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VCA Northview Animal Hospital Specialty Referral Center

223 Siebert Road, Pittsburgh, PA, 15237

Hospital Phone Number 412-364-5353
  • Closed

  • Mon-Sun:

    8:00 am - 10:00 pm

Free First Exam

Experience exceptional pet health care.

Caring for pets... and their people, too.

At VCA Northview Animal Hospital Specialty Referral Center, we look forward to welcoming you and your pets. Everyone here believes the better we get to know our patients and their families, the better we can provide the best possible healthcare for them. You'll see exactly why our veterinarians and staff are praised for their kindness and thoroughness. We'll carefully track the course of your pet's care, which is so important to their long-term health. As an added benefit to our patients, our skilled and compassionate team provides 24/7 emergency and critical care, 365 days a year.

We are conveniently located in the North Hills of Pittsburgh, just off of McKnight Road. We see all small animal companion pets; dogs, cats, avian, exotics and pocket pets.

Our general practice doctors have convenient access to our specialists and diagnostics located in the same building, should your pet need this additional care. Please visit the specialty...

Emergency

Call or bring your pet immediately to us.

Free First Exam

Sign up for a free pet health exam. The team looks forward to meeting you soon.

Wellness Plans for Your Pet

Preventive nose-to-tail care.
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Never miss a treatment – because VCA delivers.

Animals Seen

Avians, Cats, Dogs, Exotics, Pocket Pets, Rabbits, Reptiles

Request an Appointment

To schedule your pet’s visit with our hospital, select Request an Appointment below. In the event of a pet medical crisis, no appointment is needed. Simply select Emergency below to view emergency information.

Our Pledge to You and Your Pet

An exceptional pet healthcare experience.

Our Team Overview

Peace of mind starts here, with the care and comfort of VCA Northview Animal Hospital. Your pets are part of our family. When they hurt, we work to heal them. And when they're healthy, we do everything we can to make sure they stay that way.

So whether your pet needs emergency treatment...

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Our Veterinary Services

At VCA Animal Hospitals, your pet's health is our top priority, provided through high-quality, professional care and genuine personal service. We pledge to instill client trust and confidence that your pet will always receive compassionate, gentle care, as well as the highest standard of veterinary medical service available. We pledge to provide the finest personal service and facilities for you, our clients and your special pets.

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Know Your Pet

Tube Feeding - Esophagostomy Tubes in Cats

An esophagostomy tube is a small rubber tube that enters the esophagus through a surgical incision on the side of the neck. This allows food you to place food directly into the esophagus so that it can flow down into the stomach. The feeding tube is not placed directly into the stomach.

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Nutrition - Feeding Guidelines for Cats

Feeding your cat the appropriate amount of a well balanced diet is vital to the maintenance of overall health and well-being, just as eating a well balanced diet is for us. In order to understand how and what to feed cats, it is necessary to understand how the nutritional requirements of the cat have developed through the process of biological evolution.

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Gastrostomy Tube Feeding in Cats

A gastrostomy tube is a small rubber tube that passes directly into the stomach through the skin and body wall of the cat's abdomen. It permits you to deliver food and water directly into the stomach.

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Behavior Counseling Aggression - Introduction

Behavior Counseling Aggression - Introduction

Aggression is defined as threats or harmful actions directed toward another individual and can include threat displays, lunging, growling, snarling, snapping and biting. In animals, aggressive behaviors are a means of communication.

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Behavior Management Products for Dogs

Behavior Management Products for Dogs

There are numerous products on the market that have been designed to help prevent undesirable behavior in dogs. Leashes, harnesses, and head halters are needed to keep pets under control, especially when outdoors.

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Introduction to Desensitization and Counterconditioning

Introduction to Desensitization and Counterconditioning

Counterconditioning and desensitization are powerful ways to change behavior. They are usually used in combination. Desensitization provides a means of safely exposing the pet to the stimulus at a level at or below which fear is likely to be exhibited.

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Flying with your Cat

Flying with your Cat

Successful flight with a cat begins long before the day of travel. It requires planning and preparation in order to make the experience as enjoyable as possible for both you and your cat.

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Breeding and Queening Cats

Breeding cats and raising kittens can be an extremely rewarding experience or it may result in frustration and failure. The following information is provided in order to increase your chances of success and make the experience more enjoyable and safe.

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Brushing Teeth in Cats

Brushing Teeth in Cats

Teaching your cat to accept the brushing of its teeth will take some training, but will be relatively easy once he is accustomed to the process. Daily brushing is most beneficial and will help to establish a routine for your pet.

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