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Cat X-rays and Ultrasound

Our veterinarians want to ensure that your pet has the best care possible. One way we can do that is by ensuring that we have the best technology available to diagnose your pet’s medical conditions. Whether it is an emergency or a regularly scheduled appointment, we have the ability to use digital radiology or ultrasound to aid in making a diagnosis.

What is the technology?

We utilize radiology services to its fullest potential here at RAH. Radiology services are used as a diagnostic tool to help the veterinarian diagnose potential health concerns such as fractures, foreign bodies, heart disease, bladder stones just to name a few.

Does the clinic also do feline dental x-rays?

At Riverview Animal Hospital, when your cat has a dental procedure done we include digital dental x-rays in the package to ensure we can rule out what we cannot see of the surface.

How do you prepare your cat for their x-ray appointment?

X-rays and ultrasound are non-invasive tools used by our veterinarians to aid in diagnosing internal ailments. We do our best to use as little restraint as possible. As a cat-friendly hospital, we take a less is more approach for our feline patients. Just one way our team goes above and beyond.

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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.

EMERGENCY CASES

- 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 ARE CHANGING OUR EMERGENCY SYSTEM INTO A TRUE TRIAGE-BASED SYSTEM

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.


    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.