Welcome to Riverview Animal Health Centre

Services available in English and French

Riverview Animal Health Centre is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year for emergencies, urgent care, and walk-ins as well as referral services. Our general practice is also open and accepting new patients with appointments booked during regular opening hours.

With a team of over 80 dedicated veterinary professionals, we operate within a spacious 12,000 sq ft facility equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic tools including ultrasounds, x-rays, endoscopy equipment, and the sole CT scan in the province dedicated to animal use.

We have been proudly serving our community for over 55 years, and treat patients from all over New Brunswick. Should your pet require overnight or emergency veterinary care, you can rest assured our veterinary team will always be there to help.

Emergency, Critical Care, and Walk-Ins

As a 24-hour Emergency and Referral Center, Riverview Animal Health Centre has a dedicated team of doctors, registered veterinary technicians and veterinary assistants in place to provide the 24/7 care that your pet may need. We have doctors available around the clock, even overnight. We are devoted to ensuring your pet receives the best medical care, all while the patient’s family receives exceptional client service.

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Referral Services

Our team is here for you, whether you are a veterinarian looking to refer a patient or a client who would like some additional information on some of our exclusive services. Our veterinarians work closely with you and your veterinarian to ensure your pet receives the best medical care. Our team will inform your primary hospital during your pet’s stay with us, to ensure they are up to date on your pet’s medical care. Our referral services include orthopedic, radioiodine therapy, critical care, surgical, behaviour, imaging (including CT scan, ultrasound, and x-ray), as well as endoscopy. For more information, please do not hesitate to contact us anytime, day or night at 506.387.4015.

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General Practice

The dedicated team of our general practice is committed to providing a comprehensive range of services to ensure your furry companions lead happy, healthy lives. From routine wellness exams, vaccinations, spays/neuters, and dental care, to advanced diagnostics and surgical procedures, we offer a full spectrum of veterinary care. Whether you are a new pet parent seeking preventative care or facing a challenging medical issue, our veterinary practice is here to support you every step of the way. Your pets deserve the best, and at our practice, they receive nothing less. Please check our opening hours and call us to book an appointment.

For pet owners who bring their pets to our general practice for regular check-ups and vaccinations, you will find that our dedication goes beyond routine care. During unforeseen emergencies, we provide a little extra help to alleviate your veterinary costs if you bring your pet to our emergency hospital. Call us at 506-387-4015 for more details.

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Riverview Animal Health Centre has been accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) for over 30 years. As an AAHA-accredited hospital, we are recognized among the finest in the industry and are consistently at the forefront of advanced veterinary medicine. Approximately 12-15% of veterinary hospitals throughout the U.S. and Canada are accredited by AAHA so you can rest assured that your four-legged family member is in good hands.

Riverview Animal Health Centre is also a Cat Friendly Practice accredited at the Gold level. Our staff handle and treat cats with understanding, gentleness and respect, and make every effort to ensure your visit is as stress-free for you and your cat as possible.

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I heard of this amazing animal hospital from my vet when the teaching hospital in PEI did not want to see her yet. That referral has changed everything for me, my special needs pup, and several complicated cases for foster kittens in my kitten rescue. From the moment you walk…

— Lori Burnell

My German Shepherd was hit & run by a car. This is an excellent animal hospital. I am so grateful to all the staffs who took care of my dog daughter, especially to Dr Dwan who operated my dog. Your compassion & generosity to our family is above and beyond.…

— Loriz

Riverview has been my best experience as of yet, I travelled from PEI and had booked my consult and surgery on the same day. The doctor was very thorough, informative and confident, and also addressed a separate concern my home vet did not pick up on. The veterinarian he gave…

— Natasha Macgregor

Dr. Arsenault was patient, kind, clear and thorough, answering my questions and explaining options and next steps to treat my dog's serious illness. He has given me hope and peace of mind knowing my dog will receive the very best timely care going forward. I am also so thankful for…

— Jon Callbeck

Sadly, 5am on the morning of April 10, our boy of 16 years Jake suffered a seizure. We decided to get dressed and drive from Shediac to the Riverview Animal Hospital who have a 24 hour Emergency program. We felt that Jake was telling us it was time. After arriving…

— Dave Stratton