Dr. Esmond established the Josey Ranch Pet Hospital in December 1991. Kirk had previously worked in Carrollton since he graduated from Texas A&M University.
Dr. Edmond's love of medicine and dedication to his clients and patients has allowed for the rapid growth and expansion of Josey Ranch Pet Hospital. He prides himself on the quality level of progressive, state of the art medicine his office provides the community.
He received his B.S. in Animal Science from TAMU in 1983, his B.S. in Veterinary Science in 1985, and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1987. Dr. Esmond developed his strong interest in veterinary medicine early in his childhood from his involvement with 4-H livestock and with family pets.
He has been involved in some capacity with the breeding and showing of AKC registered dogs for the last 30 years. His interest in reproduction has spanned his 23-year professional career. He is affiliated with Synbiotics Reproduction Corporation®, and since 1997 has operated a Canine Semen Freezing Center here at our facility.
Dr. Esmond is currently a member of the Dallas County Veterinary Medical Association, the Texas Veterinary Medical Association, the American Veterinarian Medical Association and the Society for Theriogenology (SFT).
He attends the annual continuing education symposium for the SFT to further his knowledge and interest in reproduction. He is an owner and current board member of both the North Texas Pet Emergency Clinic and The DFW North Emergency Animal Clinic.
He is the current assistant secretary of NTEPC board of directors and vice president of DFWNEAC board of directors. Dr. Esmond gives tours of his hospital to local schools and churches and has spoken at all grade levels within our school system. He also enjoys speaking to local and all breed dog clubs. He has also spoken at the annual national conference for the Society for Theriogenology.