VCA Wakefield Animal Hospital

Emily Franquin, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Tufts University
Masters in Public Health, Tufts University


Prior to joining our team, Dr. Emily Franquin was a veterinarian at Tufts at Tech Community Veterinary Clinic, an extension of Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, where she continues to supervise fourth-year veterinary students as they address the needs of animals in the Worcester area. 

Dr. Franquin has special interests in animal behavior, neuropharmacology, and dermatology. In addition to cats and dogs, she sees small mammals and is continuing her education on exotic species, including birds. 

Following graduation from Barnard College with a BA in Music, Dr. Franquin did post-graduate work at Columbia University and earned her DVM and MPH from Tufts University. She is fluent in French and able to communicate in Spanish, Italian, and German.

Dr. Franquin lives west of Boston with her husband, a cattle dog mix named Dusty, and kitties Squeek and Tanya. 


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

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, please contact Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital at 781-932-5802 or VCA South Shore Animal Hospital in Weymouth at 781-337-6622.