Associate Veterinarian, DVM, DABVP (Feline)
Kristi Krause, DVM, Dipl. ABVP (Feline) received her BA in Zoology and Rhetoric And Communications in 1993 and her DVM in1997 from the University of California at Davis. She became board certified in feline medicine by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in 2005.
Dr. Krause grew up in a small town outside of Bakersfield, CA. She spent most of her time either reading or out turning over rock and logs looking for snakes, lizards, and frogs. She would innocently stuff her pockets with as many of these creatures as possible, bringing them home to release in her backyard in the hopes they would stay there and populate the yard. She also raised rabbits for 10 years in 4-H and FFA.
Dr. Krause is currently a member of multiple veterinary organizations, including International Society for Feline Medicine, American Association of Feline Practitioners, American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, and the Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians where she serves on the Membership and Public Relations Committee. She also serves as the Fishing Cat and Jaguarundi Veterinary Advisor for the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ Felid Taxon Advisory Group and the Cheetah Veterinary Advisor for the Zoological Association of America. She currently cohabitates with 2 cats, a funky designer milksnake, African grey parrot, red-eyed tree frogs, axolotls, numerous red footed, sulcata, and Russian tortoises and Yersinia P. Squirrel, the squirrel that will never die.