1486 Electric Avenue
Bellingham, WA 98229

Founded in 1997


Weekdays: 8-6
Saturday: 9-12

Closed Sunday



After-Hours Emergency

After business hours please call
Animal Emergency Care

(360) 758-2200

Whatcom County’s Best Small Animal Hospital

Our professionally staffed, state of the art hospital is fully equipped to handle comprehensive medical procedures. We strive to educate our clients regarding the best treatment plans for their animals in all circumstances. We are committed to giving all of our clients and patients, respectful, loving, and attentive care while in our facility. Our doctors will work tirelessly to administer progressive, quality medicine to your pets with your satisfaction being our utmost concern.

NSVH has state of the art equipment and a highly trained staff to allow us to meet your pets needs. Services and capabilities available include, but are not limited to: Digital X-rays, Digital Dental X-rays, Ultrasound, Endoscopy, Orthopedic and Soft Tissue Surgery, Class IV Therapeutic Laser, Acupuncture, Canine Rehabilitation, In-House Blood Chemistry, Complete Blood Count, Urinalysis, and Extensive Reference Laboratory Services.


At Northshore, we offer a wide array of medical and rehabilitation services for your pet.

Medical Records

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VetSource Home Delivery

We are pleased to offer our clients home delivery of pet medications, nutrition, and more.

At NSVH our mission is to treat your pet like one of our own, with unparalleled compassion, experience and teamwork.

Patient of the Month

“Mabel” Moulton (Dec ’17)

“Mabel” Moulton (Dec ’17)

Our team selected Mabel as our December Patient of the Month.  Congratulations to Mabel and her family! Enjoy these comments her family had to say about Mabel: Mabel is a 9 year old domestic short hair who was adopted in June of 2008, about ten weeks of age. What...

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Northshore News

Rehab Goals for Noodster Scootster

Rehab Goals for Noodster Scootster

Adventures of Noodle, aka Noodster Scootster Follow her journeys from her scooter, recovery and beyond. Our staff is in love with Noodle and so pleased to be part of her rehabilitation program.  We will keep you up-to-date with her...

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Pet Health

Traveling with Pets

Traveling with Pets

Check regulations before you travel! NSVH highly recommends Microchipping your pet prior to travel. It's important to check out the rules and regulations when traveling with your pet across state borders or to another country.  Heading to Canada requires only a...

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Product Reviews

Flea Control Products

Flea Control Products

Revolution® (selamectin) from Pfizer What we recommend for most CATS. This prescription drug is designed as a once-a-month heartworm preventive and flea preventive for dogs and cats as young as 6 weeks old.  It also kills adult fleas and can be used to treat sarcoptic...

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