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The Yorkshire Vet

In The Yorkshire Vet, Julian Norton is joined by his partner, fellow vet and former Herriot trainee, Peter Wright, as well as their dedicated team of staff at Skeldale Veterinary Centre (James Herriot’s original practice). Viewers get an inside look at the practice, based in the picturesque market town of Thirsk, North Yorkshire, and its clientele – both two-legged and four-legged!

Season 3, Episode 12

43m 12s

Julian and Peter are invited to switch on the Christmas lights at Skeldale and also asked to find a donkey that can be used for the nativity scene.


  • Season 3, Episode 12: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Season 3, Episode 12

    S3 E12 - 43m 12s

    Julian and Peter are invited to switch on the Christmas lights at Skeldale and also asked to find a donkey that can be used for the nativity scene.

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    Season 3, Episode 11

    S3 E11 - 43m 48s

    Called out to remote farms to tend animals in labor and the sick and injured, vets Julian and Peter must battle the weather to treat and save patients including owls and cattle.

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    Season 3, Episode 10

    S3 E10 - 42m 33s

    Julian tries to save the lives of a heifer and her unborn calf, while his colleague Peter also faces a dramatic labor with a Yorkshire Terrier cross.

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    Season 3, Episode 9

    S3 E9 - 42m 58s

    Julian is called out to a calf with a large lump, while other patients include a pair of pygmy goats, a farm full of feral cats and Fern, a sick spaniel. The staff also find time to spring a birthday surprise on Peter Wright.

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    Season 3, Episode 8

    S3 E8 - 41m 51s

    Julian is called out to a suspected case of foot-and-mouth disease, while the practice's other patients include a Great Dane with cancer and a ram that is to be castrated.

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    Season 3, Episode 7

    S3 E7 - 43m 3s

    Julian's patients include a horse with infected hooves, while Peter Wright is worried about a pedigree cat that is in labor and also has to deal with an angry monitor lizard. The two vets find time to attend the Great Yorkshire Show.

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    Season 3, Episode 6

    S3 E6 - 42m 41s

    Julian Norton tries to save Millie, a much-loved farm dog and an albino wallaby called Albert. Peter Wright has his hands full with a cheeky pygmy goat called Charlie. Other patients include a hedgehog called Monster.

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    Season 3, Episode 5

    S3 E5 - 43m 4s

    Julian decides to conduct a fertility test on an unproductive ram. Peter tends to a spaniel that needs major surgery after being hit by a car. Julian has to travel to Thirsk to tend to the wounded following a battle between two terrapins.

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    Season 3, Episode 4

    S3 E4 - 43m 10s

    Julian faces the tricky task of castrating a group of alpacas whose owner has been using holistic techniques to pacify them. Peter treats a Yorkshire Terrier and the team try to save a stray cat whose leg has been snapped in two.

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    Season 3, Episode 3

    S3 E3 - 43m 1s

    Julian Norton is called out on an emergency to a heifer that is in agony, with an object stuck in its painful, swollen and infected hoof. Peter removes a large lump from the head of golden retriever, Holly.

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    Season 3, Episode 2

    S3 E2 - 43m 7s

    Julian receives a late-night call out to a cow that is giving birth, but complications with the delivery leave the lives of both mother and calf hanging in the balance. Naughty Labrador Alfie has swallowed a spatula while stealing food.

  • Season 3, Episode 1: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Season 3, Episode 1

    S3 E1 - 42m 35s

    Julian Norton receives an emergency call from alpaca breeder Jackie, whose prize-winning female Cinderella is having a difficult labor. Peter Wright has to castrate Larry the chinchilla who is responsible for a population explosion.

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