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

Standard Poodle
Standard Poodle
The following may contain Chewy links. PetMD is operated by Chewy. Standard Poodles are athletic and intelligent water dogs originally bred to hunt waterfowl. They have a soft, curly coat that comes in a variety of colors, including black, white, red, silver, brown, and parti-color (white with solid color patches). The Standard Poodle is a medium- to large-sized dog, measuring 18-24 inches at the...
Basset Hound
Basset Hound
The following may contain Chewy links. PetMD is operated by Chewy. The Basset Hound is a scent dog originally bred in France. Basset Hounds are descendants of the St. Hubert Hound, a Bloodhound-like dog developed in the 10th century in a Benedictine monastery. The first picture of a Basset Hound dates to 1585. Bassets were bred to hunt rabbits and hares. The word “basset” is French for...
Shiba Inu
Shiba Inu
The Shiba Inu is an ancient dog breed that originated in Japan and was used for hunting. They have a pointed muzzle and upright ears and can best be described as looking like foxes. They were bred to hunt on mountain trails in Japan, so they are built to navigate uneven territory easily. They are small and compact, typically weighing less than 30 pounds. They have a double coat, meaning there is...
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...