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Veterinarian Editor (DVM)

Dr. Nia Perkins, DVM (Vet)


Graduated from Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine, USA

20+ years of veterinary experience


About

Nia grew up in Chicago and dreamed of becoming a veterinarian since she was a child. She is currently a relief veterinarian in the Atlanta area and has also found a new passion. Through her business, My Vetamorphosis, she provides coaching for veterinarians who are ready to make a career transition. Outside of work, you can find her spending time with her teenage son and family, baking all things sweet, loving on her doggy nephews, and traveling.

Education

Dr. Nia graduated from Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002, receiving her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM). ,

Experience

Nia's been a veterinarian for over 20 years and has practiced in various settings including private practice, emergency, shelter medicine, and telehealth. She also owned a mobile vet service and a small animal and exotics hospital in Alexandria Virginia.

Articles from Dr. Nia Perkins, DVM (Vet)

Recent articles

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5 Best Ramps and Stairs for Dachshunds – 2024 Reviews & Top Picks

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Written by Chelsea, Approved by Dr. Nia Perkins, DVM (Vet)

Feb 1, 2024 - 7 min read

cat vomit on the floor

Why Did My Cat Throw Up? 7 Vet-Reviewed Reasons

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Written by Melissa, Approved by Dr. Nia Perkins, DVM (Vet)

Jan 19, 2024 - 5 min read

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3 Common Abyssinian Cat Health Problems (Vet-Reviewed)

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Written by Kristin, Approved by Dr. Nia Perkins, DVM (Vet)

Feb 15, 2024 - 6 min read

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Is Pilea Toxic to Cats? Keeping Your Cat Safe

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Written by Kristin, Approved by Dr. Nia Perkins, DVM (Vet)

Nov 1, 2023 - 6 min read

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How to Make Homemade Cat Wipes (4 Methods)

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Written by Nicole, Approved by Dr. Nia Perkins, DVM (Vet)

Jan 18, 2024 - 4 min read

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How to Make Homemade Mosquito Repellent for Cats: Vet-Appoved Ingredients

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Written by Kristin, Approved by Dr. Nia Perkins, DVM (Vet)

Jan 26, 2024 - 6 min read

Husky dog poops on walk in park

Why Is My Dog’s Poop Watery? Possible Reasons & What to Do

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Written by Nicole, Approved by Dr. Nia Perkins, DVM (Vet)

Feb 9, 2024 - 7 min read

Gardenias Poisonous

Are Gardenias Poisonous To Cats? Vet-Approved Risks & Facts

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Written by Nicole, Approved by Dr. Nia Perkins, DVM (Vet)

Jan 26, 2024 - 4 min read

Morning Glories

Are Morning Glories Poisonous to Cats? Vet-Approved Risks & Facts

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Written by Nicole, Approved by Dr. Nia Perkins, DVM (Vet)

Feb 2, 2024 - 8 min read

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Is Dawn Dish Soap Safe for Cats? Vet-Reviewed Safety Facts

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Written by Nicole, Approved by Dr. Nia Perkins, DVM (Vet)

Jan 29, 2024 - 8 min read

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Why Won’t My Dog Poop? 11 Vet-Reviewed Reasons

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Written by Nicole, Approved by Dr. Nia Perkins, DVM (Vet)

Nov 5, 2023 - 8 min read

Veterinarian examining teeth of a persian cat

My Cat Lost a Tooth, What to Do? Vet-Approved Facts & Tips

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Written by Nicole, Approved by Dr. Nia Perkins, DVM (Vet)

Jan 26, 2024 - 7 min read

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Are Yucca Plants Poisonous To Cats? What You Need to Know

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Written by Oliver, Approved by Dr. Nia Perkins, DVM (Vet)

Jan 14, 2024 - 5 min read

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6 Homemade Cat Birthing Boxes You Can Make Today (With Pictures)

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Written by Hallie, Approved by Dr. Nia Perkins, DVM (Vet)

Jan 22, 2024 - 4 min read

Can Cats Eat ketchup

Can Cats Eat Ketchup? Vet-Reviewed Nutrition Facts

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Written by Misty, Approved by Dr. Nia Perkins, DVM (Vet)

Feb 9, 2024 - 5 min read

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