Specialisation: Canine Rehabilitation and Pain Management
Dr. Kara Amstutz is the Owner and Medical Director of Hometown Veterinary Hospital & River Canine Rehabilitation in Springfield, Missouri. She is a 2000 graduate from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. She was certified in Canine Rehabilitation through Canine Rehabilitation Institute (CRI) in 2013. That same year, she earned her Certification in Veterinary Pain Management through the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management. In 2019, she achieved her credential as a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist through the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS). She has been in practice ownership since 2002 and her scope of practice has become primarily pain management and rehabilitation for a variety of patient issues. Dr. Amstutz is currently a resident in the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation.