Evelyn Sagastume, DVM

Founder and Owner

Dr. Evelyn Sagastume was raised in Southern California. She left only for a short time to attend the University of California, Davis, where she graduated with a Bachelor’s in Animal Science & Management. She went on to receive her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the same institution.

Her follow up training to veterinary school includes a year-long internship in small animal surgery and medicine, which she performed at Advanced Veterinary Care Center in Lawndale, CA.

In addition to a strong passion for prevention and education for her patients and their families, Dr. Sagastume has a longstanding interest in internal medicine and the diagnosis and treatment of endocrine diseases such as diabetes.

We are excited to get to know you and your pet companions! Schedule your visit at Petsadena today.

Image: Dr. Evelyn donating her time for a free animal clinic in Watts with The Amanda Foundation.


Dr. Michelle Tieu

Originally from Sacramento, CA, Dr. Michelle Tieu graduated from the University of California, San Diego in 2011 with a major in general biology and minor in biologic anthropology. She worked at a small animal/exotics practice in La Jolla, CA just before starting her studies at Western University of Health Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine with Phi Zeta honors in 2016.

Dr. Tieu then completed an intensive small animal specialty internship at the Veterinary Specialist Hospital, San Marcos prior to moving to the Pasadena area in 2017. She takes pleasure in finding time to work with the community and enjoys educating people of all ages about wellness and preventative medicine.

Her professional interests include cardiology, wellness and geriatric medicine. She is a proud member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA).

Outside of the office, Dr. Tieu enjoys traveling to new places, painting and being a homebody with her fiancé, dog Quorra and two Savannah cats Kiara and Saphira.