The Vet Life follows veterinarians Dr. Diarra Blue, Dr. Aubrey Ross and Dr. Michael Lavigne, who recently moved to Houston to open a full-service veterinarian hospital and animal shelter together. The series captures the doctors' lives as they juggle running a new business while managing their family life filled with spouses, parents, in-laws, children, pets and friends, as well as their intense moments saving the lives of animals at their clinic.
Dr. Blue's love of fish has him wanting a home aquarium. Dr. Ross attempts to diagnose Layla, a Lab with bizarre test results. Dr. Lavigne performs knee surgery on a bulldog. A lamb, headed to the county fair, suddenly has breathing problems.
Dr. Blue has a crisis on his hands with a dog that chewed off her own tail, while Dr. Ross treats a reptile that might need a tail amputation. Dr. Lavigne helps Sutter Butter, a cat rescued from being thrown out of a car, and is now having seizures.
Dr. Lavigne performs a risky surgery on a loving pit bull with a record-breaking tumor; Dr. Ross examines a rescue pigeon turned pet; an aspiring vet student joins Dr. Blue at Cy-Fair; the doctors deal with a heartbreaking situation at the clinic.
Yuki the bulldog ate something she shouldn't have and it's up to Dr. Blue to find it; Dr. Lavigne and his wife learn how to do alternative home care on Suki, an amputee rescue cat his family adopted.