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The Elkhorn Animal Hospital professional staff consists of five veterinarians. Our front office staff, which includes two full time client care specialists, ensures that your call is answered in a timely manner and that you are always greeted with a welcoming smile.
Additionally, our staff includes an office manager, six veterinary technicians, five veterinary assistants, and an animal caretaker.
Dr. Emily Koppold - Practice Owner
An Omaha native, Dr. Emily Koppold graduated from Northwest High School. She attended the University of Nebraska at Omaha during her undergraduate school career. Her love of the veterinary profession was solidified while working as a veterinary assistant at a local veterinary clinic.
Dr. Koppold graduated from Kansas State University in 2008 and began working at the Elkhorn Animal Hospital in May of that same year. Since graduation, Dr. Koppold has developed a special interest in soft tissue surgery and cardiology. Dr. Koppold is a member of the AVMA. She enjoys the companionship of her dog Jade and cat Homework.
Dr. Danielle Weidauer
Dr. Danielle Weidauer grew up in Norcatur, a small town in northwest Kansas. She attended Kansas State University and graduated with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in May 2007. Dr. Danielle’s first year and half of practice were spent in the St. Louis metro area. Dr. Danielle joined the Elkhorn Animal Hospital staff in January 2009. She is a member of the AVMA and has served on the Nebraska Academy of Veterinary Medicine Board of Directors.
Dr. Danielle and her husband, Kurt, have a son, Will, and are expecting another child in April. The family is blessed with a fun-loving Boston Terrier, Oscar. They enjoy running, biking, Kansas State sports and spending time with family and friends.
Doctor Jennifer Jones is a Massachusetts native whose love of animals was instilled growing up with her family's dogs and her horse, Scotty. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Animal Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where she did her thesis research on equine reproduction techniques and competed on the school's equestrian team. She received her veterinary doctorate from the Virginia-Maryland School of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech where she specialized in their combined large and small animal program. Dr. Jones practiced for over 10 years in Virginia and Maryland before moving to Nebraska. She is an AVMA member, past President of the Nebraska Academy of Veterinary Medicine and is certified in veterinary ultrasound. Dr. Jones loves spending time with her daughter Eliana, traveling home to be with her family, gardening and spending time with her little sister through the Big Brother Big Sister program. Dr. Jones is also a lover and advocate for the American pitbull breed.
Dr. Jordan Nickerson
Dr. Jordan C. Nickerson was born and raised in Omaha, was a 2003 graduate of Burke High School, and he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Veterinary Science from University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) in 2007. He subsequently graduated with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. He was a member of the inaugural class of the Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine between UNL and Iowa State. He enjoyed helping define Nebraska’s involvement in veterinary education.
While in school Dr. Nickerson met his wife, whom is also a veterinarian and shares his love for small animals.
Dr. Nickerson and his wife enjoy spending any free time they have with their daughter Madeleine and son Jeffrey!
Heather- Office Manager
Carla- client care specialist
Sandy- Client Care Specialist
Ashley- Vet Tech
Christi- Vet Tech
Jamie- Vet Tech
Jacki - Vet Tech
Jesse- Vet Assistant
KAYLA- VET ASSISTANT