‘The Vet Life’ Returns to Animal Planet in April 2019

The Vet Life on Animal Planet

Dr. Blue, Dr. Ross and Dr. Lavigne star in ‘The Vet Life’ (Photo Credit: Animal Planet)

Animal Planet’s set an April 6, 2019 premiere date for season four of The Vet Life. The new season will air on Saturdays at 9pm ET/PT and will once again follow the vets at the Cy-Fair animal hospital in Houston.

The Vet Life stars Dr. Diarra Blue, Dr. Aubrey Ross, and Dr. Michael Lavigne and is executive produced by Shannon Biggs, Jairus Cobb and Sarah Russell.

In addition to announcing the premiere date, the network released details on some of the stories viewers can expect to see unfold on the upcoming fourth season:

  • Dr. Blue and Dr. Lavinge visit a pig rescue and compete for the title of superior pig whisperer.
  • The vets will encounter Pablo the ‘snarting’ goat.
  • Dr. Ross treating an albino ferret named Alexander with adrenal disease.
  • The team will test the health of an owner’s pet Fennec Fox named Rocket and Kinkajou named Baloo.
  • The vets will treat Aubie a sweet Kunekune Piglet rescued from a fraternity house.

Details on The Vet Life, Courtesy of Animal Planet:

This season, audiences continue to follow the daily lives of the passionate, lovable vets at their Cy-Fair animal hospital in Houston as they encounter fascinating animal cases each and every day. And the adventures grow this season as the doctors open a second animal clinic in the Houston area.

In previous seasons, the doctors have examined a feisty rescued tiger found roaming a neighborhood in Houston, removed a massive tumor from Red the Golden Retriever’s head and performed emergency C-Sections on multiple pregnant dogs. The dedicated vets jumped into action when Hurricane Harvey devastated their community by saving puppies found in the middle of floodwater, treating a family goat named Jetta on the brink of death, and operating on Jasper the cat about to lose his leg – all while dealing with family and staff that suffered from the storm and lost their homes.

With a thriving clinic, their personal lives are booming too. Dr. Blue and his wife Jessica prepare for the arrival of their third child, Dr. Ross and wife Tauvia introduce their new baby girl, while Dr. Lavinge and his wife Anne settle into their new home and prepare for “Empty Nest Syndrome” just a few years away.


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