Dr. Kara Keesling graduated from Colorado State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1993. During her twenty-two year tenure as a veterinarian, Dr. Keesling can confidently say that she continues to be stimulated by veterinary medicine and has never been bored! Her professional experience includes small animal and equine medicine and surgery, acupuncture, canine rehabilitation, advanced diagnostic imaging, regenerative medicine, practice ownership and business administration. At Royal Vista Veterinary Specialists, Dr. Keesling is excited to fuel her passion for canine neurological and orthopedic problems by offering one of the most promising, revolutionary medical treatments available for pets today – stem cell therapy.
Dr. Keesling describes her clinical philosophy as integrative and interactive. She prefers to synergistically utilize progressive conventional and complimentary medical services to facilitate healing. Dr. Keesling feels privileged to support the strong bond between her animal patients and their human companions through advanced veterinary healthcare. Dr. Keesling’s commitment to animals as an advocate, veterinarian, and facilitator of well-rounded service provision, can be summed up in her stated goal to simply “do what is right” for her patients in all stages of their health care.
Dr. Keesling’s personal interests include service work in developing countries, traveling, cycling, fly-fishing, backpacking, yoga, and anything outdoors! Above all, she enjoys spending time with her three children, who amaze her on a daily basis! Dr. Keesling’s family members also include Beast, a crazed Terrier that many agree is about as intelligent as most members of the US Congress, Thor, a mighty Chinchilla, Duck Limit the Quarter Horse that is a great listener and holds the family secrets, Frank, an awesome feline that received his name in memory of the kindest man Dr. Keesling has ever encountered and a new, feline addition, Notorious “G”, that is just finding where he fits in the animal menagerie.