The Vet Life

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  • 2016
  • 100 Seasons
  • 8.0  (373)

The Vet Life is a reality television series on Animal Planet that debuted in 2016. The show showcases the daily activities of three Houston based veterinarians, Diarra Blue, Aubrey J. Ross, and Michael Lavigne, who are also close friends. The show takes viewers on a journey behind the scenes, capturing the highs and lows, the joy and sadness, of what it takes to care for animals.

The three charismatic vets have a warm and welcoming bedside manner, and the show focuses on their interactions with both the animals they treat and their owners. The show also highlights the different personalities of each vet, making it clear that they do not agree on every aspect of their practice. However, their love and passion for animals always shines through.

Throughout the show, viewers are introduced to a variety of different animals, including dogs, cats, horses, cows, pigs, and even snakes. The episodes cover a range of topics, from routine check-ups to emergency surgeries. The show also covers important topics such as preventative care, vaccinations, and the importance of spaying and neutering pets.

One particularly interesting aspect of the show is the vets' willingness to treat all animals, even those that may seem unusual or are often overlooked. For example, in one episode, the vets treat a snake with a mouth injury that requires surgery. In another episode, they help a family who recently adopted a pot-bellied pig get him on a diet and exercise routine.

The show is not just about treating animals, however. It also explores the dynamic between the vets and their families. Diarra Blue is a father of three with a busy schedule, Aubrey J. Ross is a former NFL player, and Michael Lavigne is balancing fatherhood and a new marriage. The show highlights the challenges of being a veterinarian and a parent or spouse and how they balance their careers with their personal lives.

The Vet Life is an enjoyable and educational show that is sure to appeal to animal lovers everywhere. It showcases the importance of animal care and the dedication it takes to be a veterinarian. The show also seeks to dispel myths about veterinary care and to educate viewers about best practices for their own furry friends. The charismatic personalities of the vets make the show easy to watch, and the animals themselves are sure to captivate audiences of all ages.

In conclusion, The Vet Life is a must-watch show for anyone who loves animals or is interested in veterinary medicine. It is an educational yet entertaining way to learn about animal care and the lives of veterinarians. The show is filled with heartwarming moments, laugh-out-loud scenes, and valuable insights into the world of animal medicine. Anyone who watches The Vet Life is sure to walk away with a newfound appreciation for the hard work and dedication required to care for animals.

The Vet Life is a series that is currently running and has 100 seasons (56 episodes). The series first aired on June 4, 2016.

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Texas-Sized: Training Day
7. Texas-Sized: Training Day
September 10, 2016
Dr. Lavigne must remove tumors from an older dog, while Dr. Ross tries to save a rabbit's foot that's been damaged by a dog attack. Before he can compete with Dr. Ross in a puppy-training competition, Dr. Blue visits farm to castrate an aggressive donkey.
Texas-Sized: Hope for Hoppy
6. Texas-Sized: Hope for Hoppy
September 3, 2016
Dr. Ross performs a life-altering surgery on a sweet pup given a second chance at life, while Dr. Lavigne examines a prickly pet. After treating an injured owl, Dr. Blue joins Dr. Ross on pig farm to examine a cute litter of tiny piglets that are sick.
Texas-Sized: Raining Cats, Dogs, and Tigers
5. Texas-Sized: Raining Cats, Dogs, and Tigers
August 27, 2016
In an enhanced episode, historic flooding in Houston forces the clinic to give safety to lost animals, including a puppy that became ill from contaminated water. Also: A tiger is discovered loose in a neighborhood.
Texas-Sized: The Vet Mobile
4. Texas-Sized: The Vet Mobile
August 20, 2016
Dr. Ross gains a mobile medical unit for community outreach and Dr. Blue's sibling gives it the works; Dr. Ross assists an abscessed iguana; Dr. Lavigne supplies a paraplegic dachshund new wheels.
Texas-Sized: No Goats, No Glory
3. Texas-Sized: No Goats, No Glory
August 13, 2016
Behind the scenes of Dr. Blue and Dr. Ross assisting a client at their goat farm; Dr. Lavigne saves a puppy with an obstruction in its belly.
Where to Watch The Vet Life
The Vet Life is available for streaming on the Animal Planet website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Vet Life on demand at Discovery+, Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, Apple TV, Tubi TV and Animal Planet.
  • Premiere Date
    June 4, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    8.0  (373)