Dr. Ruffato was born and raised in Italy and received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Padua in 2003. He completed internships in London and Canada. Dr. Ruffato has practiced all over the world, including the United Kingdom, Italy, Canada, and the United States. Early in his career as a veterinarian, Dr. Ruffato was passionate about equine medicine, and became a skilled equine orthopedic surgeon. In 2009, he completed a residency in anesthesia and analgesia at Tufts University in Massachusetts. In 2013, Dr. Ruffato established Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia Specialists (VAAS), and in 2019, became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia. Dr. Ruffato, has since used his expertise in intensive care medicine, anesthesia for critical care patients, and pain management. He provides this knowledge to aid our Mobile Pet Imaging patients. In addition, he is Certified in Veterinary Medical Acupuncture. In his free time, Dr. Ruffato savors time cooking, fishing, snowboarding, and traveling.