Meet Our Dedicated Team


We Always Go Above and Beyond For Your Pets

We’re more than just veterinarians – we’re passionate animal lovers committed to providing exceptional care for your furry family members. Meet our experienced and compassionate team members who go above and beyond to ensure the health and happiness of every pet we serve.

Our Doctors

Dr. Vanden Hull

Medical Director

Dr. Vanden Hull is a Papillion native that attended Kansas State University where she earned her doctorate in veterinary medicine in 2013. Dr. Vanden Hull enjoys working with dogs and cats with an emphasis on wellness, surgery, and helping animals overcome illness while keeping clients educated and informed.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, two young kids, and her hunting dog Zoey. She loves to relax with a good book or travel with family to experience new adventures and food.

Dr. Hellbusch

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Hellbusch is a Nebraska native that attended Iowa State University where he earned his doctorate in Veterinary medicine. Dr. Hellbusch enjoys working with small animals and making sure they are happy and healthy.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his fiancé and their three dogs (Weston, Dexter, and Kelli), golfing and watching or attending any Nebraska sporting event.

Our Staff


Hospital Manager

Jen is a born and raised Nebraska native, in 1999 she moved to various states due to her husband being in the military. Jen has worked in the veterinary industry for 24 years and loves coming to work every day to help the clients and patients. Jen has been with Heartland Pet Hospital for two years. In her spare time, she loves to craft, read, and spend time with her two dogs – “Curtis” a French Bulldog and “Kate” an English Pointer, both keep her on her toes!

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Office Manager

Tracey is a Columbus Ohio Native (Go Buckeyes)! Tracey has been with Heartland Pet Hospital for 25 years; she enjoys working with the clients every day. Tracey has been training and showing her gorgeous Cardigan Welsh Corgi’s for 11 years. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, showing her dogs, and spending time with her koi fish at her self made pond.

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