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Dr. James Nicolas
James Nicolas, DVM
Dr. Nicolas grew up in Iron Mountain Michigan. He attended Northern Michigan University for two years. He earned his B.S. Degree in Biology from Michigan State University. In 1976 he earned his DVM degree from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He moved back to Iron Mountain upon graduating and started his career in veterinary medicine by joining the Iron Mountain Animal Hospital.
Dr. Nicolas is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Animal Hospital Association, and the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association
He has volunteered many hours serving on the board of Wildlife Unlimited of Dickinson County for the past 30 years, including past-president. He also served 15 years on the Fume Lake Board of Dickinson County, as well as on the Board of the Almost Home Animal Shelter.
His interests outside of work include skiing, snowmobiling, hunting, and great-lakes fishing. Dr. Nicolas lives in Iron Mountain with his wife, Mary Jean. They have two grown children, one granddaughter, and one grandson.