Obesity in Dogs: A major health risk

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We know that studies, literature and health guidelines in people have shown the serious risk of obesity to our health. Our dogs are susceptible to many of those same health risks when they become overweight or obese. Obesity is an … Read More »

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 »

Can Eating Cigarettes Harm Your Pet?

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Pets & Cigarettes – Hidden Dangers on the Sidewalks by Dr. Alex Miller, Des Moines Iowa You and your pet are bound to be spending more time outside walking on the sidewalks of your community as the weather continues to … 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 »

Vet in Des Moines asks you to ‘Knuckle Test’ your Pets!

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Winter Weight Management for Your Pets Vet in Des Moines asks you to ‘Knuckle Test’ your Pets! by Dr. Tanja Frye Ingersoll Animal Hospital Des Moines, Iowa Winter can be a terrible time to keep your weight under control and … Read More »

The Potential Dangers of Ice Melt, What Your Des Moines Vet Wants You to Know

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Des Moines vet explains how to protect your dogs on winter walks! by Dr. Terri Dermody, Ingersoll Animal Hospital, Des Moines, IA In Iowa, there are many commercially available ice melts for your sidewalks and driveways. The most effective of … Read More »

Veterinary Dental Health For Des Moines Pets

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Animal Dental Care – Dentistry For Pets by Dr. Nancy Peterson at Ingersoll Animal Hospital Veterinary dentists know that good dental health is an important part of your pet’s overall well-being. An unhealthy mouth can lead to any number of … Read More »

Des Moines Veterinarian Discusses Preparing Your Dog for Hunting Season

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Hunting with your Canine Partner by Dr. Tanja Frye Ingersoll Animal Hospital Hunting in Iowa for pheasant and duck will kick into full swing now that October is here. Your Des Moines Veterinarian wants to know, is your canine hunting … 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 Veterinarians Ask Does Your Itchy Dog Have ESP and Seasonal Allergies?

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TAKE THE ESP TEST. 3 SIGNS THAT YOUR PET MAY HAVE FALL ALLERGIES By Dr Nancy Peterson at Ingersoll Animal Hospital Like people, dogs can be allergic to ragweed, grass, pollens, molds and dust mites. Fall seasonal allergies in Des … Read More »