Lincoln Veterinary Clinic

The Lincoln Veterinary Clinic has been serving serving the Northwest Arkansas and Northeast Oklahoma region for 40 years. The clinic is among the largest in the area with 5300 square feet on 1 fenced acre. We are fully equipped for your 4 legged family members as well as for farm animals. The fully equipped in house lab can provide emergency diagnostics in 30 minutes.

Our mission is to provide top quality veterinary care in a small town atmosphere. We are happy to serve clients from a wide area where your beloved fur babies are not shuffled between multiple corporate veterinarians.
  • Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 8:30am - 5:30pm
  • Wed: Noon - 5:00pm
  • Sat: By Appointment
  • Sun: Closed
  • Dr. Diane Balich

    Dr. Balich began her veterinary career with her first job at a veterinary hospital at age 13. She completed her veterinary training at the University of Illinois in 1981 while simultaneously completing her Master's degree thesis in neonatal immunology in dairy calves. During veterinary school Dr. Balich interned at some of the top practices in the country from Washington State to North Dakota, Wisconsin and Missouri. Her experiences on the University of Illinois rodeo team led her to her first job in South Dakota where she met and later married Tom Huls.

    Dr. Balich and Tom share their home with Goldie (formerly feral cat, now bed warmer), Betty and Bugle the beagle. Froto, Simba, and Freeda are the chief barn cats and walking buddies. Together Dr. Balich and Tom own Sugar Springs Ranch, around the ranch you'll see horses, goats as well as a herd of registered Angus cattle.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1981
    Southern Illinois University, University of Illinois
  • Kale

    Kale started his work at the Lincoln Veterinary Clinic as a volunteer and to receive credit and experience for an FFA project. He was hired as soon as the law allowed and has been at the clinic for 2 years. His home schooling allows flexibility in his schedule for work and his multiple FFA projects which include shooting sports, beef quiz bowl championships and more.
  • Mitch

    Mitch has been working in veterinary medicine for almost 3 years. He began his work at a multi-doctor, emergency practice in Southern Illinois while pursuing a Bachelor's in Wildlife Biology in 2015 which provided many learning opportunities for him. After attaining his degree he decided to leave his home state for new adventures and found his way here in August of 2017.

    Mitch has 6 pets, all rescues. Two dogs, a Golden Retriever/Border Collie mix named Trubl and an American Staffordshire Terrier, Demi, 3 cats and a Chinchilla named Rita. In his spare time Mitch enjoys hiking with his dogs, watching and identifying wildlife and exploring new foods and places.
    Southern Illinois University

    Years in Practice:
    Apr 23, 2018