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Welcome to Riverbank Animal Hospital
Your Walk-In Veterinarian Clinic in Kinston NC
Call us at (252) 523-2122

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (252) 523-2122!

If you live in Kinston or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Julie Garren is a licensed NC veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Riverbank Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Julie Garren has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Kinston veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (252) 523-2122 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Kinston veterinary office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Kinston pet owners.

At Riverbank Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.


Dr. Julie Garren
Kinston Veterinarian | Riverbank Animal Hospital | (252) 523-2122

1559 Hwy 258 South
Kinston, NC 28504

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  • Tucker "Tuck Tuck"

    Tucker was brought to RBAH back in summer of 2018 and became part of the family and has never left. His side kick 'Leroy' pal around on the boarding side of our facility.

  • Cliff Garren
    Clinic Pet

    Cliff is not only a Rivrbank Pet but he is also an emotional support surgical post op K-9. He loves to follow Ashley Dawson all around and goes into exam rooms occasionally to give a little love. He has recently became a daddy to 7 pups. Everyone loves Cliff and his grunt noises.

  • Ashley Dawson
    CST

    Ashley has worked for Riverbank Animal Hospital since October of 2011. She has a broad range of duties that consist of surgery assistant, veterinary assistant, receptionist, inventory, and she even helps Hunt with some of his Office Manager duties.

    Ashley is from and currently lives in Kinston, NC, is married to Fred Dawson and has two children Gage and Gentry. She went to South Lenoir High School and she is a Certified Surgical Technician from Lenoir Community College. Her hobbies include spending time with her family and friends and breeding French Bulldogs.

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  • Kerri L. Cauley

    Kerri began working for Riverbank Animal Hospital October 2013. She is new to the veterinary world as an assistant and is very excited to start a career in something she loves.

    She was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan and moved to Kinston, NC in 1994. She is married to her soul mate Ken Cauley. They have a son Logen. She has a love for animals and has had many different species including horses, dogs, cats and a guinea pig. She has even found homes for strays that have been wondering in need!

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  • Hunt Garren
    Office Manager

    Hunt is the office manager and also Dr. Garren’s husband. He has been working at Riverbank Animal Hospital since June of 2007. His job duties are accounting, talking with sales reps, ordering pharmaceuticals and fixing problems!

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  • Dr.
    Joyce Chandler
    D.V.M.

    Bio Coming Soon..

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  • Julie Garren
    D.V.M.

    I have always loved animals and pets so working with them all day and learning how their bodies work fascinates me. Everyday, I feel like I am making a difference in the lives of not only my pet patients, but also their human families as well.

    Dr. Garren and her husband Hunt bought Riverbank Animal Hospital from Dr. Ray Randall in June of 2007. She is a Veterinarian and performs surgeries and practices internal medicine, diagnostics and treatments.

    Dr. Garren was born in Atlanta, GA, raised in Greer, SC and now lives in Trenton, NC with her husband and two children Carter (girl) and Charlie (boy). She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from The College of Charleston and then went to Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine for her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree.

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  • Ray Randall
    D.V.M

    Dr. Randall began working at Riverbank Animal Hospital as a boy for his father as kennel help from 1954-1972. After graduating from the University Of Georgia College Of Veterinary Medicine in 1972, he returned to Riverbank Animal Hospital where he has continued to practice veterinary medicine.

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Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

    Wiw! What a super sweet staff! They were great with our little puppy and he wasn't scared to go tgere at all! He livws it there! The staff are also cery helpful and answer all of your questions before, during, and after the visit. Highly recommend!

    Britney

    They were kind they were courteous and took good care of my pet. I have to go back again with three more little girls and that's where I'm going. Their prices are very reasonable thanks.

    Kathleen

    Great vets, techs, and front desk staff. Best prices around for microchipping, shots, and getting animals fixed(other than VIP petcare but their wait is longer). Their rooms are clean and well equipped

    Joy

    $200 to get our dog spayed, great price, and the boarding there was $13 a day and our dog got a good amount of time and attention.

    Keefe

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Hours Of Operation

Monday:

7:00 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-2:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Doctors Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

LUNCH 12:00 PM - 2:00PM

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

LUNCH 12:00 PM - 2:00PM

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

LUNCH 12:00 PM - 2:00PM

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

LUNCH 12:00 PM - 2:00PM

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

LUNCH 12:00 PM - 2:00PM

Saturday:

8:00 am-1:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed