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Heather Groundwater, DVM


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Dr. Groundwater graduated in 2005 with her BS degree in animal science from Cal Poly Pomona, and graduated veterinary school from Washington State University in 2010. She has worked in the Midwest in small-animal exclusive general practice since graduation, and joined the Banfield in Clive in 2016. Dr. Groundwater is recently earning her certification in acupuncture and loves providing this unique service to our painful patients. In her free time, she enjoys bike riding, reading too many books at one time, finding the perfect gifts for others, and sharing good conversation with friends over meals. She currently shares a home with two guinea pigs and a couple of parakeets.

About Dr. Heather Groundwater


Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Washington State University

Licensed in


Years in practice

2010 - 2022


She / her

Language fluency


Personal interests

Yoga, hiking, biking, gardening


Guinea pigs and parakeets