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Welcome to Northside Animal Hospital

Your Veterinarian in Columbus,GA

Call us at (706) 324-0333

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (706) 324-0333!

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Our Mission at Northside Animal Hospital is to provide a caring and compassionate experience for every client and pet that enters our hospital.

It is our goal to provide the Greater Columbus Area, including Fort Benning, Georgia and Phenix City, Alabama, with the highest quality veterinary medicine and surgery in a courteous and timely fashion.


At Northside Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.


Northside Animal Hospital
(706) 324-0333
5360 Veterans Parkway
Columbus, GA 31904

We take appointments from 8:00am - 12:00pm and 2:00pm - 5:00pm. Please call for an appointment. in the area where our mission is on the home page underneath our name and address.

Meet Our Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Matt Clardy

    Originally from Columbus, Dr. Clardy grew up in Dunwoody, GA and graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in Athens, GA.

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  • Dr. John Bloszies

    Dr. John Bloszies is a 1983 graduate of The University of Missouri’s College of Veterinary Medicine. 

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  • Dr.
    Stacia Twarog

    Dr. Stacia knew that she wanted to become a veterinarian in the first grade, and worked hard to pursue that goal from a very young age. Her interests include anesthesia and pain management, ultrasound, and client education.

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Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "When we got out first dogs in 2003 Northside was recommended to us. We have had 3 dogs and have had excellent service and care. When it was time for each of our first two dogs to cross the rainbow bridge, they were great, very caring and compassionate. We are now down to 1 dog and she just had surgery there. They were all great. Dr. Clardy took the time to explain everything before and after. Thank you Dr. Clardy for taking such good care of our Missy and for all the care that you and everyone else always gave to our Eddie and Freddie."
    Lora A.
  • "Today was the first time I visited the hospital and I was so glad that I did. I have two children, a 3 year old and a 10 month year old. As I got my children out of the car, a receptionist greeted me and asked if she could help grab my pup. She said she saw me take out my double stroller over the camera. It was extremely kind for her to come out and help me. We were checked in and taken right into an exam room. My pup saw Dr White, who gave him his vaccinations while giving him some love too, he didn't even notice the shots were given. Our whole visit took us 20 minutes! So not what I expected for a walk in clinic! I brought waters, snacks, and toys for the children; thinking we'd be there for at least an hour. I highly recommend letting Northside take care of your pet!"
    Christine S.

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

7:30 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed