About Polaris Veterinary Center
Pardon our dust! We've recently moved to an all-new, state-of-the-art facility tailor-made for us, but we're still the same friendly staff and full-service clinic you know and love. Come see us today!
Polaris Veterinary Center is a full-service veterinary clinic located in Lincoln, Nebraska. The professional and courteous staff at Polaris Veterinary Center seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients.
We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Polaris Veterinary Center strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Lincoln, Nebraska and surrounding areas.
Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out more information about how Polaris Veterinary Center can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.
Dr. John M. Lionberger, DVMVeterinarianYears in Practice:
Iowa State University, College of Veterinary MedicineInterests:
Small Animal Surgery
Dr. John has called Lincoln home most of his life. He always wanted to be a veterinarian and enjoys working with animals and the people who come with them. Spare time finds him working in his shop, or riding a bicycle.
He currently is taking appointments Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday mornings from 9:30 am-10: am and Tuesday, and Friday evenings from 2:30 pm- 5:30 pm.
Dr. Kaz Lionberger, DVMVeterinarianYears in Practice:
Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Kaz has a lifelong love of animals and finds great satisfaction in caring for them. She spent several years doing relief work for Lincoln and Omaha area veterinarians until she and Dr. John purchased Bethany Animal Clinic in 2000. Dr. Kaz does our ultrasounds and has an interest in acupuncture and laser therapy. Dr. Kaz enjoys gardening, walks, and traveling.
Dr. Peggy Martinez, DVMVeterinarianYears in Practice:
Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
She is currently taking appointments Monday and Thursday evenings from 1:00 pm- 7:30 pm. She also takes appointments on Saturdays.
Dr. Kim French, DVM
Years in Practice: 10
Education: Oregon State University
Jolene Grable- L.V.TLicensed Veterinary TechnicianYears in Practice:
Jolene was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska.While in Technician school she was working as a kennel assistant. She graduated from Vatterott in 2008. she currently owns a black Lab, Basset Hound, and Great Dane! She just got married this past summer and has a beautiful baby girl!
Erin Crumb- L.V.TLicensed Veterinary TechnicianYears in Practice:
Nebraska College of Technical AgricultureInterests:
Taking care of her pets and children, cleaning and having "mommy time"
Erin was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska. She graduated in 2010 from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture. She currently owns 2 dogs, 1 cat, and 3 mice. Erin really enjoys spending time with her family. She has 2 two-legged kids and her devoted husband.
Wendy Blake, LVTLicensed Veterinary Technician
Years in Practice: 30
Education: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Simeone Benza- Veterinary Assistant
Years in Practice: 8
Simeone was born in Lincoln, Nebraska. She is probably one of the first faces or voices you will hear in the clinic and over the phone. She has a deep love for anything animal and loves to spend her time with her two cats named Edison and Frank.
Morgan Bideaux- Veterinary AssistantYears in Practice:
of Nebraska at LincolnInterests:
elephants, cairn terriers, reading and having fun with friends
Morgan was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska. She is currently attending the University of Nebraska in Lincoln to pursue becoming a Veterinarian. She has a strong love for elephants and anything Cairn Terriers. She grew up with Cairns her whole life and currently owns 2!
Ashley O'Brien-Spidel- Veterinary AssistantYears in Practice:
Ashley was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska. She was a former groomer and wanted a change of pace and decided to be a Veterinary Assistant. She aspires to pursue her degree to become a Veterinary Technician. she enjoys spending the day with her 3 two-legged babies and her 2 four-legged babies.
Erin WeaverYears in Practice:
of Nebraska at Lincoln
Angelica DampYears in Practice:
of Nebraska at Lincoln
Brooke Bennett- Veterinary AssistantYears in Practice:
of Nebraska at Lincoln
James Lionberger- I.T. and Webmaster
Years in Practice: 6
James is the son of Dr. John and Dr. Kaz Lionberger. He enjoys gaming in all forms. His favorite dogs are large breeds, but he had a Maltese growing up.