Dr. Jennifer Hart has spent most of her years growing up in the Bartlett area. As a young girl she would always bring home and raise a variety of animals to take care of. That's when her love for all types of animals grew into her growing practice it is today. She followed her interest and love for animals and graduated from the University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine in 1989. She completed her board certification by the ABVP (American Board of Veterinary Practitioners) in 1998, specializing in canine and feline medicine. Dr. Hart completed her dream of opening Heartland Animal Hospital in 1993. She is a proud mother of her son that is now in High school and loves to play baseball. She loves attending all of his games! She also has furry children that she takes care of. Georgie, Lucy, and Willy are cats. Hank her Rottweiler mix is 9 years old, and Dexter a Dachshund mix is her newest addition. Both dogs were adopted from local rescues. Sometimes you can see Dexter hanging around the office. He loves to come to work with his Mom. Dexter does play the role of the boss so we let him think he is! She takes great pride in keeping her staff well trained and the hospital up to date with new technology and services. Heartland Animal Hospital has been Accredited by AAHA since 1996 and is a Gold Standard Cat Friendly practice. Heartland Animal Hospital has an A+ BBB rating, and we maintain memberships with AAFP, AVMA, CVMA and ISVMA.  The hospital has also maintained membership in the Bartlett Chamber of Commerce since 1993.

Dr. Chelsea Bohner is originally from Elgin, IL.  She had a strong interest in animals and science from an early age, and pursued that interest with a Bachelor’s degree in biology from North Central College in Naperville, IL.  After college, she completed two internships, one working with primates at the Atlanta Zoo and another rescuing sick and injured wildlife in coastal California.  After working in a veterinary hospital as a technician from 2009 to 2013, she realized that veterinary medicine was her true passion, and attended veterinary school at the University of Illinois.  She graduated with honors in May 2018 and is proud to be joining the team at Heartland!  Dr. Bohner has two cats of her own, Willow and Artie, both rescued during her time in veterinary school.  She also hopes to begin fostering kittens once she has settled in.   She is looking forward to meeting and forming lasting relationships with Heartland’s clients and patients.