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21935 Pacific Hwy S
Des Moines, WA, 98198
United States

Des Moines Veterinary Hospital has a warm, compassionate team that delivers high quality veterinary medical, preventive, health, and surgical services for your cat, dog, avian bird, reptile, pocket pet and other exotic pets. Our Veterinarians, Dr. Liz Conger and Dr. Jim Onarati also provide dental services.  In additional we provide boarding and pharmaceutical services for your animals. 

We are located on Pacific Hwy. South in South King County in Des Moines, Washington

Our Staff

Dr. Liz Conger, D.V.M.

Dr. Conger graduated from Colorado State University where she received her B.S. and D.V.M. degrees.  She practiced for many years in Montana.  Her practice included work with large and small animals and exotics.

In 1991 she joined the Des Moines Veterinary Hospital.  Dr. Conger's areas of interest include internal medicine and preventive medicine.

Dr. Conger's special interests include surgical and diagnostic medicine. 

Her friends @ home are Honey Bunny the Chihuahua, Samba the cat, Buster the McCaw. 



Dr. James Onorati, D.V.M., Diplomate ABVP-Avian Practice

Dr. Onorati attended Seattle University before attending Veterinary School at Washington State University. 

He joined the practice at Des Moines Veterinary Hospital in 2000. 

Dr. Onorati, is a Board Certified Avian Specialist who provides outstanding care to a variety of pets. Bird owners come from many parts of Washington and Oregon for his veterinary care of their birds.  He is a member of the Association of NW Avian and Exotic Veterinarians and the Puget Sound Veterinary Medical Association

Dr. Onorati has a wide variety of animal friends at home including dogs, cats, birds, miniature cows, ducks etc.