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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Educational Links About All Things Pet Health

We like to provide our clients with all the information they need right at their fingertips. Please feel free to look through our list of Helpful Links to answer any questions you may have. And of course, you can also feel free to give our office a call!

International Veterinary Acupuncture Society

The International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting excellence in the practice of veterinary acupuncture as an integral part of the total veterinary health care delivery system. The Society endeavors to establish uniformly high standards of veterinary acupuncture practice through its educational programs and accreditation examination and process. IVAS seeks to integrate veterinary acupuncture and the practice of modern veterinary science, while also noting that the science of veterinary acupuncture does not overlook related treatment modalities.

American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncturists

The American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncturists’ mission is to improve animal health care by the advancement of veterinary acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, and Traditional Asian Medicine through education, research, and leadership.


Comprehensive cat healthcare information including detailed information on raw, species-appropriate feeding.

Veterinary Partner

Veterinary Partner contains many health-related articles around a wide variety of pet-related topics. We recommend Veterinary Partner frequently as a trusted educational resource for our clients and their pets.

Cat Arthritis Help

We are passionate cat people who want to make sure that all pets get the best care and attention if they are suffering from feline arthritis.

Favorite Local Businesses

Through the years, Iowa Veterinary Wellness Center has had the fortunate experience of developing long and lasting relationships with local area businesses. With similar business practices as our own (mostly how they treat pets and their parents), we feel confident in the services and goods offered by the following businesses.

We do not take these recommendations lightly; we use positive word-of-mouth reviews from our clients as well as our own personal experiences. We feel good about using these businesses for our needs – and we think that you will, too!

Canine Craze

Dogwoods Lodge

Pup Start

Iowa Veterinary Specialties

Animal Rescue League of Iowa