Heart of Ankeny Animal Hospital

701 Ordnance Rd.
Ankeny, IA 50023



Client Care Coordinators & Office Staff

Shaina, Office Manager & RVT

Shaina joined our team as a veterinary technician in August 2013 and after a short break, again in January 2019. She is now our office manager. She grew up on a farm, where she developed her love for animals at a young age. In 2014 she graduated from DMACC with a degree in Veterinary Technology, and successfully passed her state and national boards to become Registered. She has 2 cockapoos Betsy and Lexi, and a sweet little kitty Peanut. In her free time she loves to read, ski (or do anything outdoors), and be with her family!



JoAnn, Client Care Coordinator

JoAnn joined our team in August 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, 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 australian 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.


Chelsey, Client Care Coordinator

Chelsey joined the Heart of Ankeny team in March 2019. She grew up in Ankeny, and graduated from Ankeny High School. Shortly after graduation, she went to DMACC for Administrative Assistant and Business. She lives with her dog Puma and 3 cats CiCi, Cordelia, and Casey. For the last few years she worked in Real Estate, and also currently works at the Ankeny Golf & Country Club part-time.  In her downtime she loves to travel, draw, go to the lake, and spend as much time with her family as possible!! 


Emma, Client Care Coordinator

Emma joined our team in January 2020. She is currently a sophomore at Iowa State University, majoring in Human Resources and Marketing. She has a little Cavatsu, Molly, and in her free time she enjoys cooking and watching Netflix! 



Kaylee, Client Care Coordinator

Kaylee  joined our team in June 2020. She went to Ballard High School, then attended DMACC and graduated with an Associate of Arts degree. She currently lives in Slater. For the past couple of years before joining our team, she worked in childcare, and still babysits often. During her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, swimming, traveling, and playing with her family dogs: Willow a heeler mix, and Robbie a plott hound mix!