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You asked and we listened!

We have had requests for information about veterinary financing and how we can help. To help answer your requests, we’ve decided to publish a quarterly e-newsletter.

Our lending team includes a DVM. We have the industry-specific expertise and knowledge to help you every step of the way.

Want to know more about our expertise in veterinary lending? Find out here!

Small Business Administration (SBA) Lending 101:Veterinary Edition

Who doesn’t have questions about borrowing money to purchase or start a veterinary practice? In the article, we will discuss Small Business Administration (SBA) lending and the role First Financial Bank (FFB) plays. Learn More.


Congratulations to Summer Davis on winning the Amazon Show at the Western Veterinary Conference (WVC), Learning Lounge Session sponsored by First Financial Bank, Financing the Future. The conference was held March 4-8 at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV.

Our 80 year old bank continues to grow

April 2, 2018 (El Dorado, AR) - First Financial Bank, headquartered in El Dorado, Arkansas, announced today that they have entered into a purchase and assumption agreement to acquire the Bear State Bank branches in Mena, Arkansas and to assume certain deposit accounts and acquire certain loans and other assets at this facility. Continue Reading.

Trade Shows

Stop by and see us at an upcoming tradeshow!

Emerald Coast Veterinary conference Sandestin, FL June 13 - 16
AVMA Denver, CO June 13- 17
Fetch DVM 360-Hospital Design Kansas City, KS August 15 - 17
Fetch DVM 360 Kansas City, KS August 18 - 20

We want to hear from you!

Please feel free to give us any feedback on this first newsletter as well as ideas on what information you would like to see in our e-newsletter.

Ideas: Veterinarian's story on their decision to expand to multiple locations, Women in Veterinary, SBA 101, you tell us!

We appreciate all you do for the veterinary profession, please let us know if there is anything we can do to help you!