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

ISU Student Experience

What our clients say...

Iowa Veterinary Specialties is Des Moines' premier veterinary emergency and specialty hospital.

At Iowa Veterinary Specialties, we have one mission: to exceed the expectations of our clients, their families, and the referral community. We are here to provide the highest quality veterinary care for your pet. We have a highly qualified team of veterinarians and multiple veterinary technicians present at all times and at all hours. We are here for your pet when you need us most. We have been serving central Iowa for over thirty-five years, opening in April of 1980.

Iowa Veterinary Specialties is honored and privileged to be able to help your pet. Our veterinarians work with your pet's primary, referring veterinarian to ensure optimal communication and the best care possible. Our emergency facility is fully staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide high quality care to your pet in a time of need.

Days, nights, weekends, and holidays; Iowa Veteirnary Specialties is waiting to exceed all of your expectations.

Welcome to Iowa Veterinary Specialties!

Meet the very talented staff<br />of Iowa Veterinary Specialties
Meet the very talented staff
of Iowa Veterinary Specialties


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 >