VCA Boulevard Animal Hospital

Amanda Forgeng, DVM, Medical Director

DVM, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine


Dr. Amanda Forgeng, born in Newport News, VA, is a 2002 Virginia Tech graduate with a B.S in Animal Science. She attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine with Clinical Rotations at North Carolina State University School of Veterinary Medicine. After graduating in January 2006, she joined the team at Boulevard Animal Hospital and was recently promoted to the position of Medical Director. She has enjoyed advancing her career in surgery, dentistry and ultrasonography and is a member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners. She has taken over 100 credit hours of continuing education in courses such as AO North American Principles of Small Animal Fracture Management, Feline Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Canine and Feline Oral Surgery and Digital Dental Radiography, Introductory Ultrasound/ Echocardiogram, and Soft Tissue Diagnostics. Her studies and experience have allowed her to perform a variety of surgeries including but not limited to: Extracapsular Stifle Stabilization, Medial Patellar Luxation Repair, Plate and Pin application for Fracture repairs, Femoral Head Osteotomy, Amputation, Perineal Urethrostomy, Gastrotomy, Enterotomy, Intestinal Resection and Anastamosis, Cystotomy, Splenectomy, Caudectomy, Mastectomy, Entropion Repair, Third Eyelid Repair, and Corneal Grid Kerotectomy. She also leads the staff in an advanced dental program that includes digital radiographs, local nerve blocks, gingival flap surgery, root sectioning, and mass removals. Dr. Forgeng enjoys mentoring students and has trained several technicians through Blue Ridge College for Veterinary Technology. She is USDA accredited and is a member for AVMA and VVMA. As a Newport News native, Dr. Forgeng spends her free time with family, friends, and her new born son. Most weekends you can find her on the James River reeling in a striped bass, a doormat, and, if she’s lucky, a cobia. She is an active member of her church, has recently started mandolin lessons, is learning charcoal drawing, and perfecting the art of raising a child.


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

If you have an emergency after normal business hours please contact:

Animal Emergency Center, 2025 George Washington Memorial Hwy, Yorktown, VA 23693, 757-234-0461

Peninsula Emergency Veterinary Clinic, 1120 George Washington Memorial HWY, Yorktown, VA 23696, 757-874-8115