The Care Your Pets Deserve

Elevating the veterinary experience for you and your fur family.

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 RRVH is a premier, locally owned general practice veterinary hospital providing progressive and integrative medicine, compassionate care, and exceptional service to the greater New Orleans dog + cat community. It's pretty simple - we truly care for your pets. Here are a few reasons why...
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We would love for you and your pet to visit us at River Road Veterinary Hospital. Please call or text us to schedule your first appointment. We will schedule a convenient appointment time for you that doesn’t clash with Fido’s morning routine of barking at the neighbor through the fence or Garfield’s afternoon session of knocking all your plants off the shelf. Hobbies are important! Our Mission Community Involvement New Orleans is a city of its own - combining family, hospitality, and resiliency like no other. As a family-owned business, we commit to these same values which draw people across the world to our city. We are proud to be a part of such a unique culture and strive to bring this same warmth into every interaction we have at RRVH. Our team is happy to participate in local events and let the good times roll!  We aspire to raise the standard of the veterinary care business and elevate the vet visit experience for both you and your pet. Take a moment to read below to learn just how we plan to accomplish this. cdn_helper cdn_helper
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Convenient Hours

Between Garfield’s daily appointment to knock plants off the countertops and Fido’s daily bark marathon with the neighborhood dogs, we know you and your pets live busy lives! We’re open every weekday at 7am and offer full day availability on Saturdays, from 8-5, to ensure we’re able to find a time that works just right for you. We reserve time just for you so you’re not spending the majority of your appointment time waiting.

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Fresh + Modern Design

When you visit RRVH, you’ll enter our clean, state-of-the-art building into a spacious + light-filled lobby, designed around the comfort of both you and your pet. We strive to create a pleasant, beautiful space to help alleviate any anxieties that come with visiting the doctor’s office.

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Compassionate Care

  Our animal-loving staff is well taken care of so that they may focus on taking the best care of your fur-babies. We put a high priority on continued education, uplifted morale, and providing the most modern, accredited practices and procedures for our patients with the best equipment, tools, and information available to us. Our friendly team is always sure to keep your pet’s best interest in mind in every action and decision we make.

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Collaborative Pet Care

Our partners at Pawlins host a luxury daycare, boarding, and grooming facility under the same roof as us, amplifying convenience for you. and since they’re taking care of these services, you can rest assured knowing your medical team at RRVH is focused on your pet while at the vet.

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Transparent Pricing

 We are proud to offer gold-standard care at the most affordable rates possible for us. We value transparency and are always able to provide you with a price estimate before any appointment so there are no surprises when it’s time to pay your balance. We accept care credit and strongly encourage pet insurance.

Come See Us

Book through the website, your online patient portal, give us a call, or shoot a text to reserve your pet’s next visit. We can’t wait to visit with you and your fur family!

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The Bark of The Town

Dr. Trahan was very thorough, careful and patient when treating Shaggy Jack for his teeth problems. Shaggy’s procedure could not have gone smoother, and I really trust River Road to care for my pets from here on out. Thank you!
The facility is the best I have ever been to; clean, spacious, and calm for the animals. The staff is incredibly kind, helpful, and welcoming. The vets are so knowledgeable and patient when listening to owners and explaining procedures. 20/10 stars would recommend.
Everyone at RRVH is wonderful! When we arrive, we are greeted with kindness and warmth. Everyone on staff is so knowledgeable and helpful. The doctors, Dr. Brignac and Dr. Wheeler treat my pets with care and compassion. They are second to none and I entrust them 100% with my babies. They listen and answer all of my questions and concerns.
There are no words to express the love and gratitude my family has for this team. Treat your pets like their own? Check. Go above and beyond routine care? Check. Support the fur parents? Check. I promise you, they’re the best around.
I will continue to recommend River Road Veterinary Hospital to others. Our first visit with our dog was an overall excellent experience. A great experience from beginning-to-end. A friendly staff greets you & helps you when you walk in. Making an appointment was easy-peasy. Everyone we talked with during our dog’s appointment was terrific. You can tell the staff loves animals. Everyone was very knowledgeable, and answered any questions we had. Dr. Ben Brignac was terrific!
I loved the environment, the fact that we were taken to a room right away, and Dr. Courtney answered all of my questions I had as a new mom to a fur baby. I really appreciated the time given to answer questions and set expectations for the visit. The staff was really friendly and made me and my pup feel comfortable. I loved the personal touch of having a drawing of my pup on her packet to take home. We felt like part of the family!
We have been coming to RRVH for the past 3 years (ever since we got our pup). They have always provided outstanding care and they truly make you and your pet feel cared about. Our pup has a lot of different issues and they have been diligent and guided us in the right direction when needed. We appreciate the kindness each staff member provides. They know our pup by name and are always excited to see him. I couldn’t see us going any where else for our pups care! Absolutely recommend!

My first visit was a few days ago. The entire staff made an amazing impression. I walked out with more information than I could have even thought to ask for. They answered questions before I asked. Extremely happy with the care and service. The puppy packet was a huge help as I’ve not had a puppy in over 30 years!

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