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Des Moines, Iowa 50321
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Blank Park Zoo Connection

Iowa Veterinary Specialties has partnered with Des Moines' Blank Park Zoo for many years. This collaboration between Iowa Veterinary Specialties' specialty doctors and the veterinarians at the Blank Park Zoo has helped diagnose and treat various species of animals. Using our advanced imaging diagnostics, as well as our non-invasive surgical methods, many of Blank Park Zoo's cherished animals have received potentially life saving care at Iowa Veterinary Specialties.

Addy the sea lion's dangerous savings account!
Addy the sea lion, one of Blank Park Zoo's most beloved animals, makes a visit to Iowa Veterinary Specialties after eating pennies. But that's not all we found...
read more >   Published on July 20, 2015.

Francis the Tortoise

read more >   Published on June 6, 2014.

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We are Now AAHA Accreditation

We are AAHA accredited! What does accreditation mean? It means your hospital holds itself to a higher standard, and that your pet is receiving care at a hospital that has passed the highest... read more >

Iowa Veterinary Specialties' AAHA Accreditation

This is Dr. Stephanie Larson on the CW morning - We Are Iowa segment with Lou Sipolt.  They are discussing Iowa Veterinary Specialties' AAHA Accreditation along with other things that you may need... read more >