The most important feature of Bellevue Animal Hospital is our professional staff. Our six veterinarians have over 80 years of combined experience in surgery, diagnostics, nutrition, dentistry, and wellness care. We emphasize continuing education, and our doctors regularly attend conferences on the latest developments in pet health, enabling us to provide the best possible care for our patients and assist you in making informed pet health care decisions.
Dr. Linda Rock-Paul
Dr. Rock-Paul graduated from the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in May 1992, and joined our practice team the following month. She serves as our Support Staff Director. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA,) the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP,) the Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) and AAHA, as well as past president of the Nebraska Academy of Veterinary Medicine (NAVM.)
Dr. Rock-Paul and her husband Vic Paul have two children, Stephanie and Jonathon. Dr. Rock-Paul has served as a Girl Scouts leader for many years and is a past president of the Dundee Elementary School PTA. She is currently co-president of the Omaha Central Band Parents committee, and a member of the UNL ADPi parent advisory committee.
Dr. Rock-Paul’s current four-legged family includes two Puggles named Rocky & Moose; a rescued Boxer named Bella; two cats named Isabella (Izzy) and Scooter (as well as a grandcat named Louie); two rabbits named Charlie and Chief; and two Sulcata tortoises named Scooter and Emmit. Her special interests include Exotic Medicine and Soft Tissue Surgery.
Dr. Tammy Pfeiffer
Dr. Pfeiffer graduated from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1993. She is a member of the AVMA, AAHA, and the Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA.) She is also a board member of Kansas State University Pet Tribute. On her days off, she helps to deliver Meals on Wheels, and she also helps us keep our landscaping and outdoor decor looking beautiful. She is married to husband Mike Wilkins and has a cat named Leila.
Her special interests include Surgery, Internal Medicine, and Endoscopy. She also sees exotic animals and performs abdominal ultrasounds.
Dr. Aaron Truax
Dr. Truax graduated from the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. He is a member of the AVMA and AAHA. He is a veterinary representative to the Omaha Metropolitan Medical Response System and is a member of the NAHERC (National Animal Health Emergency Response Corp). The NAHERC is a veterinary group, through the USDA, that responds to local, regional, national, and international disasters involving animals.
Dr. Truax’s family includes wife Kami; two sons, Hayden and Grayson; a Golden Retriever named Kallie; and a Border Collie mix, Libby. His hobbies include woodworking, gardening, and outings with his children. Dr. Truax also practices Aikido (a Japanese martial art that couples martial arts defense with the use of the Katana Sword) and in July 2018 he attained the rank of Shodan or first degree black belt. His special interests include Cardiology, Cardiac Ultrasound, and Orthopedic Surgery.
Dr. Amy Grant
Dr. Grant graduated from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003 and is a member of the AVMA and AAHA. Her special interests include surgery and internal medicine.
Dr. Grant is married and has two children; the family also includes two cats named Mr. Krabs and Squidward, a pair of parakeets named Greenie and Gabby, and two hamsters named Trixie Pickles and Chug Chug Pickles! Dr. Grant enjoys spending her free time taking her children to the Omaha zoo, local parks and swimming pools, and movies.
Dr. Virginia Miller
Dr. Miller received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2014. She also earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science from NCSU and is a proud supporter of the Wolfpack. Dr. Miller is a native North Carolinian. She relocated to Omaha with her spouse and their dog Finch, and their cats Mr. Charlie, Bogart, and Ginger Pebbles. In October 2016, they welcomed new kittens Yogi and Boo Boo to the family!
Dr. Miller is a member of the AVMA, AAHA, and the AAFP. Her professional interests include feline medicine, ophthalmology, and soft tissue surgery. In her free time, she enjoys camping, baseball, and experiencing her new town with friends.
Dr. Kathryn Maltry
Originally from Wisconsin, Dr. Maltry graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. She stayed on at the U of I for an additional year as an intern, where she rotated through the emergency, surgery, and internal medicine services. Following her rotating internship, she moved to Omaha in 2016 for a one-year ophthalmology specialty internship at VESN (Veterinary Eye Specialists of Nebraska.) Dr. Maltry’s special interests include both internal medicine and ophthalmology. In addition to her other professional skills, she is a certified veterinary medical acupuncturist.
In her free time, Dr. Maltry enjoys swimming and is a member of US Masters Swimming. She also enjoys baking, reading, playing the harp, and checking out local craft breweries. She has two four-legged kids, dogs Tess and Frankie.