Dr. Kathy (Smith) Dobesh, DVM (co-owner)

dr kathy dobesh

Dr. Kathy Dobesh is a third-generation veterinarian and co-owner of Smith Veterinary Hospital. Born and raised in Santa Fe, Kathy graduated from St. Michael's High School and attended New Mexico State University for her undergraduate studies. Kathy received her DVM from Colorado State University in 1990 and returned to Smith Veterinary Hospital that same year.

Kathy's special interests include small animal internal medicine, cardiology, surgery, and acupuncture. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, New Mexico Veterinary Medical Association, American Animal Hospital Association, and is a USDA accredited veterinarian.

When she isn't working, Kathy enjoys spending time with her daughters and husband.  Her hobbies include horseback riding, weight lifting, karate, gardening, and caring for the family horses, goats, dogs and cats.