About Us

Dr. Kamps is available for short and long term relief veterinary services in California. She is based in San Diego but open to traveling for positions that include 2+ consecutive days and take cost of travel into account.
UPDATE: Kamps Veterinary Care is celebrating 4 successful years in March of 2017. Thank you to all the clinics that have utilized our services. All of you are greatly appreciated. 

Who We Are

Dr. Kirstin Kamps is a member of the Western University of Health Sciences Class of 2011 and has always had a strong interest in preventative care. Prior to attending veterinary school she worked in the ICU and ER at Veterinary Specialty Hospital in Sorrento Valley for 2.5 years and continued to expand her skill set while in school by working relief technician shifts for Animal Specialty Group in Los Angeles. Since graduation she has also complete the basic acupucture certification course through the International Veterinary Acupunture Society. She currently lives in San Diego with her dog Sasha and enjoys outdoor activities including camping, hiking, attending concerts and live performances, and traveling. Resume

Practice Philosopy

Dr. Kamps takes pride in having high patient care standards and making connections with clients and their pets. Heartworm and flea preventative are discussed and recommended for all pets regardless of travel history. Senior pet screenings are recommended for pets over 7  years of age, all pets receive dietary suggestions and the importance of annual dental cleanings is covered.  Client information handouts are provided for complicated cases or diagnoses including orthopedic problems, osteoarthritis and endocrine diseases. Dr. Kamps is very thorough in documenting her physical exams, diagnostic reasoning and discussions with clients to make it easy to follow up on cases when you return to your practice.