An outspoken person Dr. Jeff Young professional life is covered for reality TV show “Dr. Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet.” He is one of the respected and busiest Veterinarians in America and rightly in the place where he is right now.
While you may have learned about his professional life and different activities he performs in the room of his clinic (Planned Pethood Plus) in Denver, Colorado, there are several things which is not mentioned in the show. In this article, we will bring you facts about Dr. Jeff Young including his professional and personal life.
Dr. Jeff Young became a major contributor to pet animal population control due to abuse and Negligence of companion animal
Like many who takes motivation from real life, Dr. Jeff got himself after facing the negligence and abuse of companion animals in the real world. It was not hard for this incredible doctor to figure out what he needed to prevent the cause. Hence, he sought and act on controlling the overpopulation of pet animals. Personally, Dr. Jeff has sterilized more than 165,000 animals. He uses his star power to advocates on early age spay/neutering of pet animals.
Dr. Young strives to provide affordable service and veterinary medicine for a broader range of people in America and all over the world. He also has contributed in many animal welfare projects, served on many humane society boards and given speeches at colleges.
Dr. Jeff Young is married to Second wife Petra Mickova yet no children between them
It is obvious the heights achieved by Dr. Young is down to dedication to his professional life. It may be good, but there are consequences in other facets of life which Dr. Young has felt. He is divorced from the first wife. We do not say his marriage dissolved entirely due to his profession. However, his notorious busy schedule in veterinary and other associated work played a part.
Dr. Young and his ex-wife have three children who are all grown up now. His daughter Melody Obuobisa works with him as practice manager in the clinic (Planned Pethood Plus).
Dr. Jeff is currently married to the Petra Mickova who is also an animal veterinarian. The couple works together at the clinic and even share the similar interest in animals. Like Jeff, Dr. Petra acts and advocates on controlling overpopulation.
The couple has not revealed when they got married however the exclusive report suggest they wedded in 2014. The two has not given birth to any children in between.
Dr. Jeff Young wife is from Slovakia
Dr. Jeff Young wife, Petra Mickova is from Slovakia. She came to America in her medical pursuit. Before marriage, she was one of the staff of Planned Pethood Plus. At clinic Dr. Petra was highly appreciated for her invaluable surgical skills and calmness she posses during the critical treatment procedure. On the other hand, her love relationship with Dr.Jeff Young flourished. After marriage, the couple lives above the clinic which helps them to deal with their notoriously busy schedule.
Dr. Jeff Early Life and Education
Dr. Jeff Young was born on April 14, 1956, in Indiana, USA. He grew up in a military family and moved around a lot as a child. He spent his summers at his biological father’s dairy farm, where he developed a love for animals and decided to become a vet at the age of eight. He attended Rantoul High School in Illinois, where he met his first wife, Deb Burns.
Dr. Jeff Young pursued his dream of becoming a vet at Colorado State University, where he graduated with a degree in veterinary medicine in 1989. He then worked as an animal welfare officer in Colorado for a year before opening his own clinic, Planned Pethood Plus, in 1990. He wanted to create a clinic that would help animals regardless of their owners’ financial situation. He also advocated for the spaying and neutering of pets to reduce the overpopulation of dogs and cats.
Dr. Jeff Young has been practicing veterinary medicine for over three decades and has treated thousands of animals, from dogs and cats to horses and bears. He has also traveled to many countries, such as Mexico, Romania, and India, to provide free spay and neuter services and veterinary care for animals in need. He is passionate about his work and believes that every animal deserves a chance at life. He is not afraid to take on challenging cases and perform risky surgeries. He is known for his maverick style and his charismatic personality. He is a true hero for animals and humans alike.
Dr. Jeff Young Wiki/Bio Facts
Date of birth
April 14, 1956
Place of birth
About 6 ft. 1 inch or 185 cm
About 80 kg or 176 pound
Brown with grey
Melody, Ivy, and Dylan
Petra Young Mickova
Several dogs, cats, horses, pigs, goats, and a tortoise
Colorado State University (veterinary medicine)
Veterinarian, TV personality, producer
Animal welfare officer in Colorado
Planned Pethood Plus
Wheat Ridge, Colorado
To make vet care affordable for everyone and to promote the spaying and neutering of pets
Surgery, dentistry, acupuncture, laser therapy, and more
TV show name
Dr. Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet
TV show network
TV show debut
July 11, 2015
B-cell lymphoma in 2016
Chemotherapy and surgery
$3 million (estimated)
Participates in spay and neuter clinics around the world