Kim Foster DVM
Dr Kim is a 1992 graduate of Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in Baton Rouge, LA. Dr Kim planned to focus on small animal medicine and surgery and also had a special interest in exotic pets. While at LSU, she did an elective rotation focused on exotic and lab animal medicine. She earned an Associate of Science degree from Texarkana College in 1987 before transferring to the University of Arkansas to pursue a double major in microbiology and zoology.
Dr. Kim grew up on a small family farm in Genoa, Arkansas where she collected stray cats and dreamed of being a veterinarian. She is a 1985 graduate of Genoa Central High School. She joined 4-H at the age of nine and was an active member for ten years. She enjoyed raising livestock projects and showed cattle, pigs, sheep, goats and chickens. After graduating from LSU, Dr Kim worked at Edwards Veterinary Clinic in Hot Springs, Arkansas and ran a small satellite clinic owned by Dr Edwards in Hot Springs Village, AR. When she moved to Buna with her husband, she realized a life long dream to be a veterinarian living in a small town working on all types of animals.
In addition to her medical duties, Dr. Kim is the office manager for Buna Animal Hospital. When she isn't at work, Dr. Kim enjoys hanging out with her children: Kevin, Sarah and Shelby taking them to their various school activities or playing at the lake. She coaches kids' soccer and basketball at First Baptist Church and enjoys spending time with her menagerie of pets
Dennis Foster DVM
Dr Dennis is a 1992 graduate of Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M in 1989 and attended Texarkana College before transferring to Texas A &M to major in biochemistry. Dr Dennis spent his early years in Washington DC and Germany while his father was in the US Army. After his father retired from the Army, the family returned to his father's home town of Maud, TX where Dennis graduated from Maud High School in 1985. During high school, Dennis was active in FFA and worked on a dairy farm.
After graduation from veterinary school, Dr Dennis worked as a solo practitioner at Glenwood Animal Hospital in Glenwood, AR which was owned by Dr. Edwards in Hot Springs. In 1993, he and Dr. Kim relocated to Buna Animal Hospital in Buna, TX. Dr Dennis enjoys working with livestock and doing small animal surgery. He does most of the orthopedic procedures at Buna Animal Hospital. Dr Dennis is a devoted family man and enjoys fishing and water sports with his children, target shooting and woodworking. He also enjoys working with the youth at First Baptist Curch in Buna, teaching his son's high school boys' Sunday School class.