Texas Tech University

Kyre Larrabee, DVM

Assistant Professor of Veterinary Practice

  • Email: kyre.larrabee@ttu.edu
  • Area of Expertise: Equine Sports Medicine, Small Animal Surgery, Wound Healing/Laceration Management, End-of-Life Care

About Me

Dr. Kyre Larrabee grew up in Southwest Kansas on her family's ranch where she developed a passion for horses and livestock. She has spent much of her life riding and competing in rodeos. While obtaining her veterinary degree from Oklahoma State University, Dr. Larrabee also served as President for the National Student American Veterinary Medical Association advocating for veterinary students, the veterinary profession, and animals. Dr. Larrabee graduated then completed an equine sports medicine and surgical internship under the mentorship of Dr. Amy J. Barnes, DVM, DACVS (LA) prior to joining a busy, mixed animal practice under the mentorship of Dr. Brian Gordzelik in Pampa, Texas. Dr. Larrabee enjoys spending her free time outdoors, traveling, and roping.


Dr. Larrabee's instruction will focus on clinical and professional skills for both small and large animal medicine and client communication for rural practice. She has particular interest in wound management, small animal surgery, small animal dermatology, equine sports medicine, and end-of-life care for our companion animals.


Dr. Larrabee is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Texas Veterinary Medical Association, High Plains Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Association of Equine Practitioners. She currently serves as the secretary of the High Plains Veterinary Medical Association for the Texas Panhandle.