Emily A. Fassbaugh, DVM

Emily A. Fassbaugh, DVM

VETERINARIAN

Educations & Trainings

Pet Nutrition Coach Certification, 2020

Fear Free Certification, 2019

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis 2007

Bachelor of Science, University of California, Davis 2002

Professional Memberships

CVMA

AAFP

ACVD

Dr. Emily Fassbaugh

Dr. Emily Fassbaugh grew up in San Diego. She attended the University of California, Davis for both her undergraduate studies in Animal Science and for veterinary school.  During her time at UC Davis, she spent time working with the riding program at the Equestrian Center and the Feline Research Colony. Dr. Fassbaugh works in general practice has a special interest in dermatology and dentistry.

In her free time, Dr. Fassbaugh enjoys spending time with her husband and children, and with her 4 dogs, 4 cats, 4 guinea pigs, bearded dragon, leopard gecko, and ball python. She is an avid reader and hiker. 

Recent Articles

Pug
Pug
The Pug is an ancient dog breed that originated in China around 2,000 years ago. The Pug became a favorite of royals around the world, and today they are a very popular dog breed. They are easily identifiable due to their flat, wrinkly face, curly tail, and snorty, loud breathing. A Pug is typically 10 to 13 inches tall and weighs 14 to 18 pounds. They have short coats that are typically fawn...
Dog Eye Problems
Dog Eye Problems
Eye problems in dogs are pretty common. While some of them are mild and can be managed at home, others can be quite serious and threaten your dog’s vision. The most affected parts of a dog’s eye are the: Cornea (the clear part at the front of the eye) Eyelids Conjunctiva (the moist pink tissue under the eyelid and around the eye) Sclera (the white part of the eye) Lens (transparent tissue...
Panosteitis in Dogs (Growing Pains in Dogs)
What Is Panosteitis in Dogs?Panosteitis in dogs, also known as pano, is a condition that affects the long bones of the legs. Because it most commonly affects large-breed dogs that are less than 2 years old, it has been called growing pains in dogs. Although it might not sound serious, it can be very painful and cause severe limping when a dog’s bones are touched. Unfortunately, it can occur in...
Seborrhea in Dogs
Seborrhea in Dogs
What Is Seborrhea in Dogs?Seborrhea in dogs is a condition that affects keratin in the skin. Keratin is a protein that gives skin and hair its form. In canine seborrhea, keratin is produced in the wrong amounts—either too much or not enough. Seborrhea causes dogs to have a coat of hair that’s dry and lackluster or greasy. Seborrhea in dogs can be what veterinarians call “primary” or...
Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Dogs (IBS)
What Is Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Dogs?Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in dogs is a condition where the intestinal muscles don’t function normally, and it causes diarrhea and constipation. True IBS is not common in dogs. Irritable bowel syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion, which means that there is no cause that can be found for a dog’s diarrhea through testing. Symptoms of Irritable Bowel...
Cat Skin Allergies
Cat Skin Allergies
Cats, just like dogs, can suffer from skin disease caused by allergies. Cat skin allergies can cause profound itching and pain in cats. Finding the source of the allergy is fundamental to helping your cat’s skin heal and relieving their discomfort. And once the source of the allergy is found, it is important to continue to manage your cat’s allergy to help prevent the skin disease from...