Dr. McKinstry received her dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemistry and Biology from Swarthmore College and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine. Elizabeth has always been an animal lover and she worked diligently to achieve her lifelong goal of becoming a veterinarian and owning her own practice. Dr. McKinstry chooses to take
a holistic approach to veterinary medicine, which means she takes the diet, lifestyle and quality of life of her patients into account when determining the best course of treatment. Never one to be idle, Dr. McKinstry regularly attends continuing education seminars and conferences to stay abreast of the newest discoveries in veterinary medicine. For the past five years, Dr. McKinstry has been enthusiastically studying Traditional Chinese Medicine and integrating her newfound knowledge of this ancient science with the practice of traditional veterinary medicine to widen the scope and options of treating disease in her patients. Dr. McKinstry is certified in Veterinary Acupuncture, Tui Na medical massage and Veterinary Food Therapy. She is currently studying Chinese Herbal Therapy. Dr. McKinstry lives on her beloved farm in Kennett Square, which she shares with her son, Sam, and their four cats, two dogs, and five horses.