815 Willett Avenue
Riverside, RI 02915

Mon: 8:00AM - 6:00PM

Tue: 8:00AM - 8:00PM

Wed: 8:00AM - 6:00PM

Thu: 8:00AM - 8:00PM

Fri: 8:00AM - 6:00PM

Sat: 8:00AM - 1:00PM

Sun: Closed

99.2% would refer friends and family to us

5 stars Customer since 2009

I'm always pleased with my experience at Riverside Animal Hospital. Dr. Wright is always willing to listen to me as if I were part of the team. The entire staff is wonderful, from the receptionists to the techs and the doctors. I've sent several people there with their pets.

5 stars Verified customer

Excellent service and they truly care for our dog. It makes me feel better knowing that they care

5 stars Customer since 2014

Anna Portnoy is the nicest vet I have ever met. She is caring and suggests exactly what she thinks is best for your pet. The rest of the staff are just as nice, and I can't explain how much I appreciate all of the help and care they showed to my dog.

5 stars Customer since 2017

If you know, or dread, that moment when the universe tilts as you are told your pet is gravely ill please do read on. Riverside is the veterinary team you want by your side as you care for your pet in this difficult time. My previous vet had retired and referred clients to Riverside. Sadly, my first encounter with Riverside was with a suddenly ill cat. Dr. Wright saw us straight away even though we were new clients and after the initial exam gently laid out the potential problems before she took MidNight off for X-rays. Never imagining that something so terribly wrong could manifest so quickly, I was grateful for Dr. Wright’s insightful discussion of the possibilities before hand, a graceful and thoughtful buffer for the diagnosis I am sure she realized well before me. MidNight was 15, never ill and truly the feline fulcrum of our family. I was not prepared for this. Dr. Wright prescribed some steroids and pain meds to give our family time to assemble from far away locales to say our goodbyes. Her efforts afforded us all a happy and cherished week together with MidNight, a gift we might not have had otherwise. She checked in periodically to make sure all was well, another thoughtful gesture that put me, as primary care giver, at ease. One morning it was clear that soon things would turn for the worse and putting MidNight down now would prevent suffering. Dr. Portnoy answered the phone when I rang first thing and not only was she familiar with MidNight’s case she was thoughtful enough to ask if I wanted to wait until the afternoon when Dr Wright, with whom I had been dealing up to now, would be in. That simple kindness and her awareness of the situation made it clear I was in the right place for the difficult task ahead. The staff provided a quiet comfortable room for MidNight and me and they were attentive but not overbearing as we proceeded. I did want time alone with MidNight and I wanted to be sure she was comfortable and aware that I was with her until the end. Dr. Portnoy was fully supportive when I asked to keep her in my arms the entire time. Hushed tones, understanding looks and tender touches graced MidNIght’s passing. I have never had to put a pet down before but I truly cannot imagine a more caring, genuine and loving experience. I look forward to bringing our next pet to Riverside Animal Hospital…I can only imagine how fabulous they are with routine care! Thank you RAH!!!

4 stars Customer since 2001

very good service. My dog was exercised and feed. She came home in good condition.

5 stars Verified customer

This was our second visit ... we found the staff to be so welcoming and caring to our dogs, they take the time to make you feel comfortable! Great job Riverside Animal Hospital! Don’t want to forget to mention that Dr. Wright is awesome, very thorough and extremely kind. My dogs actually enjoy going there!!

5 stars Customer since 2017

We were very happy with the care and personal attention from both vets who recently saw Cookie (Dr. Portnoy saw her for her annual exam and Dr. Wright saw her for two emergency visits)

5 stars Customer since 2004

As always, excellent care provided

5 stars Customer since 2017

My experience with Riverside Animal Hospital has improved dramatically since my last review. The last review I wrote was a negative one - I had a bad experience with Dr Portnoy. However, after seeing my last review, Dr. Portnoy reached out to have a discussion about my concerns. She gave me a chance to say what I needed to, and she explained where she was coming from. She also informed me that my dog was actually sick - tests had come back showing that she has heartworm - and she walked me through all my treatment options and made it clear that her priority was making sure my dog got treated, whether it was through them or somewhere else. I decided to stay with this animal hospital, and they have been great through the process of treating my dog.

Sometimes first impressions are accurate - but other times, like in this case, they're not. My initial bad experience has been the only one - every other interaction has been good. I really respect that Dr. Portnoy was able to deal with my concerns professionally, and then put that aside and focus on our shared goal - the health of my dog. I would recommend this vet to anyone who asked.

5 stars Customer since 2017

Whenever I call Riverside Animal Hospital with a concern about my cat, I have an appointment within the next 24 hours. The staff are all wonderful; exceptionally kind, understanding, and knowledgeable. The doctor will always explain what they are doing and why they are doing it, and they answer all questions. I have also seen them respond to emergencies with calm demeanors and rapid action. I love, love, love this animal hospital and each and every employee.

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