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Meet The Staff


Dr's. Bob Jordan and Jenny Chartier, a husband and wife team, are the owners of Kona Veterinary Service. They moved to the Big Island in April 2004, and have embraced life on the Big Island and their extended family of the KVS staff. In 2015 & 2019, Kona Veterinary was voted as a top 3 Finalist in Best of the West for "Best Pet Care."


Dr. Bob Jordan is a native of the East Coast. His undergraduate career began at the University of Pennsylvania and ended at Temple University. He attended veterinary school at the University of Minnesota and then spent one year at the University of Missouri completing an internship in small animal medicine and surgery. Prior to moving to Hawaii he has practiced both in small animal hospitals and in emergency & critical care centers.

In 2008 & 2012, Dr. Jordan was voted by the residents of West Hawaii, Best Veterinarian, and one of the top 3 in  2020.

Dr. Robert Jordan
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Dr. Jenny Chartier

Dr. Jenny Chartier grew up in Missouri where she attended undergraduate studies at the University of Missouri-Columbia. She graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. She then spent the next 7 years living in northeast Pennsylvania where she practiced in both companion animal general practice and emergency and critical care hospitals.

Dr. Jenny Chartier

Dr. Casey grew up on Kaua'i spending most of her time on her family's horse and cattle ranch. 

She obtained her Masters and DVM degrees from Colorado State University then moved to Kona to practice small animal medicine. Special interests include internal medicine and general soft tissue surgery. In her spare time, Dr. Casey enjoys spending time with her family and french bulldog Zoey.

Dr. Casey Milnes
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Dr. Walker and her dog Broccoli the black lab, relocated to the Big Island from Vancouver Island, Canada. She has a special interest in animal behaviour and surgery, but enjoys all aspects of Veterinary Medicine. In her free time, she can be found playing her guitar, hiking, or paddle boarding with her dog. 

Dr. Molly-Rae Walker
Dr. Nicole Becker

Dr. Nicole Becker grew up in Manitoba, Canada, where her family has a grain farm and cattle ranch. She graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatchewan, Canada in 2020. She has worked as a vet student in different mixed animal practices in Manitoba and Germany, volunteered for Global Vets in Thailand, and practiced as a mixed animal veterinarian in rural Canada. Dr. Becker joined Kona Veterinary Service in November 2022 and has embraced island life by spending time in the ocean, hiking, and the beach.

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Dr. Sean Crimmins was born in the Hawaiian Islands and attended school on the mainland, Florida.  He joined the Kona Veterinary Service family in 2022 and can be found helping the pets of Waikoloa Veterinary Service. In his free time, Dr. Crimmins enjoys paddling with a local outrigger canoe club.

Dr. Sean Crimmins

Jetta wears many hats including - but not restricted to - staff supervisor, nap spot quality control, meal time alarm, tree climb tester, and begrudging receiver of hugs. He has been awarded Most Valuable Employee every year for the last 8 years and was nominated for "Most Likely to Succeed in Getting People to Feed Him" in 2022. He can be sighted napping at the front desk or lurking around the front door.

Jetta, Clinic Cat
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