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Pet of the Month: Mia

Back in December this very special little Shih-Tzu was treated by Dr. Pulman for immune mediated hemolytic anemia (IMHA). This is a condition where the body attacks and destroys its own red blood cells. Red blood cells carry oxygen to the tissues of the body and pick up carbon dioxide to be exhaled. Although new […]

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OPEN HOUSE at Riverview Animal Hospital: May 28th!

Riverview Animal Hospital is excited to be hosting an Open House. We are not only celebrating the pets in our community but also Dr. Francis Arsenault and his 40th year in Veterinary Medicine! Along with a BBQ and games, we will be giving tours of our 24 hour facility to show our community what we […]

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May Pet of the Month: Sphynx Kittens!

Last month we had these four little wonders come in for their first veterinary visit! They are pure breed Sphynx cats, two are female and two are male. Their owner, breeder Kelly Richard, also owns their mom, Pepper, and dad, Boss. Although Sphynx cats do not have any fur (they often don’t even have whiskers) […]

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Pet of the Month April: Ratchet Elliot

A few months back we posted a blog about our K9 Blood Donor program. (https://www.riverviewanimalhospital.ca/k9-blood-donors-join-the-pack/) Now we’d like to showcase one of those very special donors! Ratchet Elliot is a 16-month-old American Staffordshire Terrier. He belongs to one of our RVTs, Susanne Elliot. Ratchet has been a blood donor since November 2014 and he has […]

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February and March 2015: Dental Months at the Riverview Animal Hospital!

Your pets have dental health needs just like us. It’s important to keep a close eye on their oral health, as they won’t always let us know if something is wrong.  They start off by getting some fuzzy plaque on their teeth and then it starts calcifying into tartar. With time, that tartar will eventually […]

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Riverview's Amazing Assistants

Since starting work here at Riverview Animal Hospital, I have had the pleasure of working with so many amazing people.

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Last updated: June 25, 2021

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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.



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