Heather Handley, DVM

Heather Handley, DVM

Senior Consulting Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology 

Dr. Heather Handley has been with Pet Poison Helpline® and SafetyCall International since 2005. She received a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Minnesota in 2007. When not at PPH, she is either working at a small animal general practice clinic or spending time with her family. Dr. Handley and her husband have two children, 2 dogs, and 3 cats. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors and dabbling in different art and home improvement projects.





Handley H, Hovda L. ‘Risks of exposure to liquid laundry detergent pods compared to traditional laundry detergents in dogs.JVECC 10 March 2021

Handley H, Nelson DA. Ecological and phylogenetic influences on song sharing in song birds. Ethology 2005;111:221-238.