September 29, 2011

Facts: How Now Downed Cow

Get to Know the Incredible Dr. Pol

  • Before marrying his wife Diane, Dr. Pol considered moving to New Zealand to open up a veterinary practice.

  • Dr. Pol has rescued several Great Danes, rabbits, a cow, and several emus that he adopted and helped raise with his family.

  • Dr. Pol first practiced veterinary medicine at Harbor Beach, Michigan.

  • Dr. Pol’s favorite food is pork chops.

  • Dr. and Mrs. Pol purchase all of their beef and pork products from local farmers.

  • Charles was the watermelon-eating champion of Chippewa Hills High School in 1998.

  • Charles coached football at Chippewa Hills High School from 1998-2001.

  • Charles graduated from the University of Miami, Florida, with a degree in communications in 2003.

  • Dr. Pol’s sister lives in Canada and used to run her own dairy farm.

  • Dr. Pol’s brother owned a dairy farm in the Netherlands.

  • Before driving Jeep Grand Cherokees, Dr. Pol used to drive station wagons to his farm calls.

  • Since Pol Veterinary Services opened in 1981, Dr. Pol has employed 13 veterinarians.

  • All three of Dr. Pol’s children have worked at his veterinary clinic.

  • Dr. Pol’s children have raised lambs, chickens, pigs, rabbits, and cows for the 4-H Fair.

  • Dr. Pol’s favorite sport is soccer.

  • Dr. Pol does not have an email account. His wife Diane along with his staff members answers all e-mail inquiries for Pol Veterinary Clinic.

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