I cannot recall a time that I was not passionate about animals and their care. I grew up around many animals, so I was comfortable with them at an early age. Our family had a lot of pets, and they were our family hamster, our miniature poodle “Sherlock,” who was nicknamed Houdini and our Chihuahua “Tippy.” As soon as I had the opportunity to have my own fur children, I got my boys: three ferrets named Ferrari (The Polar Bear), Cocoa Butter, Peanut Butter Jelly Pants, and a frilled dragon named Walnut. Fast forward to today, we have our three human children, a Green-Cheeked Conure and a German Shepherd. When it came to my career, the only thing I was sure of was that I wanted to work with animals. Before being old enough to get a job, I decided to volunteer at a dog groomer. I then went to work in retail, which led me to work at a pet store. I was able to get a lot of experience working with animals while I was at the pet store, as we handled dogs, cats, small animals, reptiles and birds. Working at Riverview Animal Hospital is very rewarding – from getting to assist the owners in watching the amazing medical care provided to their pets. Each day presents something new and has its own set of challenges, but our passion for the care of animals is what makes this job the best, and I feel fortunate to be a part of it.
Riverview Animal Hospital is committed to doing everything possible to combat the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.
As part of this commitment, effective immediately, Riverview Animal Hospital will be instituting the following precautionary protocol to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission.
SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE
Our doors are unlocked and we are allowingclients into the building. Please maintain proper social distancing once inside.
Face masks are required to enter the hospital.
Hands must be sanitized upon entry.
If you are coming with a critical pet and need assistance at the entrance please call us at 506-387-4015 so we can be ready to help you.
All acute emergent same day appointments will follow a triage based system.
Your pet will be triaged by a Veterinary technician, who will determine the level of care that is needed for your pet. Critical patients will be our top priority, and will be seen first. This may increase wait times for patients that are triaged as non-urgent.
Emergency fees will apply.
Thank you in advance for your understanding.
NEW PET OWNERS
Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.