Niki was born and raised in Clayton. She started at Clayton Animal as a Veterinary Assistant in 2011 while attending North Carolina State University to pursue her bachelors is Zoology.

She, then continue her education at NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine where she graduated in May 2021. Dr. Archer lives in Raleigh with her two kitties Leo and Lola. In her spare time, she enjoys running on the trails of Umstead State Park and spending time with friends. She is excited to return to her family at Clayton Animal Hospital and looks forward to meeting and building relationships with all her future patients and clients.