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Emily McCobb, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVA

Dr. McCobb

Dr. Emily McCobb is a board-certified veterinary anesthesiologist and has been part of the veterinary team at Tufts VETS since 2007. A diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesiology, Dr. McCobb's professional interests include pain management and stress reduction for confined animals.

Dr. McCobb earned her Bachelor's Degree in Biology from Claremont-McKenna College in 1995. She attended the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University and was awarded her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. She also received an award in anesthesiology while at Tufts University. Dr. McCobb completed her internship at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital from 2000 to 2001 and returned to Tufts University, where she earned her Master's Degree in 2003. During that time, she completed a residency in anesthesiology at the School of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. Dr. McCobb became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesiology in 2006.

Dr. McCobb is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association, the International Veterinary Academy of Animal Pain Management and the New England Veterinarian Regional Pain Group. Her works have been published in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association and she has lectured nationally about measuring stress levels in shelter cats.

Outside the hospital, Dr. McCobb volunteers her time as a board member of the Massachusetts Animal Coalition and on the steering committee of the Second Chance Fund for Animal Welfare. Dr. McCobb and her husband, Padraig, have two children. Their four legged family members include two dogs, Charlotte and Sylvie, and two cats, Sebastian and Speedy. In her spare time, Dr. McCobb may be found cooking, scrapbooking, watching basketball, playing tennis and gardening.

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