VCA Northwood Animal Hospital

Ben Ealing, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Purdue University


Dr. Benjamin Ealing received his DVM from Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. He earned his BS in animal science from Purdue University in 2002. Growing up in the military and traveling around the world, he developed an interest in animal care at an early age. He began working in the field of veterinary medicine at the age of 16 as a kennel assistant, veterinary assistant, and a volunteer at an emergency veterinary hospital in Ft. Wayne. During his first two years of veterinary school, he was a tutor and teaching assistant for the veterinary technician program at Purdue University. During his senior year of veterinary school he was able to work with veterinarians at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago.
In his spare time Ben enjoys playing with his three cats, an orange tabby named Zen, a visually impaired rescue named Blinkin, and his black and white spotted cat names Ziggy. His hobbies include running, watching sports, traveling, and playing roller hockey with his brothers. He now lives in Carmel with his wife, Mary who graduated from veterinary school in May 2007.
Dr. Ealing enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine but has a special interest in feline medicine and reproductive.

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.