Dr Kirsten Hailstone graduated from Murdoch University in 1986.
Since that time Kirsten has worked predominantly in general practice, initially at Gawler Small Animal Hospital for 6.5 years and then at Chandlers Hill Veterinary Hospital for 4.5 years
Kirsten spent the next 18 years as the owner and Veterinary Manager of the Wellington Road Veterinary Surgery.
Since 2014 Kirsten has been engaged in an alternate pathway with the American Veterinary Dental College under the mentorship of Dr David E Clarke BVSc, Dipl. AVDC, FAVD, MANZCVS.