Meet the Doctors

Meet the Doctors


Dr. Brent Husband

Dr. Brent HusbandI was born in Portland and grew up in Hillsdale and Sherwood. I attended school at Eastern Oregon State College and following graduation, immediately entered the College of Veterinary Medicine at OSU, where I met my wife, Debbie. I graduated from vet school in 1992. After spending time out of state, Dr. Debbie and I were happy to return to Oregon. We purchased Animal Care Clinic on Halloween of 1997.

For the majority of my career I’ve worked in a small animal practice. I enjoy working with both cats and dogs. The variety of animals and breeds that we see guarantees that there is always something new to learn. I believe strongly in continuing education and pursue this goal for both myself and my staff.

I enjoy all aspects of veterinary medicine but I have a special interest in surgery. All types of soft tissue surgery are interesting to me, as is the challenge of orthopedics. I’m excited that we’re developing laparoscopic surgical technique at the clinic. This allows for far less painful procedures and improved recovery times. Limiting and relieving pain is very important to everyone here at the clinic.

Dr. Debbie and I have three children, Natalie, Heidi and Andrew. Currently we have three unique cats, a budgie and a leopard gecko. In my free time I love to travel and in the winter I am a ski instructor at Mt. Hood Meadows. I love Oregon and I am very glad to be able to live and work in the place that I call home.

Dr. Debbie Husband

Dr. Debbie HusbandI grew up in Beaverton, Oregon and graduated from Oregon State College of Veterinary Medicine in 1993. Dr. Brent and I were married after we both completed school. We moved to Minneapolis for awhile but we were thrilled when we were able to return to Oregon. We love living in this beautiful state, so close to both of our families. We share our life with three kids, three cats, one bird and one gecko.

In 1997 we purchased Animal Care Clinic and since then we have worked hard to create a clinic where we can practice optimal care for animals. I believe that with great basic care we can increase the quality of life for our family pets. This often means they have longer to spend with us!

As cats and dogs reach their geriatric years, there are several things we can do to help them feel their best. Aging pets often must cope with the pain of arthritis. My passion for easing that pain has been the motivation behind becoming certified in animal rehabilitation. Through rehabilitation, I can help ease the pain that animals are feeling, whether it’s caused by arthritis, an injury, surgery, or a neurological disease. I have been certified since 2012, and applying what I've learned to help our patients.

I feel fortunate to work in a community that makes pet healthcare a priority. Our clients and our patients make every day a learning experience – and I find that very rewarding.

Dr. Susanna Tobin

Dr. Susanna TobinI was born in Belgium, but mostly grew up right across the Columbia River in Camas, Washington. After earning my Zoology and Fisheries & Wildlife degrees at Oregon State University, I took a year off to work as a vet tech. I then applied and started veterinary school at Washington State University 2012. I happily graduated in spring 2016!

I had always planned on joining a progressive and supportive small animal private practice, and found the perfect fit with Animal Care Clinic. My interests include ultrasonography, feline behavior problems, dentistry, and nutritional management of diseases as well as outlining maintenance diet plans. I'm excited to continue be mentored by Dr. Brent and Dr. Debbie and use my training from WSU to best serve our clients, and further explore my medical interests.

I'm happy to be living near my friends and family. I also enjoy exploring downtown Portland, the Columbia River Gorge, and taking weekend trips to the Oregon and Washington coasts. I currently have one pet: a little bunny named Chip. I'm sure more animals will soon find their way to me! I am always excited to meet new families and their pets, and look forward to serving the Wilsonville Community for years to come!

Dr. Laura Klaassen

Dr. Laura KlaassenI was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. I always wanted to be a veterinarian since I was a little kid. I set off on that path by attending Oregon State University which is where I met Dr. Susanna. After receiving my Bachelor’s Degree in Zoology, I worked as a technician at a small practice in Albany, OR. I graduated veterinary school from Colorado State University in 2016.

Since then I worked in an all cat clinic for a few years and a corporate small animal practice for about a year in Las Vegas. I moved to Oregon in 2020 to be closer to my family and friends in the PNW. I plan to continue exploring the area and enjoying all the PNW has to offer by attending Seahawks' and Trailblazer games, hiking in the wilderness, and tasting the delicious local food and beverages.

My interests include ultrasonography (abdominal and heart), soft-tissue surgery, feline internal medicine, and nutritional support of chronic disease processes. I enjoy working with owners to find the best treatment plans that work for the pet, the family and all involved in order to get your furry family member happy and healthy for as long as possible.

Animal Care Clinic

29020 Town Center Loop E, Suite 102

Wilsonville, Oregon 97070

For general information, questions, appointment requests, call us at:

Phone number: 503-682-1794 or email to [email protected]

Fax number: 503-682-2174

For after-hour emergencies, call Emergency Clinic of Tualatin at: 503-691-7922

We're available for dog and cat boarding. Call us for more information.


Monday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday 8:00am - 7:00pm

Wednesday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Thursday 8:00am - 7:00pm

Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday 8:30am - 3:00pm

Sunday Closed