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Warwick Animal Hospital - 17 Reviews - 1950 Elmwood Ave, Warwick, RI - Specialty Animal Services Reviews - Phone (401) 785-2222

Warwick Animal Hospital

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Warwick Animal Hospital - Warwick, RI
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Its been 2 days since we had to put down out 13 year old dog, Emma. I had never been to the Warwick Animal Hospital before and needed a place to bring my dog to get checked. Upon...

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My dog was kenneled at WAH for a week when we went on vacation. She came back with almost no voice from barking so much. The only good thing I have to say is they did a very good ...

Editorial review from Citysearch 9/19/2012

Interesting interpertation of events that day........I just happened to be in line at the desk that day you unfortunately lost Muffin. I heard the desk person say the doctor would provide the service for Muffin even though you didnt have the fee for the visit. You folks were even very nice and thankful to the desk person. Needless to say I am a bit confused and taken aback about these statements above. I have never had a problem a Warwick Animal Hospital in all the years my dogs and I have been going there. more

Editorial review from Citysearch 9/17/2012

My mom has been going to Warwick animal hospital for 16 years with her dogs. September 16th 2012 she went there to do what us dog lovers hate to do, but they told her she was short 40.00 and until she came up with the payment in full they couldn't put her dog to sleep. She had to call around to borrow the money, because they refused to bill her. They are not compassionate for the animals at all..All about the money A whole 40.00 hope it was worth it to them. I wouldn't recommend going there more

Editorial review from Citysearch 8/27/2012

Very professional, very friendly, flexible hours for appointments. Love that it is full service and open ALL of the time! I highly recommend establishing a relationship with this vet hospital. more

Warwick Animal Hospital 12/27/2011

I needed some more food for my cat. It is prescription food, and I had just noticed it had run out. Usually warwick animal hospital gives me a warning when i need a new prescription, a bag ahead of time. Not this time! It didn't matter that its the week between christmas and new years. They refused to sell me more food until i get another prescription. I explained that I don't have a problem with the requirement, it was just that I'd had no warning and needed more time to get my cat to the vet. That if they sold me one more bag, I'd have a prescription by the next bag. It made no difference. I will not be going back to that place. more

Thank You 10/26/2011

Its been 2 days since we had to put down out 13 year old dog, Emma. I had never been to the Warwick Animal Hospital before and needed a place to bring my dog to get checked. Upon arriving at the hospital, we were greated by professional staff, and was able to bring my dog into a room within minutes of walking in. Knowing the fate of my dog prior to even walking in, the Dr. as well as her staff were very kind and compassionate and completely understood how my wife and I felt. They walked us through all our options and gave us plenty of time to make our decisions. Just wanted to say thank you, as it was one of the hardest decisions I have every had to make. more

ABSOLUTE RIP OFF-HORRIBLE-WORST CHOICE 6/1/2011

Took two dogs there for annual shots, heartworm pills. One had an ear infection (he was a knucklehead and got into skunky water). The ""assistant"" was unprofessional-asked all kinds of personal questions that had nothing to do with my pets. (OBNOXIOUS). I thought they'd try to sell me the floor tile if it wasn't glued down. Tried to use scare tactics -then humiliation- to make me buy services that were not required. (Dr. even said ""Well, if you can't afford it"" because I wouldn't allow extra shots). They agreed to FAX heartworm RX to pharmacy when required...when time came they refused. I'd never trust these people in an emergency or for a surgery. NEVER AGAIN!!!! more

Happy Customer 2/23/2011

I have been a client at the Warwick Animal Hospital for many years now and I have always been satisfied with their services. I find the doctors and staff to be helpful and fair and very compassionate during one's time in need. As for the grooming department, I began getting my dog groomed there when they started a couple of years ago. I disagree with what everyone is saying about this subject. I am just as happy with the new groomer (Renee) as I was with their former groomer. Every time I pick up my dog, he is clean and perfectly cut! And I agree,Tonya is amazing! I think everyone there is AMAZING! more

Best Animal Hospital I Have Ever Been To!! 2/23/2011

As an animal hospital i would rate them 10 stars if they had it. Their staff are kind, caring and compassionate. They practice excellent medicine and always have your pets well being as their number one priory. Yes i agree they are a little pricey but you definitely get what you pay for. Lets face it we all know going to eat at McDonald's is cheaper then going to a place like Apple bees but McDonald's is going to give you crap. As for the grooming, what happened to the other groomer, she was great i loved her. She was kind, caring and she knew how the dogs body was shaped and how to make it look good. You could bring her any dog no matter how matted it was she knew what she could do to make it look brand new. I have heard that Tonya, their bather, is still there, She is amazing if you have a bath only dog take them to see her!!!! more

Agree and disagree 2/22/2011

Yes Janice the hospital is very expensive but i have to disagree with you on the staff. The staff is very nice, every one of them I never had a problem with one doctor that works there. The front desk people are great especially the short Spanish girl she is a sweetheart always greets me with a smile, And the Dr.s Assistants are great especially the young man that i always see there, he is so friendly and personable. But i do agree with how they cant keep there doctors cause i had to switch doctors numerous times through the years and i had to switch just recently again cause Dr. Hirsh moved to Georgia, she was wonderful and treated my pets with alot of love. So now i use the new doctor I think his name is Dr. Long. more

J Crawford 2/16/2011

I use to go to Warwick animal hosp. since the original owner was there Dr. Maurice. The hosp use to be a very highly respected facility with a great staff. I do not reccomend taking your pet there now. They are very expensive, shop around i guarantee you can get things cheaper and much better care for your pet. They are corporate owned by Vetcor out of Massachusetts which owns over 40 other hospitals across the country. The staff is very rude and obnoxious especially the doctor staff. They tend to lay guilt trips on you to do all kinds of tests even if your pet isn't acting sick. They make you feel like a bad pet owner if you can't afford to do what they want. The hospital manager and chief of staff have problems keeping doctors on staff especially the good ones, then they hire inexperienced doctors to fill positions. They now do grooming this is a real joke ask the rude arrogant groomer (I think her name was Renee) if you could see the grooming area,you will never take your pet the more

Very expensive and poor staff 2/16/2011

I use to go to Warwick animal hosp. since the original owner was there Dr. Maurice. The hosp use to be a very highly respected facility with a great staff. I do not reccomend taking your pet there now. They are very expensive, shop around i guarantee you can get things cheaper and much better care for your pet. They are corporate owned by Vetcor out of Massachusetts which owns over 40 other hospitals across the country. The staff is very rude and obnoxious especially the doctor staff. They tend to lay guilt trips on you to do all kinds of tests even if your pet isn't acting sick. They make you feel like a bad pet owner if you can't afford to do what they want. The hospital manager and chief of staff have problems keeping doctors on staff especially the good ones, then they hire inexperienced doctors to fill positions. They now do grooming this is a real joke ask the rude arrogant groomer (I think her name was Renee) if you could see the grooming area,you will never take your pet there again. Bottom line is that the Warwick animal hospital is only out for the money and they really dont care about us pet owners. more

grieving mom and dad 1/12/2011

Bascially misdiagnosis is what lead to my kitten being put to sleep. She had all the symptoms,of a serious coccidia infection early on in her sickness, and I was told that she did not have it NO TEST were done for coccidia. A test for giardia was done,but came up negative. Even the test results from the lab stated that additional test be run for OTHER protozoa. When I questioned Dr. Weed I was told the no she did not have coccodia, and give it no further attention. I was being pressured into exploratory surgery for a possible obstruction. She was hospitalized in 12/2010 for hemorrahagic diarrhea, and vomiting. At that time a foreighn body was brought up. After three days of meds, and iv fluids, she was sent home. A week later she started witht the same symptoms all over. Vomitin, and loose stools. The meds she was given were no longer working, That is when I did my research on types of illness with the same symptoms she was having. Coccodia was on the top of my list. more

Expensive 4/21/2010

My dog was kenneled at WAH for a week when we went on vacation. She came back with almost no voice from barking so much. The only good thing I have to say is they did a very good job with my dog's laser surgery. I have to give them credit for that. \r \r However, overall my experience at WAH is this is a great place if you want to spend a lot of money on your pet and be made to feel like your pet should be taken from you & placed in foster care if you don't do everything they want to do to your animal. more

Consistant and Helpful 4/14/2010

We took our 9 year old dog to the Warwick Animal hospital when she started coughing uncontrollably. They were able to see her right away and scheduled a time to see a specialist with in days. Every time we have gone back since, they remember her name and are excited to see her. We feel like we have found a really great group of people that we trust will care for our pet as much as we do. more

Sensitive and proffessional care. 9/3/2008

Our cat had kidney problems. My wife was very fond of the cat and was very upset over his illness. The staff acted with sensitivity throughout, carefully advising us as to options and costs at each stage. My experience showed the WAH to be good with animals and with people. more

Thank you 8/11/2008

I've boarded my German Shepard here a few times before. I like it because they have a really nice grassy, wooded exercise yard which the other places I've look at don't have. \r And...\r I had to put my dog down this weekend. It was very sudden. I brought her in thinking it might be a flu, but found she was full of cancer and had maybe a few painful days left. I took, am taking, it very hard. Dr. Weed and the staff did everything they could to make everything as easy as possible for me. They were compassionate even though I changed my mind 3 or 4 times about when to put her down they just kept making the time for me. \r It was a crappy situation all around, but I have nothing but admiration for the staff and what a difficult job they sometimes have to do. To deal with this day in and day out and still have genuine compassion is amazing. more

Thank you Dr. Weed. 1/10/2007

In about 30 minutes, I'm leaving my home to put my best friend "Mickey" to rest. I know you have done everything you could to try to save him. You are the most considerate, honest, and understanding person I know. This dog means so much to me and my wife, and you not only know this, but I truely feel you care. I know you and your staff have worked endlessly to help him. You find the time to call when you know we need updates. Your tech calls late at night when we ask. Seven years ago we had to put another dog down, You never changed. You are a very special person, and we want to thank you. I hope your staff and other people see this, because people have to know how special you are. I will follow you where ever you go. more

rediculous 2/28/2006

If your a hospital aren't you supposed to help when a pet is in need. Saying you wont help unless you have $50 up front is ridiculous. Are cat died on the way there when we couldn't get through on the phone. Once we did and they said have the money or no help, we turned around and went back home. more

awesome 11/23/2005

my dog had puppies early in the morning and she was refusing to nurse them. So at like 3am we are running to this hospital to get supplies for the puppies. They were so nice, they helped us get everything we needed and told us exactly what to do. I dont know what we would have done had they not been open to help us. They are wonderful. more

Warwick Animal Hospital 9/2/2005

We first went to this faciltiy in the 1980's when our local vet (Greenville) could not help our dog with cancerous growths on her back and legs. Our dog is no longer with us, but we have taken the 3 cats we have owned there. Easy to get an appointment, they send out reminder notices and are always pleasant and great with the animals. They care about pets here. more
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  • Offering veterinarians and emergency veterinarians services.

    Welcome to Warwick Animal Hospital, the premier provider of complete veterinary care for your pet.

    Warwick Animal Hospital has been serving Warwick and the surrounding communities since 1950. Our veterinarians have established a reputation for high quality medicine, compassionate care, and forming a lasting bond with our patients, clients, and the community.

    As part of the VetCor family of hospitals, we benefit from the medical expertise, equipment and facility resources, and employee talent of a national network of veterinary hospitals. At the same time, our hospital retains the unique character and identity that it is known for in our community.

    Warwick Animal Hospital will deliver an outstanding experience for both you and your pet..


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    • Pet Food

    • Veterinary Supplies

Editorial

  • With attentive, professional veterinary specialists, this animal hospital provides the Warwick area with a complete pet care center.

  • 11/9/2006 Provided by Citysearch

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  • Hours:

    M-F 8:00am - 9:00pm, Sa-Su 8:00am - 4:00pm
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