VCA Vets & Pets Animal Hospital

Kristin Barron, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Ohio State University


Dr. Kristin Barron was born and raised in central Ohio. She attended the University of Findlay where she majored in biology and pre-veterinary medicine. While at Findlay, she enjoyed playing on the varsity volleyball team. After graduating, she went on to attend veterinary school at The Ohio State University.

Dr. Barron's first professional home after graduation was at the Animal Care Centers in Cincinnati, Ohio. While working for Animal Care Centers, she also had the chance to perform spays, neuters, preventive care and emergency medicine at a local humane society.

Dr. Barron joined the VCA family in January 2011 at All About Pets in Union City, California. She joined our team at Vets & Pets in August 2011. She is a current member of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Barron's personal interests include playing volleyball, dancing and fishing. She also enjoys spending time with her husband, Kurt, their dog, Blanche, and cat, Shelly.


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

Find a VCA Specialty Care Animal Hospital near you:


See all VCA Animal Hospitals >


Emergency Care

In case of emergency during normal business hours, please call us immediately. If you have an emergency outside of our normal business hours, please contact a local emergency animal hospital.