Bethany Animal Clinic

Bethany Animal clinic is a full-service veterinary clinic located in Lincoln, Nebraska. The professional and courteous staff at Bethany Animal Clinic 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. Bethany Animal clinic 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 our more information about how Bethany Animal clinic can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.
  • Mon, Thu: 7:30am - 8:00pm
  • Tue, Wed, Fri:
  • 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Sat: 7:30am - 1:00pm
  • Sun: Closed
  • Dr. John M. Lionberger, DVM

    Veterinarian
    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 appointment every morning from 9:30 am-10: am and Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday evenings from 2:30 pm- 5:30 pm. Call to see if he works on Saturdays.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1993
    Education:
    Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
    Interests:
    Small Animal Surgery
  • Dr. Kaz Lionberger, DVM

    Veterinarian
    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.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1994
    Education:
    Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Dr. Peggy Martinez, DVM

    Veterinarian
    She is currently taking appointments Monday and Thursday evenings from 1:00 pm- 7:30 pm. She also takes appointments Wednesday mornings from 8:00 am- 2:15 pm. Call to see if she works on Saturdays.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1985
    Education:
    Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Meylin "Mey" Carrasquillo- L.V.T

    Licensed Veterinary Technician
    Mey is a Chicago, Illinois baby but raised in Omaha, Nebraska. Ever since she was little she knew she wanted to be in the animal field and helping animals be happy and healthy. She currently lives at home with her fiance, 2 dogs and 1 ferret. She often calls herself "The Crazy Schnauzer Lady". If she is not in the clinic you can usually find Mey spending time with her family, riding a bike or reading a good book.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2014
    Education:
    Nebraska College of Technical Agruiculture
    Interests:
    riding bikes, riding horses, watching Netflix and spending time at the dog park with all 3 of her furbabies
  • Jolene Grable- L.V.T

    Licensed Veterinary Technician
    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!
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2008
    Education:
    Vatterott College
  • Erin Crumb- L.V.T (part-time)

    Licensed Veterinary Technician 
    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.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2010
    Education:
    Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture
    Interests:
    taking care of her pets and chidren, cleaning and having "mommy time"
  • Simeone Benza- Veterinary Assistant

    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.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2015
  • James Lionberger- Veterinary Assistant

    James is the son of Dr. John and Dr. Kaz Lionberger. He enjoys gaming in all forms. He has a particular soft spot for Yorkies and the like.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
  • Morgan Bideaux- Veterinary Assistant

    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!
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
    Education:
    University of Nebraska at Lincoln
    Interests:
    elephants, cairn terriers, reading and having fun with friends
  • Ashley O'Brien-Spidel- Veterinary Assistant

    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. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
  • Brooke Bennett- Veterinary Assistant

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
    Education:
    University of Nebraska at Lincoln
  • Hannah Helms- Veterinary Assistant

    Hannah was born and raised on her family farm in Arapahoe, Nebraska. she aspires to work in the livestock industry when she graduates from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. She currently owns a German Shepard named Hunter.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
    Education:
    University of Nebraska at Lincoln