Having Pets and Guests

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Are you planning to have visitors over the holidays? It’s always great to reconnect with loved ones at this special time of year. However, not everyone is as fond of Fluffy and Fido as we are. Read on as a … Read More »

5 Reasons to Board Your Dog When You Leave Town

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Are you planning on going away for the holidays? Good for you! Many people take their dogs with them on vacation. However, your pooch may actually be better off staying in a kennel while you’re away. Here, a Des Moines, … Read More »

Spotlight On Puppy Jake Foundation

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Here at Ingersoll Animal Hospital, we understand how wonderful dogs are, and how much they give back to us. One program we are proud to support is Puppy Jake Foundation. Founded in 2013, PJF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that … Read More »

Adopting a Senior Dog

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November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month! There are far too many sweet, adorable dogs in shelters, hoping that someone will love them enough to give them a good forever home. However, senior dogs often have a really hard time … Read More »

Caring for a Longhaired Cat

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Is your feline buddy super fluffy? Longhaired kitties are really cute! Taking care of all that fur can be a bit much for Fluffy, however, so she may need some help. Here, a Des Moines, IA vet discusses caring for … Read More »

Caring for Fido’s Ears

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Did you know that dogs can hear sounds that are 4 times further away than what we can pick up? Fido’s ears are pretty amazing. They also play a huge role in his daily life, so taking care of them … Read More »

6 Things To Remember When Boarding Your Dog

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Are you going to be taking your canine pal to a doggy hotel soon? Fido is an important part of our lives, but sometimes it is necessary to board him. In this article, a local Des Moines, IA vet offers … Read More »

6 Reasons to Get Your Cat Groomed Professionally

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Have you ever considered taking your cat to the groomer’s? Kitties are very clean, of course. Fluffy may spend hours on her beauty routine every day! However, some of our feline pals do need some help with keeping their fur … Read More »

Microchipping 101

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August 15th is Check The Chip Day! Getting your pet microchipped is one of the best things you can do for your furry pal! A Des Moines, IA vet discusses microchips in this article. How Microchips Work Microchips are very … Read More »

Boarding Your Cat

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Are you going to be going out of town soon? If you’ll be gone for more than a day or so, you may want to consider boarding your cat. Here, a Des Moines, IA vet discusses taking Fluffy to a … Read More »