Dr. Mickley is board certified in avian medicine (ABVP-Avian) and has a special interest in small mammal and reptile medicine and surgery. She graduated from Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine. After veterinary college, Dr. Mickley completed a 1 year small animal medicine and surgery internship and a 2 year avian-exotic residency at Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston, MA. Before pursuing her dream of becoming a veterinarian, she was a licensed veterinary technician and graduated from Central Carolina Community College with an associate degree in veterinary technology.
Dr. Mickley has a zoo of her own including a Lesser Sulfer Crested Cockatoo, a Jack Russell terrier, a Scottish Fold cat, a domestic shorthair cat, a Blood Parrot Fish and last but not least, chickens! In her spare time, she likes spending time with her husband and family, being outdoors, exercising and photography.