Heart of Ankeny Animal Hospital

701 Ordnance Rd.
Ankeny, IA 50023



Reception/Office Staff


JoAnn Sampson, Receptionist

JoAnn joined the Heart of Ankeny team in August of 2016. She grew up in Des Moines, Iowa and graduated from Grand View University with an AA degree. She then worked at DuPont/Pioneer and retired after 27 years. She has many pets who will forever live in her heart! Blondie, Jude, Trapper, Murphy and Bailey. She is Dr. Munger's Aunt, and loves spending time with her family and having lazy days at Lake of the Ozarks!


Marilyn Sampson, Office assistant

Marilyn is Dr. Munger's mother and joined the Heart of Ankeny team in September 2016. She lives in Ankeny with her husband, her miniature austrailian shepherd, Bonnie, and her golden retriever, Charley. Marilyn worked for 25 years at Medical Billing Services in Des Moines. After retiring in 2017 she decided to help Dr. Munger out part time.  In her free time she enjoys crafting, gardening, and spending time with her 5 grandchildren.