Kristin Gonczar, a dedicated Family Vet at Companion Animal Veterinary Hospital, has always had a passion for veterinary science. Her educational journey began at the University of Melbourne, where she earned a Bachelor of Science with a major in Animal Disease Biotechnology. She then pursued her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Sydney University, a testament to her commitment and dedication to the field.

With five years of experience as a veterinarian, Kristin has developed a special affinity for surgery, orthopedics, and feline medicine. Her expertise in these areas reflects her deep understanding of and compassion for animals.

Kristin shares her life with a remarkable 17-year-old cat who became part of her family as a kitten, wandering into their house off the street and deciding to stay. This serendipitous encounter highlights the special bond she shares with animals.

Outside of her professional life, Kristin's interests are varied and rich. She is a talented pianist, enjoys reading fantasy books, immerses herself in video games, and finds solace in gardening. These hobbies not only showcase her multifaceted personality but also her love for creative and nurturing pursuits.

Kristin was drawn to Companion Animal Veterinary Hospital because of its fear-free approach to veterinary medicine and its cat-friendly values. These principles align with her own veterinary ethos and her commitment to providing compassionate, high-quality care to all her patients.

Kristin Gonczar's combination of professional expertise, love for animals, and diverse personal interests make her a valued and beloved member of the Companion Animal Veterinary Hospital team.

Kristin Gonczar