Valentine’s Day Pet Hazards

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With Valentine’s Day coming up quick, we’ll soon start seeing all sorts of candies, chocolates, and gifts in stores. Just be sure to keep your pet’s safety in mind. This can be a dangerous day for Fluffy and Fido! Here, … Read More »

Tips For Having Your Dog Groomed Professionally

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Does your canine buddy run and hide when he knows he’s getting a bath? We’re pretty sure that Fido loves that salon-fresh feeling of being soft and clean, but he’s not a really big fan of the bathing process. Doggy … Read More »

Great Resolutions for Dog Owners

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Happy New Year! Are you are making resolutions for 2019? Why not include your dog in your new goals? After all, Fido will be right there with you through the next year. In this article, a Des Moines, IA vet … Read More »

Holiday Hazards for Pets

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The holiday season is officially here! Food, fun, family, friends, and festivities are all on the agenda for the coming weeks. Your furry buddy may also enjoy some seasonal treats, and perhaps a few gifts of his own. Just be … Read More »

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 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 »