Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.

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.

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.

WE ARE CHANGING OUR EMERGENCY SYSTEM INTO A TRUE TRIAGE-BASED SYSTEM

We will no longer have suggested appointment times for urgent care situations

  • Please continue to call ahead to let us know that your pet is having an emergency and that you are on your way.
  • For our emergency hospital-evenings and weekends will be walk in only. Your pet will be triaged by a Veterinary technician, who will determine the level of care that is needed for your pet. Critical patients will be our top priority, and will be seen first.
  • This will increase wait times for patients that are triaged as non-urgent.
  • 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.