Born and raised in Ogden, Utah, Dr. Kara Tassone completed her DVM at St. George’s University in 2007 and spent her clinical year at the University of Illinois. through an internship at the Animal Referral and Emergency Center of Arizona, Dr. Kara spent time with veterinary specialists in a variety of arenas, including radiology, surgery, emergency medicine, oncology, cardiology, and dermatology. She has been practicing in Utah since 2009 at Animal Care Center and K-9 Rehabilitation. In veterinary school Kara had the opportunity to serve as president of the Student AVMA where her passion for organized medicine continued to grow. Dr. Kara loves working with the Utah Veterinary Medical Association and has served as her district representative and on several committees. She looks forward to the future of the greatest profession in the world. Her motto has always been “lead to inspire” because she believes that we should all take every opportunity to better the world around us—no matter what we are passionate about.
Dr. Kara and her husband, Dr. Michael Lemmon, share their home with their daughter, three dogs and one cat. She enjoys riding motorcycles, hiking, camping, working in the yard, and doing anything that keeps her family outside in the fresh air.