Dr. Kristy Burges has loved the Pacific Northwest ever since moving from New Jersey to Washington as a child. She received her Bachelors in Behavioral Neuroscience from Western Washington University and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Washington State University. Dr. Burges practiced veterinary medicine in Central Oregon prior to relocating to Portland. She values providing high quality, compassionate care to her patients and loves getting to know her clients. Dr. Burges appreciates the variety of challenges that veterinary medicine offers and is particularly passionate about internal medicine, behavioral management, and soft tissue surgery. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, painting, backpacking, and trying new breweries. She has a three-legged cat fondly named Legolas, a schnoodle named Charlie, and a mystery mutt called Riley.