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IVS in the News

Winter Weather Tips - Keeping Pets Safe

read more >   Published on January 2, 2010.

Dog Perseveres Following Hit and Run
CEDAR RAPIDS - Puddles is tugging at the heartstrings of strangers from California to New York. The story is spreading on the Internet about how a car hit the Cedar Rapids dog...
read more >   Published on May 22, 2010.

How To Keep Pets Cool In The Heat

read more >   Published on August 1, 2010.

Abused Bull Dogs

read more >   Published on October 9, 2010.

Dogs Need Blood Transfusions From Time to Time - And Blood Donors!
Denise Mankin, DVM, was on duty late one night in a Des Moines, Iowa, emergency veterinary clinic when Yeller, a Labrador Retriever, was rushed in sporting a fresh wound to his back....
read more >   Published on January 8, 2011.

Partners Reunited

read more >   Published on February 1, 2011.

Reeces, Dog By Car Twice

read more >   Published on March 1, 2011.

Blood Drive

read more >   Published on May 1, 2011.

ISU Purchases IVS

read more >   Published on May 1, 2011.

Service Dogs Eye Check

read more >   Published on May 1, 2011.

Important Information Regarding ISU-VSC and IVS
Over recent weeks, ISU-Veterinary Services Corporation (ISU-VSC), a non-profit entity of Iowa State University, and former veterinarians and staff of Iowa Veterinary Specialties (IVS) have been engaged in legal activities regarding the...
read more >   Published on May 9, 2011.

K-9 HEALTH: Some members of the Des Moines Police force got a special check-up
Iowa Veterinary Specialties did free eye evaluations for service dogs Thursday. A number of police pups from K-9 units took part. As did a few guide dogs. Doctors say performing the check-up is...
read more >   Published on May 19, 2011.

A Death In The Family: Emmie, Dr. Bolser And The Power Of Customer Service
Hello shoppers... Is there any customer service that makes us feel less like a customer, than what we receive during our greatest moments of crisis? The police officer that responds to our 911 call....
read more >   Published on June 14, 2011.

Women in Veterinary Medicine
Women are charging ahead in the workplace and it is no surprise to find female faces popping up in veterinary schools and clinics like never before. Today, women outweigh men 3 to...
read more >   Published on February 14, 2013.

Donate Blood With Your Dog at IVS
Soon you and your pooch can team up to save lives. On Friday, May 4th, the Iowa Veterinary Specialties is holding a blood drive.  It’s for doggie donors and their owners. There...
read more >   Published on February 20, 2014.

Walk With Your Pup to Fight Cancer
Expect to see a lot of dogs walking around Des Moines on Saturday. The Iowa Veterinary Specialties is hosting the Puppy Up walk.  The two-mile walk with your dog is to increase...
read more >   Published on February 20, 2014.

DOGGY DONORS: Saving Canine Lives
Iowans take pride in helping their neighbors  This blood donation program relies on volunteers who have four legs. Read the full story
read more >   Published on February 26, 2014.

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Addy the sea lion's dangerous savings account!

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

ISU Student Experience Begins

Iowa Veterinary Specialties' Student Experience programs, allows vet students as well as vet tech students to gain real life experience with emergency and specialty medicine. read more >