Small Animal Clinical Sciences Faculty

Michael T. Nappier, DVM, Diplomate ABVP

Assistant Professor
Community Practice
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


  • 2005
    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
    The Ohio State University
    Columbus, OH
  • 2001
    Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry
    The Ohio State University
    Columbus, OH

Board Certification

2012 - American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, Canine/Feline Practice

Professional Experience

  • 2015-present
    Assistant Professor, Community Practice
    VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2005-2015
    Managing Associate Veterinarian
    Westlake Animal Hospital
    Westlake, OH

Professional Memberships

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Virginia Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Board of Veterinary Practitioners
  • American Association of Feline Practitioners
  • American Veterinary Dental Society

Professional Interests

  • Low stress handling/low stress veterinary visits
  • Cat friendly practices
  • Minimally invasive surgery