VCA Northwood Animal Hospital

Patients and Visitors

Clients are encouraged to visit their pets during the day between 9am - 5pm and durinng the night between 7pm - 7am. 

Patient visits should be limited to 10 minutes. 

Clients are advised to call ahead before coming to visit.  Due to the nature of our hospital and the cases we see, there are times when clients are not permitted in the treatment or recovery areas.

Clients may be asked to wait before visiting.  If the wait is expected to be prolonged a staff member may suggest that the client come back at a later time.


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.

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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.