Dr. Kristin Bohling grew up in the sandhills of Nebraska. She was a licensed veterinary technician for 10 years prior to returning to veterinary school; during those years she was a veterinary technician instructor in Omaha, Nebraska and published a textbook with Elsevier Publishing Company Large Animal Clinical Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, for which she is currently working on the 3rd edition. After graduation in 2014 from Iowa State University she purchased Town & Country Veterinary Clinic P.C., a mixed-animal practice with a strong cow/calf emphasis in Auburn, Nebraska. Her veterinary discipline interests include internal medicine and theriogenology. Dr. Bohling is a local 4-H club leader and helps coach the Auburn FFA Veterinary Science team. She is a member of AVC and AABP. Outside of work she enjoys her family that includes two young boys and her husband, barrel racing, showing beef cattle, and geneology.

What are some of the most satisfying aspects of your work as a veterinarian?

I absolutely love the endless puzzles that come with veterinary medicine. There is always something new to learn or a skill you can polish. I also enjoy taking on interns and young volunteers. Being able to help them learn keeps me close to my passion for education.

What are some of the biggest changes you have seen in food-animal veterinary practice during your career?

Technology and the increased usage of veterinary technicians are the biggest changes I have seen in veterinary practice. Both of which I believe are fantastic advances and I believe these changes will continue. These changes will help to advance the industry and make us more efficient. 

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