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College of Veterinary Medicine

Continuing Education
College of Veterinary Medicine
Kansas State University
213 Trotter Hall
1710 Denison Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66506


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Dr FarquerDr. Byron Farquer, DVM, CVA
Simmons & Associates Pacific
Oakdale, CA

Dr. Byron Farquer is a Boettcher Scholar, and graduated from Colorado State University (CSU) with honors in 1991 possessing both a BS and Doctorate degree. 

He completed a research project in equine orthopedics, assisted in the development of academic programs for use in the CSU Food Animal Department, and received additional education in enterprise budgeting and analysis at the CSU College of Animal Sciences prior to entering private practice. His portfolio of experience includes veterinary hospital ownership, advanced business, real estate, and marketing education. He is a recognized expert in ownership transition, practice management and valuation. He is a frequent international lecturer and published author. Currently, Dr. Farquer owns two Simmons & Associates practice appraisal and brokerage firms located in Nevada and California, and serves on a number of industry advisory boards. He is a content advisor for a national medical education network, emebaVet, LLC, and the COO and developer of a national veterinary lenders website as well as an original Charter Member of Vet Partners. He holds the Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), certification by NACVA. The only business valuation credential which is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) and has completed over 600 practice valuations to date.