Dr. 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.