VCA Northwood Animal Hospital

Doctors

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Jason Matthew

    Medical Director
    DVM, Purdue University


    Read Full Biography

  • Jill Sackash

    Associate Veterinarian
    DVM, Purdue University

    Dr. Jill Sackash began working at VCA Northwood's emergency practice helping out on weekends, holidays, and as relief for vacations. After her veterinary school graduation from Purdue University

    ...
    Read Full Biography

  • Anna Goad

    Staff Veterinarian
    DVM, Purdue University
    Departments: Emergency/Critical Care

    Dr. Anna Goad joined the VCA Northwood team in summer 2015, and is a recent graduate of Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. She also received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees

    ...
    Read Full Biography

  • Lauren Pugliese

    Staff Veterinarian
    DVM, North Carolina State University
    Ohio State Univeristy
    Departments: Surgery

    Dr. Lauren Pugliese grew up in Syracuse, New York and attended Washington University in St. Louis for her undergraduate degree.  She graduated from North Carolina State University College of

    ...
    Read Full Biography

  • Jarvon Tobias

    Staff Veterinarian
    DVM, University of Florida
    Departments: Surgery

    Dr. Tobias is originally from the East Coast, but has found her true calling in the Ohio Basin. She obtained her BS in Animal Sciences with a Pre Veterinary Concentration from the University of Delaware

    ...
    Read Full Biography
CLOSE CLOSE

General Practice

We have over 600 animal hospitals in 41 states and 4 Canadian provinces that are staffed by more than 3,000 fully-qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians, with more than 400 being board-certified specialists.

The nationwide VCA family of general practice hospitals give your pet the very best in medical care, providing a full range of general medical and surgical services as well as specialized treatments such as wellness, spay/neuter, advanced diagnostic services (MRI/CT Scan), internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, neurology, boarding, and grooming. Services may vary by location.

Our family of pet hospitals stands out by delivering the greatest resources in order provide the highest quality care available for your pets. By maintaining the highest standards of pet health care available anywhere, we emphasize prevention as well as healing. We provide continuing education programs to our doctors and staff and promote the open exchange of professional knowledge and expertise. And finally, we have established a consistent program of procedures and techniques, proven to be the most effective in keeping pets healthy.

Find a VCA General Care Animal Hospital near you:

 

See all VCA Animal Hospitals >

CLOSE CLOSE

Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately.  There is always a doctor available including weekends and holidays.

If your pet has ingested a poison, please be sure to bring the packaging.  This may assist the doctors with determining the best treatment for your pet.  At times it may be best to call the ASPCA Animal Poison Control.  Their telephone number is (888)426-4435.  Credit card payment is required for the service they provide.  The Indiana Poison Control Center may also be able to provide assitance if your pet has ingested a medication or other potentially dangerous products.  They can be reached at (800)382-9097.

CLOSE CLOSE