Doctor Bios

Emily Adamson, DVM

Staff Veterinarian

Dr. Emily Adamson grew up in San Diego and received her B.S. in Marine Biology from UCLA in 2007. She worked as a zookeeper and wildlife educator for 2 years before earning her DVM from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, located in St. Kitts, West Indies, in 2013. She spent her year-long clinical rotations at the University of Wisconsin-Madison before completing a one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at VCA San Francisco Veterinary Specialists.

Dr. Adamson joined the SF SPCA medical team as an associate veterinarian in 2014. Her professional interests include emergency and critical care, surgery, and wildlife/exotic medicine.

Dr. Adamson lives in San Francisco with her dog, Bobsy, and cat, Eliot, both adopted from St. Kitts! Outside of work Dr. Adamson enjoys hiking with her dog, snowboarding in Tahoe, traveling, and exploring the city with friends.

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