Niklos Weber, DVM, is a double board-certified Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in Avian Practice and Canine and Feline Practice and has over 20 years of experience as a veterinarian.
He worked locally as an associate veterinarian in Paradise, California for six years before he acquired Whispering Pines with Rich Gingery, Jr. in February 2006. He has been a specialist in Avian Practice since 2007 and in Canine and Feline practice since 2001. Prior to that, he did an internship for one year at Michigan Veterinary Specialists in Southfield, Michigan. Before the internship he worked for three years as an associate at Bloomington Veterinary Hospital in Bloomington, Minnesota.
He graduated in June 1995 from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and has had numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals; many invited lectures at local, national and international conferences; and is the editor of the Journal of the North Valley Veterinary Medical Association. Before veterinary school, he grew up in Southfield, MI (a suburb of Detroit) and attended the University of Michigan. Go Blue!
Dr. Weber is a member of the Association of Avian Veterinarians and the Association of Amphibian and Reptilian Veterinarians. He is also very active in the credentials, appeals and examination committees for the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP). As of June 2018 is a member of the ABVP Council of Regents, having accepted appointment as the Chairperson of the Appeals Committee.
He frequently attends and occasionally gives lectures at continuing education conferences including various UC Davis conferences, the AAV Annual Conference and the Western Veterinary Conference. Dr. Weber’s hobbies include orienteering (where he is nationally ranked), endurance running, raising racing pigeons, playing racquetball, and playing bass guitar.
He and his family share their home with three feline fur-children, chickens, pygmy goats, desert and Russian tortoises and an angora rabbit.