Dr. Kristin Velasco

Dr. Kristen

Our Medical Director Dr Kristin Velasco, CVA, CTP, CVFP, CVCH has been with Bethany Family Pet Clinic since 2004. An Oregon native, she graduated from Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. She completed a year-long internship in emergency medicine at Santa Cruz Veterinary Hospital and worked in several local Oregon clinics before coming to BFPC. Passionate about integrating Eastern and Western medicines, she has also attended several years of additional training to obtain certification in Chinese herbals, acupuncture, food therapy and tuina. She was awarded a Master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) in June of 2021 and published her first research paper in March of 2022. Dr Velasco also has received an Ultrasound Certification in 2020.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, two cats and Shiba Inu. She also enjoys gardening, and trips to visit her family in Alaska.