Jan Pol is a veterinarian who is best known as the star of the Nat Geo Wild reality show The Incredible Veterinarian Dr. Pol. When it first aired in 2011, the show broke the network's audience records.
In 1981, he founded Pol Veterinary Services in Harbor Beach, Michigan, where he began practicing veterinary medicine.
His license was placed on probation in April 2015 for the poor care of a dog injured by a car in 2011.
His son Charles is the show's star and producer, and his wife Diane frequently appears on the show. His three children have all worked in his veterinary practice.
He is a veterinarian who, like Australian Veterinarian Chris Brown, is recognized for a successful reality show.