Animal Hospital of River Oaks was officially established in April of 1989 by Dr. Lorie Gold. Over the years, Dr. Gold has worked hard to assembled a team of highly skilled, compassionate veterinary professionals that share the same commitment to delivering the highest quality care with a personal touch that you simply won’t find anywhere else.

Many of our clients have been coming to us for more than 20 years. Some choose us based on personal referrals from friends, neighbours and relatives. Others choose us because of our comprehensive services and excellent location. Regardless of the reason that brings people in, what keeps them coming back, year after year, is the high quality of care that we provide, the compassion we show to our patients, and the education, warmth and support we offer each and every person and pet that comes to us!

We are a full service veterinary hospital offering a broad range of comprehensive pet care services to meet the unique needs of each patient we serve. While we place a strong emphasis on wellness and preventative care, we are also well equipped and fully prepared to handle just about any medical situation that may arise for your pet, including critical care, emergency surgery and hospitalization.

While we’re not technically considered a “specialty” hospital, our philosophy is that if you keep it as a pet in your home, we are here for you, as a general practitioner. To that end, we offer treatment and care for birds, reptiles and pocket pets in addition to dogs and cats. Whether your companion is covered in fur, feathers or scales, we’re here to deliver all of the services and treatment options needed to help them enjoy as many happy, healthy years as possible.

Our facility is outfitted with all of the advanced equipment, cutting edge technology and space necessary to deliver a lifetime of quality care to our cherished patients. We have a warm, welcoming reception area; clean, modern exam rooms; a well-equipped surgical suite; we run a number of routine tests in house but most of our tests are run at a professional laboratory run by experts and a team of specialists; an on-site pharmacy for all of your pet prescription needs; and a fully-stocked retail store where you can find all of your pet care items, including prescription nutritional products.

We are staffed with a wonderful team of highly skilled and caring professionals who are passionate about animal health care and truly enjoy spending time together, working for the benefit of our families and patients. Our team is dedicated to working with you and including you as an important member of your pet’s health care team. You will never feel rushed when you visit with us. Your questions will always be answered, and we’ll always take the time to educate you, explain your options and make sure you fully understand what’s happening with your pet.

At Animal Hospital of River Oaks, we’re not here just to be your pet’s doctor, but to be your trusted partner; someone who will work with you, every step of the way, throughout the life of your pet. New patients are always welcome and we’d love it if you’d join us as part of our extended family. We are proud to be commemorating 25 years of serving the Oakville and River Oaks communities and look forward to the opportunity to serve you and your cherished animal friend for many years to come!