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 »

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 »

What is Heartworm Disease by Dr. Nancy Peterson

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What is Heartworm Disease? Spring brings with it the return of mosquitos! Heartworm disease is caused by the parasite that is transmitted by mosquitos. The disease affects the heart and lungs if not treated it can cause death. Symptoms Pets … Read More »

February Is Pet Dental Month by Dr. Nancy Peterson

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Des Moines Veterinary Clinics Celebrate February as Pet Dental Month Dogs and Cats Have Teeth Too! By Dr Nancy Peterson at Ingersoll Animal Hospital in Des Moines IA. Imagine how your teeth would look and feel if you didn’t brush … Read More »

Dr. Dermody Talks about Obesity in Des Moines Pets

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by Dr Terri Dermody at Ingersoll Animal Hospital in Des Moines, IA If there was a pet version of “The Biggest Loser”, could your pet be a contestant? Obesity has become an extremely important health problem for our pets – … Read More »

Vets in Des Moines Suggest What to Get your Pet for the Holidays

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What should you get your pet for the holidays in Des Moines? 1. Routine Veterinary Care. It’s important that we spend time on at least an annual basis talking with you about your pets lifestyle, diet, and disease prevention. Vets … Read More »

November’s Adopt-A-Senior-Pet Month by Dr. Nancy T. Peterson

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Des Moines Pet Clinics Encourage Adopting a Senior Pet in November Personally, I have always had a major soft spot for senior pets. Now that I again have a couple of senior pets in my house an 11 year old … Read More »