Dr. Kingsley joined Countryside Animal Clinic in September, 2018 after working as a small animal and exotic general practitioner in Northern Virginia for the last few years. Dr. Kingsley is originally from Alexandria, VA. After graduating from the University of Mary Washington with a degree in Biology, she moved to Australia to pursue a lifelong dream of working with endangered species and exploring the world. She completed a Master of Science degree in Conservation Biology at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia in 2008. Dr. Kingsley’s research on a highly endangered wallaby species during her time in Australia helped her realize the importance of protecting wildlife and domestic animals from sickness and harm, and inspired her to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. After completing her Master’s degree, she returned to the United States to attend veterinary school at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA, where she earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Her professional interests include soft tissue surgery, neurology, and integrative medicine. Outside of work she enjoys stand up paddle-boarding, traveling, and spending time outdoors. She currently lives with her family in Purcellville along with their two rescue dogs, Kodi and Timber, and cat named Oakley.