Jennifer Federico, DVM, DACAW

Animal Services Director

Wake County Animal Center

Dr. Jennifer Lynn Federico grew up on Long Island and graduated from Long Island University with a degree in mathematics. In 2008, she received her veterinary degree from North Carolina State University and in 2010, was selected as the Emerging Leader for North Carolina by the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association. She became board certified by the American College of Animal Welfare in 2021 and has served as the animal services director for the Wake County Animal Center in Raleigh, North Carolina, since 2012. Her professional interests include emergency preparedness, equine welfare, companion animal welfare, dermatology and canine behavioral issues. Her four-legged family includes her two horses and five dogs.