(231) 796-3507

(231) 796-8786

Let Our Family Care for Yours.

Offering Best-in-Class Care at Our Animal Hospital in Big Rapids

Riversbend Animal Hospital is a family-owned and operated veterinary practice that has proudly served Big Rapids and its surrounding communities since 1981. Our veterinarians, veterinary nurses and client care team strive to create personalized experiences in a warm, friendly environment where your pet always comes first.

Located just west of Ferris State University and the Muskegon River, we are currently the only hospital in the area that is accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association. Consequently, we offer a state-of-the-art facility complete with ultramodern technology and the safest veterinary techniques. We are passionate about providing our clients with the education and tools they need to help their pets live long, healthy lives. In addition, we cherish the opportunities we have to bond with our patients and foster lasting partnerships with their families.


Amazing staff that truly care about the animals they are caring for.

-Amy E.

Services to Expect at Our Animal Hospital

Our goal as a practice is to be available whenever you need us. If possible, please call ahead to make an appointment so that we can give you and your pet our full attention. Our focus is on treating your dogs and cats! Our veterinarians, nurses and assistants are always prepared to accommodate pets with urgent medical needs.

Overall, Riversbend Animal Hospital can provide the following services:

  • Wellness and preventive care
  • Personalized vaccinations for dogs and cats
  • Dental care
  • Laboratory diagnostics
  • Surgery
  • Ultrasound and digital radiography
  • Dermatology
  • Dog obedience classes
  • Emergency care
  • End-of-life care

In addition, our separate Riversbend Boarding & Grooming facility is located just south on Northland Drive/South State Street. This complex offers various professional grooming services and comfortable boarding spaces for dogs, cats, and certain exotic species.

Your Pet's Health Journey Begins Here

Our goal is to provide for your pet’s every need, whether this involves prompt medical treatment or a routine checkup. From their first months to their senior years, we will be here for them through every life stage.

You can use our website to learn more about our services and get to know our outstanding veterinary team. If you are looking to get started with our practice and would like to schedule an appointment, call (231) 796-3507.


Riversbend Animal Hospital

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