KEVIN LOWE, DVM
A native of Huntsville, Kevin attended Auburn University where he could be seen at Auburn football and basketball games as a Stunt Man on the Cheerleading team. After his second year at Auburn, he traded his athletic scholarship for a part-time job in the Auburn’s Vet Med Parasitology Lab to help pay expenses for his studies. He graduated as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn in 2002. He has two dogs, Murph and Blaze, who will often be running the yard at Doggy Daycare and a cat, Bruiser.
MICHAEL ROEDER, DVM
Dr. Roeder is originally from Albertville. He went to Auburn University for both his undergrad and graduate work. After finishing his undergrad in zoology in 2009, he pursued a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine which he obtained in 2012. He joined our team in February of 2015. Dr. Roeder has five dogs and one cat. He likes to spend his free time at home with his son, Walton. If you recognize his name, Dr. Roeder’s wife is also a veterinarian! She works at Valley Animal Hospital.
KIRSTEN STRUTHERS, DVM
Dr. Struthers is a local graduate of Huntsville High School. She attended Mississippi State, where she got her undergrad in wildlife fisheries and aquatic culture. She then enrolled at Auburn University where she graduated as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2016. If you recognize Dr. Struthers, she worked with us in the summer of 2011 and 2014 as a vet technician and surgery assistant. She joined us as a full time veterinarian in May of 2016. She is glad to be back in Huntsville with her husband, Brandon, and two dogs, Kenzie and Bojangles!
INES PINTO, DVM
Dr. Ines Pinto graduated veterinary school from Evora University, Portugal in 2008. After graduation, Dr. Pinto moved to Spain and completed a yearlong internship at the University of Barcelona Veterinary School in equine internal medicine and surgery. After her internship, an opportunity came up to work with Egyptian Arabian horses. She went on a two-year adventure in the land of the great pyramids. While in Egypt, she met her husband who was serving in the military at that time. Dr. Pinto completed her American veterinarian certification in 2016. She loves working with small animals and has special interest in internal medicine, ophthalmology, and dermatology. Dr. Pinto shares her house with her husband Wade, her daughter Sara, son Mateus, stepson Gabriel, and her sweet beagle mix, Roxie. Dr. Pinto is fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish, and some French.