Some delay in seeing your pet may occur depending on our appointment schedule.
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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Pet Patient Reviews

For 25 years, Avondale Veterinary Healthcare Center has been an active supporter of ANIMAL LIFELINE OF IOWA
Nebraska Task Force One Search and Rescue Dogs
See the Amazing Benefits of Pet Rehabilitation Therapy and Treatment
The Importance of Wellness Exams
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
Veterinary Healthcare Complex 4318 E Army Post Rd   Des Moines, IA 50320
DES MOINES VETERINARIANS FULL SERVICE ANIMAL HOSPITAL SERVING DES MOINES & SURROUNDING COMMUNTIES
"I don't feel like anyone is rushing me through.  They take the time to listen and openly discuss my concerns and options.  I always recommend Avondale to people with pets."  Cindy M. "All around great place, great people!"  Michael U. "Dr. Hollander is very patient and informative with me as I re-learn how to deal with kittens and their different behaviors."  Karen B. "The best service and everyone was very kind!"  Joe S. "We have a difficult dog to deal with.  She is in a cart and can't control her bladder very well anymore.  The folks at Avondale didn't hesitate a moment to board her and they bathed her every day!  Also dealt with her finicky diet.  Thanks!"  Lori W. "Quality of staff is excellent.  Options explained clearly.  Dr. Hollander cares about my pet and our relationship."  Diane G. "My puppy's first visit and he was treated gently and with care.  My questions were all professionally answered."  Bill W.  "I would not think of taking Bella any other place than to this clinic."  Christine C. "The ability to get in to see someone on the same day that we called regarding the injuries that had happened to our pet a couple days before was very much appreciated."  Tom H. "Easy to get an appointment on short notice.  Quality care and services."  Diane S. "Caring, loving and top notch customer service!"  Dwight N. “Clean, professional, prompt and caring ."Jim S. “I feel that everyone there went out of their way to take care of Cosmo.  They did everything to make him comfortable for his night stay in the hospital."  Rosemary F. "I am always extremely pleased with the service provided by your veterinary technicians and Dr. Hollander, who I choose to use as our primary veterinarian.  She is thorough and always very personable and easy to understand.  She goes out of her way to explain every thing."  Jane M. "I wish I had known this clinic existed in the past!  A good friend recommended them last week and I was impressed!  Super nice receptionists and an excellent experience overall.  One of the best parts is that they are open 7 days a week."  Pamela S. "The staff are very attentive to our pet and our needs.  They love working with animals and it shows!  Thank you for taking such great care of Madison."  Marilyn B. "Doctor is wonderful and patient with me and write down with me and very clear explain too."  Susan M. "Very professional and caring staff.  Dr. Woodruff was excellent and made me feel my pet was going to be well taken care of."  Brittany L. "My dog always gets treated special."  Dwight N. "You're caring, friendly and accessible.  The services are fairly priced."  Janice P. "My husband and I drive from Knoxville to come to Avondale.  We are so grateful for your extended hours.  That was a huge selling point for us.  And we are so found of the professional care and compassion that has been shown to our animals.  Thank you so!"  Lauren P. "The staff is helpful no matter what day or time.  My pets look at going to the vet as a fun thing because of how well they are treated."  Cassandra C. "The hours, days open, care given, cleanliness - all around positive experience."  Cheryl J. "Super friendly staff and very quick service."  Les L. "My dogs take some time to warm up to strangers.  The staff is always very patient and understanding and never seem exasperated with them and never make me feel like a bad pet "mom" for their shyness."  Linda B. "The whole experience was great!"  Kim D. "My babies were treated like family - cuddled and loved - and that's important to me.  Thank you to the wonderful staff."  Sharon M. "Dr. Thistle answered all my questions with compassion and was very thorough!  Wriglee was helpful in sending us our lab results and treated Greta like her own!  It's easy to see that they love their jobs!  Thanks for making us feel welcome!"  Kelly S. "My greyhound definitely has a lot to deal with because he lost the use of his back leg from FCE.  I feel I have a team of people now who will help me get him better.  When I left the appointment I felt super good about my greyhound walking again."  Maria G. "Upmost in caring for our pet and friendly professional service from your staff."  Shirley W. "Flexible Scheduling"  Greg T. "Overall we were very satisfied with our visit.  You've done a great job for both our cat and dog.  I recommend you to everyone."  Sherry K. "Great service and quality care."  Pat H. "Always a pleasant visit."  Dixie G. "I enjoy Avondale and the way we are treated.  This was more an emergency visit and we needed to leave Jack there for a few hours.  The vet was great at explaining what was going on and the treatment, which helped alleviate my concerns."  Jessica F. "Each visit at Avondale is a great experience.  The staff is kind and very knowledgeable in regards to any questions I may have regarding my pet.  I always leave feeling that my pet was provided exemplary care."  Chey-Anne P. "I began coming to Avondale Animal Hospital about 30 years ago.  Quite a bit has changed both at the clinic and in veterinary medicine.  Both have exceeded my expectations.  Now, with a new puppy, my loyalty and respect remains."  Joan R. "My husband and I were surrounded by very friendly, highly knowledgeable, really helpful and extremely kind people when we took our dog, Rose, in.  They took any stress we felt about our dog having knee surgery completely away and left us at ease."  Jan R. "All staff are always warm and caring.  I trust that my pets are treated with love and that I am treated with respect."  Penni G. "Dr. Carlo is the Best! I just wish there was a discount for the elderly as they are on a fixed income." Linda B. "The hours and staff are great!" Amy W. "I've been going to Avondale for almost 15 years.  Dr. Groos has taken great care of my past cats.  He took time to call & check on them after a visit and to call and offer condolences when I had to put one to sleep.  Great vet!  Would highly recommend him!"   April M. "Great service.  Our cat was treated very well."  Donna C. "We are happy to make your clinic our pet clinic here in Des Moines.  We recently moved up from Texas and will be a full time resident here in Des Moines."  Donald R. "Calls handled promptly and courteously.  Hospital is clean and comfortable.  Avondale is Awesome!"  Diana U. "I received twice daily calls to update me on Max's condition.  Very helpful when I called with questions!  Max received the best care!"  Kenneth B. "We had a great experience at our first visit.  We really liked our tech and veterinarian.  THANK YOU!"  Angel L. "Always open.  Convenient location.  Very clean and professional."  Robert D. "Won't take our cats anywhere else but Dr. Hollander!  She helped us keep one cat comfortably alive for 4 years after a cancer/leukemia diagnosis.  Elsewhere another veterinarian wanted to put him down on the spot!  Thank you Avondale and Dr. Hollander!"  Mary D. "Meow   Meow   and Meow"  Larry A. "Both the veterinarian and the tech were phenomenal.  I look forward to seeing them both again - hopefully under good circumstances!"  Larry S. "Avondale is great because of the convenient hours!  We have always used them as an emergency vet." Shannon C. "Love that you guys are open on Sundays!  So helpful!  Thank you for always being so great with our Henry!"  Darian D. "Thanks!  It's always nice to not have to worry and know Chippler is in good hands."  Margaret F. "Very nice staff and doctors.  Love this place.  Feel very confident my pet is getting awesome care."  Greg T. "Everything went really well.  Kaiah seems to be doing better already."  Jenni S. "Everyone and everything is awesome!"  Mary Jo B. "I liked the daily updates, like hearing my cat settled down and wasn't scared and that her treatment was working well for her." Julie S. “I am very fond of Dr. Hollander and she always is very helpful."  Larry S. "All of the staff have always been very helpful and caring!"  Angela P. "Open when I can get in as my schedule changes and evening appointments are good for me."  Daniel L. "I was extremely impressed with the amount of time and concern the veterinarian provided."  Diana U. "Great service and kind, caring care by the veterinarian.  She helped me make decisions for Reba's care.  Thank you."  Margaret F. "I have known about this clinic/hospital since I was a little girl.  We used to drive by on the way to my grandparent's house.  When Lucy got sick, they were the ones I decided to try.  I am very happy with the services they provided."  Betty N.   "They are very friendly and attended to my puppy.  Pepper is a mixed Dachshund and very much full of energy.  I recommend this place to anyone who needs a good, clean place to board or be treated here.  Thank you very much.  Appreciate the attention."  Marlene R.   "Love EVERYTHING about AVONDALE!"   Beth J.   "We feel Lilly is getting GREAT care."  Pat H.   "Service and staff were great, but my only concern is that the terms with Care Credit have changed to only six months no interest from 18 months and with a pet that has 2 major surgeries in 6 months, that change is overwhelming."  Renee D.   "The staff was so friendly....they treated Beans as a family member, not a pet."  Bruce H.   "Everything was professional, clean, courteously handled."  Steve S.   "Good service.  Friendly and gentle."  Jeani K. "Love that I can drop my dog off to be looked at while I'm at work."  Tammy G. "We moved and decided to try Avondale.....and were extremely happy.  We were in there less than 15 minutes and everyone/everything was extremely professional."  Jennifer T. Avondale Cat Hospital Reviews "Dr. Williamson is an excellent, caring veterinarian.  She explained the procedure, labs and ECG.  I thought it was humorous that the ECG picked up Oscar's purring!"  Shari A. "The vet and staff treated us like they had known us for years and showed concern about the health and well being of our cat, Missy."  Robert A. "A positive experience for both me and my kitty.  Staff was friendly and professional.  Facility was clean and odor free and after I picked my cat up, I felt he had been well cared for.  Would highly recommend this facility."  Claudia S. "Everything was very clean and nice with the place and all went well for me and my cat so I will just leave best feed back."  Samuel C. "Friendly staff as we got our cats registered following a move to Des Moines."  Susan K. "Everyone was wonderful.  Dr. Groos treated my cat for hyperthyroidism.  He fully explained the radioactive iodine procedure and made me feel very comfortable.  Thank you for taking such good care of Alli."  Beverly D. "Dr. Mandy Hollander is a top notch veterinarian and I knew instantly that my cat would be in good hands the second I met Dr. Hollander and the technician, Katie.  The comfort level was there and I appreciated everything they did for my cat.  Thank you!"  Angie “Dr. Hollander is exceptional!  I recommend Avondale to all my friends and family."  Maria "I love Dr. Hollander."  Amy R    
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For 25 years, Avondale Veterinary Healthcare Center has been an active supporter of ANIMAL LIFELINE OF IOWA
Nebraska Task Force One Search and Rescue Dogs
See the Amazing Benefits of Pet Rehabilitation Therapy and Treatment
The Importance of Wellness Exams
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