Dr. Kristy Bennett grew up in Columbia, Maryland. After receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from the University of Maryland at College Park, she attended the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2001 with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree.
Following graduation from vet school, Dr Bennett practiced at several small animal practices in Maryland to develop and perfect her medical and surgical skills. She spent five years as an Associate Veterinarian at Wheaton Animal Hospital before moving to England with her husband, where she practiced in Oxfordshire.
In 2010, Dr. Bennett returned to Maryland and practiced at several small animal practices in Maryland. She has also pursued additional advanced training in soft tissue surgery, and dentistry and oral surgery.
In 2014, she purchased the long established Montgomery Village Animal Hospital. Under Dr. Bennett directorship, MVAH has focused on dogs and cats exclusively, and is implementing the low-stress handling techniques advocated by respected experts Sophia Yin and Patricia McConnell.
Away from work, Dr. Bennett enjoys visiting her parents in Bethany Beach, scuba diving, running with her husband, Craig, and the company of their rescue dog Jolene, a black and tan coonhound, and three cats, Dr. Evil, Putt Putt, and Luna.