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If you live in Lexington or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Overton Veterinary Services, LLC has been located in Overton, NE for 50 years and has provided valuable veterinary services to the community and surrounding areas. Why?? Simple. Because we live it. Because beyond all of our education ,training and experience we are we are pet parents first.

Our veterinary practice also specializes in cow/calf production, back-grounding stocker cattle, feedlot consulting & production, and large animal nutritional services. The clinic also provides equine and small animal services.

Overton Veterinary Services, LLC is a full service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. We have years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. At Overton Veterinary Services, LLC our focus is on making trips to the vet a positive experience for everyone.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (308) 324-7202 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Lexington veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- and you can find directions on our Contact Us page!

At Overton Veterinary Services, LLC, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Lexington Veterinarian | Overton Veterinary Services, LLC | (308) 324-7202

75348 Road 440
Lexington, NE 68850

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Meet Our Team

  • Dr.
    John Lawton

    I grew up in Grand Island NE and graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1994 with a B.S. in Veterinary Science.  I earned my D.V.M. from Kansas State University in 1998.   I am Certified in Veterinary Medical Acupuncture and also Veterinary Chiropractic.  I enjoy general mixed animal practice and the challenges of equine lameness.  My wife, Lorna and I have 3 kids Abby, Kiley and Cort.  We spend most of our free time following our kids as they enjoy riding and rodeoing.

  • Dr.
    Jared Walahoski

    I am a native of Elyria, NE and graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1998 with a B.S in Animal Science.  I received my D.V.M. from Kansas State University in 2002.  My wife, Kristine, and I have three sons, Spencer, Parker and Grant, and two daughters, Paige and Meg.  My practice interests include feedlot and cow/calf health and management, and companion animal wellness.  I enjoy being outdoors and watching the Huskers.

  • Dr.
    Lance Kizer

    I obtained my undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska and my DVM degree from Kansas State in 1994. My practice interests include bovine embryo transfer and cow/calf production medicine. My wife Sue and I have 3 kids, Logan, Taylor and Braden.

  • Dr.
    Eliot Linsenmeyer

    I hail from Lincoln, NE and graduated from Kansas State University in 2010. Upon graduation, I practiced at a predominantly cow-calf practice in Steele, North Dakota. I joined OVS to be closer to family and to practice more feedlot medicine. My wife, Christa, and I have two sons, Levi and Caleb.

  • Dr.
    Austin Pierce

    I grew up in the Sumner-Eddyville-Miller area and graduated from SEM. I received my DVM from Iowa State in May of 2021. I started at OVS in June 2021. I enjoy all aspects of a mixed animal practice and in my spare time love to travel and be outside with my wife.

  • Scott Hinrichs

    I grew up in Kearney, NE and graduated from the University of Nebraska-Kearney with a B.S. in Business Management in 2005. I earned my M.B.A. in 2007 from the University of Nebraska. My wife Crystal and I have two daughters, Avery and Leighton. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family and playing many different sports.

  • Bryce Williams

    I grew up in Eddyville, NE and graduated in 1991 from University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a B.S. in the Ag Honors program emphasizing biology, finance and genetics. I've worked in feed sales and nutrition management for the last 9 years and in farming, feedlot, cow-calf and livestock marketing with my father and brother for 25 years. My wife, Diana and I have a daughter, Sage and son, Tennyson that are active in 4-h, FFA and high school activities at S-E-M.

  • Shana Zerr

    I grew up and went to school in Pierce, Nebraska. Upon high school graduation, I ventured to the tiny town of Curtis, Nebraska, to attend the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture. I graduated from there in 2010 with a Veterinary Technician degree and immediately went to work at a local veterinary clinic. I joined the OVS team as a licensed Vet Tech in December, 2012. I married my husband, Joe Zerr, in 2011. We reside in Overton.

  • Ed Johnson

    I grew up near Butte. I grew up on a cow/calf and farming operation in Loup City, NE. My wife Mary and I have 2 sons, Logan and Ryan. I have been employed at OVS since April 2010.

  • Brandyn Nichols

    I live in Eddyville with my wife, Sara, and our two sons, Karsyn and Kollyn, and our daughter, Keeley. I enjoy hunting, fishing, and riding horses. I started working with Overton Veterinary Services in September of 2011.

  • Sandy Wright

    I am a native of Burwell, NE and graduated from Chadron State College with a B.S, in Business Management and Agri-Business.  I earned my Master of Science degree in Organizational Management which was also from Chadron State.  I am married to George and we have 7 children and 11 grandchildren.  I join the OVS team in April 2020. 

  • Makayla Linnenmeyer

    I grew up on my family's ranch/farm north of Gothenburg, NE. In my spare time I train horses for other and my for my own. I have one son named Brent. I joined OVS in March 2022 as a cattle processor.

  • Valerie Ludeke

    I live with my family on a farm outside of Holdrege, NE. We raise cattle, horses, and goats. I enjoy helping with our family's 4-H and FFA projects. I have worked in the veterinary field for 15 years and truly enjoy working with all species. I joined OVS in February of 2021.

  • Caitlyn Comfort

    I grew up in Colby, Kansas and my family later moved to Elwood, NE. I graduated from Elwood High School in 2019. I then attended McCook Community College in McCook, NE. I was on the MPCC rodeo team. In my free time I enjoy rodeoing and spending time with my family and friends. I joined the OVS team in January 2022.

  • Sarah Waltemath

    I grew up in Elm Creek, NE. After graduation I attended school in West Virginia at Meredith Manor Equestrian Center and rode horses for a trainer in Texas. I returned to Nebraska and attended NCTA where I earned a degree in the Veterinary Technician program. Before joining OVS I worked at a mixed animal practice. My husband and I have three kids and we reside in Bertrand where I enjoy riding my horses and chasing my kids to all of their activities.

  • Makenzie Vapenik

    I was born and raised in Lexington, NE. I graduated from NCTA with an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Veterinary Technology in 2000. I worked as a Licensed Vet Tech in Hayes Center, NE prior to joining OVS in October of 2021. I love what I do and can't imagine doing anything else. I love working with cattle in all stages from newborn babies to mature cattle. I have a few cattle of my own along with 3 horses, 5 dogs, and 2 cats.

  • Savannah Beck

    I grew up in Holdrege, NE and I went to NCTA for a Equine Health degree in the fall of 2018. In my spare time I enjoy team roping and spending time with my dog Gus. I started at OVS in March of 2022.

  • Cheyenne Wiedel

    I grew up outside Elwood, NE where I gradated high school. Following high school I enrolled at Fort Hays State before attending NCTA, where I graduated with a Veterinary Technology degree. I worked at a mixed animal practice for 5 years before joining OVS in September 2020. I currently reside outside Holdrege, NE with my husband, Jordon, and my son Quade. We also have a yellow Lab named Riggin. In my spare time I enjoy playing softball and volleyball, being outside, and riding and training our cow horses.

  • Bernard Smith

    I grew up in Elwood, NE. For over 30+ years I have worked at cow/calf or feedlot operations. My wife Kelly and I have a daughter named Brandi and two sons, Clint and Billie. I enjoy working on small engines in my spare time. As a family we like to hunt, fish and camp. I started at OVS in March of 2022.

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