Dr. Patricia Kennedy and her husband, Rick Arrington, founded Jefferson Animal Hospital in 1978. 1980 was the start of our 24 hour, 365 days a year availability. The same year we were AAHA accredited and had our son, Adam. Dr. Kennedy is an Auburn graduate. She is originally from Montreal, Canada, but grew up and was educated in Florida. Dr. Kennedy’s practice focus at this time is Practice Management and Client Education. She believes educated clients equals responsible pet owners. She was named Business Woman of the Year in 2006 by NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners) and Kentucky Veterinarian of the Year in 2011. In her free time she enjoys reading, gardening and Traditional Rug Hooking.