Meet our Doctors

Christine Klippen, DVM, DABVP (Canine and Feline Practice)

Staff Veterinarian, Certified Veterinary Journalist

Emergency & Critical Care

Christine Klippen

I originally grew up in Northern VA area but moved away to Colorado where I received my undergraduate degree in Animal Sciences as well as my DVM from Colorado State (2009).  I also hold a Bachelor’s in Nursing sciences from George Mason University.  I moved back to the area in June 2015.

Clinical Areas of Interest

  • Toxicology
  • Trauma
  • Community education and outreach

Why Do You Work at Friendship?

I joined the Friendship family to be part of a collaborative multi-specialty hospital that strives to be the best outside of the university setting.  I have enjoyed the relationships that I have made with not only our primary care team but our specialty veterinarians and referring veterinarians in the community as well.

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, Canine and Feline Practice

Other Certifications

  • Certified Veterinary Journalist
  • RECOVER certified instructor (BLS and ALS)

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