Heart of Ankeny Animal Hospital

701 Ordnance Rd.
Ankeny, IA 50023



Daycare & Kennel Attendants


Gabrielle, Daycare & Kennel Attendant/Receptionist

Gabrielle joined our team in October of 2017. She grew up in Des Moines, but now lives in Ames with her red heeler mix, Hudson, that she rescued in December of 2018. She is currently attending Iowa State University and majoring in Animal Science with hopes to go on to Veterinary School and specialize in either surgery or emergency care. In her free time, she enjoys reading and hanging out with her friends (and Hudson!). 

Katie, Daycare & Kennel Attendant
Katie joined our team in May 2018. She is originally from Council Bluffs, Iowa.  Katie is currently an Animal Science major at Iowa State University and would like to pursue a career in Veterinary Medicine or become a Professor of domestic animal anatomy. She has a Coonhound mix named Dash that she rescued in 2018. She enjoys working out, taking her dog on walks, and hanging out with friends and family!
Lindsay, Daycare & Kennel Attendant
Lindsay joined our team in May 2018. She is from Indianola, Iowa and is currently majoring in Animal Science at Iowa State University. Lindsay hopes to attend ISU College of Vet Med in the future. She has a German Shephard named Ringo and a Holland Lop named E.B. (Easter Bunny). In her free time she enjoys playing the clarinet in the ISU concert band, hiking at local state parks, and reading novels!
Grace, Daycare & Kennel Attendant 
Grace joined our team in June 2018.  She grew up in Ankeny and is currently a student a DMACC. She  also works part time as an animal care technician at the Animal Rescue League of Iowa.  Grace enjoys working with animals of all kinds and has a cat named Hazel!
Ebony, Daycare & Kennel Attendant
Ebony joined our team in January 2019. She grew up in Pilot Mount, IA, and is now a first year Veterinary Technician student at DMACC. When she's not here, she works at a daycare in Bondurant. In her free time she loves to walk her dogs. She has Bentlee (a Heeler mix), Rusty (an Aussie mix) and her sweet, new little Pitbull puppy Khalya!
Savannah, Daycare & Kennel Attendant
Savannah joined our team in February 2019. She grew up in Urbandale and now attends Iowa State University with a major in Animal Science. Her goal is to move on to veterinary school and become a veterinarian. In her free time she loves to watch Netflix and sports, and spend time with her family and their Viszla, Zena! 
Zach, Daycare & Kennel Attendant
Zach joined our team in March of 2019. He grew up in Blairsburg, Iowa, but now lives in Ames and will be attending Iowa State in the fall. In his free time he enjoys snowboarding, playing video games, hanging out with friends and family, and playing with his Siberian husky, Willow.