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!

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Ashley was born and raised in Washington state and moved to Iowa in May of 2022. She now lives in Des Moines with her boyfriend, 6 year old daughter, and cat. She has always had a passion for animals but primarily has the greatest love for cats! She got her veterinary assisting certificate through Sno-Isle … Read moreAshley


Regan was originally from Indianapolis, Indiana. She grew up a military brat and found herself in Des Moines, Iowa in 2013. She has been in a veterinary clinic since she was 15 years old, so she is going on 10 years! She has worked in emergency medicine and general practice, but mostly she snuggles puppies … Read moreRegan


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



Becky is a part-time RVT that joined Iowa Veterinary Wellness in the summer of 2022. She is a graduate of Madison Area Technical College in veterinary technology (2003) and a graduate from the University of Tennessee with a BAS in Agriculture business with a Veterinary Management emphasis (2021). She worked in a general practice clinic in … Read moreBecky



Nicole is an aspiring Veterinarian, hoping to be involved with primarily large animal practice. With two kids, a fiancé, 2 cats and a new puppy, life is very busy but there is always time for animals! Nicole currently attends DMACC and will be moving on to Iowa State within the next few years with the … Read moreNicole



I live in the Des Moines area, and have been working with animals for the past few years. I joined IVWC to pursue my passion of caring for animals. I am currently enrolled in the Vet Tech program through Penn Foster. In my free time, I love being outdoors: hiking, swimming, and camping with my … Read moreLeiana