Dr. Jocelyn Kemp was raised in South Florida. She received her undergraduate degree in Animal Sciences from the University of Florida. After college, she moved to Baton Rouge to attend veterinary school at Louisiana State University and received her DVM in May of 2007. Upon graduation, she moved to a rural East Texas town and practiced mixed animal medicine and surgery for 5 years. In October 2012, Dr. Kemp got married and moved to Texarkana and where she worked as a small animal veterinarian for 5 years.
In 2017, Dr. Kemp decided it was time to follow her dreams and open her own clinic. With the overwhelming support of her family, she opened Care Pet Clinic in May 2017.
Dr. Kemp enjoys many aspects of veterinary medicine. She has a special interest in general and emergency medicine, soft tissue surgery, pediatric care and dentistry. She enjoys the challenges of a busy practice and seeing a variety of cases. Dr. Kemp attends many hours of continuing education and is a member of several veterinary associations.
In her spare time, Dr. Kemp is an active member of Kiwanis. She also enjoys running 5Ks and staying active. She can usually be found running the trails with her husband, Spencer, and their Golden Retriever, Tuck. The newest additions to their family include a pitbull mix named Crash, and three black cats, Dot, Toes and Midnight.
Cheyanne Couch has been in the veterinary field since 2014. She has grown-up in Redwater, TX and enjoys living out in the country with her daughter Jayden, and their dogs, cats, ferrets, horse and pot-bellied pig.
Cheyanne has many roles at Care Pet Clinic. She has been cross-trained in all areas around the clinic. She is quick to answer the phone, assist in the rooms, monitor during surgery, bathe pets and maintain the kennels.
Rhonda Trim has been in the veterinary field for over 18 years. She has a passion for learning and loves to study and read about all aspects of veterinary medicine. She enjoys getting to know patients and the people connected with those patients.
Rhonda resides in Queen City, Texas and has 3 children and 5 grandchildren, 1 horse, 2 dogs, 1 cat and 12 chickens.
Rhonda's favorite quote is "Because I can!"
Midnight is the official "clinic kitty" of Care Pet Clinic. She loves to hang out at the reception desk and greet everyone who enters.
Midnight showed up at Dr. Kemp's house at midnight in early June, weighing only one pound. She may be little, but she makes a big impact on everyone she comes in contact with. We look forward to watching her grow!