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  • Specializing in Avian Veterinary Services

    Our Avian Board-Certified Vet Provides Quality Care for Birds

    At Des Moines Veterinary Hospital our veterinary team has the knowledge and experience to provide comprehensive care, including prevention, diagnosis and surgery, for exotic birds.

    Avian Veterinary Care

  • Providing the Quality Care That Your Pets Deserve

    Care Tailored To Your Pets' Health Care Needs

    We offer all of the core veterinary services your pet requires to stay healthy, from routine exams and vaccinations to bird, reptile and small mammal exotic pet care.

    Core Services

  • Advanced Veterinary Technology

    In-House Diagnostics & Lab

    We use diagnostic tests and tools located in our in-house diagnostic lab in order to accurately diagnose your pet's health conditions and to customize treatment plans to fit their needs. 

    In-House Lab

Quality, Integrity, Compassion & Service

Des Moines Veterinary Hospital is a full-service veterinary hospital offering comprehensive and high-quality services for dogs, cats, birds and exotic pets in Des Moines, Federal Way, Tacoma, Seattle and Auburn. From routine checkups and vaccinations to surgeries and more, we offer all of the specialized services your pet needs under one roof. 

Preventive Care

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Routine Care

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Surgical Care

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Emergency Care

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Welcome to Des Moines Veterinary Hospital

Our animal hospital in Des Moines is a full-service pet hospital that offers comprehensive medical services for cats, dogs, birds and exotic pets with compassion and expertise.

From preventative care like routine exams to surgery, boarding services and a wide variety of exotic pet care services, we aim to meet your pet's needs to help them lead a long, happy and healthy life. 

We provide exemplary care to companion animals and exotic pets in the Des Moines area and have fostered a reputation in the years since our opening for high-quality and professional care delivered with compassion.

Whether your pet has been receiving care from our vets for years, or this is your first time bringing them to us, we will always treat your pet as if they were our own.

About Our Hospital

Des Moines Veterinary Hospital | Des Moines Speciality & Emergency Vet

Des Moines Veterinary Hospital | Des Moines Speciality & Emergency Vet
Des Moines Veterinary Hospital | Des Moines Speciality & Emergency Vet

  • Friendly, good quick appt making. The Doctors and staff are awesome. Prices are reasonable. Great consistent care. The waiting area is a clean, warm, and welcoming environment with plenty of comfortable seating.
    Helen F.
  • The best vet to go to! They take incredible care of my bunnies and always go above and beyond to let me know how they are doing. Friendly service, quick wait times and compassionate staff.
    Zoey B.
  • Great staff, great veterinarians. My grandpa's beloved puppy is treated great and the staff always ask about him. They recommend food and treats, even the types they do not carry. Love bringing Skippy in and feel like they really care.
    Genie B.

Specialists | Des Moines Veterinary Hospital | Des Moines Speciality & Emergency Vet
Specialists | Des Moines Veterinary Hospital | Des Moines Speciality & Emergency Vet
Specialists | Des Moines Veterinary Hospital | Des Moines Speciality & Emergency Vet
Specialists | Des Moines Veterinary Hospital | Des Moines Speciality & Emergency Vet

Exotic Pet Veterinary Services 

At Des Moines Veterinary Hospital, we are proud to provide comprehensive veterinary services to a variety of exotic pets, from birds and small mammals. 

Our Des Moines vets work closely together to deliver specialized care and consultation your exotic pet needs to remain happy and healthy throughout their life. 

From nutrition and habitat guidance to preventative vaccinations and exams, our team of veterinary professionals, including a Board Certified Avian Vet, are here to help you to provide your pet with the quality of life they deserve. Exotic pets require a specialized level of care, attention and compassion and at Des Moines Veterinary Hospital we are proud to be able to meet and exceed that requirement with our excellent quality of care. 

Birds    Small Mammals    

Tips & Advice From Our Des Moines Veterinary Hospital Team

If you are looking for advice about parasite protection or information about common illnesses in pets, or something altogether different, our blog posts provide helpful tips, info and advice from our Des Moines vets to help you keep your pet healthy and happy.

Aural Hematoma in Cat: When is Surgery Needed

Aural Hematoma in Cat: When is Surgery Needed

If you notice that your cat has developed an ear hematoma, you might be wondering how to help. Today, our Des Moines vet team talks about the causes of aural hematomas in cats, symptoms, and treatment options.

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C-Section for Dogs: Everything You Should Know

C-Section for Dogs: Everything You Should Know

It can be amazing when your dog gives birth but what if she needs a c-section? Our Des Moines vets will tell you everything you need about c-sections for your dog. So, what things should you look out for and prepare for?

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ACL Surgery in Dogs

ACL Surgery in Dogs

The dog's cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) is frequently referred to as the dog's ACL or 'cruciate'. This connective tissue joins the upper and lower leg bones at the dog's knee and may become injured. Today, our Des Moines vets explain the three main ACL surgeries for dogs.

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Address & Hours

Des Moines Veterinary Hospital proudly serves patients across King County and beyond.

Hospital Hours

  • Monday: 08:00 am - 05:30 pm
  • Tuesday: 08:00 am - 05:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 08:00 am - 05:30 pm
  • Thursday: 08:00 am - 05:30 pm
  • Friday: 08:00 am - 05:30 pm
  • Saturday: 08:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Address

21935 Pacific Hwy S., Des Moines, WA 98198 US

Phone

(206) 878-4111

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Welcoming Cats & Dogs to Our Animal Hospital 

Des Moines Veterinary Hospital welcomes cats, dogs, and their people to our clinic! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Des Moines companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's appointment.

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