The BEST Episodes of The Incredible Dr. Pol
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jul 5, 2020
Network: Nat Geo Wild
With more than 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all. Specializing in large farm animals, this senior is anything but retiring as he takes an old-school, non-nonsense approach to veterinary medicine. Unflappable and unstoppable, this doc routinely puts in 14-hour days and is a legend in his community. This new series travels with him across rural Michigan to care for every family pet and head of livestock in need of his expertise and kindness.
#1 - Be My Canine
Season 12 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 10, 2018
The old saying of “dogs are man’s best friend” couldn’t ring truer for the vets at Pol clinic! From pit bulls and beagles to spaniels and labs, this week is all dogs, all day as Dr. Pol, Dr. Emily and Dr. Brenda fetch solutions for Fido. It’s time to revisit the most beloved cases along with the most beloved pets—dogs!
#2 - What's Up, Doc?
Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 9, 2013
As the temperature rises in Michigan, Dr. Pol heads to a farm to help a cow that needs calcium immediately-but if he doesn't administer it right, she'll die. Then, he helps a crippled horse that has been infected by the West Nile virus. Will he treat it, or is it too late? At the clinic, a beagle has been in labor for the past 18 hours. Dr. Pol knows that the babies are too big to come out own their own. His experience shines through as he performs an emergency cesarean section, saving her life.
#3 - Spring It On
Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 12, 2014
It's the best of the seasons at the Pol clinic -- springtime! Some of our most memorable moments of Dr. Pol and his team caught in a tornado, flooding rains, and strange happenings because of the full moon. They weather the storm of non-stop emergency calls from stalled cow births to animals with unusual birth defects. The springtime fun continues with cute baby animals preparing for 4-H competition and a never seen before' case with Bill O'Reilly, the baby turkey.
#4 - Pol-A-Palooza
Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 5, 2014
From cows and pigs to goats and pugs, celebrate some of Dr. Pol's greatest moments caught on camera. For over thirty years Dr. Pol has played an integral part in the health and welfare of both the people and pets across Michigan. His skills and dedication warm the hearts and minds of those lucky enough to call him their vet.
#5 - Noah's Bark
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 4, 2014
The winter snow has turned into torrential rain, bringing a flood of farm calls to Pol Veterinary Services. In the pouring rain, Dr. Pol rushes out to Pohl Dairy to check on a normally docile dairy cow that is acting out of its mind. Meanwhile, Jacob the goat and Nellie the pig come in with their concerned owner, who's worried they are sharing a skin infection. And Pickles the chameleon has a cyst that needs Dr. Pol's astute eye to check it over.
#6 - Pol Speed Ahead
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 15, 2014
Dr. Pol and Charles rush to save a mother mare and foal, but will it be enough? Next, the father-son duo race over to Marshall Farms for a few pregnancy checks. The farmers want to thank their favorite vet by giving him a chance to drive a victory lap in their brand-new racecar. But right as race time finally comes, duty calls and Dr. Pol has to make a pit stop when a dog with a badly slit neck comes into the clinic. Will Dr. Pol make it on time or will his racecar dreams be left in the dust?
#7 - Wonder Horse
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 1, 2014
Father's Day is around the corner and Charles is busy scheduling a unique father-son camping trip. Dr. Pol and Dr. Brenda see a mountain of cases at the clinic. First is a wild cow with an injured hoof. The team works to find the cause of the pain and heal the frantic cow without landing themselves with an injury of their own. Next to be seen is poor Chubbs, a playful black lab suffering a mystery illness. Can Dr. Pol solve this puzzling case so Chubbs can go back to his old, happy self?
#8 - Good Wool Hunting
Season 14 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 9, 2019
Three young kids and their animals prepare to compete at the 2018 Isabella County Fair.
#9 - E-I-E-I-Pol
Season 9 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 23, 2016
Bill calls on Dr. Pol because his 1,800-pound bull has been limping around. After a quick and very careful investigation, Doc realizes this burly bull simply needs a mani-pedi!
#10 - Udder Madness
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 1, 2012
We check back in to see how Dr. Pol and Dr. Brenda are juggling an explosion of patients. First, Dr. Brenda removes an abscess from a puppy. Then, Dr. Pol determines a horse's teeth are not aligned, making it difficult for her to chew. He quickly nips the horse's teeth, allowing her to comfortably chew her food again. Next, Dr. Pol discovers a sick cow not only has a fever, but is pregnant! Find out if Dr. Pol will be able to deliver the calf before it's too late.
#11 - Pol Side of the Moon
Season 11 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 22, 2017
A full moon, Halloween and a freak fall snow storm keep Dr. Pol and the vets busy.
#12 - Holy Bat Attack!
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 22, 2012
In an enhanced episode we see it's another emotional day for Dr. Pol and his team that starts even before the clinic opens—in the early morning hours, Dr. Pol mistook a bat for a rotten banana peel and got bitten. He takes the bat to animal control to get it tested for rabies, and a positive result could endanger the health of his whole family.
#13 - Flu the Coop
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 26, 2013
The flu takes the clinic by storm, but Dr. Pol and his staff must fight through it. Dr. Brenda struggles to find out what is causing a dog to be so abnormally lethargic. She learns from his owner that it's possible he was exposed to marijuana. Dr. Brenda is relieved that the dog will be back to normal in a day. Then an entire herd of cows are too thin despite being well fed. Dr. Pol thinks it's a lack of minerals, and is surprised to find the entire herd has come down with pneumonia.
#14 - How Now Smelly Cow
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 25, 2014
The first signs of summer are gradually creeping across central Michigan and Pol Veterinary Services is in full swing. Dr. Pol and Charles head to Gross Dairy Farm for an emergency call to help a feisty cow with a twisted stomach and a foul stench. Back at the clinic, Dr. Pol examines Ginger the goat and suspects it might have polio. Dr. Brenda receives an emergency farm call of her own -- a new heifer at Delbert Garrett's farm has a prolapsed uterus and is still straining post-labor.
#15 - The Amazing Dr. Brenda
Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 30, 2014
Dr. Brenda's 21-years working at the clinic is taken a look at. A horse receives help with weight management whilst a dog with a stomach wound is helped.
#16 - Three Vets and a Baby
Season 12 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 3, 2018
Spring is in full swing in central Michigan, and the veterinarians are busy with babies.
#17 - One Pol Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Season 12 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 24, 2018
#18 - May the Horse Be With You
Season 13 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 21, 2018
The clinic encounters constipated cats, gassy horses and even a surprise proposal.
#19 - The Bull Pen
Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 18, 2014
Dr. Pol and Charles start their day by heading out to see a sick ox who has lost weight and is having trouble breathing. After an examination, Dr. Pol finds that the ox's lungs are in bad shape; most likely he's contracted pneumonia and it's so advanced, Dr. Pol is unsure if the animal will make it. Back at the clinic, Dr. Brenda sees Remington, a dog that has accidentally ripped the skin off the top of his back. Meanwhile, Dr. Pol and Charles head off to a farm to fix a castration gone wrong.
#20 - Don't Turkey, Be Happy
Season 12 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 3, 2018
While Dr. Emily welcomes her baby into the world, the clinic sees a few chaotic cases, such as a turkey with some mysterious lumps, a heifer struggling to give birth, and a family dog experiencing a problematic labor.
#21 - Lord of the Wings
Season 16 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 15, 2020
At Pol Veterinary Services, the doctors treat an emu with a fractured leg.
#22 - Llama-Rama Ding-Dong
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 19, 2013
Temperatures are blazing in Michigan and there are more farm calls than ever. The heat also brings more pregnancy checks and births, leading Dr. Pol and Charles to start their day by heading out to a stable to check the status of some horses. Meanwhile, Dr. Brenda heads to a ranch to vaccinate minihorses, but instead gets some screaming and kicking. By the time she's finished, Dr. Brenda is bruised and bleeding, but she never gives up when it comes to the health of their patients.
#23 - Mamma Mia!
Season 11 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 12, 2017
Dr. Emily, Dr. Brenda and Dr. Pol take on cases big and small.
#24 - Spring Fever
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 11, 2014
Spring is beginning to bloom as the animals begin to run wild. First on the doctor's list is mini-horse, Mateo, whose hormones have kicked in, making him go wild for the mares. The solution is to castrate Mateo to lessen the testosterone, but this turns out to be no ordinary castration. Then, Jezebel the cow is in distress and unable to birth her calf. Dr. Pol and Charles discover that she has milk fever and if not treated quickly enough, could slip into a coma, causing her and her calf to die.
#25 - K-9 to 5
Season 11 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 19, 2017
Dogs of all breeds come into the clinic after getting into mischief and intense emergency situations.