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Worms in Pets: Everything You Need to Know

As spring fast approaches, we turn our focus to parasite prevention and a frequent question that comes up is, can worms be passed to humans?

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Flea Season Continues!

You might think that flea season is short but did you know that fleas can live throughout the cold winter months?

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Fleas in Pets: Everything you need to know! by Jenna B, RVT

What are fleas? Fleas are small, usually 4-9mm in length, wingless insects. They have powerful hind legs that are used to jump on their host (your pet).  They survive by sucking blood off the cat or dog to nourish themselves. The female flea can lay up to several thousand eggs in her lifetime. The whole […]

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Ear Mites in Pets

What are ear mites? Ear mites are parasites that live in the ear canal of animals. The most commonly seen species in veterinary practice is Otodectes cynotis, which lives in the external ear canal of dogs and cats (responsible for roughly 90% of ear mite infections seen in cats). A brownish, waxy substance accumulates in […]

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Ticks!

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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I don't even know where to begin! We took our dog to two vets in the Woodstock area, and the…

Dexter Brewer

We went there to get my male 7 month old kitten fixed without spending a fortune. The receptionist was very…

Joey Stephens

I absolutely love this place. You make an appointment, but they also do a quick triage to make sure your…

Lor H.

Absolutely the best vets, hands down. They really care about your pets........just excellent.

Mercy Grace Macleod

I was absolutely impressed by the staff at Riverview Animal Hospital. I won't go into the sad details of…

Dena Mintz

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Chubb's Story: Our First ICU Patient

Riverview Animal Hospital has recently undergone a lot of changes! Renovations have turned our hospital into a completely new one! Not only have we doubled in size, but we have added new departments within the treatment areas of the hospital.

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