General Medicine and Surgery

Caring Medicine and Surgery

Give Your Pets the Healthy Lives They Deserve

Your pets have shorter lifespans than you do, so the importance of their annual physical examinations can't be stressed enough. Complete and thorough checkups and regular preventive care can alleviate many serious health problems.

Here at Northwest Animal Hospital, you'll find a wide range of veterinary services that will keep your companion animals feeling their best.

Routine Preventive Care Saves Lives

Early detection promotes more effective treatments for your pets.
  • Vaccinations for puppies, kittens, and adult pets
  • Tests and prevention for heartworms
  • Fecal exams for intestinal parasites
  • Tests for Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV)
  • Tests for Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)

Aging Pets Need Extra Attention

As your pet ages, routine diagnostics can aid in the early detection of geriatric illness.
  • Kidney disease
  • Hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism
  • Diabetes and other illnesses
Complete veterinary services

Complete Veterinary Services

  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services: Our hospital is equipped to provide diagnostic and therapeutic services to care for your pets' complete healthcare needs.
  • Surgical Services: Our modern surgical suite allows for the performance of a wide variety of surgical procedures.
  • Radiology Services: Our onsite, modern X-ray equipment provides high quality radiographs to aid in the quick diagnosis of many disorders.
  • Electrocardiography Services: We provide ECG services onsite as well as consultations with cardiology specialists.
  • Dentistry: Our dental services include teeth cleaning and polishing, tooth extractions, and minor oral surgery.
  • Laboratory: Our in-house laboratory facilities provide for serum chemistry, hematology, serology, urinalysis, and parasite testing. We also utilize commercial veterinary laboratories for specialized diagnostics and consultations.
  • Permanent identification: We now offer HomeAgain microchips.
  • Pharmacy: We maintain a complete inventory of pharmaceuticals, vitamins, shampoos, flea and tick control products, and heartworm preventatives to meet the needs of your pet. We also carry a full line of prescription diets.
  • Dietary Counseling: We will provide guidance regarding your pet's nutritional needs for each life stage, including dietary requirements for growth, weight maintenance, and performance.
Emergency care

Emergency Care Available

Dr. Houts is available until 9:00 pm for questions regarding your pet's current care and treatments. Please call 402-943-7801.

Otherwise, after-hours emergencies are referred to two facilities.
  • Urgent Pet Care at 8419 S 73rd Plaza #107, Papillion, NE 68046, 402-597-2911.
  • VCA Midwest Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center at 9664 Mockingbird Dr., Omaha, NE 68127, 402-339-6232.
3506 N 72nd St
"I have used their services for over 10 years now. Always totally professional with a touch of being personal. For me, this is perfect. Always explains everything to you in steps so you will not have a question afterwards. I would definitely refer them to any pet owner."

Roz Z., Yelp
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