Dr. Kristin Walker graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota in 2004. She worked as a general veterinarian in a small animal practice in Boise, Idaho for three years prior to starting her residency in dentistry and oral surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, she completed her residency training and received her specialty board certification from the American Veterinary Dental College.
After finishing her specialty training, Dr. Walker joined Animal Emergency and Referral Associates in Fairfield, NJ where she started a busy dentistry and oral surgery service. In 2012, Dr. Walker relocated back to her home state of California to join the team at Dog and Cat Dentist, Inc. Dr. Walker’s clinical and research interests include tooth resorption in dogs and cats, surgical oral oncology and feline stomatitis.
State of California
State of New Jersey
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
2004 - Present, American Veterinary Dental College Credentials Committee
University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul, MN
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Boise State University, Boise, ID
Bachelor of Science, Biology
2007 – 2010 University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Resident, Dentistry and Oral Surgery
Lillis SM, Seiler GS, Walker KS, Reiter AM. Chronic mandibular swelling in a young cat. Aus Vet Practit 2009;39:26,38-9.
Walker KS, Reiter AM, Lewis JR. Marginal mandibulectomy in a dog. J Vet Dent 2009;26:194-8.
Walker KS, Lewis JR, Durham AC, Reiter AM. Diagnostic imaging in veterinary dental practice. Odontoma and impacted premolar. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2009;235:1279-81.
Academy of Veterinary Dentistry Research Grant, 2007
Evaluation of epidemiological factors and laboratory data in dogs with tooth resorption
AVMA Leadership Conference Scholarship, 2005
North American Veterinary Conference Scholarship, 2003