About Us

Dr. Heather Harkins

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

Dr. 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 companion pets at Garden District Animal Hospital or spending time with family, she enjoys outdoor activities.