VCA Foxon Animal Hospital

Emily Schmidt, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Dr. Emily Schmidt was born and raised in Dearborn, Michigan. She completed a bachelor’s degree in German from Michigan State University in 2005. She received her DVM from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2011. She then completed a small animal rotating internship at Nashville Veterinary Specialists in Nashville, Tennessee, receiving further training in many specialties and emergency medicine.

Dr. Schmidt is particularly interested in dermatology, feline medicine, and pain management.

In her free time, Dr. Schmidt enjoys cooking, hiking, and traveling. She recently visited Asia for the first time, and hopes to return soon. Dr. Schmidt lives in New Haven with her two cats.


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

We are open 7 days a week, Monday -Friday 9am-6pm and Saturday and Sunday 9am-4pm. In case of an after hours emergency please call VCA Cheshire Animal Hospital at 203-272-3266 or VCA Shoreline Animal Hospital at 203-929-8600