Welcome to Countryside Animal Hospital!

Welcome to our home on the web. We're glad you have come to visit!

Countryside Animal Hospital was founded in 1976 in Hudson, New Hampshire and has been under the ownership and direction of Dr Jim Herrmann and Dr Sarah Garland since 2001. Our primary goal is providing the best pet care possible, and our love for animals will show in the care we provide to your pets. We provide all facets of traditional pet care, and we also provide advanced diagnostics and minimally invasive surgery techniques. Read more about our services.

On our site you can also meet our doctors, read about some of our favorite patients, and find out how to contact us for more information or to make an appointment.

Whatever your needs, we hope to be able to help, and we wish you and your pets a happy and healthy life!

Cranial Cruciate Ligament Injuries in Dogs

Your dog or cat starts limping on a back leg, so you schedule an appointment to have the leg checked. We perform a complete orthopedic exam and discover an unstable painful knee. Radiographs (X rays) are taken to evaluate the knee. We diagnose a torn cruciate ligament. Next we schedule surgery to fix the damage and return function to the knee.

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Consider pet rescue!

Buster before being adopted to a happy homeEvery year millions of animals are euthanized in shelters.  While some are strays, many are given up by owners who can no longer take care of them.  Some are mutts, some are purebred, some puppies, others adults.  The choices are endless.  With so many needing help, why not consider adoption for your next pet? Read more »


basilMeet Basil, our first pet in the spotlight!  Basil loves drinking from the tap, particularly the tub faucet, since, as an old guy of 16, he can't jump up on many counters to reach kitchen faucets these days.

During year 3 of the diet Basil has been on since age 7, he ate a dishrag with a small amount of butter on it, necessitating a trip to the vet to ensure his health and safety.  Thankfully, everything came out OK. Read more »

Welcome to our new home on the web!

We're glad to be here with lots of information and resources for you!  Hope you have fun looking around, and remember, we'd love to hear from you.

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