It's a Vet's Life
In the English countryside, a team of caring vets tackle everything from horses to peacocks, while city surgeons carry out cutting-edge operations.
S01:E01 - Episode 1
First in a brand new series following the lives of rural vets as they treat all creatures great and small. Today in Teesdale, farm vet Richard helps a sheep who's mysteriously gone blind; a springy spaniel proves a handful for small animal vet Steve; and in Fife, vet Adam deals with an emotional case - a homeless kitten who's been run over by a car.
S01:E02 - Episode 2
Vet Steve helps a kestrel with a damaged wing and hopes to eventually release her back to the wild; equine vet Sybil treats a pony with a with a locked leg - and a reputation for being naughty; and at the small animal hospital in Fife, heart and lung expert Craig is under pressure as he attempts to save a Yorkshire terrier's life.
S01:E03 - Episode 3
Today at the small animal hospital in Fife, vet Adam deals with a life-saving emergency when a dog is hit by a train. In Teesdale, farm vet Richard artificially inseminates some Welsh Black cattle and all fingers are crossed for problem pedigree, Gwen, who's failed to get pregnant three times; and at the rural practice, feathers are ruffled when vet Steve tries to clip a budgie's claws.
S01:E04 - Episode 4
Farm vet Richard finds out how many of farmer Cliff's cows are pregnant, and fits nose rings to some of his bulls. Back at the rural practice, vet Steve treats a bunny with wonky teeth; and in Fife, vet Megan has a testing nightshift when a Great Dane, with a life threatening condition, is rushed in.
S01:E05 - Episode 5
Today, a critically ill Miniature Donkey foal makes an emotional emergency case for equine vet Kerry; out on the farm, vet Richard creates an operating table from a forklift truck; and at the Small Animal Hospital senior vet Adam's job is anything but routine, when he X-rays a tortoise and treats a gecko with a problem eye.
S01:E06 - Episode 6
Today, Richard visits a long standing client where business means everything from de-horning a cow to trimming a cow's overgrown hoof, rounded off with tea and scones made by the farmer's wife; at the Small Animal Hospital in Fife, vet Megan helps a seriously ill Yorkshire terrier and his doting owners; and there's news in store for an unsuspecting cat owner when vet Adam makes a surprise discovery.
S01:E07 - Episode 7
Farm vet Richard carries out a tracheotomy to save a calf's life at a Teesdale dairy farm. Small animal vet Steve is determined to help an abandoned elderly cat find a new home; and in Fife, vet Megan does some detective work on a coughing guinea pig and needs to remove a stick that is stuck inside a dog.
S01:E08 - Episode 8
Today, a Labrador gun dog is rushed to small animal vet Steve after being accidently shot in the face; on his countryside rounds farm vet Richard's patient list includes some baby alpacas in need of micro chipping and a herd of Belted Galloway cattle; and in Fife, rabbits Hugo and Alfie are booked in for the snip with vet Jenni, who aims to stop them fighting.
S01:E09 - Episode 9
A new mum with a young calf collapses and farm vet Richard is called out to save her life. Back at the Teesdale practice, equine vet Sybil has some difficult news for a worried horse owner. While in the small animal hospital in Fife, some puppies are rushed in after eating potentially deadly ibuprofen, and vet Megan treats a chinchilla with problem teeth.
S01:E10 - Episode 10
Today, vet Megan is on a mission in Fife to help re-home 80 commercial caged hens with local families. And when one is discovered with a broken leg, she takes it under her wing. In Teesdale, farm vet Richard takes drastic action to save the life of a calf with bloat, while small animal vet Helen helps a Jack Russell puppy who's bitten her own tongue
S01:E11 - Episode 11
Today, an emergency cow caesarean leads to a worrying case for farm vet Graham; small animal vet Ian performs a dangerous operation on a rescue dog with painful ears; and at the small animal hospital in Fife, a local celebrity - the town peacock - puts the pressure on vet Adam.
S01:E12 - Episode 12
Today, small animal vet Adam decides his much loved Shetland Pony Hector needs a major operation to make him less aggressive; in Teesdale, farm vet Graham has double trouble when he discovers a cow is having difficulty giving birth to twins; and there's more mothering trouble for small animal vet Steve when a Border Collie has a nasty womb infection and can't feed her puppies.
S01:E13 - Episode 13
Today in Teesdale, equine vet Sybil battles with a highland cow in order treat some Fell ponies, while vet Steve turns dog competition judge at the local Bowes Agricultural Show. And at Fife's small animal hospital, vet Angela has to break some bad news when a Rottweiler's suspected broken toenail is not what it first seems.
S01:E14 - Episode 14
Today in Teesdale, a concussed tawny owl makes an unusual patient for vet Rosie. Equine vet Kerry heads off to treat a horse with a badly cut face; and in Fife, vet Adam has an emotional case when an owner with a debilitating phobia discovers the dog he depends on has a worrying lump.
S01:E15 - Episode 15
In Teesdale, Equine vet Sybil attempts a delicate operation to save a horses sight; farm vet Erika is called out to an emergency on a farm where a cow is having difficulty giving birth; and there's another troublesome birth in Fife where the team is on tenterhooks to see if a first time mum will accept her minute old puppies.