Dr. Kerry Hawthorne is a native of St. James Parish. She received both a Bachelor of Science degree and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Louisiana State University. After graduating from veterinary school in 2012, she started working for Banfield in New Braunfels, Texas but moved back to Louisiana in 2013 to be closer to family. She has been with Banfield since October 2012. Her special interests include dermatology and client education. She enjoys spending the time to educate owners about caring for their pets. Dr. Hawthorne has one cat, Simon, that has been her side kick since her first year of veterinary school. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going to concerts, exercising, and attending Saints and LSU games, as well as attending local events.