Kristi Leslie, DVM

Dr. Kristi Leslie received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree at Western University of Health Sciences in 2022. She joined the veterinary staff at the Drake Center for Veterinary Care in June of that same year.

Dr. Leslie strives to provide the highest quality care for her patients and to build lasting relationships with them and their families. She enjoys working closely with families to provide compassionate and individualized care so their beloved companion’s overall health is at its best. With her special interest lying in behavioral medicine, Dr. Leslie integrates her deeper understanding of animal behavior with her veterinary experience to provide comprehensive care to each patient. 

Dr. Leslie is a proud cat mom to Nali, a one-eyed black domestic shorthair, who she rescued during vet school. Dr. Leslie grew up with dogs, and has a known soft spot for Golden Retrievers. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, reading, going to the beach, or catching up on the latest binge-worthy show.