507-332-0716Faribault: 507-332-0716
507-214-7387Owatonna: 507-214-7387
1200 Lyndale Ave., N, Faribault, MN 55021
1220 Frontage Road East, Owatonna, MN 55060

Equine Veterinary Services

Dr. Anna Wildgrube has joined our healthcare team and brings with her extensive experience and knowledge about horses. Dr. Anna is a local gal that grew up in the Faribault horse community. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with her doctorate in veterinary medicine, then came home to practice on the horses that she loves in the Faribault, Lonsdale, Medford, Owatonna, and surrounding communities.

Here at Heartland Animal Hospital, we are pleased to focus on wellness and vaccination of your horse. From all life stages, from foal to senior, we can tailor vaccination series and suggestions based on your horse lifestyle and activities. We offer a variety of services including: Equine Dentistry utilizing Power Floating technology, Surgical Services, Senior Wellness Examinations, Nutritional Assessment and Consults, Lameness Examinations and Diagnostics, Foal Care, and Geriatric Care.

 In the unfortunate event that your horse is sick or injured, we offer 24 hour emergency care for our clients. Our diagnostic abilities include digital radiographs taken on the farm. Our in-house laboratory includes the most up to date equipment available for fast and accurate retrieval of diagnostic test results. Our care team is trained to perform a variety of tests including blood organ profiles, complete cell counts, fecal egg counts and other common diagnostic procedures. We also utilize the services of a veterinary reference laboratory for advanced diagnostics and uncommon disease identification. This allows us to quickly and accurately diagnose medical and emergency conditions affecting your horse.

Give us a call at (507) 214-7387 to schedule your horse appointment today!

Recent Blog Posts

Prevention and Treatment of Heartworm Disease in Dogs and Cats

Heartworm can have devastating consequences for your pet, including death. It is especially tragic when dogs and cats succumb to heartworm disease when it’s entirely preventable. Now that warm weather is finally here, your dog or cat has a much greater likelihood of acquiring heartworm just by being outside since the most common route of transmission is a bite from an infected mosquito. 

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Pet Poison Prevention: Are You Ready for Spring?

It can be scary when your pet has ingested a potentially toxic substance, especially when you didn’t see what he licked or swallowed. To help raise awareness of the issue and prevent illness or fatality in pets, the American Veterinary Medical Association named the third week in March Pet Poison Prevention Week. Below are some hazards you should be especially aware of this time of year.

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Record Breaking Winter!

Record breaking winter is an easy headline. As everyone knows, -36 degrees Fahrenheit isn’t fun and 2018–2019 will certainly be one for the record books. I am certainly looking forward to warmer spring weather.

This year, we once again are expanding our services with new diagnostics and equipment. We have added on-the-farm lactate readers to our colic diagnostics. Read more about lactate and what it can do for your horse in the unfortunate event of an emergency.

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Quality, Compassionate Medicine

Our Mission at Heartland Animal Hospital is to provide quality, compassionate medicine. Locations in Faribault, MN 507-332-0716 and Owatonna 507-214-7387.

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