Please Welcome Dr. Couch to Our East-West Team!
Dr. Kimberly Couch was born and raised in Southwest Florida. She received her undergraduate degrees in Biology and Chemistry at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, FL. While in college, she worked as a veterinary technician. She then received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL. She is in the process of obtaining her certificates in Veterinary Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine through the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine. She is Fear Free certified and believes strongly in making veterinary visits more positive experiences for pets. Her veterinary interests include senior pet care, dentistry, integrative medicine, dermatology, behavior, and small exotic mammal medicine.
Dr. Couch is new to the Tampa area and is enjoying exploring all the new things! She currently has three rescue cats (Gypsy, Pebbles, and Maple) and plans to adopt a dog in the near future. In her free time, she enjoys reading, baking, tending to her succulent garden, and anything to do with the outdoors (paddle boarding, hiking, boating, and scuba diving). She frequents craft breweries, vegetarian restaurants, and music festivals.