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Kristin S. Walker,
DVM Board Certified Veterinary Dentist






Dr. Kristin Walker graduated as a veterinarian from the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota in 2004. Following graduation, she worked as a general small animal veterinarian until starting a three-year residency in Dentistry and Oral Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania in 2007.  Dr. Walker received her specialty board certification from the American Veterinary Dental College in 2010.  

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.  Dr. Walker’s special interests include tooth resorption, surgical oral oncology and feline stomatitis.

Dr. Walker resides in Los Angeles with her Rat Terrier Polly, her Dachshund mix Brownie, and two rescue cats, Wally and Maisy.

Professional Affiliations

American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC)

American Veterinary Dental Society (AVDS)

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

Professional Licensure

State of California
State of New Jersey
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Professional Committees

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




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