About Dr. Amy Farcas

Dr. Amy Farcas

Amy Farcas, DVM, DACVN

Dr. Amy Farcas is one of only 84 veterinarians board-certified as a specialist in nutrition by the American College of Veterinary Nutrition.

Dr. Farcas earned her veterinary degree at the University of California-Davis, and then completed a rotating internship, followed by a year of practicing general and emergency medicine. By this time, she’d become fascinated with biochemistry and the effects of food on the body. She returned to the University of California-Davis for her residency in small animal clinical nutrition, and then earned a master’s degree in nutritional biology. Dr. Farcas was the clinical nutritionist and acting service chief for the clinical nutrition service at the Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania before returning to California to start Veterinary Nutrition Care, a nutrition specialty practice in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Dr. Farcas is passionate about families, teaching and food. Her work as a veterinary nutritionist allows her to combine these to help people give pets their best.

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