Family Care for Family Pets
Dr. Kerry's Pet Vet - a state-of-the-art veterinary practice dedicated to providing skilled and compassionate care for your pet. Our emphasis is on providing your pet with the highest quality of medical care throughout all stages of their lives in a warm and nurturing environment that will put both you and your pet at ease.
What makes us different from other veterinary practices in the area?
- Family owned and operated -offering a special level of personalized, compassionate care for our patients
- House call services are available
- The most innovative medical technologies, equipment and services, including the most advanced on-site diagnostic technologies and our in-house laboratory.
Family Care for Family Pets. It's more than just our tagline. It's our promise to you, and your pet. Most of all, it's something that will make all the difference when it comes to helping your pet stay healthy throughout their lifetime-and help you make the most out of the special bond between you and your pet.
Dr. Kerry FitzPatrick
Dr. Kerry FitzPatrick is a veterinarian and long-time animal lover whose passion in life has always been animals. She started working with her father and observing surgeries at the age of eight and as a child, had numerous pets including fish, exotic birds, rabbits, cats, and dogs. Knowing early on in her life that she wanted to become a veterinarian, she continued to nurture her love of animals as a teenager, including starting a Santa Paws food drive while still in high school that consistently collected several tons of pet food for area shelters at Christmas.
After Graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in 2001 from the University of New Mexico (where she also played soccer on scholarship) Dr. Kerry obtained a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at Washington State University, where she was the recipient of the Marvin Hales scholarship for having outstanding compassion and clinical skills. After receiving her veterinary degree in 2005, she spent four years working with board certified veterinary surgeons and practitioners in the Santa Barbara, California area. In 2009, she went to Albuquerque to work side-by-side with her father, as the father/daughter team opened ABQ PetCare as Albuquerque's first family practice for family pets. In 2013, Dr. Kerry's PetVet was opened bringing family care to your pets. Dr. Kerry's special veterinary interests include pet dentistry, geriatric care, orthopedic and soft tissue surgery as well as Holistic approach for preventative care. Her love and compassion for animals defines her human-animal bond.
A frequent contributor to numerous pet health publications including High Desert Dog and PetroGlyphs, Dr. Kerry has appeared on numerous talk shows to discuss timely issues in pet care and pet health. She has served as the host of the popular radio show, "Pet Talk With Dr. Kerry" on 770 KKOB-AM, and continues to be called on by the media for her expertise in a wide variety of pet care issues, including pet dental health and pet geriatric care. She was the recipient of the Community Builder Award from the Masonic Grand Lodge of Texas this year for her work with hurricane Harvey victims.
Dr. Kerry has three children, Thor (5 years), Odin (4 years), and Freyja (20 months). She enjoys CrossFit and is a Level 1 Trainer. Her passion for a healthy lifestyle and holistic approach are evident through her vibrant energy and natural approach to her own family.