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Written by Jenna Bourgeois Ticks are a commonly found parasite in our region.  They mostly like to hide in tall grass and bushes, and like to latch on to our pets when taking a nice stroll or playing in the grass. They can’t jump or fly, but they will patiently wait on strands of grass and […]

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Dr. Cook on Live at 5 CTV Atlantic

Didn’t have a chance to catch Dr. Cook on CTV Atlantic’s Live at 5 last week? CLICK HERE to see his segment, “Pet Patrol- Treating your sick pets”

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What’s a Vet Tech?

I, like some of my colleagues, have been asked multiple questions by clients and friends that don’t quite know or understand what a veterinary technician or a “vet tech”, for short, is.  I often get questions like: Are you studying to be a veterinarian? What does a veterinary technician do? Are you like an “animal” nurse? […]

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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

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.



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