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 »

COMMERCIAL BREEDERS: Auctions Uncovered, by Sonya Heitshusen

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COMMERCIAL BREEDERS: Auctions Uncovered, by Sonya Heitshusen Courtesy of WHOtv.com, Click here for video link According to a recent USDA report, Iowa now ranks second in the country in the number of commercial dog breeders. Only Missouri has more. In … 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 »