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

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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

“Jack Flash Friday” Truchan (Aug ’17)

“Jack Flash Friday” Truchan (Aug ’17)

Originally from Mobile, Alabama, Jack made the move to Bellingham in 2008. Soon after his move, Jack landed himself at the Whatcom Humane Society where he lived for about a month before he chose a family to bring him home, that family was ours. Jack's name has evolved...

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Northshore News

Underwater Treadmill

Underwater Treadmill

Northshore Veterinary Hospital is excited to share our newest service with our clients and support the health and wellbeing of our patients.  With our most recent addition of an Underwater Treadmill system, our staff cannot wait to share the many benefits offered...

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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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