vet assistant Katie shadows Dr. Pol in hopes of getting into veterinary school.

  • A freak snow storm, a full moon and Halloween keep the vets very busy.

  • Pol Veterinary Services deals with a busy week as a potbelly pig, hurt horses and injured cats need help.

  • A three-legged feline hangs around the clinic.

  • Dr. Pol, Diane and Charles visit the Netherlands, but for Doc, this is no vacation, as a whirlwind of adventures and farm calls await; back in Michigan, Dr. Brenda, Dr. Emily and the rest of the staff do their best to keep up with the busy clinic.

  • A rescued Saint Bernard discovers itself in a life-threatening predicament.

  • A glimpse at some of the show's great moments, remarkable cases and well-loved memories.

  • Dr. Pol and his team have a strange week as they treat some of the most bizarre patients they've ever seen.

  • The Pol Clinic veterans welcome a new vet, Dr. Erin, under their wing, as they flip cows, clamp calves, tube horses and examine a rescue rooster with a hurt foot.

  • A canine is shot; a mauled dog needs assistance; an unexpected rodeo.

  • The Pols' Friesian horse, Anneke, gives birth to a small colt.

  • The squad at Pol Veterinary Services confront animal attacks, breakaway bovines and slick sheep.

  • The clinic heads to the dogs as the vets have their arms full with a motley crew of puppies.

  • The crew copes with sudden blizzards and cold temperatures.

  • Dr. Emily's husband, Tony, becomes part of Pol Veterinary Services.

  • Dr. Pol and Diane take care of broken toes, worm infestations and nursing pups while being short on staff.

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