Kristen Short, DVM

Servicing Locations

WestVet Boise

Kristen Short, DVM, is a veterinary intern at WestVet Boise, where she has been a part of the team since 2022.

Dr. Short attended Pennsylvania State University in State College, PA, and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. She then earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in St. Paul, MN.

Dr. Short has a special interest in internal medicine and working dog medicine. She loves that the veterinary field impacts both people and animals. Each day she gets to help an animal in need while also building a connection and helping the client through a difficult time.

When away from the hospital, she enjoys rock climbing, hiking with her husband and Golden Retriever, and playing board games.

  • Bachelor of Science: Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine: University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul, MN