The Incredible Dr. Pol

TV Show • 2011 • Documentary  

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Set in Central Michigan's farm country, this reality series follows the work done at Pol Veterinary Services. Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol treats horses, pigs, cows, sheep, alpacas, goats, chickens and even an occasional reindeer. The program also features Dr. Brenda Grettenberger, who has worked with Dr. Pol since 1992.
This tv show contains 25 potentially triggering events.
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Season
Episode
Your Triggers
Does the dog die?
149 supporters
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twigsvsticks
There are some cases where a dog has to be humanely euthanized.
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Unanswered Triggers
Is there pedophilia?
53 supporters
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Were animals harmed in the making?
52 supporters
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Is a minor sexualized?
52 supporters
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Is there bestiality?
42 supporters
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Are there incestuous relationships?
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41 supporters
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Sandphin
Lots of medical procedures, some blood and gore, but it's not excessive (imo).
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Is an animal abandoned?
38 supporters
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Is rape mentioned?
36 supporters
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Abuse
Is someone stalked?
12 supporters
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Is there domestic violence?
40 supporters
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Is someone gaslighted?
19 supporters
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4
Is a child abused?
55 supporters
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3
Addiction
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twigsvsticks
Animals are shown being given prescribed medications by the veterinarians on the show.
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Is there addiction?
6 supporters
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3
Does someone abuse alcohol?
4 supporters
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Animal
Does a horse die?
41 supporters
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ChibiProwl
Yes. Horses have died because of disease.
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Does an animal die?
(besides a dog, cat or horse)
78 supporters
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ChibiProwl
Cows will sometimes die because of disease or a ruptured uterus because they push it inside out.
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Are animals abused?
93 supporters
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5
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twigsvsticks
The abuse is not shown happening.
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ChibiProwl
Dogs will come into the clinic because they were fighting.
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Yes
6
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ChibiProwl
Yes. Cows, dogs, and other animals do die on screen.
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Does a cat die?
82 supporters
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4
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ChibiProwl
A cat will die occasionally because of cancer or disease.
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Does a pet die?
69 supporters
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Does a dragon die?
11 supporters
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Are there snakes?
9 supporters
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ChibiProwl
Occasionally Dr. Pol will see a pet snake.
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Are there bugs?
13 supporters
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Sandphin
Mites, lice, bot flies
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Assault
Yes
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Sandphin
Animals are, but people are not.
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Is someone sexually assaulted?
85 supporters
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3
Bodily Harm
Yes
3
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Sandphin
Animals are shaved for surgeries
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ChibiProwl
Dogs and other animals are seen struggling to breathe due to pneumonia, other diseases, or rarely injuries.
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Is there cannibalism?
20 supporters
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Is someone crushed to death?
12 supporters
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Is someone burned alive?
19 supporters
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Is someone buried alive?
12 supporters
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Is there amputation?
10 supporters
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ChibiProwl
Yes. Cats and dogs will have a limb amputation due to injuries.
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Does a head get squashed?
27 supporters
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3
Is there a hanging?
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ChibiProwl
Yes. Some dogs and cats will need to have teeth removed because they’re rotten and/or injured. Horses will have their teeth filed because of age.
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twigsvsticks
Animals routinely come into the clinic with broken bones.
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ChibiProwl
A dog does suffer a seizure in one episode.
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twigsvsticks
There are cases where the veterinarians will castrate/fix/spay animals.
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ChibiProwl
Sometimes a cat or dog will have a rather nasty paw injury, or a toenail/fingernail torn off.
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Is someone tortured?
50 supporters
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Does someone fall down stairs?
3 supporters
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Does someone fall to their death?
6 supporters
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Yes
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twigsvsticks
There may be some cases where an animals eye might be out of the socket or the eye has been injured in some way.
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Children
Does a kid die?
25 supporters
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1
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ChibiProwl
Goat kids will sometimes die.
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Family
Does a parent die?
8 supporters
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2
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ChibiProwl
A calf’s parent will die to a protruding uterus.
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Does someone cheat?
13 supporters
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3
Is a child's toy destroyed?
11 supporters
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3
Fear
Are there jumpscares?
26 supporters
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3
Is someone possessed?
8 supporters
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3
Are there ghosts?
6 supporters
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Are there clowns?
8 supporters
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Is there a shower scene?
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Gross
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ChibiProwl
One of the Pol’s dogs poops itself during a surgery.
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Does someone vomit?
49 supporters
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ChibiProwl
Yes. Dogs are shown puking.
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Does someone spit?
5 supporters
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twigsvsticks
There is an instance where one of the veterinarians spits out a gross substance.
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Is there audio gore?
26 supporters
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3
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ChibiProwl
You will sometimes hear an animal puke without seeing it.
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Large-scale Violence
Are there 9/11 depictions?
2 supporters
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Law Enforcement
Is there copaganda?
7 supporters
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Sandphin
There is at least one sheriff shown in a positive light; not sure if that qualifies. It's minor.
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Medical
Is electro-therapy used?
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ChibiProwl
Cats, dogs, and numerous other animals get needles for sedation and euthanasia if they’re really sick.
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Is there a mental institution scene?
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ChibiProwl
One of the vets visits the hospital to give birth.
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ChibiProwl
Dogs and cats will be diagnosed with cancer from time to time.
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Mental Health
Does someone self harm?
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35 supporters
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3
Is a mentally ill person violent?
13 supporters
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3
Does someone have an eating disorder?
19 supporters
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1
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2
Is there autism specific abuse?
24 supporters
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3
Yes
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Noxious
Yes
3
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twigsvsticks
Occasionally the camera will shake in response to something happening during an emergency call. Ex: The camera man has to jump out of the way of a raging cow and accidentally drops the camera or moves the camera erratically.
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Pregnancy
Is there childbirth?
12 supporters
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twigsvsticks
There are several instances of animals giving birth which typically is not censored.
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Are there abortions?
12 supporters
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3
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ChibiProwl
Pigs and cows will spontaneously abort due to disease most of the time.
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3
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ChibiProwl
A cow will miscarry due to a malformed baby.
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Prejudice
Are there fat jokes?
23 supporters
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1
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2
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ChibiProwl
No.
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Are there homophobic slurs?
25 supporters
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3
Yes
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Are there "Man in a dress" jokes?
14 supporters
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3
Does an LGBT person die?
20 supporters
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3
Are there n-words?
12 supporters
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3
Spoiler
Is Santa (et al) spoiled?
1 supporters
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3
Vehicular
Does a car crash?
4 supporters
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1
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3
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ChibiProwl
A car does crash into an Amish buggy, injuring a horse.
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Does a plane crash?
4 supporters
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3
Yes
2
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1
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ChibiProwl
No
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Violence
Is there a nuclear explosion?
3 supporters
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3
Is there blood/gore?
26 supporters
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4
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0
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ChibiProwl
Dogs and other animals will sometimes bleed due to childbirth, cancer or other diseases.
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ChibiProwl
Yes. Dogs and cats are sometimes shot by guns or arrows.
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