Dr. Bausone is co-owner hospital medical director of VCA Acacia Animal Hospital and Pet Resort, and director of the Integrative and Holistic Medicine department. He is passionate about combining the best that Western and Eastern Medicine have to offer in caring for and treating your cherished companion.
A native of Los Angeles, Dr. Bausone graduated from the University of California at Davis with his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1996. He has a special interest in working with birds, rabbits, reptiles and other exotics animals in addition to his passion for providing holistic medical therapies to all species. Dr. Bausone has had extensive training in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM), and received his Certificate in Veterinary Acupuncture through the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society in 2008. He is also trained in Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation, which is similar to Chiropractic medicine in humans. Dr. Bausone has extensive training in both chinese and western herbs. Additionally he uses laser therapy, homeopathy, bio-regulatory medicine, prolotherapy, platelet rich plasma (PRP) and stem cells to achieve healing for his patients.
Dr. Bausone enjoys living in Valley Center with his wife Victoria, and their two sons. They share their home with a menagerie of pets including a tortoise, dogs, cat, parrots, chickens and horses.