KRISTEN CHRISTENSEN, DVM, CAVCA
Owner & Veterinarian certified in Animal Chiropractic
Dr. Kristen is a graduate of the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. She has practiced veterinary medicine in California, Arizona and New Mexico. She started out in California doing general practice, with an emphasis on breeding, and made her way to the racetracks of Arizona and New Mexico where she expanded upon her love of sports medicine. While striving to help athletes perform at their best, she was exposed to animal chiropractic. Dr. Kristen attended ACES (Animal Chiropractic Education Source), in Meridian, TX where she obtained the specialized training necessary to become an animal chiropractor. Upon completion of this course, she then passed the certification test through the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association. Dr. Kristen remains up to date on new techniques through continuing education courses so that she may bring quality care to you and your animals.
Dr. Kristen has 2 horses of her own, that she trains for barrel racing. She also has 2 dogs and a cat to round out her animal menagerie!
DR. SHANNON KENNEDY, DC
Dr. Kennedy, DC is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA. Five days after graduation Dr. Kennedy returned home to Kansas City to attend Options for Animals College of Animal Chiropractic. She then headed down to Oklahoma to take the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association exam to become a certified animal chiropractor, where she met Dr. Kristen Christensen through a mutual classmate. Dr. Kennedy practiced human and animal chiropractic in Kansas City where she adjusted small animals at Stateline Animal Hospital & Holistic Health. She moved to Arizona in 2020 and is excited to join Sonoran Animal Chiropractic and help the pets of Phoenix! Dr. Kennedy will be scheduling appointments to adjust dogs and cats on Fridays!
Sara is a veterinary assistant that has over 10 years of experience working with both dogs and horses. She studied Equine Science at Scottsdale Community College and showed in local hunter/ jumper shows since she was 12. In the past several years Sara has taken an interest in dog training, and worked as certified dog trainer before becoming a vet assistant. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her three dogs and riding horses any chance she gets.
Sara will often be the first point of contact at our practice and will be scheduling appointments answering questions and concerns, as well as handling marketing and social media.
Schedule an appointment with Dr. Kristen or Dr. Kennedy today!