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We offer comprehensive orthopedic services performed by doctors trained in orthopedic surgery. Our surgeon performs orthopedic surgeries for the repair of a variety of knee problems, fractures, hip problems, and advanced abdominal and thoracic procedures. Our prices are among the least expensive in the San Fernando Valley!
Emergency & Urgent Care
We have a veterinarian and personnel on duty who are trained and equipped to handle most emergencies your pet may be experiencing. Usually, an emergency team consists of at least one veterinarian and several nurses working together to save a pet's life. Emergencies can be things such a snail bait poisoning, being hit by a car, and chocolate ingestion. If you ever feel that your pet needs emergency treatment do not hesitate to call or come in immediately. If possible it is best to call before coming in so that a team member can advise you on your particular emergency.
General Medicine, Dermatology (Ears and Skin) & Dentistry
Our staff of experienced veterinarians provide the best pet healthcare available, whether your pet visits us for a routine physical or a serious illness. We successfully treat nearly all types of skin and ear disorders from flea dermatitis to endocrine disorders and more. Our doctors maintain all educational requirements to keep current with the latest diagnostic and therapeutic techniques to not only help return your pet to health, but also maintain wellness and prevent illness.
When surgery is necessary, from a spay or neuter, to removing a growth, or even intricate abdominal surgery, our skilled surgeons offer experience, safety, and quality results. We perform a variety of orthopedic surgery including ACL repair (Anterior Cruciate Ligament), Patellar Luxation, and Fractures.
Our new Dental Xray Unit provides us with detailed diagnostic information about your pet's dental condition. Our modern, ultrasonic dental cleaning and polishing equipment removes tartar and plaque, and restores the health of your pet's teeth, and fresh breath of your pet's mouth.
We offer a comprehensive diagnostic lab, state-of-the-art X-ray and Ultrasound units, EKG monitoring, endoscopy (for a closer, magnified look inside the ears, and upper respiratory tract), and lab equipment to process and evaluate blood, urine and fecal samples. We also are linked via the internet to regional veterinary diagnostic labs and worldwide to the Veterinary Information Network for consultation.
Our animal friends suffer from a variety of acute and chronic illness - some of which may benefit not only from traditional western medicine and surgery, but also from acupuncture. For example, chronic arthritis and post-operative orthopedic surgical patients benefit greatly from our use of veterinary acupuncture.
Our veterinary nurses are specially trained to respond to your pet's medical needs during hospitalization and surgery. Veterinarians supervise the nursing care.
With advances in medical, diagnostic and surgical technology, our pets are living longer than ever before. We pay special attention to our aging patients and their special needs regarding medication, weight management, diet, exercise and pain relief.
Compassionate & Friendly Service
Most importantly, our doctors and staff treat you and your pet with care and compassion. Our staff takes great pride in caring for our patients to ease any stress, pain or anxiety.
We are considering using technology such as Texting and Apple's "FaceTime" to better communicate with our clients.
Northridge Animal Medical Center accepts payment via cash, MasterCard, Discover, Care Credit or Visa. So that we can continue to provide you high-quality service utilizing the best medical technologies, we request that payment be made at the time services are rendered. We also encourage enrollment in Veterinary Pet Insurance for your pet. We provide estimates for all surgeries and hospitalizations. If you have not received an estimate, you are welcome to request one at any time for your expected charges.
Northridge Animal Medical Center offers discounted services to senior citizens and local area rescue groups. Pre-approval is required to qualify for the rescue group discounts, please call us for more information.