Pine Belt Veterinary Hospital and Kennel

7436 US Hway 49 North
Hattiesburg, MS 39402


Our Large Animal Doctors

Kale HattenKale Hatten

Dr. Kale Hatten is one of our large animal veterinarians here at Pine Belt Veterinary Hospital and Kennel. He graduated from Mississippi State University May of 2015 and began his Veterinary career at Pine Belt Veterinary Hospital June of 2015.

Dr. Hatten has a passion for reproductive medicine such as In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and embryo transfer in cattle and Artificial Insemination (AI) in cattle, dogs, and horses. He also has special interests in bovine and herd health, swine medicine and small animal orthopedics.

When Dr. Hatten is not working at Pine Belt, he enjoys playing with his children, Hallie and Archie, spending time his wife, Regan, contributing to his family’s commercial cow-calf operation, and being active at Temple Baptist Church.

Dr. Lowell Rogers and Karen RogersDr. Lowell Rogers and Karen Rogers

Drs. Lowell and Dr. Karen Rogers established Pine Belt Veterinary Hospital and Kennel in 1983. Dr. Lowell is a 1981 graduate of Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1981, and Dr. Karen followed in 1983.

In 1996, Drs. Karen and Lowell Rogers were named Alumni Fellows for the College of Veterinary Medicine by the Mississippi State University Alumni Association, and they were named Young Veterinary Practitioners of the Year by the Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association in the 1980's.

In 1996, Dr. Lowell Rogers was appointed to serve a 5-year term on the Mississippi State Board of Veterinary Medicine by Governor Kirk Fordice. His interests in veterinary medicine are very diverse and include beef cattle medicine, small ruminant medicine, equine reproduction, and small animal orthopedics and ultrasound. He is a fifth-generation livestock producer and maintains a herd of Gelbvieh cows.  He is an active member of the American Gelbvieh Association (AGA), and is currently serving on the AGA Executive Board. He is a past president of the Mississippi Gelbvieh Association. 

Dr. Karen Rogers has a special touch for felines and has raised and shown purebred cats in the Cat Fancier's Association (CFA) and The International Cat Association (TICA) as a hobby.  Her Havana Browns have won many prestigious titles and have been featured in numerous publications.  She has also served on the CFA Breed Council for Havana Browns.

Both Drs Lowell and Karen enjoy being grandparents to three adorable grandchildren.

Stephen CampbellStephen Campbell

Dr. Stephen Campbell grew up on a poultry and cattle farm in Collins, MS. Obtaining an early, hard work ethic helping on the farm sparked an early interest in animal husbandry and care.

Dr. Campbell is a graduate of Simpson Academy and obtained his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Mississippi State University in 2018. Upon graduation, he worked at a clinic in Pike County and in February 2021 joined the Pine Belt family. Dr. Campbell enjoys all aspects of large animal medicine and also companion animal reproduction.

In his free time, he enjoys being outdoors and spending time with family. He and his wife reside in Hattiesburg and attend Temple Baptist Church.