Gary Breault

DVM with Cowboy

Dr. Gary graduated from Kansas State University in 1997. He practiced small animal medicine in Lawrence, Kansas before coming to Wichita and buying Heartland Animal Hospital in 2000. Dr. Gary has two girls, Ava and Sydney, with his wife, Julie. Dr. Gary started scuba diving a few years ago and now finds it one of the most enjoyable leisurely pursuits. He also looks forward to football season so he can start playing fantasy football again. In his spare time if he isn’t scuba diving or watching football he enjoys the outdoors with his 2 girls every chance he can get.

William (Dr. Bill) Breault

DVM with Ellie and Ozzy

Dr. Bill graduated from Kansas State University in 1996 and has been practicing primarily small animal medicine since. He married his high school sweetheart, Jami, in 1990. They have two daughters, Madison, who is 14 and Emily, who is 11. Both kids are very active in sports which keeps them very busy. When they aren’t at sporting events they are very active in the community through their church. In their free time they enjoy attending KSU football games. He has 2 cats named Luke and Gizmo, a horse named Loco and a Goldendoodle named Charlie.

Dr. Bill has become very active in cancer therapy for pets in the last few years. He has had several chemotherapy patients and has been able to provide some of our patients many additional years of remission through his oncology expertise.

Judy Parsons


After graduating from University of Missouri in 2015, Dr. Parsons practiced small animal general and emergency services in Hutchinson, KS. She joined Heartland Animal Hospital in 2016.

Hospital Team

Ashley H, Since 2002

Client Care Director

Ashley was born and raised in Wichita and has a Pomeranian named Idgee and a Beagle named Swiffer. She manages client care and many of Heartland’s social media platforms.

Ashley Woods, since 2018

Client Care Associate

Ashley has a golden retriever named Peyton and a dachshund named Denver, and is one of our friendly and knowledgeable client care associates skilled with scheduling, answering phone calls and emails and handling client concerns and needs.

Anna Atherton

RVT & Practice Manager

Anna is one of our veterinary technicians who got her start at Heartland as a kennel attendant in 2006. She expressed an interest in becoming a veterinary assistant and began training shortly after. In 2009, she left to pursue her RVT degree & graduated in 2011 from Colby Community College. We were happy to have her return to Heartland to continue her career. Anna was born and raised in Wichita, KS and is active in the Harvey County 4-H group where she teaches kids how to train and show their own dogs. She has a cat named Roo, a Golden Retriever named Tanner and a Westie named Carly.

Valerie, Since 2016

Veterinary Assistant

Valerie was born and raised in Wichita. Her and her husband are pet parents to 1 cat named ” 21 “. She had originally planned on going into a career as a medical assistant. During school, she decided to change her path and find a career to support her love of animals. She hopes to get her RVT degree some day and continue her work with small animals. When not at work, her and her husband are both very active in hot air ballooning! She also enjoys painting, photography and reading.

Kristen, Since 2016

Registered Veterinary Technician

Kristin is from Lansing, KS. She graduated and got her degree from Lincoln Memorial University as a Registered Veterinary Technician. Her and her husband have 1 dog, Riley, and 2 cats, Zoey and Nala. They also has a baby boy named Hayden! When she is not at work, she enjoys watching movies, hanging out with family, running and playing games.

Tara, Since 2010

Veterinary Assistant

Tara is our Jersey girl who, lucky for us, moved to Kansas 15 years ago and is now one of our veterinary assistants. She graduated from WSU in 2008 with a Bachelor’s of General Studies with majors in chemistry, biology and women’s studies. She keeps herself busy with her husband, 5 children, and 11 grandchildren! She owns 5 cats named Ferdinand, Mini Bit., Little Bit, Inde and Orange. Her 3 dogs, Madam Tui, Socks and Zailey.

Juli, Since 2018

Lisa, Since 2018

Jennifer, Since 2018




Fawn, Since 2020

Laurynn, Since 2020

Mercy, Since 2020

Ashley, Since 2017