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(515) 274-3811

(515) 333-4613

3836 Beaver Ave.,
Des Moines, IA 50310

83 NE Carefree Ln.,
Waukee, IA 50263

Leading Veterinarians in Des Moines IA

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Lynita

Lynita
Lynita joined Iowa Veterinary Wellness Center as a client services representative in February 2012. She graduated in 1989 from Snow College in Ephriam, Utah with an AS degree.

After moving back to Iowa, Lynita worked at her local humane society until she made the move to her first pet hospital in 2000. After that career move, Lynita realized that this was what she was meant to do.

Lynita lives in rural Iowa with her family. They share their home with two very lucky felines and one Great Dane.


Ben

Ben

Graduated from Bel-Rea institute in March of 2013. Moved to Iowa shortly after to be back near family. I worked at IVRC as an ER tech for nearly 5 years. I joined the IVWC team in December of 2018 to learn more about acupuncture and holistic medicine. When I am not at work enjoying my time with the staff and patients, I am spending it with my family. My wife and I are kept very busy keeping up with our two boys, 3 cats and very good dog.


Kat

Kat

Kat joined Iowa Veterinary Wellness Center as a DMACC Veterinary Technology student for her summer internship in 2018. She had such a great learning experience that she officially joined as an employee that fall. Kat graduated from the Veterinary Technology program at DMACC in May of 2019.

In her free time Kat enjoys watching The Green Bay Packers and spending quality time with her friends, family, and beloved pets, Skye and Kismet.


Andrea

Andrea

Andrea was born and raised in Des Moines, IA. She always knew she wanted to work with animals. She obtained an Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology from DMACC in 2013, as well as a AA in General Studies.

Before joining our team in April 2019, Andrea worked at a no-kill animal shelter for six years. She has a passion for animals of all types and ailments with some special needs pets of her own at home.

In Andrea's free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, trying out new local restaurants and of course spending time with her own fur kids like Lollie, her precious pup.


Megan

Megan

Megan, a native of Beaverdale IA, first joined IVWC’s team in 2014 while taking undergraduate courses. After traveling the world and completing her Bachelors of Science in Biology at Colorado State University, she knew IVWC was home and where she wanted to stay!

Megan accepted admissions into Iowa State’s College of Veterinary Medicine where she is pursuing her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree.

In her free time, Megan enjoys reading, the outdoors, staying active, and spending time with family.


Chris

Chris

Chris Wilke was destined for Iowa Veterinary Wellness Center! Being married to Dr. Kim Wilke, he knows just how much the doctors and staff care deeply for their clients! Chris is happy to help when you call, and his smiling face will greet you in the clinics.

Chris enjoys spending time with his wife Dr. Wilke., daughter Shannon (soon to be college-bound) and son Ethan (hockey extraordinaire). He also has endless fun with their two largest dogs: Great Danes named Chance and Lucy.


Brianna

Brianna

Brianna lives in the country with her five dogs and chickens. She is hoping to get goats soon! She is currently enrolled in the Vet Tech program at DMACC and is graduating this year! She is ecstatic to be able to work at Iowa Veterinary Wellness Center. In her free time, you can find Bri reading a book or hanging out with her animals.


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