Dr. Tamara Borland joined the World of Animals team in 2017. Her passion for veterinary medicine began at the early age of 12 volunteering for a local veterinary hospital. She earned her undergraduate degree at Boston College then went on to attend the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine where she earned her V.M.D. in 2007. After graduation she headed west to the San Francisco bay area enhancing her knowledge and skills set. She feels honored to be a part of caring for pets and the humans they love, and focuses on delivering excellent patient care with understanding and compassion. Her special interests are dentistry, dermatology, and surgery. In her off time she enjoys indulging her amateur foodie title exploring new restaurants, going on hikes with her dog Picxie, and feeding her love for music, art, and literature.