Your Pet’s Dirty Little Secret, as Exposed and Discussed by a Des Moines Vet

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Why is my dog eating poop? by: Dr. Nancy Peterson, Ingersoll Animal Hospital   Has your dog ever come racing in from outside and greeted you with a wiggle and a great “hi breath”? You think, ‘wait, what is that … 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 »

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 »

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 »

Des Moines Vets Warn of Winter Hazards for Pets in Iowa’s Cold Weather

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Cold Weather Hazards – Winter Dangers by Dr Nancy Peterson, Ingersoll Animal Hospital Des Moines, IA The frigid Des Moines weather is not only a problem for people but it is important to keep in mind that pets are also … Read More »

Fans for Food – Benefiting Des Moines Pets through the Pet Project Midwest!

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Des Moines Vets, Making a Difference in your Community! At Ingersoll Animal Hospital we work every day to provide the best veterinary medical care and emotional comfort to Des Moines’ pets and their parents….but we want to do more! We … 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 »

Old Wives “Tails” by Dr. Terri Dermody

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Des Moines Vets Dispel Myths Regarding Pets Today I would like to dispel a few myths, or “old wives tales”, that Des Moines vets commonly hear in veterinary medicine. 1.) “My dog can’t be sick because his nose is wet”. … Read More »