Dr. Kim Bonaventure grew up in Lake Charles, Louisiana. She completed her undergraduate studies at LSU in 1996, received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from LSU SVM in 2001, and her Certification in Veterinary Acupuncture from the Chi Institute in Reddick, Florida in 2015. Dr. Bonaventure is currently enrolled at the Chi Institute in the Chinese Herbal Therapy program. Dr. Bonaventure is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Baton Rouge Area Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Association of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Bonaventure and her husband David reside in New Roads with their 3 children Andrew, Kate, and Emily, and their yellow lab Girlfriend, their cat Pearl, and guinea pig Sarah Bacon. Both Dr. Bonaventure and her husband are actively involved in their children's many extracurricular activities. She is a coach for Girls on the Run, Girl Scout Leader for both of the girls' troops, and is Advancement Coordinator for her son's Boy Scout patrol. Her husband is involved as a coach for the numerous sports teams. They are members of St Mary of False River Catholic Church.
Dr Bonaventure has many small hobbies, but mostly enjoys spending time with family and friends, running, and YOLO boarding.