Dr. Kristen Carpenter

Meet Dr. Carpenter! She received her undergraduate degree in Animal Science at Rutgers University and her veterinary degree in 2010 from University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She then went on to receive advanced training and completed a rotating internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in 2011, where she worked closely with various specialists in each field. Dr. Carpenter joined the PRAH team in July 2016 after practicing as a small animal veterinarian for the last 5 years in New Jersey. Her professional interests include internal medicine, dermatology, and feline medicine.  She particularly likes having close relationships with both her patients and their entire family!  Dr. Carpenter enjoys spending time at home with her family, including her husband Chip, daughter Ava, and three naughty cats (Fernando, Kobe and Mia). Her favorite time of year is the holiday season and she loves getting in the spirit with decorations, she also enjoys reading, organizing, or just relaxing!