Katherine Queck, DVM, Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry, Owner

Dr. Queck opened The Carolinas Animal Hospital and Dental Clinic in 1993. A graduate of Iowa State University, she has performed advanced dental procedures on pets since 1986. In 1993, she became a Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry of which there are less than 100 members worldwide. She regularly speaks to veterinarians and animal affiliated groups in the Carolinas. She also presents scientific papers, conducts teaching laboratories, and provides continuing education for veterinary staff. Dr. Queck enjoys outdoor activities especially when they include her family & pets.


Kristin Scott, DVM, Diplomate American College of Veterinary Dentistry

A native of New York, Dr. Kristin Scott received her Biology degree from Cornell University and her Veterinary degree from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Scott spent the next 13 years at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, a premier, multi-specialty referral hospital in New Jersey.  She completed her residency in Veterinary Dentistry through the University of Pennsylvania while still working at Red Bank, and in 2015 became a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College.

Having just relocated to Charlotte, Dr. Scott and her family are already enjoying the warm weather, friendly people and wonderful family environment of Charlotte.  Dr. Scott is passionate about veterinary dentistry, teaching, and improving the health of her patients.  When she isn’t caring for patients, she loves spending time with her family, cooking, traveling, and singing in her band, The Docs of Rock.

Danielle Mendelsohn, VMD Practice Limited to Veterinary Dentistry

Dr. Danielle Mendelsohn is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed a one-year rotating internship in medicine and surgery at Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital in New York City. Following her internship, she worked as an emergency veterinarian in Manhattan before starting her residency in Dentistry & Oral Surgery. Dr. Mendelsohn recently moved to Charlotte, NC to complete her final year, of a 3 year residency training program with her mentor Dr. Kristin Scott (DAVDC). Her father and cousin are both human dentists. Dr. Mendelsohn and her fiancé James, have 2 rescue dogs, Mega and Pandora and a cat Nina.

Jessica Mack, DVM, Dental Specialty Intern

Dr. Jessica Mack graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. Dr. Mack joined HVDOS as a Dentistry Intern to advance her skills and knowledge in veterinary dentistry and prepare for further residency training.  Prior to joining our team, she practiced both large and small animal medicine and surgery in North Carolina.  When she is not studying or caring for patients, Dr. Mack enjoys rowing, yoga, and exploring Charlotte.  She has a border collie mix named Matilda and a pointer named Tripoli.