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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

  • 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.
  • I have taken 3 dogs to Dr. Conger and I have always had great results. Thanks, Dr. Conger you have always been great.
    John G.
  • We have been taking our pets here for more than 20 years. The doctors are amazing and the entire staff is very caring and loving. It is nice seeing some of the same staff members who have cared for our pets for years.
    Marcia D.

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 to reptiles, amphibians and even spiders. 

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    Reptiles

Tips & Advice From Our 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.

What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

You love your pet and you want to make sure that the veterinarian you choose to care for them has the right qualifications to give them the treatment and professional attention that they need. But what qualifications should you be looking for?

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious condition that affects dogs, cats and ferrets in Des Moines. This condition can cause heart failure, organ damage, lung disease and even death. Here, our vets explain why, because of this, prevention is key.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks are capable of spreading a number of serious diseases and, therefore, are dangerous both to pets and people. Here, our Des Moines veterinary team explains how these external parasites thrive, what signs you should look out for and how to keep ticks away from your pets and family.

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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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New Patients Welcome

At Des Moines Veterinary Hospital, our vets are experienced in and passionate about making and keeping your pets well. Contact us today to book your appointment.

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(206) 878-4111