Tom grew up in Winnipeg and graduated with his Bsc.Ag in 1991 from the University of Manitoba. He followed that with his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon in 1996. Tom spent four years in a companion animal practice in Winnipeg before moving to Calgary in 2000. He has been at Woodlands ever since and has been involved with humane society fundraisers, the Calgary Academy of Veterinary Medicine, and the Animal Welfare Committee for the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association. Tom enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine including senior pet care, dermatology, and surgery. He is enthusiastic about providing new pet owners with current recommendations to establish long term health and help to foster the human-animal bond.
He is married, has two rescued dogs and several horses. Tom spends free time in the mountains skiing, hiking, fly-fishing, and sailing. He is the father of two wonderful young boys