VCA Davis Animal Hospital

Zimra Gordon, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Tufts University
MPH, DACVPM, Yale School of Epidemiology and Public Health


Zimra Gordon graduated with a BA in biology from Wellesley College in 1992. She received her DVM from Tufts University in 1996. After practicing small animal medicine for several years, she became interested in the epidemiology of infectious and chronic disease, and received advanced training at the Yale School of Epidemiology and Public Health. She was awarded a Masters of Public Health (MPH) from Yale in 2002.  She is part of teh Yale Human-Animal Medicine Project, which explores the intersections between animal and human health.  She became Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Preventative Medicine in 2007, and is one of the very few vets in Connecticut to be Board Certified in this specialty. 
Dr. Gordon enjoys working with pets and their families through all life stages.  When not practicing veterinary medicine, she and her family, both two and four legged, can be found wandering through the forests and wetlands of New England.


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of an emergency during our normal business hours please call us immediately at 203-327-0300.  If after hours the following hospitals are a part of our VCA Healthcare system:

Norwalk CT - VCA Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center - 203-854-9960

Yonkers, NY - VCA Animal Specialty Center - 914-457-4000 

Katonah, NY - VCA Katonah Bedford Veterinary Center - 914-241-7700 

In addition, outside the VCA Healthcare System, Cornell University Veterinary Specialists is located on Canal Street in Stamford, CT - 203-595-2777.