Henry River Mobile Veterinary Services strives to serve your large animal and small animal veterinary needs. We are avaliable by appointment during the week and also will accept emergencies any time of the day in order to serve our clients and supply the best veterinary care for your animals.
Henry River Mobile Veterinary Services
Henry River Mobile Veterinary Services was established in July 2014 by Dr. Nikki Schweizer. She had just completed her internship and wanted to move back to her hometown of Hickory, NC. The mobile practice works out of Dr. Nikki's residence, but she also partners with other clinics in order to perform small ruminant surgeries under sterile conditions.
At Henry River, we understand that pets are family and strive to help your family members get the care they need as soon as they need it; therefore, we are available by appt during the week and also will accept emergencies both during the week and on the weekends.
Nikki Schweizer, DVM
Dr. Nikki grew up in Hickory, NC. She went to college at North Carolina State University where she double majored in Animal Science and German. During her time at school she rode on the NC State Dressage Team, served as president of the club and went to Nationals twice! She then attended Veterinary School at NC State tracking in Food Animal medicine. Upon graduation she completed a Ruminant health and Reproduction Internship at NC State in June 2014.
In her free time she enjoys spending time with her son Max & truck dog Cooper, riding her horse Rea, who is famous in her own right because she is totally blind. She enjoys hiking with her husband Justin.
Cathy Mittenson, DVM
Cathy Mittenson is a graduate of NC State College of Veterinary Medicine where she focused on large animal medicine with a focus in equine health, but enjoys working with all species. In addition to her traditional veterinary education, Cathy has completed her acupuncture certification & chiropractic certification. Cathy is a graduate of Duke University with a double major in biology and environmental science as well as a Masters in Management Studies. She has settled in Hickory and has started her own small farm of goats & horses. She lives with her husband, 3 cats, Noodle, Pumba, Bert and 2 dogs Rigatoni & Meatball. In her spare time, she enjoys horseback riding, cooking, and spending time outdoors with her family.
Marisa is our amazing technician that keeps us safe and makes us more efficient. We don't know what we would do without her in the practice and can't even remember how we did it without her! She is a local to Connelly Springs and in her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and their two children, horseback riding, hiking & camping.