We remain open to provide care for your pets. We are following the direction of government and regulatory authorities and have implemented hospital and visit protocols to keep both you and our team safe. For regular updates on our hours and visit protocols, please follow our social media platforms.

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Dog Behavioural Counseling

Each year, millions of dogs are surrendered to shelters because of behavioural reasons. It is the number one reason owners have to give their pets away, and we want to help. Behaviour issues in dogs can often be noticed by our veterinarians during their initial puppy visits. At this time, your dog’s veterinarian may make recommendations on various ways to correct certain behavioural issues. We want you to have a long relationship with your dog and are here to help when behavioural situations arise.

How can dog counsellors help?

Dog counsellors are experts in their field. They can help by teaching you ways to work with your beloved pet to ensure you have a bond that will last a lifetime.

Will my pet insurance policy cover the cost of consultation?

All insurance companies are different, it would be best if you contact your insurance provider to discuss the details of your policy.

What to expect after the consultation?

After you and your dog have been evaluated by an expert, it will take hard work and consistency to ensure your pet’s behaviour improves. If you are willing to invest the time into your dog, your dog will definitely be willing to improve. Often times, our dogs do not know what we are trying to tell them, with a little help and patience your dog’s behaviour will dramatically improve.

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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.

Online consultations are now available! If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

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.

Thank you in advance for your understanding.