Best Care Pet Hospital in Omaha is a full-service veterinary medical facility. The professional and courteous staff at Best Care Pet Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients.
We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Best Care Pet Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Omaha, NE and surrounding areas. Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out more information about how Best Care Pet Hospital in Omaha can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.
Many pet owners are terrified by the thought of their pet undergoing anesthesia. In some cases, this fear and uncertainty can prevent pets from receiving the medical care they need and deserve. Rest assured that your pet will receive safe, comprehensive, advanced anesthesia care from our staff of caring professionals. From major and minor surgeries to diagnostic procedures, we can meet your pet’s anesthetic needs.
There is nothing more important to us than your pet’s safety, so we perform a variety of pre-anesthetic tests to carefully screen patients and tailor our anesthetic protocol specifically for your pet. Our trained staff and doctors monitor your pet before, during, and after anesthesia to help ensure the best possible outcome. We also take time to answer any questions or address any concerns you may have about the medications, monitoring, and care your pet will receive. When you trust our dedicated health care professionals to manage your pet’s anesthetic care, you can rest assured that safety, efficacy, and comfort are always foremost in our minds.
Dr. Bosilevac has been practicing Veterinary Medicine since 1991 and is the owner of Best Care Pet Hospital. He enjoys all facets of Veterinary Medicine and is our primary provider of care for exotic and avian pets. He enjoys spending his time with his family and golfing. Dr. Bosilevac cares for patients at both Omaha locations.
Dr. Howard has been with Best Care Pet Hospital since 1994. He graduated from Kansas State University and is a loyal Wildcats fan. He practices general medicine and enjoys seeing a variety of patients. His family includes his wife, 2 children, and 2 cats, Teddy Totts and PeeWee.
Dr. Brunssen grew up in south central Kansas. She received her bachelor’s degree in Animal Science Industry from Kansas State University and worked 8 years for the USDA ,during which time she transferred to Omaha.
Deborah J. Appleby DVM (aka Dr. Debbie) is the newest addition to our veterinary team. She has been a veterinarian in Omaha for 15 years.
Dr. Rifer is a 2016 graduate of the University of Nebraska – Lincoln with a Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Science as well as a 2021 graduate of the University of Nebraska – Lincoln/Iowa State University Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine. She is originally from a little town in Northeast Nebraska called Verdigre. She loves learning, interacting with others, solving problems, and she has a strong sense of compassion. Dr. Rifer enjoys being able to serve her community as a veterinarian through the promotion of both public and animal health, and especially through the enhancement of the human-animal bond between her clients and patients. Additionally, she is currently a Fear-Free Level 3 Certified Veterinary Professional, a Fear-Free Avian Certified Veterinary Professional, and has completed the Human-Animal Bond Certification Program by the NAVC and the HABRI. Dr. Rifer is a self-proclaimed “Crazy Cocker Spaniel Mom,” and currently has three rescued Cockers of her own: Violet, Sage, and Comet. She also shares her life with her significant other, Zack, three ferrets (Oliver, Penelope, and Nash) as well as two bunnies (Piccolo and Zucchini). Just as all her pets are rescued, Dr. Rifer is an animal rescue advocate, and she enjoys helping pets of all species along their journey by fostering them until they find their forever homes.