Dr.Β Kassie Newton

“I have always had a deep love for animals and knew that helping them through medicine was my calling in life. There is no greater joy for me than being able to help a hurting pet and reunite them with their owner.”

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Dr. Newton has three dogs named Emma, Addyson, and Bones and four cats named Dobby, Gandalf, Miriam and Sadie.Β 

Hometown

Β Carrollton, TX

Why did you become a vet?

I have wanted to be a veterinarian since I was three years old. I have always had a deep love for animals and knew that helping them through medicine was my calling in life. There is no greater joy for me than being able to help a hurting pet and reunite them with their owner.

What do you enjoy about your job?

Working with amazing people who come together as a team every day to literally save lives.

Education

Undergraduate: Austin College in Sherman, TX. Graduate: Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, OK.Β I am still at my very first job out of veterinary school here at The Pet Hospitals πŸ™‚

What do you love most about living in Memphis?

My favorite part of Memphis is being active with my church family. I love getting to know new people, helping others in our community, and reaching out to others around the world. Memphis has such a strong group of people who support one another and I love this about us!

What secret talent do you wish that you had?

I definitely wish I could fly.

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