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.
At Riverview Animal Hospital, we have pets too and know how hard it is to say goodbye. We ensure that we are there for you along every step of your pet’s journey.
What is pet euthanasia and how do I know when it’s the right time?
Pet euthanasia is an honorable and kind last decision that we can make for our beloved pets in their final time of need. We know it is a very difficult decision to make, our team is here for you to walk you through and help you every step of the way. Knowing when the right time to make this decision is never easy. Our team often say you will know in your heart when the right time is as the quality of your pet’s life is taken into consideration. Talking with your veterinarian can help in your time of need.
What drug is used?
Each family takes comfort in our family room during this difficult time. We ensure that your pet is peaceful and treated with the dignity that they deserve. The procedure does not take a lot of time and is very peaceful.
What’s the cost of euthanasia?
The cost of the procedure is discussed once the client has made the decision. We offer a cremation service, where you can choose if you would like your pet’s cremains returned to you. Please don’t hesitate to contact the hospital at 506-387-4015.
At Riverview Animal Hospital, we ensure that your pet’s remains are handled with the dignity and respect that they deserve. That is why we trust our cremation needs with Forget Me Not Pet Aftercare. The top-notch service that they provide directly aligns with the philosophies of our hospital. For more information about Forget Me Not Pet Aftercare, visit their website.
Does the clinic also provide bereavement counselling?
Our team is always there to help when you need us. We are pet owners too and know exactly what you are going through. Please do not hesitate to contact us and we can help you get additional help during this difficult time.
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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.
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.
- 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.