Dr. Heidi Nantke loves the challenge certain cases can bring and she works quickly to find a solution to an animal’s ailment. Dr. Nantke started the blood donation program for dogs and cats at the Veterinary Emergency Hospital. Now, thanks to her, our hospital can provide sick patients with much needed blood products. She graduated with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University. Dr. Hanson is married to another veterinarian, Dr. Paul Nantke, and they have two boys. She also has two fur babies; one of them is a blood donor. In her spare time she likes to express her creative side doing art projects and gardening. She also enjoys being active and playing sports.