Yes. Plumbing and electricity can be updated without completely gutting the house. This will be a complex undertaking and should not be attempted by unlicensed do-it-yourselfers. Your local building codes will probably require that these projects be performed only by a licensed professional.

Saying this can be done without gutting the house should not be understood to mean there will be no mess. There will be mess. Holes will need to be made in walls, ceilings and floors to access existing wiring and pipes. There are ways to run both pipes and wires between open points, but it will be necessary to locate junctures and connections.