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  • Pet Acupuncture
    Pet Acupuncture in Des Moines Pet acupuncture was invented decades ago and is an effective alternative treatment method for various conditions affecting pets. Is your pet feeling unwell? Bring him to Pawsitive Read more
  • Pet Arthritis FAQs
    Pet Arthritis FAQ Pet arthritis is a degenerative disease that affects the joints. As your pet grows older, the healing process that keeps the joints moving easily isn’t able to keep Read more
  • What Are Manual Therapy Techniques and How Do They Benefit Your Pet?
    What Are Manual Therapy Techniques and How Do They Benefit Your Pet? Veterinary care centers that offer specialized pet care and treatments are on the rise. Sadly, the majority of pet Read more
  • How Does Hydrotherapy for Dogs Work?
    How Does Hydrotherapy for Dogs Work? Pawsitive Strides Veterinary Rehabilitation and Therapy in Des Moines is proud to offer water therapy for dogs. We offer two types of hydrotherapy – swimming Read more
  • Questions To Ask Before Your Pet Surgery
    Questions About Pet Surgery Before agreeing to surgery for your pet, it’s important to understand the procedure and what to expect so you can make wise decisions concerning your pet’s care. Read more
  • Animal Pain Awareness Month
    Animal Pain Awareness Month Just like us, our furry friends can experience pain and discomfort due to illness or injury.  September is National Animal Pain Awareness Month.  Our team at Pawsitive Read more
  • How Can Chiropractic Care Benefit Your Pet
    How Can Chiropractic Care Benefit Your Pet? It is difficult for many pet owners to watch their dogs or cats who have difficulty moving about during play, walks, or just through Read more
  • What Is TENS and What Are the Benefits for Your Pet?
    What Is TENS and What Are the Benefits for Your Pet? TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) is a form of electrotherapy that is used to treat inflammation and acute pain. The Read more
  • Injury Recovery: Importance of Exercises at Home
    Importance of at-Home Pet Injury Recovery Exercises Provided by Des Moines Veterinarians Your pet has just had a traumatic injury. You’ve taken it to the veterinarian for treatment and have been Read more
  • Pet Joint Pain: Common Causes and Treatment
    Pet Joint Pain: Common Causes and Treatment Like humans, our furry four-legged companions can succumb to joint pain. We may notice the problem when our beloved cats or dogs can no Read more
  • Can acupuncture help manage my pet's pain?
    Pawsitive Strides Veterinary Rehabilitation & TherapyDes Moines, IowaFor thousands of years, the Chinese practice of acupuncture has been usedto help activate the body’s own healing mechanisms. At Pawsitive StridesVeterinary Rehabilitation Read more
  • What Is Muscular and Cardiovascular Conditioning for Your Pet?
    What Is Muscular and Cardiovascular Conditioning for Your Pet? Our compassionate staff at Pawsitive Strides provides pets with the care, services, and the expertise they need to lead happy and healthy Read more
  • Pet Mobility Learn About Our Braces, Supports, and Wheelchairs
    Pet Mobility: Braces, Prosthetics, and Wheelchairs At Pawsitive Strides Veterinary Rehabilitation and Therapy in Des Moines, we make sure that your pet gets the treatment that it deserves. If your cat Read more
  • The Basics of Veterinary Rehab
    Veterinary rehabilitation isn’t as scary as it sounds; it is actually quite similar to its human counterpart that we are all familiar with. Using a variety of similar techniques to Read more
  • How Do NSAIDS Work And How Do They Help My Dog?
    Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs NSAIDS are the most frequently prescribed drugs to treat pain and inflammation in dogs. They can be used in the short term for instance post-operatively, after an injury, Read more
  • Congratulations to Our New Certified Canine Fitness Trainers!
    Congratulations to Pawsitive Strides team members: Dr. Nancy Peterson, Becky Nichols, Megan Hastie and Kacie Jones for completing the University of Tennessee’s Certified Canine Fitness Trainer program! It is the Read more

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2911 Ingersoll Ave. Des Moines, IA,50312

Monday:

2:00 pm-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

12:00 pm-5:30 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

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