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 »

August 15 is “Check the Chip Day” at Des Moines Veterinary Clinics

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Des Moines Veterinary Clinics Encourage Pet Owners to Microchip Their Pets by Dr Nancy Peterson at Ingersoll Animal Hospital Having your pet microchipped greatly increases the chance that your pet will find his/her way back home if he is lost … Read More »

Taking Care of Your Pet During an Iowa Summer by Dr. Alex Miller

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Vets in Des Moines talk about Taking Care of your Pet during an Iowa Summer Dogs do not cool themselves as efficiently as people do, so they can easily become overheated if care is not taken. For example, do not … 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 »

The Value of AAHA Accreditation for You and Your Pet by Dr. Nancy Peterson

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Once again, Ingersoll Animal Hospital has been re-evaluated by the American Animal Hospital Association and passed our inspection with flying colors, so we are celebrating! But what does it mean to be AAHA accredited anyway, and why is it important … Read More »