Doctors

Jim Dager, DVM

Dr. Jim Dager received his DVM from Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, and graduated in 2010.  Following graduation, he spent three years working in Texas as a mixed animal practitioner. 

As a Lincoln native, Dr. Dager is glad to be back living and working in his home town. He developed an early fondness caring for animals and this love pushed him to choose an occupation that allowed him daily interaction with animals in need. His professional interests include soft tissue surgery, diagnostic imaging, and routine health care.  Dr. Dager has a full house at home, consisting of several dogs, cats, horses,  mini donkey, and various barn yard animals including ducks, quail, and chickens. He is also a reptile enthusiasts and raises ball pythons. He looks forward to meeting you and your furry family members!

Dr. Hagan

Dr. Hagan attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for his undergraduate program and Iowa State University for his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2016. After graduation, Dr. Hagan initially spent a couple years in Kentucky and Texas working in the equine industry and racehorses and cutting horses.

Dr. Hagan moved back to the Lincoln area in 2018 to be closer to family and to be able to work closer with his horses and family farm. He focuses on general preventative medicine, surgical and dental procedures.  He has also focused on emergency medicine in the past, and occasionally still performs emergency procedures as needed. He has 1 horse, a Quarter Horse mare named Dually, and 1 dog, an Australian Shepherd named Hoss. In his free time you can find him working around his house, including wood working, working in the blacksmith’s forge, as well as riding his horse and training Hoss.