Belle Nibblett


Dr. Nibblett is a small animal internal medicine specialist (Diplomat American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine) and associate veterinarian at Oregon Veterinary Referral Associates in Springfield, Oregon. She has a long standing interest in behavior and the human animal bond and has recently been involved in research measuring stress in dogs and cats as well as in education research.

Recent publications:
Grigg, E.K., Nibblett, B.M., Sacks, B.N., Hack, Rachel, Serpell, J.A., Hart, L. (2016) Genetic and behavioral characteristics of the St. Kitts ‘island dog’. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 178, 88-95.

Shell LG, Berezowski J, Rishniw M, Nibblett BM, Kelly P. Clinical and Breed Characteristics of Idiopathic Head Tremor Syndrome in 291 Dogs: A Retrospective Study. Vet Med Int. 2015:165463. doi: 10.1155/2015/165463. Epub 2015 Apr 30.

Nibblett BM, Pereira MM, Williamson JA, Sithole F., Validation of a Model for Teaching Canine Fundoscopy., J Vet Med Educ. 2015 Summer;42(2):133-9. doi: 10.3138/jvme.1014.100R. Epub 2015 May 7.

Nibblett BM, Ketzis JK, Grigg EM, Comparison of stress exhibited by cats examined in a clinic versus a home setting. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, Volume 173, December 2015, Pages 68–75

Grigg EK, Pick L, Nibblett B., Litterbox preference in domestic cats: covered versus uncovered. J Feline Med Surg. 2013; 15(4) 280-284.