Lori Nichols, DVM (General Practice)

Dr. Lori Nichols graduated from the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2017.  She is originally from Mississippi but has practiced in Florida since graduation.  She joined SPCA Tampa Bay in July 2019.  Her professional interests include feline medicine, shelter medicine, endocrinology and soft tissue surgery.  Dr. Nichols enjoys fostering kittens and (a few) became “foster failures,” who still live with her and Britt, her feline-loving boyfriend.  The current number of cat housemates varies depending on the season, but they range from geriatric (Solo & Boochi) to youthful (Odo & Bowser), to name a few.  She also has a dog named Poppy, who enjoys the warm weather.  Her hobbies include painting, gardening, amateur decorating and collecting tacky cat art.