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Endoscopy

The veterinarians at Northside Veterinary Hospital have extensive experience using endoscopy, as yet another diagnostic and minimally invasive tool to help see inside your pet and determine the cause of illnesses. The most significant benefit to doing an endoscopic procedure is that it is less invasive. The veterinarian can take biopsy samples, remove small foreign objects and obtain cultures right through the rigid scope. Therefore, there is minimal recovery time and pets can return to daily activities much more quickly. Endoscopic procedures are performed under general anesthesia, with most patients going home the same day.

Procedures we perform:

  • Cystoscopy – Examination of the bladder to diagnosis incontinence, bladder tumors, ectopic ureter and bleeding conditions.
  • Rhinoscopy - Examination of the nasal cavity to diagnosis nasal disease like ulcerative rhinitis, tumors and foreign bodies.
  • Laparoscopy – Examination of the abdominal cavity performed through a small incision in the wall of the abdomen.
  • Bronchoscopy – Examination of the larynx, trachea and lungs to diagnosis chronic cough conditions, asthma, stenotic trachea and bronchial wash.
  • Vaginoscopy – Examination of the vagina, cervix and uterus.
  • Arthroscopy – Examination of the soft tissue structures and joint cartilage, which is not visible on radiographs.

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Our Regular Schedule

Hillsdale Office

Monday - Friday:

7:45 am - 5:30 pm

Saturday:

8:45 am - 12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Professional Pet Grooming

Monday - Thursday:

by appointment

Friday - Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

Feedback from our clients

  • "Very good with my dogs ..snd very prompt with appointment"
    ★★★★★ | Larae H.
  • "We love Dr. Wood. He has saved our puppy from very bad things several times. He loves and cares for our pet as if he were his own. I highly recommend Northside!! I love that they do diagnostics - blood work and x-rays, same as us humans have to get real answers."
    ★★★★★ | Corinna M
  • "Thank you to Dr Wood and staff for fixing our Micks leg today after we had taken him to another vet for a laceration repair. The sutures that we’re placed by the other vet ripped open five days later. Mick is home resting comfortably with his cozy pillow around his neck. We appreciate your help in getting this fixed correctly! Thank you for your time and compassion!"
    Michelle Lyn Vanderpool
  • "I have taken my pets to Northside Veterinary Hospital for many years. I have always been very grateful for the wonderful care my animals have received there and the kindness of the staff. I would like to say thank you to their newest Vet. Dr.Roth. She took excellent care of my little Lou Lou yesterday with her many seizures. If you are looking for excellent care this is the place to go."
    Laura Nevins Patterson
  • "Can't say thank you enough to Dr. Wood and his staff for the excellent care they give my fur babies! ....I make an hour drive to go here because this place rocks!"
    Rhonda Alexander
  • "Dr. Wood and his staff are so nice to our furbabys and have up to date technology to really help our sick babies thank-you for all you do they are very caring people!!!"
    Cathy Sayer Smith