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Echocardiograms

Yearly health examinations are so extremely important for our pets’ wellbeing. As they age, biannual examinations can be even more beneficial in catching early changes for our senior pets. Oftentimes we, as owners, may not realize that anything is wrong until a full physical examination is performed.

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So Your Dog Got High?

As we grow closer to Marijuana becoming legalized, we are seeing an increase in the number of dogs coming into vet clinics with marijuana toxicity.

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Why Fasting Your Pet for Surgery Is so Important

Usually when you’re considering booking surgery for your pet, planned or not, we like to make sure that they have fasted appropriately beforehand, so we can avoid simple complications.

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Heat Stroke

As the warmer weather approaches, it is important to keep an eye out for signs of heat stroke in your dog. It can be common in dogs when the weather is very hot. You want to watch for excessive panting and signs of distress, they both may indicate overheating.

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Tippy the Clinic Cat

Many of you may know our clinic cats and their stories. Today, I’d like to share a bit more of what one of them is currently going through.

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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: March 9, 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.

SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

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 provide further instructions.

- 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.

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.