Dr. Heather O'Brien graduated from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. She worked in Burgaw, NC for a year and a half in a mixed-animal practice. Dr. O'Brien started practicing with Banfield of Wilmington in December of 2006. She came to the practice in Jacksonville in April of 2010. Dr. O'Brien brings a heartfelt care and compassion to both owners and their pets. She enjoys educating clients on responsible pet ownership and preventive care. She has two dogs named Gus and Bruno, a cat named Mimi, seven chickens and two ducks.