We will be closed on Monday, December 25th for the Christmas holiday. Wishing everyone a safe and joyful holiday!

3836 Beaver Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310 | Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Sat 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Ph: (515) 274-3811
Please Note: First & third Saturday of the month: Open 8 am–12 pm, Second, fourth, & fifth Saturday: Closed

We will be closed on Monday, December 25th for the Christmas holiday. Wishing everyone a safe and joyful holiday!

(515) 274-3811

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Lauren is originally from the northwest suburbs of Illinois, she came to Des Moines in 2018 to attend Drake University where she graduated in 2022 with a BA in Medieval European History and a BAJMC in Public Relations. Shortly after graduation, she decided to leave corporate public relations and take a leap of faith into her true passion, veterinary … Read moreLauren


Kathryn is a feline enthusiast, born and raised in Des Moines. Her veterinary experience started by adopting out for the ARL through Coffee Cats, and then reception at our local ER, and currently is a full-time veterinary assistant with IVWC. When not at work she spends her time working towards her RVT, watching movies with … Read moreKathryn


Lexi lives right here in Beaverdale with her significant other, Taylor, and all of their fur kids. They have 14 rescues, which include 7 dogs, 2 cats, 5 reptiles, and a potbelly pig. It never gets boring! Lexi is currently enrolled in a vet tech program through Penn Foster to pursue veterinary medicine and specialize … Read moreLexi



The veterinarians at Iowa Veterinary Wellness Center are trained in the rehabilitative medical therapy known as veterinary prolotherapy. Veterinary prolotherapy, also known as non-surgical ligament reconstruction, is a valuable tool for those pets that have suffered from ligament or tendon damage. Prolotherapy involves a series of injections typically consisting of a mixture of medications into … Read moreProlotherapy



Iowa Veterinary Wellness Center originally opened its doors to pets and their parents to provide holistic care, chiefly veterinary acupuncture, to those in need. Our veterinarians are certified in veterinary acupuncture and have been successfully treating pets for decades. Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese medical technique that has been in use for well over 3,000 … Read moreAcupuncture