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Dr. Tammy Owens

Dr. Tammy Owens, DVM, MS, DACVN

Dr. Tammy Owens graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009, completed a one-year rotating internship in small animal medicine & surgery at Mississippi State University in 2010, and then worked as an ER staff doctor at a specialty hospital in Tucson, Arizona from 2010-2012. She completed a residency at UC Davis in Small Animal Clinical Nutrition in 2014 and became board-certified in small animal clinical nutrition in 2015 while also completing a Masters degree in Nutritional Biology at UC Davis. Currently, Dr. Owens works for Western College of Veterinary Medicine as an assistant professor and runs a clinical nutrition service for the Veterinary Medical Centre. Her current research interest focuses on the natural diet of cats and enteroendocrine control in dogs and cat, and she is clinically very interested in the treatment of obesity. She is also passionate about education and the role of nutrition in patient care.  

Outside of work, Dr. Owens spends time with her small herd of cats and enjoys a variety of activities with her husband, family, and friends.