Welcome To

Grand Avenue Veterinary Hospital

As your local veterinary family veterinarian in West Des Moines, IA, we are dedicated to providing excellent veterinary care.

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About Us

About Grand Avenue Veterinary Hospital

Grand Avenue Veterinary Hospital is proud to have served the West Des Moines area for over 50 years.

The heart of our practice is the excellent care we provide for your beloved pet. We are committed to providing top-quality comprehensive veterinary health care. Our goal is to keep your pet healthy so you can enjoy a long, happy life together. 

Our Veterinary Services

What We Offer

We tailor our preventative care and treatment plans to meet the individual needs of you and your pet. We treat our patients as if they were our own and offer the quality services they deserve. 

Pet Medical Care

Pet Wellness Care/Checkup

Our veterinary clinic in West Des Moines offers wellness care checkups for dogs and cats.

Pet Nutrition

Pet Nutrition

We will be happy to consult with you about proper balanced nutrition for your pet.

Pet Surgery

Pet Surgery

We perform a variety of general surgical procedures such as spays, neuters, and oral surgery.

Pet Dental Care

Pet Dental Care

We recommend that all dogs and cats receive dental exams at least once a year. 

Our Veterinary Team

Meet Our Veterinarians

The veterinarians of Grand Avenue Veterinary Hospital work hard to stay up-to-date on the latest advances in veterinary medicine and technology. Above all, we strive to show compassion and loving care to all pets and their families with every exam, procedure, and surgery. We love and treat them as our own!

Our veterinary team is committed to educating our clients on how to keep their pets healthy year-round by providing education about nutrition, wellness care, parasites, as well as the importance of monthly heartworm, flea, and tick preventions given year-round.

Our veterinary hospital is fortunate to be staffed with two experienced, licensed veterinarians – Dr. Christy Wauhob and Dr. Emily Gearig.

Grand Avenue Veterinary Hospital Veterinarians


Our Veterinarian Reviews

We greatly value your input. We appreciate you letting us take care of your animals.