Dr. Rachael Feigenbaum grew up on Cape Cod and developed a love of animals and the natural world from a very young age. She went to Wellesley College, where she majored in psychobiology and spent summers working in marine biology labs and veterinary clinics. Dr. Feigenbaum graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. While in veterinary school, she developed a special interest in holistic medicine and started a student chapter of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association.
After graduation, Dr. Feigenbaum moved to San Francisco. She completed her certification in veterinary acupuncture through the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society in 2003, and has since been integrating Eastern and Western modalities into her practice. Dr. Feigenbaum is committed to giving back to the community through volunteering with Pets Are Wonderful Support, where she has served on the Board of Directors, and with Veterinary Street Outreach Services, which provides free vet care to pets of the homeless population of San Francisco. In addition to holistic veterinary medicine, her professional interests include treating rabbits, guinea pigs, rodents, and other exotic mammals.
Dr. Feigenbaum lives with her son Ivan and their dog Millie and their cat Lou. She enjoys swimming, hiking at Fort Funston, writing poetry, and making stained glass and mosaic art.
Dr. Seth Dasho
Dr. Dasho grew up in both Oakland and the Outerbanks of North Carolina. He attended UC Santa Cruz, pursuing a degree in physics. Seth spent the better part of eight years working as a large and small animal technician while attending San Francisco State in order to obtain the prerequisites for veterinary school. Dr. Dasho graduated from the UC Davis Veterinary school in 2008.
After veterinary school, Dr. Dasho moved to the Peninsula to practice small animal medicine and surgery; working in both general practice and emergency settings. Seth loves all aspects of being a veterinarian, but has a passion for the rehabilitation and care of older animals.
Dr. Dasho currently lives in sunny San Bruno with his wife Cynthia, his children Owen and Isla, and his Shepherd-mix Whiskey. He loves riding and working on bikes in his free time, especially single-speed road bikes.
Dr. Sara Huckabone
Sara Huckabone was born and raised in Buffalo, NY. She graduated with a degree in Biology from Wellesley College. Having always had a love of aquatic animals, she spent time in college doing research at the New England Aquarium and also volunteering with a local veterinarian. After college she worked at a wildlife rehabilitation center where she was introduced to acupuncture and holistic medicine. She also spent time teaching outdoor education in San Mateo and leading backpacking trips in Yosemite.
She attended Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 2013. While in veterinary school she helped to run the school’s student chapter of the American Holistic Veterinary Association, and she also served as a student representative on the national board. She moved back to Pescadero, CA in 2013 and completed a course in veterinary acupuncture form the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society in 2015. Her professional interests include wildlife medicine, and when she is not working with cats and dogs, volunteering on sea otter research projects with the CA Department of Fish and Game. She spends her free time hiking around the Coastside and throwing pottery. She lives in Pescadero with her partner Casey, and her cat Bee. At the present time, Dr. Huckabone is on leave.