Even though Dr. Thomas no longer makes an appearance on the reality TV series, The Incredible Dr. Pol, she has had quite the impact. One of the break-out stars of the series, Dr. Thomas enjoyed an amazing three years with Dr. Pol. While it was rumored that Dr. Thomas left the clinic to spend more time with her family, both Dr. Thomas and National Geographic have been quiet on her departure. While she was on the show, Dr. Thomas was spot on. In this article, we will take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Dr. Emily Thomas.
Dr. Emily Thomas was born in 1st April 1984 in Warner Robins, Georgia. Little is known about Emily’s early life and the reality star has kept her details under lock and key. As far as veterinary practice goes, Emily knew what she wanted to do from a very young age. Talking about her early influences, Emily writes on her blog,
“I started my young veterinary career in school, knowing, absolutely knowing that I was going to specialize in Equine Theriogenology – or breeding horses.”
Emily graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010 and started working in Newberry, South Carolina. After a disastrous first job, Emily was pushed by her husband to apply for Dr. Pol and she got a quick call back.
Working with Dr. Pol:
In 2015, Dr. Thomas applied for a position at Dr. Pol. Around the time, she was getting sick of her first job and their landlord had told the office she was working on to vacate. With nothing to lose, Nicole applied for the position at Dr. Pol. Around the same time, she was pregnant with her first child. After sitting for a candid interview where she revealed her pregnancy, Emily had no hopes of coming back.
However, Emily got a quick call back from Dr. Pol and she moved to Michigan for her work. Right from the get-go, Emily was impressed with the speed at which Dr. Pol saw patients. While she ultimately left the series, Emily grew fond of the clinic and loved the challenge of working with Dr. Pol.
Dr. Emily is happily married to her childhood sweetheart Tony Thomas. The pair have been together since 2007 and the pair have three lovely children, India born in 2013, a son Oscar born in 2015 and another son named Calvin born in 2018. Emily also works on a personal blog, This Little Light, where she shares her stories and experiences.
After departing from the team of “The incredible Dr. Pol” Dr. Emily Thomas Alongside her husband, their three children and several pets, currently resides in Weidman, Michigan USA. Dr. Emily and her husband both are currently working in the Warren County Veterinary Clinic.
Why did Dr. Emily leave the show?
In around 2018, Emily announced that she would be leaving the series. While neither party came up with an explanation for Emily’s departure for the first few months, Emily broke her silence on her blog. She revealed that the strain of working away from her family was taking a huge toll on her health. She also grew sloppy in record keeping and was unable to keep up with the fast pace of the work.
“I was having more health problems, physically and mentally than I’ve ever had. Suicidal thoughts, even, despite medication. Finally, my therapist and the fine women in the DVMoms group pushed me to reach out and find a better job.”
After resigning from work, Emily moved to Warren County Veterinary Clinic and started living a quiet life without the added pressure of diagnosing every half an hour or so.