Dr. Patricia Hess graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a BS degree in Animal Science. She then spent four years in Philadelphia and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Hess made a move to Massachusetts, doing an internship and pathology residency at Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston.
Dr. Hess has been working at the Kingston Animal Hospital for over 20 years, specializing in general dog and cat medicine, surgery, preventive care, and also avian and exotic animal medicine. In addition to dogs and cats, she sees birds, reptiles, amphibians and furry pocket pets.
In her spare time, Dr. Hess and her husband enjoy yoga, travel, birding, ballroom dancing, and kayaking. They have Ella Jane, a rescued mixed breed dog from St. Croix, and cats Gracie, Lucy and Puss.