Dr. Mike Koob started working at All Pet Complex in June, 1986.He received his DVM degree from Iowa State University in May, 1986.Dr Koob also has a BS in Fisheries and Wildlife Biology from Iowa State.Dr. Koob
has special interests in exotic pet medicine and surgery, on species such as ferrets, rabbits, small rodents, snakes, lizards, and turtles.In addition to routine procedures on these species, Dr Koob
has spayed or neutered iguanas, sugar gliders, rats, mice, and guinea pigs: descented skunks: and removed tumors on pet fish.Dr. Koob is actively involved with the local Animals in Distress Association, a volunteer-run wildlife rehabilitation group, and served on the board of Directors of the Idaho Humane Society.
"Enjoying Idaho's outdoors" is Dr. Koob's
favorite thing to do when not working.He
does this by camping, backpacking, fishing, golfing, and traveling.Family pets include Josie, a Labrador Retriever: Bernie; a Wirehaired Pointing Griffon: six cats; chickens; snakes; a salamander; and tropical fish.Dr. Koob's
family includes his
wife, Mel, who teaches at Boise State, plays numerous musical instruments, and runs marathons; son, Mark, a sophomore at Boise State who will led the tuba section in the Blue Thunder Marching Band at the Fiesta Bowl; son Matt, who runs cross-country and track, plays basketball, and the bassoon.