Animal Clinic and Pharmacy


The Animal Clinic and Pharmacy offers a number of services to meet the needs of our livestock, equine and companion animal clients.

For after-hour emergencies, call (308) 284-2182.



Large animal services include, but are not limited to: ​

  • Pregnancy Diagnosis

  • Ultrasound Aging 

  • Bull Breeding Soundness Exams

  • Urogenital Issues

  • Preconditioning

  • Complete Herd Health Management

  • Dairy Heifer Development

  • Obstetrics

  • Podiatry

  • Anesthesia

  • Artificial Insemination

  • Parasal Hydraulic Portable Chute Rental

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Equine services include, but are not limited to: ​

  • Lameness Evaluation

  • Pre-Purchase

  • PRP

  • IRAP

  • Ultrasonography

  • DR Radiology

  • Colic Surgery

  • Shockwave

  • Acupuncture

  • Artificial Insemination

  • Endoscopic Exams

  • In-House Coggins Testing

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Companion Animal

Companion animal services include, but are not limited to: ​

  • Routine Vaccinations

  • Deworming

  • General Surgery

  • Orthopedic Surgery

  • Acupuncture

  • Shockwave

  • Endoscopic exams

  • In-house X-ray and Ultrasound

  • In-house Blood Work

  • Boarding

  • Grooming

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Established in 1956, the Animal Clinic & Pharmacy has been serving Western Nebraska and Eastern Colorado for over 60 years. 

We strive to practice high quality patient and client care in our well equipped facilities. Clinical expertise and modern technologies allow us to provide the pinnacle of service to our clients.


Our mixed animal practice is approximately 50% large animal and 50% companion animal. 

Our team is made up of five full time veterinarians, four licensed technicians & support staff across our two clinics in Ogallala, NE and Julesburg, CO.

You couldn't ask for
better doctors and service... the best!
— Michael
Dr. Ron Moorhead, DVM
Dr. Rich Paumer, DVM
Dr. Ron Moorehead, DVM
Dr. Nick Lemmel, DVM
Dr. Rich Paumer, DVM
Livestock facilities
Livestock Facilities
Surgery Suite
Equine facilities


Ron Moorhead, DVM


Education: Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Fort Collins, CO

Professional Interests: Equine General Practice, Orthopedic Surgery, Equine Chiropractic

Tara Fanning, DVM


Education: Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Manhattan, KS

Professional Interests: Equine Internal Medicine, Companion Animal Practice, Equine Reproduction

Nick Lemmel, DVM


Education: Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Fort Collins, CO

Professional Interests: Bovine Production Medicine, Herd Analytics, Bovine Advanced Reproduction

Cheyenne Parrish, DVM


Education: North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, NC

Professional Interests: Companion Animal Practice, Small Ruminant Practice, Small Animal Dentistry

Carrick Perlinger, DVM


Education: UNL-ISU Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine, Lincoln, NE | Ames, IA

Professional Interests: Bovine Production Medicine, Large Animal Reproduction, Ambulatory Practice




Externships and Internships


Our busy mixed animal practice will offer you the opportunity to experience many areas of veterinary medicine including the opportunity to observe case work ups, surgeries, farm calls, and after hour emergencies.

Animal Clinic and Pharmacy has a robust student program that provides experiential learning to veterinary students through externships and internships.

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The Animal Clinic offers boarding services for dog and cat owners at our Ogallala  and Julesburg locations. We have indoor kennels that are roomy enough to fit two big dogs or three small dogs and kitty condos.

Every dog or cat is provided with a water bowl, and food bowl. Owners are allowed to bring beds, blankets, and toys. You are welcome to bring your own food or we will gladly provide food. 

Special Needs Boarding

If your pet has a medical condition or is on medication, we are able to care for your pet's special needs. You can rest assure knowing that our veterinary trained staff will give your pet's medication and monitor your pet's condition. 

Contact us today to reserve your pet's stay!

Boarding Services


At Animal Clinic and Pharmacy we care about every person and animal that comes through our door.

We are committed to providing every member of our team opportunities for growth and to helping them reach their individual goals.

Interested in joining our team?

Apply today!


The Animal Clinic and Pharmacy is looking for motivated individuals to join our team.
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We offer clean, safe, and high-quality grooming services and facilities for your pet at our Ogallala and Julesburg locations.


Our professional and friendly staff will take care of your pet’s grooming needs. Every pet is unique, and we will make every effort to keep your pet safe and comfortable during his or her grooming appointments.

Full service grooming options include:

  • Eye and ear cleaning/plucking

  • Nail clipping/grinding

  • Bath and brush out

  • Specific haircut based upon your dog's breed standard and/or your individual preferences

Grooming Services



Call to make an appointment.

For emergencies, call (308) 284-2182.

If there is no answer, leave a voicemail and a doctor will get back to you as soon as possible.


105 West O Street

Ogallala, NE 69153

(308) 284-2182

24/7 Emergency On-Call

Monday - Friday

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


8:00 AM - 12:00 PM


809 West 3rd Street

Julesburg, CO 80737

(970) 474-2237

Emergencies for our Julesburg clients are handled in Ogallala.

Monday - Friday

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM