"Penn Vet" (TV show) is a reality docu-series on Animal Planet that features the first ever behind-the-scenes look at the University of Pennsylvania's highly competitive veterinary school. With unprecedented access, the series will shadow fourth year students as they complete this demanding and difficult program while learning from pioneers of veterinary medicine.

The series will feature students with diverse backgrounds and goals as they handle a wide range of cases, at both Ryan Hospital for companion animals, in Philadelphia, and New Bolton Center hospital for large animals in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. With the animal's lives on the line, the series showcases the rigorous training of veterinary students as they face the day-to-day challenges inherent in this high pressure world.

With more than 30,000 patient visits a year and species ranging from dogs, cats, guinea pigs, iguanas to horses, cows, zebras and goats, the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine is home to two internationally renowned teaching hospitals with some of the largest caseloads in the world. Penn Vet established the first-ever facility for the care of critically injured large animals, the first state-of-the-art minimally invasive surgery suite, the first recovery pool for equine orthopedic surgeries the world's first animal bloodmobile.

"Penn Vet" is produced for Animal Planet by High Noon Entertainment where Jim Berger, Scott Feeley, Sarah Presta and Michael Call serve as executive producers. For Animal Planet, Dawn Sinsel is executive producer, Krishna San Nicolas is producer and Meredith Russell is associate producer.


Network: Animal Planet
Genre: Reality
Premiere Date: 2016
Seasons: 1
Production Company: High Noon Entertainment

Animal Planet Greenlights 'Penn Vet' — Due later this year, the new reality docu-series features a behind-the-scenes look at the University of Pennsylvania's highly competitive veterinary school. Read more...

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