VCA Avondale Veterinary Hospital


4318 E Army Post Rd, Des Moines, IA, 50320

  • Open

  • Mon-Thu:

    7:00 am - 10:00 pm

  • Fri:

    7:00 am - 7:00 pm

  • Sat:

    8:00 am - 7:00 pm

  • Sun:

    10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Other Hospital Hours

Pet Resort Hours: Mon-Fri 7-6, Sat 8-6, and Sun 10-6. Cat Hospital is Mon-Fri 7-6, Sat 8-5, closed Sundays.

Free First Exam

Experience exceptional pet health care.

Caring for pets... and their people, too.

At VCA Avondale, we offer complete pet health care services to make sure your pets stay happy and healthy for life. Our advanced animal hospital services include:

  • Pet Dentistry
  • Vaccinations
  • Animal Chiropractic & Acupuncture
  • Class 4 Laser Therapy
  • Complete Pet Rehabilitation Facility
  • Senior Pet Care
  • Pet Pharmacy
  • Animal Hospital Services
  • On-site Diagnostic Laboratory
  • Advanced Canine Orthopedics
  • DNA Breed Testing
  • Stem Cell Treatment
  • Feline Hyperthyroid Treatment I-131
  • Heartworm Prevention

Accreditations & Affiliations

Accreditations & Affiliations

In case of Emergency

Call the hospital immediately.

Free First Exam for New Clients

Sign up for a free pet health exam. Our team looks forward to meeting you soon.

Prescriptions, pet food
and more...So you'll

Never Forget It

Pet care you can count on - because VCA delivers.

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Animals Seen

Cats, Dogs, Exotics, Pocket Pets, Rabbits, Non-Venemous Reptiles

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Our Pledge to You and Your Pet

Where your pet’s health and happiness is our
priority through knowledge, care, and compassion

Our Team Overview

The friendly and professional team at our animal hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their life's work to help pets live long, healthy lives. To support this mission, the hospital relies on many individuals; each team member is equally important in helping us deliver the best experience for both you and your pet. Let us know what we can do for you.

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VCA Charities' Pennies for Pets

VCA Charities is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that directly helps pets in need. Through its 32 Pet Food Pantry locations in 18 states, VCA Charities has helped to provide over 2 million pet food meals to pets in need. VCA Charities also provides free veterinary services, medication, and annual funding to over 100 humane societies, animal rescues, animal shelters, and service dog organizations across the country.

VCA Charities recently raised over $565,000 through the Pennies for Pets Program. Donations are always welcome at participating VCA Animal Hospitals or online at

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Pennis for Pets 2018

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Our Veterinary Services

At VCA Animal Hospitals, your pet's health is our top priority, provided through high-quality, professional care and genuine personal service. We pledge to instill client trust and confidence that your pet will always receive compassionate, gentle care, as well as the highest standard of veterinary medical service available. We pledge to provide the finest personal service and facilities for you, our clients and your special pets.

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