Deborah Higgins

Veterinary Technician
Contact Info:
Contact RRVC at 802-649-3877

Deborah was raised in a family of 12 children. In addition to multiple siblings, her family had many dogs, birds, rats, rabbits, snakes, a horse and other various wildlife, including a pet woodchuck and squirrel. She was homeschooled until 10th grade when she was enrolled at South Royalton Highschool. After high school she attended Coastal Carolina University where she ended up with a scholarship from track and field. She competed mainly in javelin, where she held the Big South conference record for javelin. She was also the only woman to win the conference meet 3 years in a row. Deborah graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business management in 2011. Deborah has always had a passion for helping animals and in 2013 she started working at Myrtle Beach Animal Hospital. She moved back north in July of 2014 and joined our clinic a few months later in October. Currently Deborah shows and breeds Rhodesian Ridgebacks. Her kennel name is Supernova Ridgebacks. She has 5 dogs; a 12 year old Rat Terrier named Bella, a 10 year old Ridgeback named Nala, a 7 year old Beagle mix named Lola, a 4 year old Ridgeback name Nova and a 1 ½ year old Ridgeback named Lyra.