Dr. Anne Marie Benfatto grew up in Massachusetts. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Ecology from Simmons College. She went on to earn her D.V.M. degree from the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 1993. She has been working as a Feline Veterinarian since 1994.
Dr. Benfatto has lived in San Francisco for most of her adult life. She lives with her wife, Carole and three senior cats, Modi, Sweet Pea and The Baby. Outside of work, Dr. Benfatto enjoys photography, reading, volunteering for a variety of non-profit groups, extensive travel and cultural exchange.