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Dr. Tammy Owens

Dr. Tammy Owens is a 2009 graduate of The Ohio State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduating, she completed a one-year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Mississippi State University. Following her internship, she worked at a private specialty hospital as an emergency veterinarian for two years.

Her next move was to the University of California-Davis School of Veterinary Medicine where she completed a residency in small animal clinical nutrition and became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Nutrition (small animal).

Dr. Owens is working to complete a master’s degree in nutritional biology from UC-Davis.

Academic Credentials
##BA (Biology), Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
##DVM, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine
##Clinical Nutrition Residency at UC-Davis
##Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Nutrition (small animal)

Teaching and Clinical Areas
##Clinical management of nutritionally-responsive diseases
##Well-pet nutrition
##Nutritional support of hospitalized or chronically ill patients
##Customized home-cooked diet formulations

Research Interests
##The natural feline diet
##Carnivore nutrition
##Dietary and therapeutic use of fibre
##Obesity