Who is Kathy Pol – Jan Pol’s Daughter?

If you’ve watched “The Incredible Dr. Pol,” a Nat Geo WILD series, you can’t miss knowing who Dr. Jan Pol and his children are, including Kathy Pol. Kathy Pol is one of the adopted children of Dr. Jan Pol and many people only learned about them after their father started involving them in his series. However, the series doesn’t talk more about them, which is why this post will share more information on Kathy Pol. We will talk about her biography and family, then also discuss her father and his reputation.

Biography of Kathy Pol

Who is Kathy Pol – Jan Pol’s Daughter?

Kathy Pol’s birth name is Kathlene and she is the adopted child of Jan Pol and his wife Diane Pol. Kathy’s birth date is August 21, 1973, and she was adopted at birth. Notably, she is the first adopted child of Jan Pol. Kathy has two other adopted siblings and together, they grew up enjoying the love and care from their parents.

Talking about Kathy’s career, she is a practising phlebotomist and lives in Michigan, USA.

Relationship and Family

Kathy Pol is wife and mother. She is married to Gregory Butch and they wedded on July 30, 1995. The couple has two children: Rachel and Adam James Butch. However, her  husband died in February 2016, aged 50 years following a battle with cancer. By the time of his death, Kathy and her husband had been married for 21 years.

Unfortunately for Kathy, her son Adam Butch died two years after her husband. Adam Butch, the eldest child, died in September 2019. However, the family didn’t share the cause of death and only announced it through an obituary.

By the time of his death, Kathy’s son was a pharmacy technician and he was 23 years old.

Meet Kathy Pol’s Father

Kathy’s father is a Dutch-American veterinarian. He is popular for his Nat Geo WILD series “The Incredible Dr. Pol” that easily became the number one series on the channel. Jan Pol was born on September 4, 1942. He was born in Drenthe, Netherlands, and he grew up with his family in their dairy farm.

Jan Pol is also famous for being the author of the “Never Turn Your Back on an Angus Cow: My Life as a Country Vet.” The book is memoir that Jan Pol recounts of his life and experience spanning 45 years as a veterinarian.  It is a best-selling book that has created Jan Pol’s reputation over the years.

Dr. Jan Pol’s Career

Dr. Pol has been a veterinarian for years. His interaction treating pets and livestock started in the 1970s. Over the years, he has worked with over 23,000 clients and treats different animals, from snakes to cows to horses.

In his reality show, Dr. Pol takes his fans on a journey of watching him in action treating animals with the help of his children. It’s through the reality show that fans learned about his adopted children.  Dr. Pol is currently aged but his love for pets remains. His children are keeping his legacy alive and his reality show is a record of his excellent veterinarian work.