Dr. Linda Kent was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida. Animals were always a significant part of her childhood and becoming a veterinarian was her aspiration. She received her B.S. in Biology from Wake Forest University and continued on to veterinary school at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Kent worked as an associate vet in Atlanta, Georgia for four years following graduation and subsequently returned to North Carolina to reside in Holly Springs. She has been with Academy East Veterinary Hospital since 2007. Dr. Kent enjoys spending time with her husband, three children, and their dog Tessie.