Dr. Kris Abbey is a native of Colorado, born and raised in Fort Collins. She completed her undergraduate training at the University of Colorado and the University of Utah, and received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University in 1987. She completed an internship program at Pittsford Animal Hospital in New York. She enjoys the challenges of general medicine, and has recently taken an interest in complementary integrative medicine. She became certified in veterinary acupuncture in 1998, and has also taken classes in Chinese herbal medicine. She enjoys hiking, biking, Rockies games, relaxing at home with her husband Scott, their 2 cats, TaiPan and Sybil, and Jules, the ball-obsessed golden retriever.