- Spay And Neuter
- Wellness Exams / Preventative Medicine
- Nutritional Counseling
- Behavior Management
- Parasite Prevention
- Emergency Services
- Farm Animals (Including Equine, Bovine, Ovine, Caprine, Porcine, and Poultry)
- Reproductive Services
- Exotic Animal Services
Dental care is vital to the overall health of any pet. Dental disease can lead to health issues with the heart, liver, and kidneys and has the potential to seep into your pet’s bloodstream. In fact, 80 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats over three years of age suffer from some form of dental disease, making it the most common pet health issue among our pet population.
At the River Road Veterinary Clinic we offer a full range of surgical options. Our in clinic laboratory and digital radiography equipment allow us to perform a wide range of preanesthetic testing. Our experienced and dedicated technicians, isolated
surgical suite, and veterinary monitoring equipment allow extraordinary care for your pet during anesthesia and recovery. We perform spays, neuters, mass removals, as well as emergency surgeries such as gastrostomies, enterotomies, cystomies, enucleations and much more.
Spay And Neuter
Spaying and neutering are important and necessary medical procedures that enhance the quality of your pets' life. Not only does spaying and neutering have positive effects on your pets' health, it's also vital to controlling the homeless pet population.
Every year, thousands and thousands of pets go missing. Not knowing where your pet is or how to bring them back can be a helpless, hopeless feeling. It's a tragedy that happens all too often. But there is a simple, safe, and effective way to ensure your pet's safety and retrieval should they ever become lost.
We believe that one of the most important aspects of caring for your pet's health is vaccinating him or her against possible diseases. There are a variety of diseases which affect our pets, and other animals, so proper vaccination is vital to protecting them from many types of illnesses.
Wellness Exams / Preventative Medicine
At River Road Veterinary Clinic in Norwich, VT, we believe that regular checkups and wellness exams are critical to your pets' well-being. These wellness exams give us a chance to evaluate the overall health of your pet while also giving us a baseline for their unique bodies and tendencies.
Together, our team of doctors and veterinary technicians work hard to provide quality preventative care to your pets. This includes, vaccinations, blood tests, fecal and urinary lab tests, pedicures, quality pet food , and flea and tick preventatives. We also provide preventative medicine to your companion sheep, goats, llamas and alpacas. With preventative care and routine laboratory testing we can help keep your pet safe and healthy.
Obesity is a common problem among pets, as it can be easy to overfeed a cute dog or cat that knows how to beg. Being overweight is a serious problem for animals, and can cause real health problems. With proper diet and exercise, all pets should be able to meet their dietary needs and stay within a healthy weight range.
Pets with behavioral problems can often pose a frustrating challenge for pet owners. However, through behavioral consultations we can correct unwanted behaviors and enrich both your life and your pets' life. To learn more about how behavioral consultations can help your pet, please contact us today at (802) 649-3877.
The idea of your pet being infested with parasites is a disturbing thought, but it's also a medical issue that can have serious consequences if not properly dealt with or prevented. Parasites pose a variety of health issues for our pets, who can be very susceptible to certain parasites depending on age, region, and other factors.
Ultrasound uses sound waves to offer a non-invasive, painless, and radiation-free method of imaging your pets' internal organs. Providing this service is one of the many ways that we show how dedicated we are to providing your pet with the best care possible. Appointments are available on a call ahead basis with Dr. Morris, who provides veterinary ultrasound services to the Upper Valley region.
Acupuncture has been shown to help pets with pain, osteoarthritis, vomiting, cancer pain, endocrine disorders, and much more. It helps pets even more than you and I might realize so be sure to discuss your pets' case with your veterinarian to see whether or not acupuncture might be helpful! You may want to consider adding acupuncture to keep your pet as active and healthy as possible.
We pride ourselves on being available for our clients at all times. One of our doctors is on call for emergencies 24 hours a day. If your animal is suffering from a medical emergency, or you are very concerned and do not feel comfortable waiting until business hours, our doctors are here to help. Our Emergencies Services include complete blood work within 30 minutes, instant digital radiographs, emergency surgical services, an dIV catheterization and fluid therapy.
In addition to your small companion animals, we also provide a full range of services for your large animals. We offer equine preventative medicine, including annual wellness exams, vaccinations, blood tests, and floating teeth. In addition to preventative medicine, the River Road Veterinary Clinic is also available to make farm calls to examine your sick or injured horse. We are prepared to help you with laceration repairs, injuries, lameness and colics. Remember one of our doctors is always on call for emergency situations.
We also offer emergency medical care, vaccinations, and herd health checks for your herd of dairy or beef cattle, as well as farm calls, vaccinations and preventative medicine for you llamas, alpacas, pigs, sheep and goats.
These services include pre-breeding wellness exams and screening, screening bloodwork, brucellosis testing, radiographic hip and elbow evaluation, canine progesterone level testing, Assisten live ties, pregnancy confirmation, c-sections, litter wellness exams and vaccination.
Exotic Animal Services
Exotic Animal? No worries! We provide a full range of services for exotic and "pocket" animals such as: Reptiles, Rabbits, Birds, Guinea Pigs, and more! For a full list of animals, give us a call at (802) 649-3877.
- Wellness Exams and Health Management for all life stages
- Preventative Medicine
- Sick visits
- Emergency Care
- Nutritional Counseling
- Behavior Management