“Aloha Vet” Shows What it’s Like to Work in Paradise

The new series from National Geographic stars Dr. Scott Sims, DVM.

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Ever wanted to know what it was like to work in paradise? In “Aloha Vet,” a new series from National Geographic that premiered March 21, 2015, you can get a chance to see what it's like. The series stars Dr. Scott Sims, DVM, nicknamed the “Barefoot Vet,” as he can often be found without shoes on. Sims is a UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine graduate, and owns Pegasus Veterinary Clinic in Kilauea, Hawaii.  

Dr. Scott Sims

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Dr. Scott Sims.

In the show, according to National Geographic article "Meet Dr. Scott Sims", Sims, “along with his two assistants, Dia and Ella […] handle a wide variety of animals, both domestic and wild. His days are anything but boring as he traverses the wild, rural and oceanic grounds Kauai offers up.” He has even built his own plane to make house calls on the surrounding islands.

The next episode premieres on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 9 p.m EST on Nat Geo WILD. A sneak peek of the episode is below.

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