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.

Emergency Hospital Open 24 Hours a Day

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Emergency and Critical Care

As a 24-hour emergency hospital, Riverview Animal Hospital has a dedicated team in place to provide the 24-hour care that your pet may need. Life-threatening illnesses and emergency situations are just a few reasons why you may need to use our services. Our veterinarians consult with your primary care veterinarian to ensure the continuity of care of your beloved pet.

What is considered an emergency?

Many health situations are considered emergencies. If your pet has any of the following health concerns, it is considered an emergency and should be seen by a veterinarian immediately.

  • Bloated abdomen
  • Retching with no vomit
  • Severe vomiting or diarrhea
  • Allergic reaction
  • Excessive bleeding
  • Pain
  • Unable to Walk
  • Seizuring
  • Unable to Urinate
  • Known ingestion of Toxins
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Unable or not wanting to eat
  • Trauma (Hit by Car)

Should you be in a situation where you need us, our team will be here for you. Simply give us a call day or night or come to the hospital immediately.

What to expect during an emergency?

When you come to our hospital in an emergency situation, our technician will triage your pet immediately. Just like human emergency rooms, our clinic uses this system to ensure that our team handles the sickest patients quickly and efficiently. We do our very best to ensure all patients are seen in a timely manner, however during high volume times, should your pet have a minor ailment, you will be asked to wait until the emergencies are stabilized.

Critical Care

As a 24-hour emergency hospital, Riverview Animal Hospital has a dedicated team in place to provide the 24-hour care that your pet may need. Life-threatening illnesses and emergency situations are just a few reasons why you may need to use our services. Should you be in a situation where you need us, simply come immediately to the hospital. Our veterinarians consult with your primary care veterinarian to ensure the continuity of care of your beloved pet.

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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.