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Welcome to Pawsitive Strides Veterinary Rehabilitation & Therapy
Your VeterinarY REhabilitation & Therapy Center in Des Moines Iowa
Call us at (515) 575-9655


At Pawsitive Strides, a Des Moines Veterinary Rehabilitation & Therapy Center, we are animal lovers through and through! Your pet is our highest priority, whether we are providing post-operative therapy or starting a treatment to improve your pet's overall quality of life. We will treat them as if we were their guardian pet parent.

At Pawsitive Strides, our team will spend the time. You will be an integral part of the development of your pet's care and therapy plan, ensuring a cooperative effort between yourself and the care team!

Our goal at Pawsitive Strides Veterinary Rehabilitation & Therapy is to alleviate pain and restore our patients to maximal function, improving their quality of life.

Relieving Pain – Promoting Fitness – Improving Recovery

Nancy Peterson
Des Moines Rehabilitation & Therapy Veterinarian | Pawsitive Strides Veterinary Rehabilitation & Therapy | (515) 575-9655

2911 Ingersoll Ave
Des Moines, Iowa 50312


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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Pawsitive Strides Business Hours


12:00 pm-5:30 pm


8:00 am-5:30 pm


8:00 am-5:30 pm


12:00 pm-5:30 pm


8:00 am-5:30 pm





Meet The Staff

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  • Dr. N.T. Peterson
    Dr. Peterson has always felt a deep connection with animals. Whether she was bonding with her childhood pets, helping a client’s treasured cat to recover from an illness, or playing with her own affectionate dogs, she always felt that animals greatly enriched her life. To give back to these loving creatures who have such generous spirits, Dr. Peterson has dedicated her career to helping improve animals’ health, comfort, and quality of life!
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What our clients say about us

  • ""..With each visit with Dr. Peterson and her staff, Bandit was reevaluated. His treatments and exercises were adjusted to insure continued progress. Within 3 weeks Bandit was walking, not normally but was mobile on his own. Within 5 weeks Bandit was 90% back to normal: walking, running, jumping and playing...""
    Chris E.

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