VCA Northwood Animal Hospital

Our Hospital

VCA Northwood Animal Hospital provides both a general practice for local clients and referral surgical care for pets from around the state. The facility is designed to give the best care possible for the sick and injured pet. The hospital, built in 1996, replaced the previous twenty-five year old facility. It contains advanced surgical suites, central supply, radiology suite, critical care and isolation areas as well as the normal examination rooms, laboratory, and pharmacy.
As a client of the general practice, you will normally see one of the local staff doctors. The referral surgery staff will consult with those doctors if advanced surgical care is needed.
Our goal is to give you and your pet the best care possible in a local setting. We are constantly reinvesting in more advanced equipment to give your pet state of the art care. We will do our best to treat your pet as thoroughly and carefully as if it were ours.

The veterinarians and staff at the VCA Northwood Animal Hospital believe that providing quality medical and surgery care is our primary mission. We believe that both the pet and the family of the pet deserve our best efforts. Prevention of disease and care for sick and injured pets are equally important. Humane, professional care will be given to each pet to the best of our ability.

Local Medical Issues

There are numerous local medical issues that can impact your pet's health, and that require your attention over the entire year. For example, there's heartworm, which can affect both cats and dogs. Since it's transmitted by mosquitoes, which thrive in our region, it's a serious cause for concern. But since the winter temperatures do not get cold enough here to kill mosquito eggs, it's a year-round risk. Likewise for the potential for flea and tick infestation, or intestinal parasites'"each of which poses a problem in any season. And finally, contrary to what you'd expect, allergies are a year-round issue. Many pets suffer from skin and ear allergies, the signs of which include scratching, redness in the ears, and "scaly" skin.
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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

Your emergency needs can be met right here at our hospital. VCA Northwood Animal Hosital provides 24 hour emergency veterinary care, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Emergency veterinarians, veterinary technicians and/or veterinary assistants are on staff 24 hours a day.

Please call us at 765-649-5218. We are located at 3255 North State Road 9. Anderson, IN 46012.

We provide the highest standard in veterinary emergency and critical care services. We are trained and equipped to perform a variety of emergency surgeries and procedures. We provide the highest standards of pain management. Emergency internal medicine consultations, including full diagnostics, are available.

Please call or come in immediately if you feel your pet is having an emergency or needs after-hours care.
 

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