Kris Covert

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Kris Covert
Medical Director
Dr. Covert started her veterinary career as a veterinary assistant/technician for 13 years working in various general practices and specialty hospitals in Maryland and Georgia before returning to school to pursue her true passion of becoming a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.

She graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary medicine in 2008, completing her clinical rotations at the University of Pennsylvania. After graduation, she completed a Large Animal Ophthalmology internship at New Bolton Center prior to moving back to Maryland in order to complete a rotating – emergency, surgical and medicine internship at Friendship Hospital for Animals in Washington D.C. The last 7 years were spent working at a small animal practice in Maryland prior to joining the team here at Pikesville Animal Hospital.

She lives on a small farm, with her husband Joe, a tripod Jack Russell named Morley, a lab mix Ruben and three cats Foster, Jessie and Louie. In her spare time, she spends time with her rescue horse, Elliott. They enjoy trail rides, competing in eventing and being ambassadors for Days End Farm Horse Rescue (, where she adopted Elliott in 2006.


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  • "Best vet, hands down! They are compassionate and truly care for animals."
    Alexander P.
  • "Great staff. Great Doctors. Great care! Can't say enough good things!"
    Ed S.
  • "I don't have enough positive words to say about Pikesville Animal Hospital. Dr. Zumpano and his crew are top notch, and they all clearly love our pets, and above and beyond that, know what they are doing! Best Veterinary Clinic in the state!"
    Natasha G.
  • "[They] were the most professional staff ever as they worked with my doggie for over 3 months to guide her through the healing process. From welcoming, attentive front office staff, to the care and support from the professionals, ALL made for the most positive experience."
    Mamie H.
  • "Dr. Zumpano and all the staff at Pikesville Animal Hospital are wonderful. Expert professionals motivated by their obvious compassion and love for animals - best possible combination! Will definitely continue bringing all of my pets here."
    Kim P.