Dr. Joanne Gaines

Dr. Joanne Gaines

Veterinarian/Owner – Chief of Staff

Dr. Gaines is a Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine graduate. She has been practicing in the Omaha area since 1999 and opened Ridgeview in 2001. She is scheduled M-Th 8-3, and varying Saturdays. She is a member of NAVM, AVMA, NVMA, and AAFP. Her vision is to exceed your expectations. Your pet will receive the highest quality of medicine, anesthesia, surgery, and care. It is important to her that you are comfortable with how we treat you and your pets. You are welcome to be present for treatment, exam, vaccinations, blood draws, etc. Dr. Gaines performs ultrasounds and echocardiograms for our patients and on referral from other clinics. Ridgeview Animal Hospital is a Cat Friendly Practice and Dr. Gaines is a Feline Advocate. Dr. Gaines loves building relationships with clients, practicing preventative medicine, and has a passion for dermatology.

Dr. Gaines and her husband, Adam, have five children: Jack, Lucy, Vivien, Jay, and Eddie. They are foster parents, so may have more than 5 kids at any given time.  They have two mixed breed rescue dogs, Tex and Angus. Click here to help donate to HUGS.