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IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE More Info

Northside Veterinary Specialists are here for you and your pets during this crazy COVID time, and business is (almost) as usual. In accordance with best practices to keep our employees safe and our hospital operational, we have moved to a contactless consultation and admission process.

Please rest assured, even though we aren't seeing you face to face, your pet is still getting the best of care. Visit the COVID section of our website for more information.

Call on 9452 2933 with any questions.

We thank you all for your support and patience!

COVID-19 CONSULTING HOURS 6am - 6pm, Monday - Friday
24 HOURS PER DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK in case of emergency

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy Now Available at NVS!

January 23rd, 2020

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections have gained popularity in the human-world in the last few years – perhaps you’ve even had one yourself for a torn ACL, rotator cuff injury, tendinitis, or the like.

These injections have shown huge potential for our patients as well, particularly in the management of osteoarthritis, or tendon or ligament injuries. Northside Vet Specialists are excited to announce that we are now able to provide this therapy in hospital. The procedure is relatively quick, safe, and very effective.

If you have any questions, or have a patient that you feel would benefit from this procedure, please have a chat to a member of our surgical team on 9452 2933!

Video Capsule Endoscopy Now Available at NVS!

January 21st, 2020

Working up gastro-intestinal disease can be incredibly frustrating, but especially so in pets with co-existing problems that make anaesthetic procedures higher-risk.

Often we would recommend endoscopy to directly visualise the stomach and intestines, and potentially take biopsies at the same time. In higher-risk patients however, a less-invasive option would allow us to see the gastro-instestinal tract, and make an informed decision about whether a more invasive procedure is warranted. Enter video capsule endoscopy. This pill-sized capsule contains multiple cameras that take thousands of pictures as it makes its way through the body. No anaesthetic required- we just give the capsule by mouth, and wait for it to reappear…

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Capsule endoscopy is a great option for those cases where either the patient or the client would benefit from a low-risk, stepwise approach to diagnosis.

If you have any questions, or have a patient that you feel may be a candidate, have a chat with a member of our Medicine team! 9452 2933

NVS Diagnostic Imaging Service Expanding!

January 13th, 2020

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Mariano Makara, Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging to the NVS team. Mariano will be at NVS on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and is available for both external imaging procedures, as well as to support our internal specialists with CTs, MRI, Ultrasound, Videofluoroscopy, and interventional procedures.