About Us

Dr. Heather Harkins

Dr. Heather Harkins is originally from Baton Rouge, where she is a graduate of St. Joseph's Academy, and went on to complete her undergraduate studies at Louisiana State University. Dr. Harkins went on to earn her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine. Upon graduation, Dr. Harkins began practice at a specialty veterinary hospital in North Carolina. She has special interests in cardiology, dermatology, internal medicine, and preventative behavior.

Dr. Heather Harkins has two beautiful daughters Leila and Isabelle, and they share their family home with their dog Bob. When Dr. Harkins is not busy caring for the precious pets at Garden District Animal Hospital or spending time with family, she enjoys outdoor activities.