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Dr. Chris Pet Vet

Dr. Chris Pet Vet

Photo Credit:  Bryan Curb
  • Premiered: 
    September 28, 2013
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  • Network: CBS
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Reality
  • Type: Live Action
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  • Subject Matter: Animal
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Plot Synopsis

DR. CHRIS PET VET delves into the life of Dr. Chris Brown, one of the world's busiest vets, and the animals to which he devotes his days to caring and treating. For those animals that require specialist services, Dr. Chris calls on his good friend and colleague Dr. Lisa Chimes, who works at a small animal specialist hospital. In each 30-minute episode, Dr. Chris helps three animals, including: a mother duck who has given birth on the balcony of a high-rise building; an aging Golden Retriever who is struggling to walk; an unlucky cat named Lucky; and more animals that need help or undergo elective procedures as part of long-term treatments. This series premiered as part of CBS/Litton Entertainment's three-hour educational/informational programming block on Saturday mornings, branded "The CBS Dream Team, It's Epic!," which is targeted at 13-to-16-year-old viewers. In addition to airing on CBS, this programming block is available on American bases in more than 175 countries on the American Forces Network (AFN), a worldwide radio and television broadcast network that airs programming to service members and their families at American bases as well as those serving on 140 U.S. Navy ships at sea. Plus, the programs will be accompanied by an enhanced audio description of the scenes in all episodes -- inserted during existing pauses in the show's audio track -- to better reach viewers with learning disabilities, autism, or visually impairments, as well as for English language learners.
DR. CHRIS PET VET returned for its second season on Saturday, September 27, 2014 as part of CBS' Saturday morning educational & informational programming block (check local listings). In the season opener, "All Creatures Great & Very Small," veterinarian Chris Brown is called to help a washed-up greyhound with a balance problem. Also, Chris is confronted with the smallest patient he's ever handled: a much-loved pet mouse with a massive tumor, and the life of a little kitten is threatened by a large rubber band.


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Litton Entertainment