• 1.West Side Veterinary Clinic

    3035 86th St

    Urbandale,IA

    6.40 mi

    We at WSVC aim to give the best care, love and support to you and your furry loved ones. We know how important your pets are to you (we have them too!), and how they are a member of your family. When

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11/13/2014
By: Becky B.
Iowa Veterinary Wellness Center
We have been clients at Iowa Veterinary Wellness Center for well over a decade. We have taken several dogs there over the years. We have nothing but positive things to say about the practice, its setting and the staff. The clinic is beautiful: from the landscaping to the furnishings and our favorite, the carpet throughout the building for the pets that have mobility issues. The staff is AMAZING. They are all well educated, compassionate and clearly love what they do. We have used Iowa Veterinary Wellness Center for routine veterinary care as well as holistic care. Our dogs and cats have had acupuncture, laser therapy, and have used herbal medications. We LOVE that the practice offers so many different treatment options and that the staff counsels us on what may be best for OUR pet.We HIGHLY recommend this practice for your pet, too.
01/22/2015
By: Melissa H.
Avondale Animal Hospital
Avondale and staff are wonderful. We had our 9yr old cocker to many ets to diagnos unexplained itching. We had looked on line, and she seemed to show all the symptoms of paw mites. No other vet (Anderson Animal Hospital) would test and gave unecessary allergy shots. The wonderful vet Dr Carlos took no time at all to diagnos our poor Lil with mites, and started meds immediately. By this time we had it and also had to be treated as well. They are very concerned and caring, and answer any and all questions, and grasp we know our Lil better than anyone. I cant thank Dr Carlos and staff adequately, they are superb. They are a wonderful facility, not to mention compassionate to pet and owner. WE LOVE AVONDALE, DR CARLOS AND STAFF!
04/29/2014
By: keithh939
All-Pets Hospital East Village
We are so pleased with the care and service our cats Tiffy and Teddy, and four others before them, receive from Dr. Berge and the All-Pets staff. They are top-knotch - knowledgeable, skilled, friendly, willing to answer questions, and keep us in on the decision making. Their compassion about animals shows in their interactions with them. When we board our cats we know they receive lots of attention and we never worry about leaving them.
06/19/2016
By: Kathy H.
Iowa Veterinary Wellness Center
I started going to Iowa Veterinary Wellness Center when my dog was having problems with his joints and needed to lose a little weight. The acupuncture really helped with his joints and the food they put him on (Sojos) helped him lose weight. The whole office is great. Dr. Kim comes into the room and gets down on the floor to get to know your animal. She is the greatest. I will not go anywhere else.
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06/18/2016
By: Beth Y.
Iowa Veterinary Wellness Center
Iowa Veterinary Wellness is the only place I take my two dogs and cat. I have been going there for over 12 years, and I have to say Dr. Wilke and her wonderful staff are the best. They do the best for my companion animals and I am very happy that they exist. I think the combination of traditional and holistic care works the best for us.
04/18/2014
By: stevenn602
All-Pets Hospital East Village
The staff at All Pets Vet. Hospital have been through thick and thin with me and my pets. I am so thankful for everyone up there,. they always go above and beyond the call of duty! Love them all. They are like family to me and my animals. the staff is so great and skilled and knowledgeable. Thanks ALL PETS!
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01/06/2017
By: Deedee M.
Low Cost Spay Clinic
I have been going to this clinic for several years and I have no complaint. Nice staff and good prices. The clinic is always clean and smells nice when we have gone. The only negative is the lack of appointments but even then, if you go at the right time, the visit is pretty quick.
06/28/2016
By: Suzanne S.
Animal Medical Clinic of Merle Hay
We have taken our dogs to Animal Medical Clinic and Dr. Johnson for years. They are very professional, caring and have treated ourDogs like they were their own. We would recommend this clinic to anyone who loves their animals.
01/20/2015
By: Karen M.
Berge, Kathy
Excellent care and service. Staff is amazing. They take time to explain care, services, and work with you on pet's issues. They take care of the human as well since sometimes it is very stressful having a pet visit the vet.
01/26/2016
By: Brian J.
Family Pet Veterinary Center South
What I like most about Family Pet Vet is that they know my dog and they actually look forward to seeing him. They treat him great when he is there and that makes it easy on me knowing my dog is comfortable at the vet.
Tips & Advices
Bring medical records and medications that your pet is taking. Also, you should bring your ID and a form of payment.
Yes, there are veterinary clinics that only deal with emergency cases. They generally take walk-ins and referrals from family vets.
Yes, emergency vets treat dental emergencies and dental trauma. Freshly fractured teeth are the main category of dental injury that vets consider an emergency.
To prevent health emergencies, experts recommend supervising one’s pets, and trying to make sure they don’t get into emergency situations. A majority of emergency vet visits happen because animals were struck by cars, bit by other animals, or ingested toxins. Otherwise, the best way to prevent emergencies is by having a go-to vet you can call with any questions, and being vigilant about potential symptoms (i.e. runny stool, or trouble walking) as they appear but before they become extremely serious.
Experts say that the conditions that necessitate an emergency veterinarian visit include collapse, seizures, inability to walk, partial paralysis, and any difficulty breathing (non-stop panting, constant coughing, hyperventilation, or elevated heart rate). Gum color is often an indicator that something is wrong--especially blue gums or very pale gums. Excessive vomiting or a distended abdomen should be considered an emergency situation. Signs of any trauma or excessive bleeding should send your pet straight to the vet. Lastly, for cat owners, urinary obstruction is fatal if not treated, and generally occurs in male cats.

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