Recognizing and Treating Obesity in Rabbits

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Rabbits, much like other common pets, are at risk for obesity. Since obesity quickly leads to other serious health concerns, it’s important you recognize and treat the disease promptly! Learn more below from your Des Moines veterinary professional. Causes of … Read More »

10 Foods We Should Never Feed Our Pets

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Poison Prevention Awareness Week March 16-22nd, 2014 Keeping Our Des Moines Pets Safe by Dr. Nancy Peterson Ingersoll Animal Hospital Des Moines, Iowa We all know that our pets are healthier when they eat a well-balanced pet diet and when … Read More »

10 Reasons You Should Take Care of Your Pet’s Teeth

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Celebrating Veterinary Dental Health Month in Des Moines Animal Dental Care – Dentistry for Dogs and Cats by Dr Nancy Peterson Ingersoll Animal Hospital Des Moines, Iowa February is National Pet Dental Health Month! To celebrate, we’ve put together some … Read More »

Causes of Tooth Loss and Dental Problems in Des Moines Cats

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Animal Dental Care – Dentistry for Cats By Dr. Nancy Peterson, Ingersoll Animal Hospital Des Moines, IA Cats will have 2 sets of teeth in their lifetime. They have 26 temporary or deciduous teeth that erupt at about 4 weeks … Read More »

Laparoscopic Gastropexy Available to Des Moines Dogs

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How a Preventative Gastropexy May Save your Dog’s Life Gastropexy is a preventative surgery in at risk dogs that prevents the twisting of the stomach which is fatal if not treated immediately. The doctors at Ingersoll Animal Hospital in Des … Read More »

WARNING ON JERKY TREATS for YOUR Des Moines Pet

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Safety Concerns on Jerky Treats by Dr Nancy Peterson Ingersoll Animal Hospital Since 2007 the Federal Drug Administration or FDA has been investigating health problems in pets after eating some jerky treats. Through September 24, 2013 3600 dogs and 10 … Read More »

Coughing Dogs in Des Moines, Iowa

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Des Moines Vet Discusses Kennel Cough By Dr. Alex Miller Des Moines VetRecently, Des Moines vets have seen some patients come in with a harsh, hacking cough. This cough is sometimes characterized as a “honking” cough by some pet parents. … Read More »

Des Moines Pet Clinic Flea Treatment Update

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Flea Prevention For Your Dog or Cat by Dr Nancy Peterson at Ingersoll Animal Hospital Hate the idea of fleas on your pet or in your house? You are not alone. At our Des Moines pet clinic we like to … Read More »