There is more to the life of a Veterinarian, besides performing as animal health care personnel, they also have a family and relationship to look forward and keep in healthy position. Meet veterinary doctor Aubrey Ross who dedicates himself to treat suffering or needy animals while also manages to keep his family and relationship close-knit.
Dr. Aubrey is a married man and a father of children. We also get the glimpse of his family life through Animal Planet TV show, The Vet Life. The show chronicles the three doctors, Diarra Blue, Aubrey Ross and Michael Lavigne juggling act running the full-service hospital and animal shelter while managing family lives filled with spouses, parents, in-laws, children, pets, and friends.
Read below to get more information on Aubrey Ross biography like his age, career, family, married life, accident and net worth.
Aubrey J. Ross
Date of birth
February 07, 1980
Place of birth
Galena Park, Houston, Texas
5ft 8 inch or 173 cm
79 kg or 174 pound
Galena Park High School (1998), Langston University (B.S. in Animal Science), Tuskegee University (DVM in 2007)
First job as a veterinarian
Pebble-Maryland Animal Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada
Exotic and avian medicine
Heaven Can Wait Animal Shelter in Las Vegas
Cy-Fair Animal Hospital in Houston, Texas
Co-owners of the practice
Dr. Aubrey J. Ross, Dr. Michael Lavigne and Dr. Diarra Blue
The Vet Life on Animal Planet in June 2016
Awards and honors
Tuskegee University Veterinary Medical Alumni Association’s
Hobbies and interests
Basketball, golf, fishing, traveling
Dr. Aubrey Ross Early life and education
Aubrey J. Ross was born on February 07, 1980 in Houston, Texas, USA. Ross and his love affair with animals started as a child. At the age of 5, he knew he wanted to be a veterinarian so had expressed to his parents. Thankfully they were supportive of his career who would encourage him by giving the responsibility of taking care of different animals like chickens, rabbits, horses, guinea pigs, hamsters, snakes, and dogs.
Ross grew up on the east side of Houston and began his schooling there. He attended Galena Park High School where he focused on academics as well as sports.
After graduating high school in 1998, he was granted half scholarship in Basketball at Langston University. He was active in basketball during freshmen year of college but later discontinued shifting focus on academics. As a result, he was able to a get a full scholarship in Animal science. He also represented the college as a member of Alpha Chi National Honor Society.
After Langston University he attended Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine with a full academic scholarship. There he graduated with DVM in 2007.
Career and Progression
Dr. Ross longed for establishing his own animal hospital. To do so, he spent several years working for others. Following graduation, Dr. Ross worked as an associate veterinarian for three years in Las Vegas, Nevada, at Pebble-Maryland Animal Hospital. Subsequently, he moved on to Park Animal Hospital where he studied exotic and avian medicine.
He took a position as a lead veterinarian at Banfield Pet Hospital which played a big role in learning the business aspect of veterinary medicine as well as to hone his managerial and leadership skills. He also volunteered at Heaven Can Wait Animal Shelter helping with the feral cat program and worked as a relief veterinarian at Lied Animal Foundation performing high volume spays and neuters as well as provided preventative care through vaccine clinics.
In 2013, Dr. Ross moved back to Huston to established his Animal health practice named Cy-Fair Animal Hospital. His fellow professionals and friends Diarra Blue and Michael Lavigne partners with him in business. The trio forms an effective team with their combined experience of over 22 years helps them to successfully operate on extensive cases on the household as well as exotic animals. They also take on house calls for treating large animals.
Dr. Aubrey Ross TV Career and Net Worth
Although all three Tuskegee Alumni and friends get along in work and successfully operates a hospital, they had no idea they would have their own reality show. All thanks to Dr. Blue sister Nawara who is a reality TV show producer and pitched the show “The Vet Life” to the Animal Planet.
The Vet Life is a reality TV show that follows the efforts of three veterinarians, Dr. Blue, Dr. Ross, and Dr. Lavigne, as they go above and beyond to care for animals in Houston, Texas. The show premiered on June 4, 2016 on Animal Planet and has aired six seasons so far. The show features a variety of cases, from exotic pets to farm animals, and showcases the personal lives and challenges of the three vets and their families.
Dr. Ross is a private person who prefers to keep his financial details away from the public eye. His net worth is estimated to be around $0.5 million, which he earns from his veterinary practice. He also made money from his TV appearances.
Dr. Aubrey Ross married life, family, and children
In the personal aspect, Dr. Ross is a man committed to the family. He is married to Tauvia Ross and is also a father to his kids. Tauvia is supportive and took care of him when he faced a gruesome car accident in January of 2016. He had broken his pelvis and dislocated hip after someone T-boned him.
To recover Dr. Ross was out of work for three months. Meanwhile, his friends and a business partner did the extra shift at the hospital also they were supportive of him personally.