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We devote ourselves to being knowledgeable and progressive through continuing education and veterinary relationships. In this way, your pet will receive the most up-to-date and thorough medicine, while ensuring confidence in your pet's care.

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Welcome to Optimum Veterinary Medical Group, PC

Your Veterinarian in Lincoln,NE

Call us at 402-466-1383. Pet Emergency? Read no further and call us right away!

If you live in Lincoln or the surrounding area, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Dr. Gealow is a licensed veterinarian, treating all types of pets and animals. Your pet's health and well being is very important to us and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.

Optimum Veterinary Medical Group, PC is a full service animal hospital and will take both emergency cases as well as less urgent medical, surgical, and dental issues. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and a very calm environment so your pet can look forward to meeting his or her own Lincoln veterinarian.

We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question call 4024661383 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Lincoln veterinarian office is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. 

At Optimum Veterinary Medical Group, PC, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Gealow and the staff of Optimum Veterinary Medical Group, PC

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Testimonials

  • "Dr. Ruppert your bedside manner is the best ever you made an already stressful day and time a little easier. Thanks to both you and our regular vet Dr. Mulder."
    Taylor H - Lincoln, NE
  • "I felt like "I" was being pampered when I walked into Optimum Pet Health! Candles lit..clean..friendly & my little "Chevy" for the 1st time in 5 years didn't start shaking when Dr. Ruppert examined him. We didn't want to leave...so we bought some of Dr. Ruppert's Honey & enjoyed ourselves! What a great experience! Thank you to all the staff & Dr. Ruppert for the welcoming & pleasant visit. We'll never go any place else, for sure! :)"
    Linda McKenna-Marsh
  • "My husband and I really trust Dr. Ruppert with all our fur babies, three cats and two dogs and he is amazing with all of them!"
    Shannon McIntire
  • "Dr Ruppert is amazing! We've been able to get in at a moments notice for appointments. Great bedside manner with our dogs! They made me a believer with their acupuncture treatments, as I was skeptical at first, but no more! I firmly believe Dr R saved our dog's life!"
    Amy P.
  • "I love this vet clinic! We have been going there for years Dr. Ruppert is the best. Very caring. He really loves his patients. I would HIGHLY recommend this vet."
    Tammy Atchley - Kubitz
  • ""With Dr. Gealow in charge of our dogs' health, we will have those muddy paw prints and dog hair accessories for a long time!""
    Julie B. - Lincoln, NE

Our Location

Clinic Hours

East Lincoln Clinic Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-2:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

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