Upon his return from his two year Church Mission to Jamaica, Dr Kennedy enrolled at BYU for his undergraduate degree. While at BYU he met and married his wife, Jammie. They have been married for 30 years. Upon graduating from BYU with a BS in Animal Science, he and Jammie moved to Davis, CA where he earned his degree in Veterinary Medicine, specializing in Large Animals, mainly dairy cows. While at UC Davis Dr. Kennedy and Jammie welcomed their first child. At Davis, prior to graduation, Dr Kennedy interviewed with Herd Health Management to join their growing business. He has been with Herd Health Management for 27 plus years and has loved almost every minute, the exceptions being the occasional injuries that come with “doctoring” large animals.
Dr. Kennedy has established a reputation as an expert in dairy record analysis, reproductive management and calf programs, mastitis, dairy welfare issues, and training programs for dairy workers. Because of his knowledge he is now consults and is licensed in Arizona, New Mexico, Missouri, Nebraska, and California. He is a current member of AVMA, AABP, NMC, DCRC, DCHA and DCWC.
In Dr Kennedy’s spare time, of which he has very little, does not understand the concept of ‘free time’. He enjoys learning about and expanding his knowledge about the history of WWII and has a special interest in the Pacific theater of operations. He has a wide range of interests, put anything in front of him and he will read it and remember it.
Dr Kennedy is family oriented and enjoys spending time with his wife and children, of which he has three grown children. He, especially enjoys doing family activities, being in his church, traveling, and camping. He and his family reside in Mesa, AZ.