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Best Veterinarians in Lincoln

Our Recommended Top 17

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Lincoln Veterinarians on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Lincoln, NE 68516

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4.9 (152)
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4.8 (21)
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5.0 (1)

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South Ridge Animal Clinic is a Lincoln animal care facility that prides itself on confident, professional, and compassionate healthcare and wellness services for pets. Owner Virginia L. Donovan, D.V.M. has treated pets at the clinic since 1999. Services include anesthesia, emergency care, hospice, laser therapy, nutritional counseling, parasite prevention, senior care, ultrasound, wellness exams, surgery, vaccinations, hydrotherapy, radiology, dental care, and more. The veterinarians treat dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, rabbits, and other small mammals.

Lincoln, NE 68502

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4.6 (72)
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4.9 (41)
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4.5 (4)

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Parkview Animal Hospital has been serving pets and their owners in Lincoln since 1983. Rick R. Sitzman, DVM has been treating feline and canine patients at the clinic for more than 30 years. Services include wellness exams, vaccinations, boarding, surgery, grooming, laser therapy, microchipping, in-house lab tests, and more. The company prides itself on compassionate, professional, and quality care.

Lincoln, NE 68526

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5.0 (23)
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5.0 (1)

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Vintage Height Veterinary Hospital is a pet care clinic in Lincoln that serves large and small dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, reptiles, and birds. The office is a recipient of the Angie’s List Super Service Award. Services include boarding, daycare, grooming, spay and neuter, declawing, surgery, dental care, and training.

Lincoln, NE 68506

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5.0 (9)
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3.5 (3)

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Antelope Creek Veterinary Healthcare Center, P.C. in Lincoln is a full-service companion animal hospital. Services include wellness exams, vaccinations, boarding, grooming, microchipping, ultrasounds, radiography, spay and neuter, declawing, general surgery, advanced dentistry, and more. The facility has an in-house laboratory and pharmacy. The clinic also hosts an adoption area for cats and kittens from the Capital Humane Society

6740 Woodland Boulevard, Hickman, NE 68372

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Woodland Veterinary Wellness provides animal care to clients in Hickman, Roca, Firth, and Lincoln. Services include wellness exams, vaccinations, annual screening tests, preventative medicine for parasites, supplements, consultations, grooming, and more. The clinic prides itself on caring, individualized service for puppies, kittens, dogs, and cats.

  • Equine Practice
  • Exotic Companion Mammal Practice

Lincoln, NE 68510

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3.0 (3)

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Jacobson Veterinary Clinic in Lincoln has been serving patients in the neighborhood since 2001. Dr. Jeff Jacobson has been practicing veterinary medicine since 1988. Services include medical treatments, surgery, dental care, orthopedic surgery, nutritional counseling, and preventative care. New patients are welcome. The clinic guarantees compassionate and committed care for cats and dogs.

  • Canine/Feline Practice

Lincoln, NE 68504

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5.0 (5)

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Superior Veterinary Care is a Lincoln veterinary office. Dr. Dan Otto is a member of American Veterinary Medical Association, Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association, and Kansas Veterinary Medical Association. Services include yearly wellness exam, heartworm test, vaccinations, nail trim, spay and neuter, X-Ray, dental cleaning, complete blood paneling, and more. Pet cremation services are also available.

Lincoln, NE 68517

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4.4 (20)
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5.0 (2)

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Hillcrest Animal Clinic in Lincoln is a full service equine and small animal veterinary facility. Services include preventative care, wellness exam, digital X-Rays, chiropractic, acupuncture, massage, herbal medicine, dentistry, and more. The veterinarians guarantee clients exceptional, dependable, friendly, and compassionate care.

Lincoln, NE 68502

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4.9 (35)
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4.0 (9)

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Pitts Veterinary Hospital, P.C. has been serving the Lincoln area since 1974. The six-doctor, full-service veterinary hospital provides wellness exams, vaccinations, microchipping, nutritional counseling, and more. The facility has an on-site pharmacy. Dr. Terry Pitts is a member of American Veterinary Medical Association and American Animal Hospital Association and guarantees its clients loving, individualized care.

Lincoln, NE 68521

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4.5 (709)
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4.5 (28)

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Belmont Veterinary Center has been serving the Lincoln community for nearly 30 years. The clinic is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association. The licensed veterinarians specialize in behavior consultations, boarding, daycare, dental care, euthanasia, grooming, laboratory services, laser surgery, laser therapy, microchipping, preventative medicine, radiology, and surgeries. Pocket pets and exotics are treated, in addition to cats and dogs.

Lincoln, NE 68507

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Bethany Animal Clinic is a full-service Lincoln veterinary clinic. Services include internal medicine, microchipping, specialized surgery, boarding, dental care, hospice and euthanasia, laser therapy, nutritional counseling, and radiology. The facility has fully stocked pharmacy on site and is equipped to care for dogs and cats. John M. Lionberger, DVM, Kaz Lionberger, DVM, and Peggy Martinez, DVM have nearly 70 years of combined experience in the veterinary field. The professional and courteous staff is committed to preventative health care, and educating owners about responsible pet care techniques.

Lincoln, NE 68522

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4.5 (7)
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4.9 (1)

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Vondra Veterinary Clinic is a Lincoln animal care facility. The clinic is a recipient of Lincoln’s Choice Award by Journal Star. The licensed veterinarians provide preventative health care, wellness exams, dental cleanings and extractions, boarding, surgery, orthopedic surgery, sedation and anesthesia, declawing, biopsies, obstetrics, grooming, and more. The company prides itself on quality and compassionate pet care.

Lincoln, NE 68510

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2.5 (3)

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Cotner Pet Care is a Lincoln animal clinic that serves clients throughout the community. Dr. Dan Otto is a member of American Veterinary Medical Association, Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association, and Kansas Veterinary Medical Association. Service include wellness exam, vaccinations, spay and neuter, X-Ray, cremation, grooming, and more. Feline and canine care are available. The clinic prides itself on caring, dedicated, and friendly care.

Lincoln, NE 68505

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3.5 (3)

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Capitol Animal Clinic is a full-service veterinary office in Lincoln that has been treating pets throughout the community since 1958. Owner Dr. Welty cares for small exotic animals, dogs, cats, and pocket pets. Services include preventative care, wellness care, laser surgery, digital radiography, ultrasound, dentistry, acupuncture, microchipping, nutritional counseling, and more. The facility has an in-house laboratory. The veterinarians guarantee caring and individualized treatments.

Gretna, NE 68028

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4.9 (21)

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Tender Care Animal Hospital in Gretna serves companion animals in and around the neighborhood. Owner Dr. Enita Larson is a licensed veterinary technician with more than 20 years of experience in the field, especially in geriatric medicine and ophthalmology. Services include preventative medicine and client education, dentistry, surgery, cardiology, gastroenterology, oncology, endocrinology, dermatology, senior care, nutritional consultations, behavioral consultations, boarding, grooming, and more.

Lincoln, NE 68516

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3.5 (26)

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Nebraska Animal Medical Center is a Lincoln pet care facility. Dr. Kent H. Forney is a member of American Animal Hospital Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, and Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association. Services include surgery, laparoscopy, wellness care, dental care, laser treatments, chemotherapy, radio-iodine treatment, behavior training, endoscopy, and more. The environmentally-friendly office recycles all paper, aluminum, plastic, and cardboard products and uses green products for cleaning and disinfecting.

Lincoln, NE 68521

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Highlands Animal Hospital in Lincoln has provided animal care in the community since 2003. Dr. Hal Smith has more than 20 years of experience in the veterinary field. Services include preventative care, dental care, surgery, microchipping, grooming, vaccinations, boarding, Emergency care, in-house laboratory and pharmacy, and hospitalization is also available

FAQs

  • Introduction

    If you're a pet owner, you're probably familiar with companion animal veterinarians. This type of vet is a general practitioner who provides preventative care, diagnosis, treatments, and surgical services for dogs, cats, and other common pets. Some vets specialize in the care of exotic animals, including birds, reptiles, amphibians, and pocket pets. There are veterinarians for livestock and large animals, too. These vets focus on providing care for cattle, horses, pigs, and other animals on the farm.

    Veterinarians can choose to specialize in areas such as nutrition, oncology, cardiology, and many others. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) currently recognizes more than 40 fields of study and 22 veterinary specialist organizations nationwide.
  • How often should I bring my pet in for an exam?

    This depends on the age of your pet. Ideally, puppies should have their first vet visit between six to eight weeks old, and kittens should see the vet within one week of bringing them home. Healthy adult animals need a checkup once per year. Vets recommend two exams per year for senior pets (age 10 and up).

  • What are the benefits of having my pet spayed or neutered?

    Aside from preventing unwanted pregnancy, sterilization has other benefits for pets. Spayed females won't go into heat, and they have a lower risk of developing ovarian cancer and mammary gland tumors. Neutering males reduces aggressive behavior, territorial marking, and roaming urges. It also eliminates the possibility of testicular cancer and can reduce the chance of prostate disease.

  • Should my pet be on heartworm medication?

    Dogs are very commonly affected by heartworm disease, so they should be on medication to prevent it all year long. Heartworm preventatives are available as topical “spot-on” medications, monthly chewable pills, and injections that are given every six to 12 months. Heartworms are less common in cats, but preventative medication is still recommended.

  • How often should my pets be vaccinated?

    In general, puppies and kittens need several types of vaccines every three to four weeks until they're 16 weeks old. Depending on the vaccine, your pet might need a booster shot every one to three years. Pets that are indoors-only may require fewer and less frequent vaccinations.

  • Are you supposed to brush your dog’s or cat’s teeth?

    Poor oral hygiene can lead to dental disease in animals as young as two to three years of age. To help prevent this, vets recommend that you brush your pet's teeth at least two to three times a week. Dogs and cats should also have a professional dental cleaning once per year.

  • Is it safe for my cat or dog to be vegan?

    According to the ASPCA, cats need a diet that's high in protein and taurine, which can only be found in meat and other animal products. They also struggle to digest carbohydrates from plants. Dogs can eat plants, but it's difficult to provide adequate nutrition for them on a vegan diet.