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National Geo’s New Reality Show to Feature Maui’s Leilani Farm

February 20, 2015, 1:18 PM HST
* Updated February 20, 2:08 PM
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National Geographic's new reality show to feature Leilani Farm Sanctuary. Photo by Melody Hofmann, provided to Maui Now courtesy Laurelee Blanchard.

National Geographic’s new reality show to feature Leilani Farm Sanctuary. Photo by Melody Hofmann, provided to Maui Now courtesy Laurelee Blanchard.

By Wendy Osher

National Geographic’s new reality show, Aloha Vet, will feature Maui’s Leilani Farm Sanctuary in it’s premier, set to air next month, according to farm founder Laurelee Blanchard.

Blanchard says the feature includes eye surgery on a blind pig, the spaying of a deer, and veterinary procedures on other rescued animals.

The Sanctuary will also be featured in another episode besides the premier at a later date.

The first episode is scheduled to air on March 21, 2015 at 4 p.m. HST (9 p.m. ET), on Nat Geo WILD, according to Blanchard.

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