Dr. Larry Nieman

DVM, Fear Free Elite Certified® Mobile Veterinarian

Owner/CEO/Clinician


Dr. Larry Nieman founded Neighborhood Vets Mobile Care in 2018 after beShortcutsing in the veterinary industry since 1975, when he graduated from Oklahoma State University. He first graduated with his Bachelors in Veterinary Science in 1971, later graduating with his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 1975. 

He has extensive clinical experience, having worked as the owner and hospital director for Animal Medical Clinic in Edmond, Oklahoma, a multi-location, AAHA Accredited practice, from 1977-2000. He was also a City Veterinarian in Edmond for K-9 Police Dogs and Animal Shelter from 1978-2000. In 2000, he became the Chef of Staff for New Haven Central Hospital until 2002 when he became the Chief of Staff for Foxon Veterinary Hospital. From 2004 to 2015, he became an owner of a Banfield Hospital, eventually moving on to creating Neighborhood Vets Mobile Care. 

In addition to his time and degrees garnered from Oklahoma State University, he also graduated from Purdue University's AAHA Veterinary Management Institute in 1998. He was a graduate of Practice Builders Brand Identity in 1988 and Sterling Management Systems in 1989. Every year he partakes in over 30 hours of Continuing Education and has been since 1975. Dr. Nieman also extensive experience in orthopedics and soft tissue surgeries. 

Dr. Nieman has been a part of the Central Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association, Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association, Connecticut Veterinary Medical Association, Kansas Veterinary Medical Association, Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, American Animal Hospital Association, American Boarding Kennels Association, Alpha Psi Veterinary Professional Fraternity, and Beta Theta Pi Social Fraternity

When he isn't driving around to care for his clients, he and his wife, Joan, love to escape to The Vickers Ranch in Lake City, Colorado where they have a home that looks out over 18 miles of the Continental Divide. He adores fly fishing and skeet shooting. He enjoys working with churches in his community to raise funds to build facilities that provide community services. He has a son who is an executive in the automotive industry. His son, daughter-in-law and 2 grandchildren are the reasons that brought him to the Kansas City area. Both grandchildren are top team players in competitive soccer. While he and Joan do not have any pets at the moment, they have been pet owners since marrying in 1971 and their Bobkitty lived to be 27 years and 5 months old!