Jan-Harm Pol was born on September 4, 1942, in Wateren, Drenthe, the Netherlands. Pol grew up on his family's dairy farm. Pol met his wife Diane Dalrymple as a foreign exchange student at Mayville High School in 1961. In 1970, Pol graduated with a degree in veterinary medicine at Utrecht University.
Born and raised in the Netherlands on his family's dairy farm, he is the charismatic and world-renowned star of Nat Geo WILD's #1 hit series, "The Incredible Dr. Pol," as well as author of the best-selling book, NEVER TURN YOUR BACK ON AN ANGUS COW: My Life as a Country Vet, a memoir that recounts amusing, and often poignant, tales from his illustrious and incredible 45+ year veterinary career.
Jan 04, 2020 · The Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled against Dr. Jan Pol (right, with wife Diane Pol), a veterinarian featured on the TV show “The Incredible Dr. Pol” and a former Mayville resident.
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Dr. Jan Pol was born as the youngest of six children in Drenthe, Netherlands on September 4, 1942. He grew up on a dairy farm with his two brothers and three sisters. Due to family lifestyle and the setting around him in early years, Dr.Pol was bound to like animals. Initially, he wanted to be a farmer, however, at the age of twelve years, the precise moment Dr.Pol helped a vet deliver a litter of piglets he knew he wanted to be a veterinary doctor in future. So it is not a surprise Dr. Pol turned his inspiration into a career. He studied veterinary medicine at Utrecht University and graduated there with a DVM degree.
Dr. Pol met his wife Diane Pol when he was a foreign exchange student at Mayville High School in 1961. His sister had moved to Canada, to be near he spent a high school year in Michigan. There he became friend with Diane who was the daughter of host parents.
Dr.Pol returned to Netherlands and he kept in touch with Diane through letters. The couple exchange letters for some years which helped their relationship flourish. Through one of the letters, Dr. Pol invited Diane to visit Netherland which further helped cement their relationship.
Dr. Pol got married to Diane Pol in a wedding ceremony in 1967. After the marriage, the couple returned to Netherland so that Dr.Pol could complete his education. He graduated from the prestigious Utrecht University Veterinary program in 1970.
Dr.Pol and his wife are an inspirational couple; from being a loving partner at home to working together in Vet service, they are all there. In more than 50 years of marriage, the couple does not have kids of own. They have three adopted children a son and two daughters. His son Charles Pol and daughter Kathy Pol were adopted right from the birth, and third child Diane Jr at the age of 18.
Dr.Pol has enjoyed an accomplished life of a Veterinarian. He is the owner of Pol Veterinary Services with a team of specialists at his disposal to serve in Weidman, Michigan. Over the years he has provided service more to than 19,000 clients. Initially, he began service for the large animals with so many years of experience and need of time he provides facility for small animals too. Dr. Pol treats horses, pigs, cows, sheep, alpacas, goats, chickens and even an occasional reindeer.
Dr. Pol is a reality TV star; he gained worldwide fame through Nat Geo Wild TV series The Incredible Dr.Pol. He is also known for His son Charles who is actor and producer put forth the idea of making Dr.Pols Vet business into a TV show and acts as the co-executive producer. While Dr. Pol did not expect to get the show past the first season here, it is currently in the twelfth season. As the cast of TV show and the owner of a Pol veterinary service, Dr. Pol earns an impressive sum. His net worth is estimated at $1M.
- September 4, 1942
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- Jan-Harm Pol
- Drenthe, Netherlands
May 18, 2021 · The show follows the events in Dr. Jan Pol Veterinary Clinic, an animal hospital in Weidman, Michigan. The cast on the show includes the owner of the facility, Dr. Jan Pol, and his family together with his staff, not forgetting the many guests who bring the content of the show. The show made its debut on 29 th October 2011.
Jul 24, 2021 · The Incredible Dr. Pol star Dr. Jan Pol’s family has just gotten a teeny bit bigger. Son Charles Pol and his wife Beth have just welcomed a baby boy, whom they have named Silas. The couple is parents as well to toddler Abigail, almost 2, who was born to them in 2019.
May 08, 2021 · Dr. Jan-Harm Pol is the man of the hour. Dr. Pol was originally from the Netherlands and studied veterinary medicine at the Utrecht University and graduated with a DVM degree. Then he relocated to Harbor Beach, Michigan.
Feb 01, 2020 · Jan Pol who also is known as Dr. Pol is the flag bearer of the Pol Vet Services. As the leading man of the farm, Dr. Pol is responsible for making sure things run smoothly. The 77-year-old began the clinic in 1981 after moving to Michigan. With thousands of cases in his bag, Jan Pol continues to work on the farm.
May 09, 2021 · Not just by appearance but Dr. Jan Harm Pol is by far the most father and grandfather figure we know from TV. He is wise, kind, and has a dad-like sense of humor, which makes him the perfect dad, but don’t take it from us. What better way to prove our theory than to look at his children and grandchildren.
Oct 20, 2019 · Adam James Butch was the grandson of veterinarian Dr. Jan Pol, the star of the Nat Geo Wild show “The Incredible Dr. Pol.” Butch died suddenly at the age of 23 in his hometown of Bay City,...
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