Welcome to

Heartland Animal Hospital

For more than 20 years, Heartland Animal Hospital has been serving the veterinary care needs of the dogs, cats, and horses of Faribault and Owatonna, and surrounding communities, providing top-notch medical care and exceptional client service. We are a full-service animal health care facility offering a broad range of medical and surgical services to meet the pet care and equine needs of our valued clients and their beloved animal companions.

At Heartland Animal Hospital, we know it can be a challenge to find a caring, professional, and experienced veterinarian for your pets. That's why we work so hard to provide your pet with the best available care and to exceed your expectations in each and every interaction you have with us. We are honored to be a trusted resource for the Faribault and Owatonna communities, and we look forward to serving you and your pet for many years to come!

In addition to the traditional vaccines, equine services, spay/ neuter, heartworm testing and well-care, we are certified for TPLO and TTA knee surgery and major orthopedics, including bone plating of fractures, Fertility services, Ultrasound, Diabetes regulation, LASER surgery, advanced dental care, including tooth capping, dental high speed drill and dental radiology, PennHIP and OFA hip evaluation, Critical Care, In-house Laboratory and more. Dr. Candace Born, Dr. Anna Wildgrube, Dr. Katie Hennessy, Dr. Steve Elwood,  and Dr. Jill Butkovich, and the rest of the Heartland team, look forward to working with you and your pets and horses.                           


March is Pet Poison Prevention Month

Did you know there are a variety of human medications that you have at home that are very toxic to your pets? Check out this short video for some important information about pet healthcare!

For more information, contact Pet Poison Helpline or our clinic today!


Kefro's Pet Loss Grief Support Group

Join us in a supportive environment where people can share their experience of grief and loss of a companion animal.  For those who are grieving the loss or who anticipate such a loss.

  When:     6:30-7:30 pm

  Dates:    Thursday, March 19, Thursday, April 23, and Thursday, May 14

  Where:   Paradise Theater (front meeting room), 321 Central Avenue                                                                            

There is no charge to attend, but registration is requested.  

Please contact Vicki Neitge at 507-210-1102 or vneitge@charter.net