Dr. Kelly Zeytoonian gained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2009 from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. Since then she has made a name for herself as an established equine veterinarian and has successfully run her own equine ambulatory practice since 2013 in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since opening the practice, Dr. Zeytoonian has expanded her business to include 5 doctors across two locations.
As an experienced veterinarian and practice owner, Kelly experienced the trials and tribulations of leadership in veterinary medicine and decided to pursue a Master’s in Business Administration, which she completed in 2020. Utilizing her Master’s, and experience, Kelly founded Starwood Veterinary Consulting, Inc in 2020 – a company that helps empower veterinarians and technicians to create and maintain a healthy career and culture.
Alongside her work as a practice owner, and veterinary consultant, Dr. Kelly is also a member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, is on the Board of Directors of The Northern California Association of Equine Practitioners, and has been an associate professor at Foothill-De Anza Community College since 2016.
In this episode, Dr. Kelly talks about the struggles of work-life balance as an equine practitioner, why equine veterans are getting burnt out within the first 5 years of practicing, and how she proposes to overcome this.
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