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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

  • Dr. Onorati is THE REGIONAL EXPERT with treating heartworm. Their prices were more than fair. I absolutely loved their staff. Everyone was so kind and compassionate during a time I was deeply worried about my pooch. I highly recommend them.
    Becka T.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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.

Kitten Teething

Kitten Teething

Did you just get a brand new kitten and know they have started teething? You probably have a lot of questions like what to expect and whether can you give them anything for pain or discomfort. Our vets at Des Moines Veterinary Hospital can answer those questions for you.

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Cat Recovering From Surgery

Cat Recovering From Surgery

After your cat's surgery, a little extra love and attention are going to be required to allow for the incision to heal without becoming aggravated, injured, or infected. In today's post, our Des Moines vets share some strategies for caring for your feline friend as they recover from surgery, including what to do for a cat not eating after surgery, and how to stop a cat from jumping after surgery.

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The Top Cutest Dog Breeds That Stay Small Forever

The Top Cutest Dog Breeds That Stay Small Forever

Are you searching for a dog but don't want anything too big? If you would prefer a smaller dog or live in a small space that can't accommodate a large dog, here are 15 small breeds of dog that our Des Moines vets guarantee will stay small forever.

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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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