Meet a Member: Kasey Carter, DVM

Dr. Kasey Carter joined the Hawaiian Humane Society as Chief Veterinarian in June of 2018. In his role as Chief Veterinarian, Kasey has drawn on prior experience to guide Hawaiian Humane in opening the Society’s Community Spay/Neuter Center in October 2018 and is developing programs to strengthen veterinary practices for Hawaiian Humane. Additionally, Kasey is responsible for oversight of two full time staff veterinarians and several part time veterinarians at the Society.

Kasey was born in Tucson, Arizona and was surrounded by all kinds of animals throughout childhood. He attended the University of Arizona for a bachelor’s degree in veterinary science in 2008. He moved to Fort Collins, CO in 2009 to attend Colorado State University and received a master’s degree in biomedical science in 2009 and subsequently a DVM degree in 2013. Throughout vet school, Kasey had a passion for shelter medicine and completed scientific studies in the shelter and academic settings. After graduation in 2013, he worked as a staff veterinarian at Denver Dumb Friends League for about five years prior to moving to Honolulu.

While in Colorado, Kasey was an active member/district representative in CVMA and is a CVMA Power of 10 alumnus. He looks forward to being an active member and working with HVMA. Kasey shares his home with his girlfriend and two dogs Kevin and Frank. When not at work, he enjoys hiking, discovering new music, and laying around with his dogs. Please feel free to reach out and let him know if you are looking for a cat – he knows a couple hundred that are looking for homes!