Hello. Welcome to Veterinary Nutrition Care’s blog.

Everyone wants to ensure that their pet receives the very best care, but when it comes to exactly what and how much to feed, that can be difficult.

Good information on what pets need is difficult to find, and it’s hard to determine if a specific diet meets those needs. Feeding a pet can be confusing!

Veterinary Nutrition Care is here to help.

Hello.

My name is Dr. Amy Farcas. I’m a board-certified specialist in veterinary nutrition; owner of, and veterinary nutritionist for, Veterinary Nutrition Care.

Veterinary Nutrition Care is a new business, providing consulting services to pet owners and veterinarians in the San Francisco Bay area.

My mission statement “Improve pet care by providing tailored nutrition plans for pets, strengthen the human-animal bond through thoughtful pet nutrition counseling for people, and support veterinarians in their mission to provide best care for pets and their families” pretty much sums up what I’m all about. Please feel free to read more about Veterinary Nutrition Care’s philosophy, services, and approach.

​Veterinary Nutrition Care’s blog will highlight common questions and concerns about pet nutrition, as well as current events relevant to how pets are fed. The goal is to bring some evidence-based nutrition to the confusing world of “pet nutrition information available online.” I will also share, with permission, some of my patients’ stories, progress, and outcomes so readers can see some examples of what I do, and why I do it.

I’ll use blog comments as a source for the site’s FAQ page, as well as inspiration for future blog posts. I’d be happy to know what you like and want to see more of, what you want to know more about, and what you don’t find interesting at all- I’ll try to keep those posts to a minimum, but I won’t promise a home run every time.

Thank you for stopping by. I hope to see you again soon.

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Dr. Amy Farcas is the owner of Veterinary Nutrition Care, as well as your veterinary nutritionist. She is a veterinarian, board-certified specialist in small animal nutrition, and holds a master's degree in nutritional biology. Dr. Farcas is passionate about families, teaching, and food.

2 thoughts on “Hello. Welcome to Veterinary Nutrition Care’s blog.”

  1. Thank you for writing this blog. As a pet owner, I’m interested in learning more about improving their nutrition. However, navigating all the information out there can be difficult. As you probably already know: advocates, bloggers, and doctors (holistics and mainstream) seem to not only disagree on diets but outright accuse and attack each other. It leaves the average person not knowing what to believe. Prey model, B.A.R.F., raw meat based diets, home cooked, kibble, wet dogfood, fresh raw or cooked fruits and veggies…all create conflict and confusion. However, I appreciate your professional perspective this blog is giving us.

    1. Hi Gary,
      Thanks for stopping by.
      This is really what my blog is all about.
      Please feel free to “like” Veterinary Nutrition Care on Facebook, or just check back in periodically to receive updates.
      If you have any particular topics you’d like to read about, I’m open to hearing about them.
      Take care,
      Amy

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