7 Ways to Keep Your Dog Safe

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October is Animal Safety And Protection Month! If we know one thing about our canine patients, it’s that they have a knack of getting into mischief. Here, a Des Moines, IA vet lists some simple ways to keep Fido safe … Read More »

Tips for Taking Fido to the Salon

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Most of our canine pals aren’t very enthusiastic about baths. Fido might enjoy swimming, and he loves feeling fresh and clean, but he may still bolt when he hears that dreaded four-letter B-word. Of course, doggy bathtime isn’t necessarily very … Read More »

Dog Bathing Mistakes

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Baths probably isn’t one of your dog’s favorite things. Actually, that’s a bit of an understatement. Many of our canine pals bolt for cover when they hear the word Bath. While many pups clearly like feeling fresh and clean, they’re … Read More »

Fido’s Summer Trim

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With summer arriving, many of our canine pals are enjoying the chance to run and play outdoors. Fido is wearing a fur coat, so he can get hot pretty easily. A summer cut may be just the thing! Read on … 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 »

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 »

Spoil Your Dog Day

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There’s a special doggy holiday around the corner: Spoil Your Dog Day is August 10th! Our canine buddies are great friends and companions, and definitely deserve some extra TLC on this special occasion. Read on for some great doggy-spoiling tips … Read More »

Tips for Boarding Your Dog

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Are you going to be leaving town soon? If so, you may be considering putting your canine pal in a kennel while you are away. People also often board their dogs before major events, such as weddings; medical procedures; during … Read More »

6 Benefits of Professional Dog Grooming

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Do you bathe your dog yourself? Or do you take Fido to the groomer’s? While you can certainly bathe your pooch in a tub or kiddie pool at home, there actually are some great benefits to taking Fido to the … Read More »