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701 SW Ordnance Road
Ankeny, IA 50023
Outside office hours dropoff/pick-up:
Our employees are here Saturdays at 6pm & Sundays at 8am, 12pm, and 6pm for boarding drop-off & pick-up.
Our hospital will be closed Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day Holiday. We will resume normal hours on Tuesday.
Routine Physical Exams
A physical exam is your pet's most important screening test. We recommended having your pet examined twice yearly. Remember that pets age quicker that humans so their health can change in a short amount of time. The chart below compares your pet's age to that in human years.
We offer vaccination against multiple infectious agents. We will recommend what is best for your pet based on their age and lifestyle.
Heartworm and Tick-Borne Illness Screening
These diseases are very common in unprotected pets. Please ask for more information on how to keep your pet protected against, fleas/ticks and heartworm disease.
Intestinal Parasite Screening
We recommend this screen every 6 months or annually. There are many intestinal parasites that can be transmitted from your pet to you or your family. Ask us how to prevent these types of infections in your pets.
Evaluating your pet's urine can give a large amount of information. We can find signs of infection as well as screening for diabetes and kidney dysfunction. Any pet that is having urinary accidents or abnormal urinary habits should have their urine examined. This test is recommended in all adult pets annually and every 6 months in senior and geriatric pets.
Routine Blood Screening
We offer an in house diagnostic laboratory which allows us to screen your pets internal organ function and routine blood cell counts. We recommend these screens annually in all adult pets, and every 6 months in senior and geriatric pets. Don’t wait until your pet is sick to have him/her screened. There are many disease processes that can be treated if detected by early screening.