Dr. Jacci Fedeler

Veterinarian/Owner

Dr. Jacci grew up on a hobby farm in New Richmond, Wisconsin. Her family had a variety of animals including mostly dogs, cats, and horses, but also cattle, ducks, and 2 sheep and a goat. Growing up caring for these animals and trail riding helped nurture her love of animals and led to her interest in veterinary medicine from a very young age.Jacci’s areas of interest are small animal wellness care, soft tissue surgery, dentistry (equine, and small animal), equine wellness and lameness care.

Highlights

– Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University in 2010
– Extensive medical training in Equine from Merritt and Associates Equine Hospital (now Chicago Equine Medical Center)
– Extensive knowledge in dental surgical extractions and care

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Dr. Ryan Fedeler

Veterinarian/Owner

Dr. Ryan grew up on his family’s acreage in Madison, South Dakota where the family raised sheep and cattle. Ryan was also extensively involved in 4-H and FFA while growing up Ryan’s areas of interest are wellness care, internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, small ruminant medicine (sheep and goats), and general livestock medicine.

Highlights:

– Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University in 2010.
– Bachelors Degree in Microbiology
– Special interest in small ruminants

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Dr. Sarah Muirhead

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Sarah is our newest addition to the clinic. She brings her passion for ophthalmology, pathology, and exotic pet health to our clinic. Sarah grew up in Prescho, South Dakota where she knew she wanted to be a veterinarian from a young age. She attended South Dakota State University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in biology with minors in chemistry and animal health. Dr. Sarah continued her education at Iowa State University, she graduated with her doctorate degree in Veterinary Medicine in 2020. Sarah enjoys puppy and kitten wellness exams, exotic pet care, Ophthalmology (eyes), and Pathology.

Highlights

– Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University in 2020
– Interests in Exotic Pet Care
– Interests in Ophthalmology

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Devan Schomp, RVT

Technician

Devan is orginally from Nebraska. She graduated in 2003 from Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis, Nebraska with an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology. She has been apart of our team since November of 2015. Devan brings experience from her Clinical and Research background to our clinic. Devan is married with three children, three labs, three horses, chickens, barn cats, and a rabbit.

Jenna Heier

Technician

Jenna joined our clinic in September of 2018. She has an associate’s degree in animal science from Lake Area Tech in 2018. She is currently attending South Dakota State University for pre-vet requisites. Jenna grew up outside of Aberdeen, South Dakota in Ordway, South Dakota. She currently has a Border Collie (Triton), and a couple of cats (Xena and Aella). Jenna loves working with cattle and brings that knowledge and passion to our clinic.

Bree Folk

Assistant/Technician in training

Bree joined Heartland Veterinary Clinic in July 2021. She grew up in Montevideo, MN where she raised rabbits and participated in 4-H and FFA. She is currently attending Penn Foster’s online program to achieve an associate’s degree in veterinary technology and to become a registered veterinary technician. Bree has special interests in exotics, especially in pocket pets. She has two rabbits, Lily and Notch, two guinea pigs, Ethel and Beverly, and one little mouse, Millie Jo.

Callie Deslauriers

Technician

Callie joined our clinic in January 2022. She graduated in 2021 from Ridgewater College with an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology. She loves working with our small animal and exotic patients. Callie grew up on a farm by Gary, SD. She has a dog named Piper and some barn cats. In her free time, she enjoys reading, watching movies, puzzles, and spending time with family.

Lindsey Krieger

Receptionist

Lindsey is our smiling face at the front desk. She grew up on a ranch in Burke, South Dakota where they raise Hereford Cattle. They also had horses, chickens, dogs, and cats. Growing up she showed cattle and horses in 4-H. Lindsey and her better half, as she calls him, Todd have three beautiful children and a St. Bernard Poodle mix named Cooper Dobbs.

Anna Beneke

Receptionist

Anna joined Heartland Veterinary Clinic in January 2021. She grew up in Aitkin, Minnesota. Anna lives in Brookings with her fiance Tanner and her Golden Retriever Peaches.

Morgan Kersey

Receptionist/Assistant

Morgan joined Heartland Veterinary Clinic in July of 2022. She grew up in the Black Hills of South Dakota. After graduating high school she discovered her passion was in caring for and learning about dogs. She got her dog training certification through Animal Behavior College in 2017. She currently has one Labrador Retriever, Teeter. Morgan likes to go fishing, rock hunting and mushroom hunting in her spare time.

Brianna Lemberg

Assistant

Brianna joined Heartland Vet Clinic in May of 2021. She grew up in Yankton, South Dakota and is currently attending SDSU. Her major is Animal Science/ Pre-vet and she is minoring in Animal Health and Equine Studies. After earning her Bachelor’s degree, she plans on attending vet school. Brianna currently has a deaf blue heeler named Striker.