Our Doctors


Dr. William Collins

Dr. William Collins received his doctorate in veterinary medicine from The Ohio State University and has served as a practicing veterinarian in Lincoln since 1986.

Dr. Collins demonstrated his bent for his chosen profession in a series of progessively more responsible positions at a Lincoln Veterinary clinic during his undergraduate years at the University of Nebraska.

He continues to demonstrate his concern for animals by taking a leadership role in the issue of pet overpopulation by pioneering early age spays and neuters in Lincoln and Lancaster County.

Dr. Collins and Dr. Fry have been married since 1986. They enjoy spending time with their 2 daughters and their families, especially their grandson, Easton.

In his spare time Dr. Collins enjoys gardening, travel, and golf.


Dr. Dane Terhune

Dr. Dane Terhune launched his veterinary career in Des Moines, Iowa after earning his Bachelor’s degree from The University of Nebraska at Lincoln and his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University in 1988. He returned to Lincoln, his home town, in 1990 to fill an associate position at a respected veterinary hospital.

In early 1999, Dr. Terhune joined the professional team at Antelope Creek where he has continued his dedication to practicing high quality veterinary medicine and surgery. He endorses client education and preventive health care for our companion animals.

Dr. Terhune enjoys attending and participating in sports and is involved in church and community outreach programs. Any other free time he spends with his family, friends and pets, but not necessarily in that order.


Dr. Margarita Perez

Dr. Margarita Perez received her Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Nebraska Wesleyan University. In 2009, she graduated from Iowa State University with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. After taking care of her terminally ill mother, Dr. Perez started practicing emergency medicine and shelter medicine in 2011.

Dr. Perez is interested in general medicine, palliative care and feline medicine. She is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association, the American Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Association of Feline Practitioners.

Dr. Perez is married to her best friend, Hari, and they share their home with two black cats, a female named Nefertiti, and a male named Buckbeak (a.k.a. Dr. Buckbeak Jones). She enjoys spending time with her family, playing Words with Friends, and reading about the supreme court.


Dr. Haley Veigel

Dr. Haley Veigel grew up in Lincoln, NE. She attended Nebraska Wesleyan University where she received her Bachelor’s degree in biology. She then went on to receive her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Iowa State University and the University of Nebraska.

Dr. Veigel’s passion lies within geriatric veterinary medicine. She also has special interests in oncology and internal medicine. Dr. Veigel believes that client education is an important aspect in protecting the human-animal bond and looks forward to providing this for her patients.

When not at work, Dr. Veigel can be found spending time with her husband and their collection of cats and dogs. She also enjoys gardening and boating with friends and family.





Rochelle is our Office Manager as well as a talented technician. She graduated from Colby Community College with an associates degree and is a registered veterinary technician. She has been with Antelope Creek since 1994.

Rochelle’s husband Calvin works at UNL and they have 2 children. Their daughter, Jessalyn, is an agriculture education teacher in Shickley, NE. Their son, Garret, lives in Brooking, SD with his wife and their children; Payton, Cash and Finley. Rochelle and Calvin have 3 dogs as well as a small herd of cattle to keep them busy!



Madisson graduated from Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture with an Associates of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology in May 2017. She worked in large animal medicine for almost 2 years before moving to Lincoln. She is originally from Hastings, Nebraska and is the oldest of 5 kids.

She and her husband, Riley, have a miniature Australian Shepherd named Bee. Her hobbies include weight lifting, taking Bee for long walks, and spending time outside.



Brandy grew up in Staplehurst, NE. She now lives in Lincoln with her two dogs Zelda and Roxy. Brandy has a strong passion for animals and loves working with them every day.

In her free time, Brandy enjoys taking her dogs for walks, reading, bowling, and shooting.



Megan is from Lincoln and graduated from UNL in 2017 with a veterinary science degree. She is pursuing her veterinary technology degree at Norfolk Community College. She is expected to graduate with her license in the summer of 2023.

Megan and her husband Joe have 3 cats; Brie, Body and Bugsy and 2 dogs; Lou and Fergie. Megan enjoys traveling and spending her free time with her family and friends.



Jodi grew up in Tecumseh, NE. After graduating high school, she moved to Lincoln where she currently lives with her husband John. They have 3 daughters together as well as 1 stepdaughter and 3 stepsons.

She enjoys cooking, traveling and spending time with her senior boxer, Wigglebutt. Jodi has been in the pet grooming business for over 20 years.



Sarah grew up in Thurston, NE. She is a student at the University of Nebraska pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science on the pre-vet track and is minoring in Nebraska Beef Industry Scholars. She plans to graduate spring of 2023 and continue on to vet school.

Sarah’s family has 2 dogs, Yeller and Otis. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling and spending time outdoors.



Allyson grew up in Waterbury, NE with three older siblings. She is a student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science on the pre-vet track. She plans to graduate in May of 2024 and continue on to vet school.

Allyson’s family has 5 dogs; Banjo, Bella, Swade, Pepper and Daisy. They also have a couple horses and cows. Allyson enjoy’s spending her free time outside, traveling and reading.




Makenzie is currently a student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and she is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences on the Pre-Vet pathway and a minor in Animal Science. She plans to continue her education in to veterinary school after her undergraduate career. Her goal is to have her own practice one day as a companion animal veterinarian.

In her free time, Makenzie enjoys pursuing photography, baking, traveling, exploring new places, and spending time with family, friends, and her German Shepherd, Koda.




Anastasia (Stasi) is originally from Yorkville, IL. She went to high school in Florida and then moved to Neberaska with her boyfriend in 2020. She has an associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology from Penn Foster and is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s, expected to graduate in 2024. She is especially interested in animal dentistry and nutrition.

Stasi has 3 cats named Pheobe, Tiny and Lulu, 1 dog named Meisha and 1 Buckskin Paint horse named Ivy. She enjoys baking, crafting of any kind, horseback riding and taking Meisha to run in Nebraska Kennel Club Fast CAT (which stands for Coursing Ability Test) races.




Lauren is originally from Austin, Texas but moved to Nebraska in 2018. She has an older cat named Ta-Molly. She is a certified vet assistant through Penn Foster as well as Fear Free certified. She enjoys outdoor activities like hiking, fishing and kayaking. As well as learning to play keyboard and crafting.