Dr. Michael Likes was born and raised in Tahoe City with his younger brother and sister. He attended the University of Nevada Reno (GO PACK) where he received his Bachelor of Science. He then went on to earn his degree in veterinary medicine from the University of Missouri in 1990. After graduating he has spent most of his time in Southern Nevada and the central Oregon coast before deciding to return to Reno/Sparks area to be with family and enjoy all the activities our city has to offer. His professional interests included dentistry and geriatric medicine. In his free time Dr. Likes enjoyed spending time with his adopted dogs Rudy, Ginger, and Gumdrop, working on home improvement projects, and training in advanced scuba diving techniques.
He passed away in October of 2017 and is remembered for his ability to provide quality care to emergency appointments, while tending expertly to his hospitalized patients. He is deeply missed everyday by his former assistant, Amber, the staff at Baring and his beloved family.
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