Kristen’s passion for animals started at a young age and she has always known that her career path would be committed to their wellness. In 1997 Kristen attended the Animal Health Technician program in Kamloops. After working in the Veterinary field for a few years, Kristen went back to school and graduated in 2004 as a Certified Equine Sports Therapist, which included canine therapy and rehab. In addition to working at McKenzie Veterinary Services, she owns a successful equine and canine preventive and rehab therapy practice, Advanced Connections Equine and Canine Therapy.  Her skills are frequently applied to the recovery and rehab of patients of McKenzie Veterinary Services.