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About Pet Health Center

Our mission is to provide exceptional, modern veterinary medicine and to develop long-lasting relationships with owners and their pets. We believe the best way to accomplish this is with a thorough approach to medical care and customer service. Since our patients can’t speak, a carefully performed physical exam is critical to good preventative, medical, and surgical care. Collaboration with owners is foundational to our approach which is why we discuss our physical exams as they are being done so you know what we are looking for and any abnormalities present. We apply this process to all aspects of our practice so owners have all the information, recommendations, and options to make the best healthcare choices for their pets. We take our fiduciary responsibility seriously because earning and maintaining your trust is critical to our business. We would love the opportunity to earn your trust!

Learn more about our doctors!

 We prioritize the health and happiness of every pet that walks through the door.

Dr. Brittany Kennedy

Dr. Brittany's Bio

DVM/Owner

Growing up in Weldon Spring, Dr. Brittany Kennedy developed a passion for helping animals and always dreamed of becoming a veterinarian. Dr. Kennedy completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Missouri with a major in Business prior to graduating from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. She worked as an associate veterinarian and a relief veterinarian before joining Pet Health Center in 2020. Dr. Kennedy is a leader in her profession. She was selected to the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association’s Power of 10 (a group of 10 veterinarians in the State of Missouri who are identified as emerging leaders in the industry). She is currently chairman of the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association New Graduate Forum which provides guidance to new graduate veterinarians. Dr. Kennedy also shares her passion for mentoring new and aspiring veterinarians through her social media channels, as well as speaking at school career days and veterinary conferences. She is passionate about providing thorough and state of the art veterinary care to her patients and forming life-long relationships with her clients. In her free time, Dr. Kennedy can be found traveling, gardening, hiking, watercolor painting and enjoying the outdoors. She met her husband, Dr. Chris Kennedy, in veterinary school and they currently have four rescue pets (a golden retriever, a husky and two orange tabby cats).

Her professional affiliations and memberships include:
• American Veterinary Medical Association
• Missouri Veterinary Medical Association
• Greater St Louis Veterinary Medical Association
• Inaugural Class of Missouri Power of 10 Leadership Team
• International Veterinary Chiropractic Association certified
• Chair of Missouri Veterinary Medical Association Recent Graduate Task Force
• Fetch DVM360 Conference speaker

Dr Chris Kennedy

Dr. Chris Kennedy

Dr. Chris' Bio

DVM/Owner

Dr. Chris grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado where he developed a passion for animals and medical sciences. After high school he attended Queens University of Charlotte, NC where he completed a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and competed on the intercollegiate tennis team. He graduated summa cum laude from University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 2016 where he met his wife Dr. Brittany. Dr. Chris completed a one year post-doctoral internship at the University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital before moving to St Louis. He worked as an associate veterinarian at a local animal hospital for two years and as a traveling relief veterinarian for many hospitals in the St Louis area before joining Pet Health Center in 2021.

He was selected to the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association’s Power of 10 (a group of 10 veterinarians in the state of Missouri identified as emerging leaders in the industry). Dr. Chris is passionate about helping people and their beloved pets. He prides himself on his thorough approach to medical care, excellent client communication, and building lasting relationships with pet parents. His professional interests include dentistry, ophthalmology, soft tissue surgery, orthopedic surgery and mentoring veterinary students. Outside veterinary medicine Dr. Chris is an avid tennis player, and active member of his church. He also enjoys traveling, playing saxophone, and water skiing.

His professional affiliations and memberships include:

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Missouri Veterinary Medical Association
  • Greater St Louis Veterinary Medical Association
  • Missouri Power of 10 Veterinary Leadership Team Class of 2018

Get to know our veterinary team!

It is our mission to educate our clients about the best care for their furry family members, and we are committed to providing excellent service in a calm and inviting environment.

Mary

Mary's Bio

Office Manager

Mary joined Pet Health Center in January 2021, just recently relocating from Rochester, New York. In 2004, he earned her Associate degree in Veterinary Technology and then earned a Bachelor’s degree in Allied Health Administration from Fairmont, West Virginia in 2007. Mary has been a Licensed Veterinary Technician since 2004, practicing general and emergency veterinary medicine in West Virginia and New York. With over 16 years of experience and working in multiple States gives Mary a significant scope of knowledge to the practice. She will always treat your family pet as one of her own. “Developing relationships with clients and watching the pets grow over the years is the most rewarding part of this career”. Mary keeps busy outside of work with her husband, two small children, and their family dog Remi, an Australian Cattle Dog.

August

August's Bio

Technician

August joined Pet Health Center in July of 2020. Prior to Pet Health Center, she worked as an intensive care unit nurse at the University of Missouri Veterinary Hospital. She graduated in 2018 from Hickey College where she earned her Associate’s degree in Applied Animal Science. Her positive attitude and energetic personality makes clients and patients feel right at home. “I LOVE surgery, emergency medicine, and creating that bond with clients so that they feel comfortable with anything and everything that has to do with their pets.” Outside of work, August enjoys spending her free time at the gym, outdoors, and being with friends and family.
 

Tiffany

Tiffany's Bio

Technician

Having grown up on a rural farm it was a given Tiffany would work with animals. She started in the field at a mixed-species hospital in 1998 and never looked back. Over the years she has grown to love surgery and dentistry. “I always treat each pet as if it were my own that is here for a procedure/care.” When not at work she enjoys spending time with her family (they are avid sports fans).

Samantha

Samantha's Bio

Technician

Samantha earned her Associates in Applied Animal Science in 2015 from the Vet Tech Institute at Hickey College. Since then, she has worked in large animal, general practice, and emergency medicine as an ICU technician. Her professional interests include client education, exotic animal care and dentistry. “ I want to earn your pets trust and spoil them with all the delicious treats.” Sam strives to become your dog’s new best friend at the clinic and has two dogs of her own (a chihuahua and a Yorkie mix). She also has two cats and some fish. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, being outside, camping, and hiking.

Evelynn

Evelynn's Bio

Technician

Evelynn feels she was blessed and born with a passion for pets. She has always felt a special connection with them. She aspired to become a veterinarian, but life’s circumstances took her down a different path. That pathway, however, has consisted of over 25 years of experience in the animal healthcare field. She has been a volunteer dog walker, intake technician, adoption counselor, rescue worker, dog training assistant, gift/pet shop attendant & cashier, pet-sitter, receptionist, customer service representative, and vet technician. She has worked in most animal care environments including pet stores, shelters, private practices, partnerships, & corporate companies.

Evelynn was blessed to meet Dr. Brittany Kennedy at the beginning of her veterinarian doctor career in 2016. Dr. Kennedy joined as an associate doctor at the animal hospital where Evelynn had been working. There was an instant connection and they worked well together both on the clock & occasionally off the clock. Now working on Dr. Kennedy’s team since April 2021, it just feels that this is where Evelynn’s path was supposed to lead her. Both she & Dr. Kennedy share the same mission: to provide the best care & compassion to God’s people & pets. Evelynn is excited and thankful to have a beautiful hospital to put all of her skills & knowledge to good use.

Evelynn will treat your fur babies like her own, of which she has 2 senior canines, Angel & Roxy, and a fun furry feline, Kalea. She is an avid listener/supporter of Christian music and volunteers with JoyFM. She enjoys taking pictures and going to outdoor festivals & activities, especially at the St. Charles Riverfront, her favorite hangout place.

Maddy

Maddy

Maddy's Bio

Technician

Maddy graduated from The Midwest Institute in 2019 with a degree in Applied Animal Science. She has worked for several general practice clinics in the area and met the Kennedys while doing relief work. She has finally found her home at PHC! Maddy’s favorite part about being a technician is all the cool experiences she has on a daily basis and being able to help animals have a voice. Outside of the clinic, she enjoys spending time with her four dogs and keeping several different exotic species.

Jan

Jan's Bio

Receptionist

Jan has been a long time family friend of Dr.Kennedy, and has known her since she was a baby! Jan has a deep passion for caring for animals and enjoys connecting with people while offering top-notch customer service to all those who come to Pet Health Center. Outside of work, Jan enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, traveling, and finding homes for adoptable pets. You will always feel welcomed as soon as you step foot in the clinic with Jan’s radiating positivity and friendliness.

Angie

Angie's Bio

Receptionist

Angie joined Pet Health Center in June 2021. She has worked as a Vet Receptionist for two years. She loves helping people and for 25 years has worked as a Customer Service Representative in the physical therapy and chiropractic fields. Angie has always appreciated God’s creation and is her happiest helping pet parents and their furry kids. Outside of work, she enjoys cuddling with her senior cat Freckle, spending time with family and friends, volunteers to share the Bible’s hope with her community, watching football with her husband, and watching educational shows to learn more about animals. Angie says she is grateful to have landed at Pet Health Center and will greet all the families with a smile and your pet with hugs.

Mary

Mary's Bio

Receptionist

Mary is devoted to serving the needs of Pet Health Center clients with attentiveness, cheerfulness, and thoroughness. She is passionate about the human-animal bond and finds animals fascinating. The wide variety of animals and their unique their abilities amazes Mary, increases her appreciation for God’s creatures, and brings her tremendous joy. Mary, her husband, and their four children have had a variety of pets over the years – from dogs, cats, birds, & hamsters, to a guinea pig, a bunny, and even a chameleon. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, cheering on the Cardinals and reading. She hopes that the care you receive at Pet Health Center surpasses your expectations and she is excited to work with the competent and compassionate veterinarians and technicians at Pet Health Center!