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  • New Patients Always Welcome, Ankeny Vet Clinic

    Your Pet's Health is Our Highest Priority

    New patients are always welcome at our clinic

    At Creature Comforts Veterinary Hospital, each of our team members is committed to getting to know you and your pet on an individual basis - providing personalized care for your pet.

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  • Core Veterinary Services, Ankeny

    Your Pet's Health is Our Highest Priority

    All of the veterinary services your pets need

    At Creature Comforts Veterinary Hospital, we are committed to providing comprehensive, high-quality veterinary care for Ankeny pets with an emphasis on compassion and exceptional client service.

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  • Special Veterinary Services, Ankeny

    Your Pet's Health is Our Highest Priority

    Nutritional Counseling & Age Specific Pet Care

    Optimal nutrition provides your pet with their very best chance of good health at every stage of life, and can be used to address many common health concerns.

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Protect Against Disease


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Pet Oral Health


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Treating Conditions


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Accurate Diagnosis

Diagnostics & Lab

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Caring For Polk County Pets

Welcome to Our Ankeny Animal Health Clinic

Creature Comforts Veterinary Hospital is a full-service pet hospital that offers comprehensive medical services for cats and dogs in Ankeny, greater Des Moines metro and beyond.

From preventive care and surgery to nutritional counseling, our broad and varied service offering can meet all of your pet’s health needs in one convenient location.

We care for Ankeny’s dogs and cats and have developed a reputation over the years for quality, professional care with a compassionate touch.

Whether you are bringing your pet in to see us for the first time, or have been counting on our veterinary team for years, we will treat your animal as if it was our own.

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Veterinary Care You Can Rely On

Quality, Integrity & Exceptional Client Care

Creature Comforts Veterinary Hospital is a full-service vet clinic offering comprehensive veterinary services for Ankeny pets with an emphasis on exceptional client care. From routine wellness exams and vaccinations to dental care, we've got all the services you need to keep your pet happy and healthy.

Internal Medicine

Diagnosis and treatment for your pet's internal conditions.

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Puppy & Kitten Care

Essential preventive care for your new four-legged family member.

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Senior Pet Care

Keep elderly pets feeling great throughout their senior years.

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Emergency Care

Urgent veterinary care is available by appointment when your pet needs us most.

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Nutrition Counseling

Improved health and treatment of conditions through dietary changes.

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Wellness Exams

Annual or twice yearly checkups to help keep your pet healthy.

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What Our Clients Are Saying

  • Dr. Alex Miller and the staff were fantastic. This was a new vet to us and a much longer drive but TOTALLY worth it. The staff answered all questions above and beyond with info to make the best decisions and determine care for my dogs. The techs were extremely kind and patient with my nervous dogs. I will absolutely refer and continue seeking care from them.
    - Haylie S

Open 8am - 8pm daily.

At our Ankeny veterinary clinic we understand that pet parents lead busy lives. That's why Creature Comforts Veterinary Hospital is open until 8pm 7 days a week to make caring for your pet easier.

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Helping You to Help Your Pet

Tips & Advice From Our Ankeny Vets

Whether you're looking for advice about parasite protection or information on common pet illnesses, our blogs feature tips and advice from our Ankeny veterinarians and team to help you to keep your pet in tip-top condition.

My dog keeps stopping on walks, what should I do?

My dog keeps stopping on walks, what should I do?

You want to ensure that your pup gets the exercise they should, but every time you head out on a walk your dog stops and refuses to go on. It's a frustrating issue faced by many pet parents. In today's post, our vets explain some reasons why dogs stop and what you can do to help get your pooch moving again.

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Demystifying Echocardiograms for Pets

Demystifying Echocardiograms for Pets

Veterinarians have access to a range of diagnostic tools that enable them to gain a better understanding of the health of their beloved pets and to provide appropriate treatment. Echocardiograms is a diagnostic tool that can detect heart conditions in dogs and cats. In this article, our vets in Ankeny will discuss the importance, indications, safety, and how pet owners can prepare their companions for this non-invasive procedure.

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Best Dog Food for Senior Dogs

Best Dog Food for Senior Dogs

If you have a senior dog, you want to feed them the best food possible. However, choosing the right food for your older dog can be challenging. Our veterinarians in Ankeny have shared some senior dog food options to keep your dog healthy and happy during their golden years.

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Joint Pain in Dogs - Signs, Causes & Treatment

Joint Pain in Dogs - Signs, Causes & Treatment

Dogs of all ages can be afflicted by joint pain that impacts their quality of life. Our Ankeny vets explain types of joint pain in dogs, in addition to causes and treatments.

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Open on Weekends to Serve You Better

Address & Hours

Creature Comforts Veterinary Hospital proudly serves patients in Ankeny, Altoona, Bondurant, Des Moines, Polk City and beyond.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday:08:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Tuesday:08:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Wednesday:08:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Thursday:08:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Friday:08:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Saturday:08:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Sunday:08:00 am - 08:00 pm

Phone Number

(515) 965-0006


1555 SE Delaware Ave Ankeny IA 50021 US

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New Patients Welcome

Creature Comforts Veterinary Hospital is accepting new patients! Our Ankeny vets take the time to get to know our clients and treat every pet as if it were our own. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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Contact (515) 965-0006