Dr. Nielsen received his undergraduate degree in biology at Buena Vista University before completing his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University College Of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. He and his wife moved and practiced in Las Vegas prior to returning back to the Midwest in 2014. His veterinary interests include small animal surgery, clinical pathology and internal medicine. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his daughter, helping is family on the farm in which he grew up, woodworking, and hiking with his family. He has a Vizsla named Kaiser who despite being 12 is crazy as ever.