Neala Boyer


Clinical Associate Professor

Pet Tribute Professorship

DVM, DABVP (Canine and Feline Practice)


Education and Professional Training

  • FearFreetm Elite certified practitioner
  • Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Canine and Feline Practice)
  • DVM: University of Missouri
  • B.S. Biology: University of Nebraska-Lincoln


  • Small Animal General Medicine (4th year)
  • VCS 891C Applied Animal Behavior (2nd and 3rd year)
    • Small Animal Handling and Restraint
    • Noise and Storm Phobias
    • Feline Inappropriate Elimination
    • Separation Anxiety
  • DVM 710 Clinical Skills (1st year)
      • FearFreetm canine handling and restraint
      • FearFreetm feline handling and restraint


  • Routine wellness and preventative health
  • Evaluation of illness
  • Nutrition and weight management consultation

Special interests

  • Preventative care
  • Internal medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Cardiology
  • Behavior

Selected Publications