Dr. Jennifer Mead received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Oklahoma State University in 2009. Following graduation she completed a one year internship in at Michigan Veterinary Specialists, where she worked in Small Animal Surgery and Medicine beside a team of 10 specialists. Dr. Mead joined the team at VCA Central Kitsap Animal Hospital in June 2011, bringing with her expertise in emergency medicine, internal medicine, and radiology, with a passion for quality. She has completed training in veterinary acupuncture and is currently working toward certification in canine rehabilitation through the University of Tennessee. In her free time, she enjoys running, biking, and competing in a variety of races. She completed her first triathlon in 2012 and her first half marathon in 2015. Dr. Mead also enjoys spending time with Thor, her mixed breed rescue dog.