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701 SW Ordnance Road
Ankeny, IA 50023
Outside office hours dropoff/pick-up:
Our employees are here Saturdays at 6pm & Sundays at 8am, 12pm, and 6pm for boarding drop-off & pick-up. We do NOT allow drop off or pick up on holidays.
Our hospital will be closed Monday September 7th for the Labor Day Holiday. We will resume normal hours on Tuesday, September 8th.
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, go camping, ski (basically anything outdoors), and spend as much time as possible with her family.
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.
Kolby Client Care Coordinator
Kolby joined our team in July 2020. She is originally from Texas, but has lived all over the southeastern United States. She has been married for 16 years, and has a 15 year old son. She has one cat named TayTay at home (but if it were up to her she'd have more!), and in her free time she loves to travel and read.