Dogs make great companions but you can’t spend every waking hour with them. You will have to leave them to go do things like errands, work, and appointments. Our Des Moines vet will give some suggestions to make it easier to leave your puppy at home alone for the first time.
Grooming your puppy can be difficult. There are a lot of things to think about like when to start, what you'll need, and what needs to be done to ensure they are groomed properly. Our Des Moines Veterinary Hospital vets can answer all those questions for you.
You want your dog to have the best life possible and that starts with their diet. Our Des Moines Veterinary Hospital vets will go over what you need to know when selecting the best food for your dog.
Just like in people, our dogs' skin is their largest organ. When combined with their coat, it makes up 12% of the average dog's body weight. What you may not know is that your dog's daily nutrition can have a significant impact on the health and condition of its skin and coat. Here, our Des Moines vets explain the relationship between your dog's skin, coat, and diet.
Most dogs are given anesthesia when they are spayed or neutered, and the majority of them will require it at least once throughout their lives. Our four-legged pets, like us, may require anesthesia as part of a surgery or procedure. Today, our Des Moines vets discuss what you should know about anesthesia for dogs.
Are you a bird lover looking for a smart, happy, cheerful, sometimes a bit mischievous, and beautiful bird to be a part of your family? If you are, the Caique species might be the right pick for you. Today, our Des Moines vets tell you all you need to know about a caique.
If you have ever had to say goodbye to a pet then you know how hard it can be. Pets are a part of the family and it can feel the same as losing a loved one. Our Des Moines vets offer advice on what to say when someone you know loses a pet and a few other ways you can support them.