6110 Creston Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50321
Phone(515) 280-3100

ISU Student Experience

Angela Bryan

Angela recently completed her first year of veterinary school at Iowa State University and is now looking forward to her second!  Before veterinary school, Angela completed her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Animal Science at Iowa State University.   Also prior to veterinary school, she gained experience in the veterinary field working with a canine research colony at Iowa State University and interning with the Avondale Veterinary Healthcare Complex of Des Moines, Iowa.  Upon graduation from veterinary school, she plans to practice small animal medicine, hopefully within either an emergency or specialty clinic similar to Iowa Veterinary Specialties. 

 

“During my time within the Iowa Veterinary Specialties Emergency/Specialty Mentorship Program, I feel as though I was provided with the perfect opportunity to see things through the eyes of the veterinarian.  Prior to the mentorship, I felt comfortable completing technical tasks such as blood draws and placing intravenous catheters; however, this mentorship forced me to step away from technician duties and begin considering how to make a diagnosis.  Within this position, I also had the opportunity to interact with clients and became much more comfortable working one-on-one with them and their pets.  One of the things I enjoyed most was speaking with the clients, listening to their concerns, taking those concerns to the doctor, and following through with the treatment, recovery, and discharge of their pets!  Overall, Iowa Veterinary Specialties gave me the opportunity to view veterinary medicine from many different perspectives, and I am truly grateful for every minute I had with them!” 

Canine Hypoadrenocorticism from ivsdsm

 


IVS Partner's in Progress CE Event

On April 11, 2018 there were fourteen speakers offering the first annual ISU – IVS Partners in Progress CE Event at the Des Moines Botanical Center. This CE Event was open to all... read more >

Addy the sea lion's dangerous savings account!

Addy the sea lion lets her curiosity get the best of her read more >

"All the Vet techs and receptionists were nothing but phenomenal and soooo understanding!"

read more testimonials >