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Avondale
Animal Hospital   Cat Hospital Rehabilitation Center   Pet Resort
HOURS OF OPERATION Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm Friday 7:00 am -   7:00 pm Saturday 8:00 am -   7:00 pm Sunday        10:00 am -   7:00 pm Telephone (515) 262-6111
Veterinary Chiropractic & Acupuncture Available on Tuesdays by Appointment
Walk-Ins Welcome
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Meet Our Client Care Specialists

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CHAR, Practice Manager Char managed Avondale over 20 years ago.  She left to be the administrator of human medical offices.  She's back at Avondale now, loving the pet side of healthcare! In her free time she spends lots of time traveling with husband, Jack, and spoiling all of her 10 grandchildren.  Char also enjoys gardening, reading, shopping and admiring her Siamese cat, “Shiloh”.
MICHELLE, Client Care Specialist Michelle is a Client Care Specialist at Avondale Animal Hospital and is one of the first cheery, helpful voices you will hear when you call us.  She has been employed with Avondale since 2005.  Michelle has 2 Beagles, "Peanut" and "Pistachio", who according to Michelle are the Best Beagles Ever! In her free time she enjoys reading, skydiving and spending time with her husband, three children and her grandchildren.
JACKIE G., Part Time Bookkeeper Jackie joined Avondale Veterinary Healthcare Complex as a part-time bookkeeper in the winter of 2007.  She and her husband, Don, have two sons, Mitchell and Andrew. In her free time she enjoys traveling, volunteer work, playing cards/games with friends and neighbors, and spending time with her husband, sons and their Miniature Schnauzer, "Sammy".
JODI, Avondale Pet Resort Supervisor/Cat Hospital Customer Service Specialist Jodi is a Customer Service Specialist at the Avondale Cat Hospital.  She has been with Avondale for nine years.  Jodi has three dogs, "Dweeil", a yellow lab; "Ariel", a Maltese; "Sarah", a Rat Terrier and two cats - "Kodi" and "Jasmine".  She enjoys shopping and spending time with her family, husband, Brad and son, Bryan, who also works at the Pet Resort.  Jodi also loves to read.
Main Hospital - 515-262-6111 Cat Hospital - 515-262-9222 For Pet Resort | Grooming | Doggie Daycare Phone 515-262-7297 Toll Free - 800-339-4873
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BECCA, Client Care Specialist   Becca joined Avondale the winter of 2015 and her cheery voice and warm smile will greet you as you call or come to Avondale.  She enjoys assisting our clients with their questions and needs.  In her free time she loves to spend time with her husband and daughter, Amelia, go camping listening or singing to music. 
KIM, Client Care Specialist Helpful, accommodating, friendly would be just some of the words that describe Kim.  She works at the main Avondale Animal Hospital desk and is ready and willing to assist the clients in any way she can.   She has horses of her own, a dog, a cat and a pet deer she has named "Molly".  Kim has been employed with Avondale since April 2016.  In her free time she loves riding her motorcycle while her son rides his dirt bike.  She enjoys working with children at school and, of course, spending lots of time with her son.
STEPHANIE, Client Care Specialist   Stephanie has been with Avondale since the summer of 2016.  She is one of the friendly voices you will hear on the phone and one of the smiles that will greet you when you visit Avondale!  She loves being able to help pet owners with their needs, whether they be appointments or products.  Stephanie’s pets include "Peaches" a Black Lab; "Daisey" a Beagle; "Daisy" an Asian Box Turtle; "Ruthie", a Red Eared Slider; and "Speedy" a Western Painted Turtle.  In her free time she loves to go swimming, spend time with her family, read, travel and motorcycle.
MARLA, Client Care Specialist Marla has been with Avondale Veterinary Healthcare Complex since the fall of 2016 this time!  She previously worked for Avondale in the 1990's.  She is one of the friendly smiling faces that greet you when you come to visit us.  Her duties include checking our clients in and out, answering the phone, coordinating patient healthcare between client and doctor, assist with client purchases of products such as food, treats, flea & tick control and heartworm preventative. She has a cat, "Pip".  She enjoys reading and traveling in her free time and also volunteers with Hospice Care of Iowa.  Marla is now an empty nester as her daughter, Lizzie, lives away from home. 
JOY, Client Care Specialist Joy has been employed as a Client Care Specialist at the Avondale front desk since the fall of 2016.  She loves having the opportunity to meet and greet the Avondale clients and their pets.  Joy has 3 cats, a Cheweenie, "Lu Lu", a Chihuahua, "Sophie" and all are pets she has rescued.  In her free time she loves spending time fishing with her husband and spending as much time as she can with her two daughters and her son.
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CHAR, Practice Manager Char managed Avondale over 20 years ago.  She left to be the administrator of human medical offices.  She's back at Avondale now, loving the pet side of healthcare! In her free time she spends lots of time traveling with husband, Jack, and spoiling all of her 10 grandchildren.  Char also enjoys gardening, reading, shopping and admiring her Siamese cat, “Shiloh”.
MICHELLE, Client Care Specialist Michelle is a Client Care Specialist at Avondale Animal Hospital and is one of the first cheery, helpful voices you will hear when you call us.  She has been employed with Avondale since 2005.  Michelle has 2 Beagles, "Peanut" and "Pistachio", who according to Michelle are the Best Beagles Ever! In her free time she enjoys reading, skydiving and spending time with her husband, three children and her grandchildren.
JACKIE G., Part Time Bookkeeper Jackie joined Avondale Veterinary Healthcare Complex as a part-time bookkeeper in the winter of 2007.  She and her husband, Don, have two sons, Mitchell and Andrew. In her free time she enjoys traveling, volunteer work, playing cards/games with friends and neighbors, and spending time with her husband, sons and their Miniature Schnauzer, "Sammy".
JODI, Avondale Pet Resort Supervisor/Cat Hospital Customer Service Specialist Jodi is a Customer Service Specialist at the Avondale Cat Hospital.  She has been with Avondale for nine years.  Jodi has three dogs, "Dweeil", a yellow lab; "Ariel", a Maltese; "Sarah", a Rat Terrier and two cats - "Kodi" and "Jasmine".  She enjoys shopping and spending time with her family, husband, Brad and son, Bryan, who also works at the Pet Resort.  Jodi also loves to read.
Veterinary Healthcare Complex 4318 E Army Post Rd   Des Moines, IA 50320
Main Hospital - 515-262-6111 Cat Hospital - 515-262-9222 For Pet Resort | Grooming | Doggie  Daycare Phone 515-262-7297 Toll Free - 800-339-4873
BECCA, Client Care Specialist   Becca joined Avondale the winter of 2015 and her cheery voice and warm smile will greet you as you call or come to Avondale.  She enjoys assisting our clients with their questions and needs.  In her free time she loves to spend time with her husband and daughter, Amelia, go camping listening or singing to music. 
SARAH B., Client Care Specialist Sarah is one of the Client Care Specialists that greets you with a smile and a friendly "hello" whether personally coming into the Avondale Animal Hospital front desk or calling on the phone.  She has been with Avondale since the spring of 2016 and loves working with the clients and their pets. Sarah has a Husky, "Jasmine" and a cat, "Bellatrix".  In her free time she enjoys hiking, camping and photography.
KIM, Client Care Specialist Helpful, accommodating, friendly would be just some of the words that describe Kim.  She works at the main Avondale Animal Hospital desk and is ready and willing to assist the clients in any way she can.   She has horses of her own, a dog, a cat and a pet deer she has named "Molly".  Kim has been employed with Avondale since April 2016.  In her free time she loves riding her motorcycle while her son rides his dirt bike.  She enjoys working with children at school and, of course, spending lots of time with her son.
MARLA, Client Care Specialist Marla has been with Avondale Veterinary Healthcare Complex since the fall of 2016 this time!  She previously worked for Avondale in the 1990's.  She is one of the friendly smiling faces that greet you when you come to visit us.  Her duties include checking our clients in and out, answering the phone, coordinating patient healthcare between client and doctor, assist with client purchases of products such as food, treats, flea & tick control and heartworm preventative. She has a cat, "Pip".  She enjoys reading and traveling in her free time and also volunteers with Hospice Care of Iowa.  Marla is now an empty nester as her daughter, Lizzie, lives away from home. 
STEPHANIE, Client Care Specialist   Stephanie has been with Avondale since the summer of 2016.  She is one of the friendly voices you will hear on the phone and one of the smiles that will greet you when you visit Avondale!  She loves being able to help pet owners with their needs, whether they be appointments or products.  Stephanie’s pets include "Peaches" a Black Lab; "Daisey" a Beagle; "Daisy" an Asian Box Turtle; "Ruthie", a Red Eared Slider; and "Speedy" a Western Painted Turtle.  In her free time she loves to go swimming, spend time with her family, read, travel and motorcycle.
JOY, Client Care Specialist Joy has been employed as a Client Care Specialist at the Avondale front desk since the fall of 2016.  She loves having the opportunity to meet and greet the Avondale clients and their pets.  Joy has 3 cats, a Cheweenie, "Lu Lu", a Chihuahua, "Sophie" and all are pets she has rescued.  In her free time she loves spending time fishing with her husband and spending as much time as she can with her two daughters and her son.