Dr. Kristin Nyren
Dr. Nyren graduated from Greendale High School before attending Lawrence University in Appleton and earning her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from the University of Wisconsin Madison School of Veterinary Medicine. She learned veterinary acupuncture at the Chi Institute in Florida and completed the University of Tennessee’s Canine Osteoarthritis Case Manager course. Her special interests include the human-animal bond, companion animal pain management, and striving for fear-free visits for your pet.
Most of her time outside of work is spent with her husband (another Greendale High School graduate) and young son. They currently have 2 cats and a turtle in the family as well.
Dr. Christina Benton
Dr. Benton grew up in Menomonee Falls and earned her undergraduate degree in Microbiology from UW-La Crosse. She then attended the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine in Madison, graduating with her DVM in 2011.
After graduation, Dr. Benton was eager to return back to the Milwaukee area to practice veterinary medicine. She joined our sister clinic, Advanced Animal Hospital, in 2012. Dr. Benton then joined the team here at Companion Animal Hospital in 2015. Dr. Benton’s professional interests include ophthalmology, soft tissue surgery, and exotic pet care (namely reptiles and small mammals).
In her free time, Dr. Benton enjoys gardening, painting, bowling with her coworkers, watching the Packers, learning about insects and arachnids, and learning the art of bonsai. She lives in New Berlin with her wife (Katie), mixed-breed dog (Darwin), four cats (Phoebe, Sterling, Lilee, and our previous clinic cat, Beni), a guinea pig (Mr. Nibbles), and a ball python (Orion). Dr. Benton looks forward to meeting you and your pet!