Dr. Emily Dae Andersen has joined the medical team at Valley Veterinary Hospital in New Milford.

Andersen, a graduate of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, completed her undergraduate degree in Animal Science at the University of Vermont.

She practices western medicine and acupuncture and plans to continue training in traditional Chinese veterinary medicine.

Andersen is also passionate about behavioral medicine and plans to apply an integrative approach to the prevention and treatment of behavioral pathologies.

The veterinarian is an advocate of One Health, incorporating environmental sciences, veterinary medicine, human medicine and other disciplines into conversation toward a holistic approach to world health.

She lives in Bethel, where she shares property in the woods with her cats, chickens and a deaf puppy. She enjoys gardening and plants, crafts and art, and playing music.

For more information, call Valley Veterinary Hospital at 860-355-3756.