Treating animals is not just a job but a passion for Dr. Brenda Grettenberger, the passion only undermined by her love for animals. A veterinarian by profession, Dr. Brenda comes from a time when lady veterinarians were not appreciated by farmers in Michigan. And while she had a hard time convincing them she eventually did win them over. Several years later now she is firmly fixed in the TV show The Incredible Dr. Pol. In this article, we will explore Dr. Brenda’s biography. Also, we will break down if Brenda Grettenberger is married.
Who is Dr. Brenda Grettenberger?
Brenda Grettenberger is a doctor of veterinary medicine, the highest degree one can achieve in veterinary education in the U.S. She is also a reality television actor known for Net Geo Wild original show “The Incredible Dr. Pol.” Daughter of farmers, Brenda is a member of Midwest Ox Drovers Association.
Dr. Brenda Grettenberger was born in Eaton Rapids, Michigan, on February 23, 1967. She has shared very little about her early life. In what little is known of her, Dr. Brenda comes from a family of farmers. She grew up around the family farm and helped raise livestock. She worked her first job in her family dairy while still in high school. Dr. Brenda graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1992.
Dr. Brenda specializes in treating large animals. Right after her college degree, she joined Pol Veterinary Service in Weidman, Michigan owned by Dr. Jan ham Pol and his wife Diane Pol. As the only female veterinarian in the area farmers were skeptical of her ability. Instead of getting discouraged, she chose what only a wise person would do, believed in her veterinary skills, and worked hard. Although it took her time convincing the farmers, she proved there is no gender discrimination when it comes to treating animals, and her vet service did all the talking. Over the years she has used her skill to treat farm animals such as horses, pigs, cows, sheep, alpacas, goats, chickens, and even occasional reindeer.
A humble Veterinarian:
Dr. Brenda has been working as a veterinarian under Dr. Pol since 1992. She specializes in mixed animal veterinary practice. Even though more than 30 years in the veterinarian field she is humble about her profession and does not take anything for granted. One of her famous quotes will give you insight into how much she still wants to learn more about animals.
“It’s not odd to experience firsts after all these years. I mean, the animals are each uniquely themselves. I have seen a lot but I am nowhere near close to saying I’ve seen everything.”
The Incredible Dr. Pol:
Dr. Brenda joined the cast of “The Incredible Dr. Pol” in season 1 episode 2 entitled “How Now Downed Cow?.” The tv show has gone on to have 21 seasons as of 2022. Although there were rumors surrounding her departure back in the day, Dr. Brenda never left the show. Dr. Brenda has been a regular cast member appearing in 200 episodes from 2011- 2022.
Dr. Brenda adds her reality television portfolio with one more television credit to her name. Brenda was part of the spin-off Calling Dr. Pol from 2015 to 2016 and appeared in nine episodes.
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Awards and Nomination:
Although Dr. Brenda has never won or been nominated for awards on her own, she has been a part of a collective nomination. The Incredible Dr. Pol was nominated for the Critics Choice Real TV Award in the category “Best Animal/Nature Show,” in 2021. Although the show did not bring home the prize- won by the Netflix documentary “Life in Color with David Attenborough,” it shows how far the show has come and represents the hard work of cast members.
Personal Life: Is Dr. Brenda Married? Her Husband?:
Besides both being female veterinarian at Pol Veterinary service, Dr. Brenda and Dr. Nicole Arcy has one more thing in common, both likes to keep their relationship stuffs private. Diane Pol Jr. spilled the beans on Dr. Arcy’s relationship, turned out she is married. As for Dr. Brenda, she has never gone on to record to explain her relationship commitment. Nor people close to her have slipped the news. We are left with only two options either Dr. Brenda is secretly married or she is single.
More about Dr. Brenda:
Dr. Brenda is the one who values family more than anything, such is the case, she used to keep packets of Chiclets in her desk drawer in memory of her grandmother who had them before passing. Dr. Brenda is a fan of Midwestern comfort food such as hamburgers and pasta which her mother used to make for her when she was little. If you wonder what Dr. Brenda’s hobbies look like, when not working she enjoys dancing, reading, and training her oxen to pull wagons. Dr. Brenda is a current resident of Mount Pleasant, Michigan not far from her workplace Pol Veterinary Service in Weidman, Michigan.
Dr. Brenda has a net worth estimated to be over $300,000. She has gained her wealth through television and a veterinarian career over the years.
Birthdate, age, nationality, ethnicity:
Born on Feb 23, 1967, Dr. Brenda is 55 years old. She is an American and belongs to the White ethnicity. Pisces-born Brend is said to possess traits of being emotionally sensitive, gracious, and emotionally aware according to zodiac reading.
Dr. Brenda Wiki/Bio facts:
Date of Birth
February 23, 1967
Eaton Rapids, Michigan, U.S.
Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine (graduate. 1992)