Meet Our Team

Dr. Joe DiMari
After graduating from Kansas State University in 2006, Dr. DiMari worked at Sapulpa Veterinary Hospital (Equine). He returned a year later to Nebraska and worked at Harvey Oaks Animal Hospital taking a special interest in Ophthalmology. In May 2012, Dr. DiMari became co-owner of Harvey Oaks and continued to broaden his knowledge and growth in veterinarian medicine. Dr. DiMari then decided to branch out on his own and bought Thone Animal Hospital in May 2019, continuing the high quality general care expected of Thone. Dr. Di-Mari will be adding the highest internal medicine and surgical care to the already established practice over the next several years. When Dr. DiMari is not practicing medicine, he and his wife are busy keeping up with their three teen-age children and enjoying family time along with their 3 Golden Retrievers and a miniature Austrian Shepard.

Dr. Kamala Freeman

Dr. Kamala Freeman graduated from the University of Nebraska -Lincoln in 2012 with a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. She then graduated with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from UNL/ISU Professional Program in 2017. Dr. Freeman’s special interests include ophthalmology, neurology and surgery. She received specialized training before, during and after veterinary school at Harvey Oaks Animal Hospital. She had the rare opportunity to receive mentorship from Dr. DiMari and Dr. Berryman, who were trained by the grandfather of veterinary ophthalmology, Dr. Glenn Severin. She also enjoys public speaking to groups of aspiring students and mentoring future veterinary students in a clinical setting.

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Veterinary Assistant

Karleigh is an enthusiastic Assistant at Thone Animal Hospital. She graduated from Iowa Lakes Community College with an Associates degree in Environmental Science. Karleigh lives in Little Sioux, IA with her husband, daughters, two dogs, a horse, and three cats. She has a deep love for animals and enjoys working with them everyday. In her spare time Karleigh enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with her family and animals as much as she can.


Veterinary Assistant

Jazlin is one of the veterinary assistants at Thone Animal Hospital. She enjoys taking care of the animals and helping out around the clinic. She graduated for Blair High in 2016, and plans on furthering her education in the future. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her dogs, Bonnie and Otis, and with her family.


Veterinary Assistant

Anna is one of the veterinary assistants at Thone Animal Care of Blair. She loves learning more about various animals while working at the clinic. Anna graduated from Blair High School in 2016, and is attending UNO pursuing a science related career. In her free time she enjoys playing with her two bunnies, Iris and Leonard, and dog as well as riding horses.


Kennel Staff

Maddy is one of the kennel staff at Thone Animal Hospital. She is currently studying Marine Biology and Environmental Science at Florida State.

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Kennel Staff

Emily is on the kennel staff at Thone Animal Hospital. She graduated from Blair High School in 2018. She enjoys taking care of and playing with the animals at the clinic. In her free time she likes to go camping and hanging outside with friends. She is currently attending Metropolitan Community College to become a traveling nurse.