About Us

Urban Pet Hospital & Resort is the result of an experienced DVM Anil Regmi's vision of providing first class medical services and a luxury resort for pets at "Affordable cost". Located in central Iowa, Urban Pet Hospital was started in the early 2000 and became a full-fledged Urban Pet Hospital & Resort in November 2007.

The Facility

The current remodeled facility with more than 10,000 sq. feet of indoor space boasts a full-fledged veterinary hospital with the state-of-the-art medical and therapeutic equipment. We are proud to be the only facility in central Iowa that offers an indoor counter-current pool from endless pool and an underwater treadmill.

Our DMV and staffs having been working with us for over 15 years, and some of our staffs are experienced for over 40 years in specific care units. "Home Away From Home" is the primary motivation behind Urban Pet Hospital and Resort's luxury pet resort. The resort facility offers individual suite With cable TV/DVD that beloved pet can enjoy.

Some premium suites also include a webcam that allows you to keep an eye on your pet from anywhere around the world. The resort also provides a big indoor play area for the pets. As part of the luxury accommodation service, the pets are walked three times a day and monitored closely with cameras. We also offer swimming and daycare services for a nominal charge.

Our services

  • Internal Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Diagnostics & Lab Testing
  • Grooming
  • Dermatology
  • Day Care
  • Dental Care
  • Nutrition
  • Pain Management
  • Boarding
  • Preventive Tests

Community Outreach

Urban Pet Hospital and Resort continually assists in several community programs, such as; assisting Animal Rescue league of Iowa and Animal Protection Society of Iowa with their animal spaying and therapy programs to increase medical outreach for the pets in the community

Our veterinarians

Dr Anil Regmi

Renowned in the central Iowa community for his expertise in the field of veterinary medicine and his compassion and love for animals, Dr. Anil Regmi is the visionary behind Urban Pet Hospital & Resort. A professional dedicated to his service and his clients, he is also known throughout the community for donating time and materials to help injured pets. In the March 4th, 2004 edition of the Des Moines Register, he is featured in the article "Chico on the Road to Recovery", for helping an injured and abused kitten named Chico.

Dr. Keysha Schmit

Dr. Keysha Schmit is a graduate of Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2019. She originates from Eastern Iowa. Dr. Schmit enjoys working with dogs, cat, pocket pets, birds, and reptiles. She became certified in Mixed Animal Acupuncture through the Chi Institute in 2023. She plans to work toward gaining her Certification in Canine Rehabilitation from University of Tennessee within the next year. When not working she enjoys spending time with her many pets, traveling in her renovated RV, and being crafty.


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