Our Team

Dr. Gregg Farmer: Our Team in Austin

Dr. Gregg Farmer

Dr. Gregg Farmer grew up in Savannah, Georgia, and attended the University of Georgia where he received his Bachelor of Science in Zoology in 1984 and his bachelor of Science in Animal Science in 1986. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1990 from the Tuskegee School of Veterinary Medicine. His special interests are orthopedics, dentistry, and internal medicine. Dr. Farmer has two sons, Anthony and Alexander.

“Over the last 25 years, I have been very blessed to have a great practice with wonderful clients. We welcome you to join our practice and become part of our family.”

Dr. Loretta Farmer

Dr. Loretta Farmer completed her undergraduate studies at Texas A&M University in the field of Bio-Medical Science. She graduated from Tuskegee School of Veterinary Medicine in 1991 and has been in private practice for over 20 years. Her special interests include soft tissue surgery and internal medicine. Dr. Farmer and her husband, Gregg, have two sons, Anthony and Alexander, plus their furry family member, Chewy.

“I cherish the opportunity to spend time with my clients and get to know their four-legged children. I feel so fortunate to have been given the chance to do something that I am passionate about. We welcome you to come in and give us the opportunity to be a part of your family.”

Dr. Loretta Farmer: Our Team in Austin

Dr. Ariel Castillo

Ariel Castillo was born and raised in Amarillo, Texas and has wanted to be a veterinarian since she was 6 years old. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science from Texas Tech University and graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine.

Michele Coppinger - Practice Manager

Michele has been with the AMC team since December 2019 as a technician but has been helping animals in specialty hospitals for over 25 years as a veterinary surgical technician. She grew up on a little farm in Pflugerville, Texas, and has had animals her whole life and grew up participating in 4-H and FFA.

Michele has been married for 25 years, has one daughter, 8 cats, two dogs, one rabbit, one goat, one horse and cattle. When not working, she's at home on the farm helping her parents out and loves spending time with her family and pets. In the summertime, you can find Michele poolside or riding her horse.