Dr. Hibler is originally from Houston. He attended Texas A&M University as an undergraduate and received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1984. He then spent one year at Louisiana State University in a small animal medicine and surgery internship. He is an author of scientific publications and occasionally speaks to interest groups. Dr. Hibler is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Texas Veterinary Medical Association, American Animal Hospital Association, and the American Association of Feline Practitioners. Dr. Hibler and his wife of 37 years, Marybeth, have two sons.