Dr. Evan Antin
Mar 4, 2021
EP 79 - Dr. Evan Antin
If you are an animal lover like I am, you are going to love our guest - Dr. Evan Antin is with us today. You might know him as The Sexy Vet, after appearing in people magazine's Sexiest Man Alive edition. Well not only is Dr. Antin handsome, but he is a great champion to wildlife and all animals of all shapes and sizes. His favorite being Crocodylinae. He has dedicated his life to helping animals as a vet, and as an ambassador to many animal conservation organizations We did talk a lot about animals, but we also dug into Dr. Antin's other loves in life, like woodwork, and more recently CARS. If you don't already know Dr. Antin, check out his show "Evan Goes Wild" and grab his new book "World Wild Vet". Enjoy the show, and let's go get wild with Evan.
Dr. Evan Antin is Instagram’s most-followed veterinarian with over 1.3 million followers. Evan went viral after being featured in People Magazine ’s "Sexiest Man Alive" issue in 2014, and again in 2016 & 2017. Dubbed “the sexiest veterinarian,” he took the Internet by storm. He recently released his book “World Wide Vet,” which covers his life from young wildlife/animal super enthusiast all the way to his veterinary and wildlife conservation work around the world.
His Summer, 2020 FacebookTV show “Tusks To Tails” with ‘Seeker’ (under Group-9) is dedicated to educating viewers about some of our planet’s most unique animals and what wild adaptations they have to contribute to their success. Seeker’s digital platform is all about bringing accurate, modern science to followers/subscribers/viewers and this show is no exception, delivering fascinating, fun, wild information while incorporating a variety of Evan’s experience with wildlife so far in his professional career.
In February 2019, Evan’s new television show Evan Goes Wild premiered on Animal Planet. In the show, viewers watch Evan chase his wildlife bucket list as he swims alongside humpback whales in Tahiti, explores caves with bats in the Philippines, and tangles with crocodiles in the Yucatan. Evan brings his passion and love for all wildlife to each adventure where, as a practicing veterinarian, he also lends a helping hand to animals in need along the way.
In 2018 Evan debuted HAPPY PET, his pet wellness brand that is available online . The products use natural and eco-friendly ingredients and are available in three convenient categories—Clean, Fresh, and Active.
Evan will be launching his first book “World Wild Vet” in October 2020 with his publisher Henry Holt (under Macmillan). This book covers Evan’s life from young wildlife/animal super enthusiast all the way to his veterinary and wildlife conservation work around the world.
Evan originally hails from Kansas City, Kansas where he grew up spending the majority of his childhood in search of native wildlife including snakes, turtles and insects. He went on to study evolutionary and ecological biology at the University of Colorado at Boulder and spent multiple semesters abroad in Australia and Tanzania to learn more about their respective ecosystems and fauna.
In addition to his love for cats and dogs, Evan’s passions lie in exotic animal medicine and interacting with exotic animals in their native habitats around the world. For more than a decade Evan worked with wildlife in locations such as Central America, Australia, New Zealand, South America, Eastern and Southern Africa, South East Asia and a variety of North American ecosystems.