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  • 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 to vaccinations for cats, dogs, reptiles, and small mammals, we have your pet's healthcare covered.

    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, fish, 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, small mammals, 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

  • Extremely professional and caring people. Do not hesitate to take your pets here. Competent and compassionate, all that you could ask for in a veterinary practice!
    Michael S.
  • I have taken 3 dogs to Des Moines Veterinary Hospital and I have always had great results. My thanks to the team, you have always been great.
    John G.
  • 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.

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, including small mammals and fish. 

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

From nutrition and habitat guidance to preventative vaccinations and exams, our team of veterinary professionals are here to help you 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. 

Small Mammals    Fish

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.

How to Take Care of a Fish

How to Take Care of a Fish

Taking care of a fish requires knowledge of their specific needs and environment to ensure they thrive. Providing a suitable tank with proper filtration, temperature control, and regular water changes is essential for maintaining their health and well-being. Today, our Des Moines vets will provide you with tips on how you can properly take care of your fish.

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How often should you take a cat to the vet?

How often should you take a cat to the vet?

You love your cat, and you want to ensure that they live a long, healthy life with you. Today, our Des Moines vets explain when to take your cat to the vet for routine checkups and preventive care.

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Easiest Fish to Take Care of for Beginners

Easiest Fish to Take Care of for Beginners

If you're new to fishkeeping and looking for low-maintenance options, you may be wondering which fish are the easiest to care for. Today, our Des Moines vets discuss the best pet fish for beginners and their care requirements.

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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 - 03:00 pm
  • Friday:08:00 am - 05:30 pm
  • Saturday:Closed
  • Sunday:Closed

We are closed from 12 pm to 1 pm on weekdays.

Address

21935 Pacific Hwy S Des Moines WA 98198 US

Phone

(206) 878-4111

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Welcoming Your Pets to Our Animal Hospital 

Des Moines Veterinary Hospital welcomes cats, dogs, fish, small mammals, and their owners 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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