Reasons Boarding is Better Than Petsitting

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Are you going to be leaving town soon? If so, your animal companion may be delighted to go with you. However, dogs can’t go everywhere with us. You may need to leave your furry best friend in the care of … Read More »

COVID-19 Update: April 2020

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An UPDATE for our valued clients, As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve we are watching closely and remain committed to providing exemplary service and veterinary care for the people and pets of Des Moines. With this in mind, we … Read More »

Springtime Grooming for Dogs

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Spring is definitely in the air. Spring cleaning is on the agenda for many people at this time of year. Don’t forget about Fido! Your pet will be much more comfortable if he feels clean and fresh. A Des Moines, … Read More »

Dog Therapy Appreciation Day

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April 11th is Dog Therapy Appreciation Day. This is one cause that we are happy to support! Our canine pals are truly wonderful companions, who do some very important work! A local Des Moines, IA vet discusses therapy dogs below. … Read More »

The Benefits of Antioxidants for Dogs

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You’ve definitely heard of antioxidants before. They’re found in many human foods and offer us many health benefits. The question is, do antioxidants offer those same benefits for our canine companions? The answer is yes—antioxidants are important for keeping your … Read More »

Understanding AKC Dog Groups

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The puparazzi are getting pretty excited. The Westminster Kennel Show starts February 10th! It’s always fun to see these pampered pooches strutting their stuff! As you may know, dog shows typically divide their furry contestants into breed groups. A veterinarian … Read More »

Dog Training Mistakes

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January is National Train Your Dog Month! Of course, Fido’s education is important all year long. Training is really what makes the difference between your pooch being a ‘Good dog’ and being, well, a bit unruly. Here, a vet lists … Read More »