Meet our Doctors

All professionals at Kind Care Animal Hospital maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the veterinary field.

Dr. Robin U. Livingston

Dr. Livingston is a graduate of the University of Georgia Veterinary School and also did her undergraduate work there. She is a native of the D.C. area, but has resided in the North Myrtle Beach area since her high school days. She opened Kind Care Animal Hospital in June of 1996. Dr. Livingston and her husband have 3 children.

 

Dr. Kimberlee Stengel

Dr. Stengel, a Myrtle Beach native, graduated with a BS in Animal Industries from Clemson University in 1992. She attended Tuskagee University School of Veterinary Medicine and received her DVM in 1997. She joined the Kind Care family in 1999. She completed the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS) course in 2001 and is happy she can add this modality to help her patients. Dr. Stengel enjoys camping with her husband, Glenn, children (Jake and Abby), and their dog, Zeke.

 

Dr. Mindy Newman

Dr. Newman joined the Kind Care Family in 2002. She grew up in Charlotte, NC and received her undergraduate degree from UNC-Chapel Hill. After graduating from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Newman practiced in Massachusetts for twelve years. She is IVAS certified in veterinary acupuncture. She and her husband currently live in Loris with their 2 dogs and 4 cats.

 

Dr. Alison Carroll

Dr. Carroll grew up in Richardson, Texas, near Dallas. She received her DVM from Texas A&M University Veterinary School in 2005. She has been coming to the Myrtle Beach area to visit her grandparents since she was a little girl and has always loved the Grand Strand. So, after she graduated veterinary school she moved down and joined the Kind Care family in June of 2005. Dr. Carroll's goal as a veterinarian is to treat all of her patients like she would her own pets and to the best of her ability. She loves all aspects of veterinary medicine, but particularly enjoys internal medicine. In her spare time, Dr. Carroll enjoys reading and spending time with family, her husband Bo, two sons Mikey & Keegan, and two loving dogs Izzie and Ernie.

 

Dr. Mike Marino

Dr. Mike was born and raised in Pennsylvania (GO EAGLES!). He attended West Chester University, where he earned a bachelors degree in biology with a concentration in microbiology in 1997. He then worked for several years in research, where he eventually met his wife, Carolyn. Dr. Mike felt God calling him in a different career path and in 2005 he was admitted into Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Mike and Carolyn married two months prior to school starting, and moved away from all of their friends and family. It was worth it in the end. Dr. Mike achieved his goal of becoming a veternarian in 2009, and is looking forward to a long career in veterinary medicine. Dr. Mike joined the Kind Care family in July of 2015. He and his wife have two daughters, Bethany and Tiffany, and one son, Joshua. They also have three furry children: 2 dogs (Henry and Bud) and 1 cat (Maggie).

 

Dr. Tom Walsh

Dr. Walsh is originally from Charlotte, North Carolina. He completed his undergraduate work at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill... Go HEELS! He earned his DVM from St. Matthews University School of Veterinary Medicine. He practiced in Utah for the last year and a half before relocating back to the east coast. His special interests in veterinary medicine include orthopedics, physical therapy, and general surgery. In his free time, Dr. Walsh prefers to enjoy the outdoors. Some of his hobbies include hiking, running, skiing, fishing, swimming, and boating. He has been married for 22 years and has one son who is a student at NC State University. He has three pets: his beloved yellow labrador, Chloe, a boxer-mix named Annie, and a coonhound named Blue.