Northside Veterinary Specialists are here for you and your pets during COVID. As of Monday 28th February we will return to socially distanced consultations, in line with NSW Health Guidelines. We welcome a maximum of two adults, and we request for masks to be worn at all times when in the building. Please 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

NVS Covid Escalation Plan

August 11th, 2020

Due to increasing Covid-19 activity in the local area, NVS and NEVS have made the difficult but necessary decision to return to contactless consultations and admissions. Download a copy of our Covid Escalation plan for more information about how we are managing the current and potential upcoming situation to ensure continued specialist and emergency care for the pets and vets of the Northern Beaches and Northern Sydney.

Medicine rounds 24th April

April 28th, 2020

New rounds available here – Dr Anna Dengate runs through some blood results in Addisonian cases we have seen here at Northside, and the hints that help guide us to this diagnosis.

Medicine Rounds with Dr Elizabeth Thrift

April 22nd, 2020

Dr Liz gave a great summary of her hints and tricks in recognising, diagnosing, and treating both hyperadrenocorticism and hypoadrenocorticism on 20th April. Click below to watch the recording, powerpoint will be made available in the next few days.

Last Chance to RSVP!

March 6th, 2020

The annual NEVS / NVS Trivia Night is coming up next Thursday, March 12th. If you haven’t already booked your table call us on 9452 2933 or email admin@northsidevetspecialists.com.au asap!

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.

Extended Surgical Services at NVS!

November 20th, 2019

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Alen Lai to the surgical team at Northside Veterinary Specialists. Alen comes to us as a senior surgical registrar, one exam away from specialist credentials, and will be the primary in-hospital surgeon for NVS. He is a highly accomplished surgeon and brings a wealth of experience and new techniques to the table, including laparoscopic speys and pexys.

Alen will be consulting most Mondays and Wednesday-Friday to complement Eugene and Ross, and will be offering early morning consults (7:30am-) on Thursdays for those clients who struggle to attend appointments during normal working hours.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out and say hello, or ring up to chat about a case or ask a question – Alen would love to hear from you!

NVS CPD Series

October 30th, 2019

Wednesday, 13th November – Urban Tadka

An educational evening for Vets and practice team members fuelled by delicious Indian delights (dietary requirements catered for).
Join Drs. Elizabeth Thrift and Alen Lai as they present the latest on urinary incontinence and brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome. RSVP essential. Limited seats so book early to avoid dissapointment!