Addison's disease is an endocrine disorder where the adrenal glands, near the kidneys, fail to produce enough hormones. This disease is relatively uncommon (approximately one case per 3000 dogs) ...View Article
Welcome to Anderson Animal Hospital!
We Care for Critters of ALL kinds!
If you live in Des Moines or the surrounding area, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Dr. Michael Anderson is a licensed veterinarian, treating all types of pets and animals. Your pet's health and well being is very important to us and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.
Anderson Animal Hospital is a full service animal hospital and will take both emergency cases as well as less urgent medical, surgical, and dental issues. Dr. Anderson is experienced in all types of conditions and treatments. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable so your pet can relax in the waiting room.
We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing disease and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question call 515-299-5401 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our office is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for caring pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.
At Anderson Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are!
Dr. Michael Anderson
Anderson Animal Hospital | 515-299-5401
2560 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50317
The Veterinary Genetics Laboratory Forensic Unit at the University of California, Davis is the first accredited crime lab dedicated to animal DNA profiling. DNA can be used to confirm the ownershi ...View Article
Glaucoma is typically a disease affecting middle- age to older pets. The symptoms can be very insidious in that they may not be noticeable at first, but eventually you may see a red eye or a dila ...View Article
Imagine your concern if you came home to find your dog unable to walk, unresponsive, or in a coma. As the decriminalization and even legalization of marijuana has occurred, cases of toxicity in an ...View Article
When you come home to find a mess on the floor, it is easy to assume that the dog vomited. Vomiting is very common in dogs, as they often eat weird things! There are actually many other causes of ...View Article
Dogs occasionally develop a red eye. The redness may be in the white of the eye, in the clear part of the eye called the cornea, or within the eyeball. There are many causes of a red eye, but all ...View Article
Anderson Animal Hospital of Des Moines offers exceptional care for your pet's needs.
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Dr. Anderson can also be seen at these Petco locations for routine vaccinations and tests:
- Jordan Creek - Tuesday - 6:30 - 8pm
- Clive - Saturday - 1 - 4pm
- Southridge - Sunday - 1:30-4:30pm
- No Appointment Needed at Petco
Responsible pet ownership does not depend on the monetary value of the animal, measured by the purchase price. It is the fulfillment of an unwritten contract you enter when you decide to own a living creature that will depend entirely on you for its well-being.- Judith Bell, DVM, PhD
There is absolutely no good reason to not spay/neuter your pet. The benefits to you & your pet are enormous. Do you want to deal with aggressiveness, bleeding, pyometra, ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, breast cancer (both male & female), testicular cancer, prostatitis, or unwanted litters? Prevention is the best medicine!
Make the right choice & help prevent the 4 million homeless pet euthanasias a year!
SPAY/NEUTER YOUR CRITTER!