Veterinarian

Dr. Deborah Thomson


Dr. Deborah Thomson was born and raised in New England. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and a Bachelor of Music Degree with Honors in Flute Performance from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. After teaching at a middle school in Quebec City, she attended Tufts Veterinary School in Massachusetts and graduated with a DVM Degree and a Certificate of International Veterinary Medicine. During veterinary school, she traveled to Nepal and Tanzania for different research projects.

Dr. Thomson has worked as a small animal veterinarian in Massachusetts and California since 2012. Outside of work, she enjoys speaking to students at middle and high schools about veterinary medicine and One Health (the collaboration of animal, human and environmental health professionals). She has taught U.C. Davis Veterinary students during community outreach programs, volunteered at a local veterinary technical school and provided care for the pets of homeless people in San Francisco. Her personal interests include learning new languages, traveling, playing music, and backpacking.