Vet School

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  • 2015
  • 1 Season
  • 8.8  (28)

Vet School is a reality television show that aired on the Nat Geo Wild network in 2015. The series followed the lives of six veterinary students as they navigated their way through the intense and demanding program at Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine. Over the course of the show's ten episodes, viewers were given a behind-the-scenes look at the rigorous academic and practical training these students underwent in order to become licensed veterinarians.

One of the most prominent cast members was Roger Leopardi, a driven and passionate student with dreams of working in the field of wildlife medicine. Throughout the show, viewers watched as Roger struggled to balance his academic responsibilities with his extracurricular activities, such as volunteering at an animal clinic and participating in a research project focused on the medical needs of elephants in Thailand. Despite the challenges he faced, Roger remained devoted to his goal of making a difference in the lives of animals both big and small.

Another standout cast member was Aziza Glass, a dedicated student with a lifelong love of horses. Aziza's journey on Vet School was marked by both triumph and tragedy, as she worked tirelessly to hone her skills as an equine veterinarian while also facing personal struggles at home. Throughout her time on the show, Aziza served as an inspiration to viewers with her unwavering determination and her unwavering commitment to her patients.

In addition to focusing on the lives of the students, Vet School also delved into the wider world of veterinary medicine, showcasing the various specialties and subfields within the profession. From emergency medicine to exotic animal care, viewers were treated to a comprehensive overview of the many different paths one could take as a veterinarian. The show's expert faculty members provided invaluable insight into the realities of the profession, offering guidance and advice to the students as they navigated their way through the challenging program.

Perhaps the most striking aspect of Vet School was its unflinching portrayal of the more difficult and emotional aspects of veterinary medicine. Throughout the series, viewers witnessed heartbreaking moments when the students were forced to confront the realities of euthanasia and terminal illness, while also experiencing the joy and fulfillment that came with healing and saving the lives of beloved pets. The show was a poignant reminder of the immense responsibility that comes with being a veterinarian, and the incredible impact that these skilled professionals can have on the lives of animals and their human companions.

Overall, Vet School was a compelling and insightful look into the world of veterinary medicine, offering viewers a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the education and training required to become a licensed veterinarian. With its talented and engaging cast, along with its expert faculty and staff, the show was a testament to the dedication and passion that drives those who choose to pursue this challenging and rewarding profession. Whether you're an animal lover, a future vet, or simply someone who enjoys a good reality show, Vet School is a must-watch.

Vet School is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (10 episodes). The series first aired on August 18, 2015.

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The Final Exam
8. The Final Exam
November 7, 2015
A turkey gets surgery to remove a large abscess, a Schnauzer with a very slow heart rate gets a pacemaker and the first years study for their final, which only serves to get them even more confused!
Race for Hope
7. Race for Hope
October 31, 2015
4th year Singen participates in surgery on his favorite animal, a young horse named Victor with an angular limb deformity. Aria consults on a former patient who may have cancer. The 1st years travel to a Camelid farm where they treat llamas and alpacas and Cristina gets a taste of what it means to be on call.
Midterm Madness
6. Midterm Madness
October 24, 2015
The 4th year students continue their rotations with Singen treating a dog who can't see. Sam is in anesthesiology and Aria is working with horses for the first time...and she's terrified. Meanwhile the 1st years learn more about how to handle a horse for a basic mouth exam. This requires sticking their hands into the jaws of a horse's mouth.
The Big Rotation
5. The Big Rotation
October 17, 2015
Aria begins her large animal rotation with a cow, Sam's in Oncology with a puppy who might have cancer and Singen and Aziza attend labs to learn about some specialty care involving horses. Meanwhile, 1st years learn to make the perfect knot and how to draw blood...from a sheep.
Lethal Ingestion
4. Lethal Ingestion
October 10, 2015
Aria triages a malamute who drank the wrong liquid, Aziza assists with an unusual cardiology patient and freshmen learn where their ice cream comes from.
In Need of a Miracle
3. In Need of a Miracle
October 3, 2015
4th year student Sam has a puzzling case in Oncology, while Aziza gets schooled by a miniature donkey. 1st year students find out where milk comes from as well as how to do general checkups up cows. And Singen carries an adorable patient a purse.
Day One
2. Day One
September 26, 2015
At Cornell University, 4th year veterinary students learn to put their training to good use helping with difficult cases and patients and 1st year vet students begin by learning the very basics of veterinary hygiene.
Crash Course
1. Crash Course
September 19, 2015
The 1st year vet students begin learning about horses and cows as the 4th years learn to handle more difficult cases. 1st year student Dan begins a work/study program in the ER and, with 4th year student Sam's help, gets an in depth introduction to the chaos of an ER.
Vet School Sneak Peek
0. Vet School Sneak Peek
August 18, 2015
Go behind the scenes of Cornell University's School of Veterinary Medicine and get an inside look into Nat Geo WILD's newest series.
Sneak Peek Vet School
101. Sneak Peek Vet School
August 19, 2015
Welcome to the world of veterinary school and the students who commit themselves to the dramatic highs, lows, and learning curves at one of the top vet schools in the U.S. In this sneak peek of the new series Vet School, meet a group of students navigating the ropes - from the high stakes of the ER to horse dentistry and the dairy farm - and see what it takes to survive as each day brings a new challenge.
Where to Watch Vet School
Vet School is available for streaming on the Nat Geo Wild website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Vet School on demand at Amazon, Vudu, FuboTV, Google Play, Apple TV and National Geographic.
  • Premiere Date
    August 18, 2015
  • IMDB Rating
    8.8  (28)