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Mandy Jones

Veterinary Assistant

I love animals and always have. When I traveled to India for a few months a few years ago (initially for yoga), I fell in love with the street dogs and started taking care of them. After that initial trip, I returned to India specifically to help care for the sick and injured street dogs and my life was never the same. I made the decision that the rest of my life would be devoted to taking care of dogs and other animals that were sick, injured or just in need of some TLC.

I am currently taking the Veterinary Technician program and am loving it. It is my calling for sure! I just joined Riverview Animal Hospital (September 2020) and I feel extremely excited to be part of such an incredible team. The area of veterinary medicine that interests me the most is emergency medicine and surgery. I have had 7 dogs in total, and my first was a lab/shepherd/collie mix named Buddy. What I love about my job is the opportunity to learn so much about the different aspects of veterinary medicine. I love the supportive environment at Riverview. This isn't a job, it's truly a passion. The clinic's staff have been so welcoming and helpful, and the hospital itself has cutting edge technology! I feel very lucky to work at Riverview.

A fun fact about me is that I know how to fly a small plane.


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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.

For the safety of yourself, our staff, and the community, clients will not be allowed to enter the building. We have initiated a Closed-Door Policy, we have locked our front doors. Please call 506.387.4015 when you arrive for your appointment. We will meet you outside to get your pet. The exam will take place in our hospital with your scheduled Doctor with communication via telephone. In addition, we are limiting pet food purchases to 2 bags/cases per order. You can also place an order through our Online Store by visiting our website.


- If possible, please call us at 506.387.4015 to let us know you are on the way so that we can be prepared to meet you upon your arrival at the hospital.

- When you arrive, please stay in your vehicle in our parking lot and call 506.387.4015, and we'll come to you.

- If you do not have a phone or your pet's emergency is immediately life-threatening, please come to the front door and ring the bell.


We will no longer have suggested appointment times for urgent care situations.

  • Please continue to call ahead to let us know that your pet is having an emergency and that you are on your way.
  • For our emergency hospital - evenings and weekends will be walk in only. 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 will increase wait times for patients that are triaged as non-urgent.
  • Thank you in advance for your understanding.


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