Sarah Eaton, DVM, DACT, CVA, DABVP (Equine)

Associate Professor of Practice
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About Dr. Eaton

Dr. Sarah Eaton graduated from the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006 with a focus on equine practice.  After completing veterinary school, she completed a one-year internship in general equine practice and theriogenology at Durango Veterinary Clinic in Arizona.  After her training, Dr. Eaton completed a theriogenology residency at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine under the guidance of Dr. Claire Card.  She became a diplomate of the American College of Theriogenologists in 2009.

After her residency, Dr. Eaton practiced in a mixed animal practice in British Columbia, an equine racetrack practice in New York, and a primary/referral practice in Michigan.  In 2021 she left private practice to join the University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine faculty.

Dr. Eaton became a diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners - Equine in 2021.  She is a current member of the AVMA, AAEP, ABVP, SFT, and ACT.  In addition to her teaching duties, Dr. Eaton serves on the Diversity, Equity Inclusion (DEI), and Infectious Disease committees of the AAEP, chairs the Outreach committee for the ABVP and is the faculty advisor for the U of AZ CVM Integrative Medicine and Sports Medicine student club.

Within the CVM, Dr. Eaton teaches equine clinical skills, theriogenology (all species), and portions of multiple large animal courses focusing on horses.


  • DABVP - Equine Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners - Equine
  • Veterinary Acupuncture
    • Chi Institute of Chinese Medicine
  • DACT Diplomate of the American College of Theriogenologists
  • D.V.M.
    • Purdue University

Professional Interests

  • Teaching
    • Clinical Skills
    • Equine Medicine
    • Large Animal Theriogenology
    • Equine Neonatology
  • Research
    • Equine Theriogenology
    • Equine Reproductive
    • Immunology
    • Clinical Skills Methodology