Dr. Chris Kenyon received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University in 2008. She also completed the Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians course in Colorado in 2008. She is a member of the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society and attends annual meetings. Dr. Kenyon is accredited through the Canine Rehabilitation Institute certifying her as a Canine Rehabilitation Therapist. She is also currently completing the Veterinary Herbal Medicine course through the Chi Institute.
360° Pet Medical welcomed her in November 2010. Dr. Kenyon is a member of the International Sled Dog Veterinary Medical Association and participates in local races in Montana and Wyoming. Her Iditarod sled dog research was recently published in JAVMA. Originally from Chicago, she received her BS in Biology from the University of Puget Sound in 1997. Dr. Kenyon spent the majority of the 7 years in between her undergraduate and professional curriculums working on federal and state wildlife projects in Montana.
During her free time, Dr. Kenyon enjoys spending as much time outside as possible. Her favorite activities include riding her horses, hiking with her Jack Russell, Gwen, paddle boarding on the rivers, skiing, and just generally being in the mountains.
CO-OWNER AND VETERINARIAN
Dr. Christina Kirsch
Dr. Christina Kirsch is a Montana native who graduated from Washington State University with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1999. She was born in Missoula and raised in Butte, Montana. She received her undergraduate degrees from University of Montana in Microbiology and Chemistry. After veterinary medical school, she spent several years working in small animal clinics in Washington, Montana and New York. In 2004, she started her own veterinary relief business and continues to enjoy filling in around the Bozeman area when she is not busy with her feline mobile practice, Cat's Cradle.
Early on, Christina acquired a passion for cats of all sizes. During veterinary school she volunteered at a large cat refuge in Spokane, Washington. She also completed a research internship through the The Conservation and Research Center at The Smithsonian Institute. There she studied the reproductive activity of captive Pallas' cats. She is now interested in feline medicine and in particular, senior and geriatric feline medicine. Dr. Kirsch is also a member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners.
In her spare time she enjoys playing outside with her family, both two-legged and four-legged. Her favorite activities include gardening, hiking, backpacking, SUPing, snowshoeing and traveling.
Dr. Jim Perry
Dr. Perry, originally from Portland, Oregon, received his Bachelor's degree in biochemistry and cellular biology at the University of Washington in Seattle. He then went on to complete his veterinary medical degree and PhD in cellular immunology at Colorado State University. After working in private practice for a year, he returned to the clinics at CSU for his residency in medical oncology followed by a surgical residency at Aspen Meadow Veterinary Specialists. Dr. Perry's clinical and...
Dr. Dawn McDonald
Dr. Dawn McDonald is no stranger to the Gallatin Valley. She has practiced small animal veterinary medicine in Bozeman for over 9 years, not only at a local vet hospital, but also at the PETS emergency center and the Heart of the Valley. She is a native of California and earned her veterinary degree in 2004 from the University of California-Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. In addition, she received training in advanced dentistry techniques through the Colorado Pet Dental Training Center. She has special interest in medicine, preventative care, senior pets and expanding her understanding of holistic and complementary medicine.
Dr. McDonald’s busy family life includes her daughter and 2 very active dogs, 1 leopard gecko, and 5 fish. In her off-time, her interests include ice hockey, skiing/snowboarding, mountain biking, camping and rafting.
Dr. Ruth Stafford
A native of upstate New York, Dr. Stafford earned her undergraduate degree in Economics from Tufts University in 1981. Upon graduation she lived and worked abroad where she had a variety of work experiences that inspired her to become a veterinarian.
After graduating from University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1989, Dr. Stafford worked in diverse settings, from rural Idaho to downtown Chicago. Drawn to Montana by the abundant outdoor activities, the straight talking natives and the wholesome quality of life, she and her husband moved to Bozeman in 1997.
Dr. Stafford is devoted to promoting the powerful human-animal bond and the special relationship that exists between people and their pets. Her professional interests include internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, dentistry and senior wellness care and she has more than twenty years of clinical experience.
Outside of work Dr. Stafford loves spending time with her husband, two children and two Wire Haired Fox Terriers, as well as her growing herd of pack goats.
Dr. Loni Odenbeck, DVM
Dr Loni Odenbeck is a Montana native that graduated from Colorado State University with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. She was born and raised in Butte, MT. She received her undergraduate degree with Honors from Montana State University in Biotechnology. After veterinary medical school, she spent 8 years working in a progressive small animal and equine practice. She became one of the co-owners and members of the Board of Directors of the local small animal emergency hospital, Pet Emergency and Trauma Services in 2008. She joined the 360 Pet Medical team and transitioned into practice co-ownership of the hospital in spring of 2015.
She has special interests in the maintenance of the human-animal bond, surgery, internal medicine and oncology. She has completed additional training in advanced ultrasonography, ocular, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, as well as advanced dentistry. She is continually striving to improve her medical knowledge and looks forward to integrating holistic medicine into her compassionate and progressive approach to treating her patients.
In her spare time, she can be found nearly anywhere adventuring in the outdoors. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, gardening, rock climbing, skiing, hiking and travelling. Her extended family includes a vivacious wire-haired Jack Russell, named Charlie; an ancient, opinionated Indian Ring neck Parakeet, named Garth; and several African Cichlids.