Looking for Vets in Etobicoke?
If you are looking for experienced and compassionate vets in Etobicoke, you have come to the right place. At Richview Animal Hospital, we provide the highest standard of veterinary care to your pets. And with convenient office locations in the Toronto area, you are never far from quality veterinary treatment for your furry friends.
Commonly Asked Questions at Our Veterinary Clinic
We receive a number of common questions from our new patients before their first appointment, which is why we have taken the time to compile some of these frequently questions in one location for your reference!
What payment methods do you accept?
We try to make paying for your pet's services as easy and stress-free as possible, which is why we accept a wide variety of payment methods including cash, check, most major credit cards/debit cards, and Apple Pay. We also accept Petcard as an alternative form of financing.
What should I do if I have an after-hours emergency?
While we have an emergency veterinarian on staff at all times during regular business hours, we understand that veterinary emergencies don't always occur at convenient times. If your pet is experiencing a medical emergency after our regular business hours, there are numerous animal clinics in the area that offer late hours seven days a week, including Mississauga Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital and Veterinary Emergency Clinic North/South. Visit our emergencies page for more information.
What types of animals do you see?
Our veterinary clinic sees both dogs and cats of all ages for veterinary care.
How long does the first appointment last?
For your pet's first exam/consultation with us, you can generally expect the appointment to last around 40 minutes. This can vary depending on any diagnostic testing that may be recommended in conjunction with the routine exam. We also want to make sure we set aside enough time to address any questions or concerns you may have about your pet's health.
Should I bring anything with me to the appointment?
If you have any prior veterinary paperwork from your pet's previous veterinarian, we highly recommend bringing this with you to your pet's first appointment. This will allow us to gain a better understanding of your pet's medical history as well as determine which vaccinations or immunizations your pet may be due for. If deworming testing is needed, it is recommended to also bring in a stool sample for puppies or first-time patients.
Can I schedule an appointment online?
You can schedule an appointment through our online system, Pet Portal, which allows you to pick the time and the veterinarian you would like to see. In addition to booking an appointment, you may also book boarding, print vaccine certificates, and edit your patient contact information.
What surgical procedures does your veterinarian perform?
In addition to routine spay and neuter procedures, our veterinary team is also able to perform soft tissue surgery, foreign body removal, orthopedic surgery, eye surgery, and some emergency surgeries. We use only the latest state-of-the-art tools and equipment for all procedures in our office.
What types of diagnostic services do you offer?
In order to have the best insight into your pet's health, we provide Digital X-ray services and We also have remote access to radiology, cardiology, and ultrasound specialists.
Does your veterinary clinic offer nutrition counseling?
Yes! We know just how big of a role your pet's nutrition can play in his or her health and wellness. As part of your pet's wellness exam, we are happy to provide nutritional counseling services. This may include recommendations to changes in your pet's diet, as well as the proper portions of food to feed your pet daily for optimal health.
Does your veterinary clinic offer behavioral counseling?
Yes! If your pet is exhibiting behavioral problems (such as aggression, scratching/biting, withdrawal, or touch sensitivity), our team is here to help. We can make recommendations for managing behavioral problems and creating a better balance in your household.
Does your veterinary clinic treat exotic pets?
Our clinic specializes in the treatment of dogs and cats.
What is MyVetStore?
MyVetStore allows you to shop from our selection of over 2,500 products including diets, toys, treats, supplements and much more online. You can also refill your pet’s medication prescriptions and have your order delivered to your home or ready and waiting for pick up at our clinic at your next visit.
Request an Appointment with Our Veterinarian Today
If you are ready to schedule an appointment with our veterinarian, contact Richview Animal Hospital today at 416-245-8805 to speak with someone who can help you find a date and time that works best with your busy schedule. We are open six days a week for your convenience and would be happy to answer any other questions you may have about our clinic.