American Association of Feline Practitioners AAHA Accredited | The Standard of Veterinary Excellence

5580 Route 34 West Oswego IL      •      630.554.3400

Reviews - 2015

Office is always clean and professional. I love the time the doctor takes with the animal.

Alicia P, Oswego

My appointment at RHVH was wonderful, I call and Amy booked me right away with Dr Mayer

Pat Rattray, Lisle

It was a very thorough appointment and the dog is already responding to the medication.

Everyone at RH is friendly and helpful. Our dog loves being there for grooming. Jan does an excellent job!

Lori B, Plainfield

most friendliest place ever

May C, Oswego

Dr. Juriga is a wonderful, and caring Vet. Could not ask for a more professional, respectful, and caring practitioner to oversee my dog's health!

The staff is always courteous and caring. My appointment was running late due to an emergency that had come in. It makes it easy to wait when you know everyone is working hard to take care of that special pet that means so much to you. I always think that could be my dog that they are trying to save.

Mary Louk, Aurora

The staff are all very nice and helpful. Dr Weaver is great and always takes time to listen and answer questions.

I was able to quickly get an appointment on a Saturday. The staff, vet tech and doctor were prompt, kind, patient and explained everything thoroughly.

Julie D, Aurora

Staff is very friendly and helpful. The vet was thorough and informative.

Diana S, Aurora

We had an emergency with our cat and they got us in right away. They were very caring and took great care of him

Dale L, Montgomery

I got an appointment quickly since it was an urgent matter. The staff is very friendly. They were over accommodating to my dogs needs every needs. Dr. Juriga was detailed on what was wrong with my dog and what need to be done to treat her.

Carrie P, Naperville

We were very impressed with the professionalism of the Doctor and staff. We had to put our 15 1/2 year old cat to sleep and they were very compassionate.

Bonnie P, Oswego

Phone contact and front desk service first rate; however, there seemed to be a breakdown in an attempt to check for a credit with Rimadyl.

John W, Aurora

You have a wonderful team of people in your office. Everyone is kind, gentle and caring. My beautiful Sheltie and I Ithank you for that.

Even though we had trouble catching Cahaya you worked with us and it ended up we were on time for our appointment.

Kathy T, Oswego

Very friendly and helpful. Caring; they took great care of our little friend :-)

Charles C, Oswego

Everyone there is so kind and understanding. That makes having to leave my baby overnight easier. Thank you.

Dennis and Diane C, Oswego

Kudos to River Heights Veterinary Hospital! We brought Dude on the wrong day for his yearly check-up and Dr. Juriga still found time to fit Dude into his busy schedule.

The staff could not have been nicer to us and we could not be more appreciative of their kindness!

Thank you for going above and beyond your call of duty!

Dottie and Bruce MacQueen

John M, Joliet

This was our first visit with a new feline patient :-)
Everyone was very welcoming -- with lots of good information at the visit.
I've called a few times, and people were very helpful in answering my questions.
Thank you!

Maureen B, Aurora

Each time we bring Josie to River Heights the staff is always very considerate and concerned for her well-being. We are very appreciative to have such a great resource for Josie so close to our home.

Jennifer K, Montgomery

Dr. Juriga always takes the time to make sure that you have all of your questions answered and that he is explain everything to you thoroughly. Excellent staff!

Great staff, very friendly and wish I lived closer so you guys could become my regular Vet.

Tim M, Morris

I came in late on Saturday and thought You were open till 2:00 and She still helped Us a very nice Lady!

Brenda P, Bristol

My dog and I were greeted courteously and called back and seen promptly. Dr Juriga is very knowledgeable and forthcoming with information. Also over the years I have been pleased with the care from this clinic.

Dr Michelle S, Aurora

We had an emergency. We called, Riverheights asked how far away we were, we were told we will see you when you get here. The Ladies at the front counter saw us come in and the tech took us back. I wouldn't go any place else. We have been using the same clinic for years. The staff as a whole is fantastic!

Nancy & Rick Z, Montgomery

Professional yet friendly. Very knowledgeable.

Darcy C, Winnebago

The facility is clean. Spacious waiting room so you are not having to sit close to other animals as our dog is a little afraid.

Jennifer H, Oswego

I love River Heights Veterinary Hospital! Dr. Weaver is awesome with all our kids . The whole staff is great, helpful and kind. True pet lovers. Hours are perfect for me, parking is ample, reception area and rooms are clean and welcoming and love the separate small animal area. Definitely worth checking out if your interested in finding a new vet.

Camilo M, Aurora

Dr Steve and Megan were awesome with us!

Jodi Q, Batavia

My pets are always well taken care of!!! I would gladly recommend River Heights to anybody.

Nicole W, Oswego

Always, always, always a pleasure and a positive experience when bringing my pet in to see Dr. Pocius. She is a wonderful vet and person. Thank you for always taking such good care of my Angelica.

Cristina Z, Plainfield

My 8 year old Labrador Reriever sustained a lateral luxation of his upper left canine in a dog fight. Finding a board certified veterinarian in dentistry to treat my dog's injury was somewhat frustrating, until I contacted River Heights Veterinary Hospital. The injury occurred on Nov. 10th and the earliest other doctors were able to see my dog was the end of November or early December. Dr. Juriga personally called me on Nov. 12th, the same day I contacted River Heights Veterinary Hospital, and scheduled treatment on Nov. 16th. I could not have found a better hospital to provide the root canal and stabilization necessary to save Rex's tooth. The professionalism and compassionate care of the staff and Dr. Stephen Juriga was outstanding.

Don S, Crown Point

So far we have had very positive experiences at River Heights. We initially had to switch vets because of a previous negative experience, and so far things here have been timely, organized, and the hours are great!

Christine V, Montgomery

Thank you Dr. Juriga and Megan for your relaxed and attentive manner. I appreciate all of the education and time you spent taking me step by step for my dog's upcoming oral procedure. The staff and environment was welcoming and caring. What a great experience!

The technician was quite and helpful. I had a baby with me and she asked to assist me in putting my dog in the car. My hands were full. I appreciate the excellent customer service and seamless checkout process.

Racquel S, Oswego

Got me in quickly. Demonstrated a high level of technical expertise along with a real sense of caring for my pet and me.

Robert M, Bristol

Courteous and professional as always! Love coming here - they treat my pet (and myself, of course) with courtesy and professionalism. Would recommend them to ANYONE who wants the best for their pet!

Mark D, Bristol

Caring treatment for two dogs: met my time restrictions: would refer to other dog owners: highly skilled and knowledgeable dentist and staff.

Norma P, Alsip

River Heights has taken care of our dog through normal care, grooming and three surgeries. Never had a bad experience. Staff and Dr.s are true animal lovers

Vickie D, Oswego

Dr. Juriga saved our dog and 4 years later our cat! It was miraculous! He was wonderful.

Margret S, Aurora

I am extremely happy with River Heights. If I need to get my cat or dog in, to see Dr Pocious I never have a problem getting an appt. If she isn't there the other Vets are awesome as well. The techs are very knowledgeable. Calls are always returned promptly. Jan the groomer does a wonderful job on my dog and recently groomed my cat! She has years of experience. The place is always clean and always smells clean. Cannot say that about too many places. I personally would recommend River Heights.

I've had excellent service for my three dogs from all of the vets at River Heights. Definitely recommend this clinic.

I have been bringing my dogs to River Heights since I started owning dogs over 30 years ago. Can not think of anyone else that I would place my trust.

Kurt D, Montgomery

Knowledgeable and caring staff who listens to your concerns and includes you in the decision making when treatment is needed.

Terry and Candy A, Batavia

Wonderful and compassionate staff and doctors!!

Barbara M, Plainfield

Outstanding dental services. Just go there, I have had dogs for 20 years and they are the absolute best at what they do.

Dr Juriga and the staff at River Heights are always, friendly, considerate, compassionate when you go in for a regular checkup or losing a family member. They listen to what you have to say and give answers that you can understand. And the fact that Mason likes to help Dr Juriga type on the computer doesn't hurt ,either.

Vicki S, Aurora

We would not trust anyone other than River Heights with the care of our pets. Bella had surgery this week and is doing amazing! The care from River Heights for both our beloved animals and our families during difficult times is above and beyond. We can't say enough good things about River Heights and Dr. Jurriga.

June N, Sugar Grove

We've used River Heights for over 10 years. The staff is friendly and helpful, and the place is always clean. I anticipate using River Heights for a long time.

Julie H, Yorkville

Even though our cat doesn't like going to the vet, River Heights has always made him feel very welcome & comfortable. We have been very happy with the services over the years. Everyone is very friendly and willing to answer all of our questions.

They were very kind to my poor elderly cat, taking time to explain everything to me and de-matt the poor long haired cat.

Merry D, Aurora

Thanks for helping us adopt our new kitty. She's great!

Drew C, Aurora

Always a pleasure to know Max is in good hands.

Jan C, Oswego

Service was excellent, Dr. Weaver was very attentive and did a great job of explaining everything. Felt very comfortable and at ease that Addison was in good hands. Thank you!

Diego P, Aurora

River Heights Staff & Physicians' are top dog! Always caring and thorough.

Thank You for being attentive and instructive in caring for my dog. SB

Sheryl B, Oswego

Bear loves Dr. Weaver..... she is always thorough in her approach to what might be ailing him. She is gentle and kind with him, and he responds well to her.

Super nice docs and tech staff.

Erin D, St. Charles

Hambone just loves Dr. Weaver.

Emily F, Montgomery

It was quick, thorough, and we appreciate the good care!

Jan M, Yorkville

Dr. Mayer was very personable and seemed concerned with making the right decision concerning my 11 y/o German Shepherd. They conducted tests and quickly referred me to the VCA hospital.

All I had to do was drive him there! These vets care and are definitely the best in this area!

Joe G, Oswego

We have had great experiences there. The doctors are all so friendly. They treat our family member wonderfully.

Paula C, Bristol


Always great service and very friendly. They take good care of Maggie's needs!

Cathy W, Oswego

all was done very well and professionally

Bob S, Oswego

They have a wonderful caring staff!

Orville C, Aurora

The best veterinary hospital in the whole State of Illinois!

Debbie W, Plainfield

Dr. Juriga was extremely patient and informative. We learned so much about how to take better care of Bruce's teeth. The facility is clean and comfortable. Everyone was very friendly. The location is beautiful also.

Susan B, Naperville

River Heights Veterinary Hospital has been caring for our Yorkie for 9 years. We feel he has received excellent care and feel confident with his health management there.

We have always had great service at River Heights.

Great service, top notch staff

I've been bringing my pets to the clinic for decades, I've always received the best care for my pet and the staff and doctors have been helpful and friendly. I couldn't be more pleased with them and would recommend them to anyone.

Todd M, Aurora

Great service.

Everyone is always friendly.

Debbie P, Montgomery

Dt J and the other Docs are not only excellent vets, but go out of their way to treat owners and their "patients" as family.

Alan G, Oswego

As always we received the very best care at River Heights. From the front desk to the technicians to the doctor, everyone is friendly, courteous, caring and professional. We would never take our pet anywhere else!

Barbara M, Oswego

Dr. Mayer took great care of our boy, Rocky while he got neutered. The staff here is very friendly and the new renovations are awesome!

Frank and Sara H, Oswego

Dr. Weaver and the staff have been wonderful since the first phone call to their office last spring. We adopted a pit bull dog that has some special needs. Dr. Weaver has been more than kind and helpful as we work through medication and training. The staff is patient and understanding as we need to almost choreograph our visits to the vet, having to avoid other dogs when we come in to visit. Thank You to River Heights Veterinary Clinic!!!!

Steve N, Aurora

Great atmosphere for pets and humans; everyone very nice and helpful; Dr. Juriga is great with my dogs, explained procedures on my level of understanding and you know that he (and his staff) has your pets best interest at all times.

Alan G, Aurora

I am always impressed with the courtesy and professionalism at River Heights. They have been my vet for many years and are still even though I now live 18 miles away! The front staff are always helpful and friendly. I feel that my dog is in safe and caring environment here.

Cheryl J, Batavia

Always great care and able to answer any questions

Michelle K, Oswego

This was just a visit to pick up heartworm preventative at the front desk. Office staff is always friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable. That makes a huge difference!

Kristine K, Montgomery

Excellent as always.

Debra B, Yorkville

Thanks so much for seeing us so quickly. Our dog has a chronic illness and we want to be proactive in her treatment. Dr. Weaver is so compassionate and explains all options.

Excelant service and very friendly

Have always been happy with the care our pets receive at River Heights Veterinary Hospital. The staff is friendly, caring.

Ed J, Yorkville

Caring staff

Janice R, Oswego

I recently boarded my two cats, and everything went very well.

Wonderful experience at River heights for my puppy. Dr. Juriga takes the time to listen then explain everything. Rosie just loves him. The staff is always helpful and pleasant. Can't say enough good things about RHVH.

Christine E, Oswego

Excellent service, friendly staff . Clean office

Melissa and Rob C, Montgomery

I was able to get in the same day I called. They saw me at the appointment time, no extra waiting. The staff went above and beyond my expectations in treating my cat, and spent the entire visit on my cat, not hopping between customers.

Everyone very friendly and the questions I ask we're answered and they also treated us like family.

Great as always! Feel good leaving as she always recognizes Luke and wags her tail. She also is not hoarse like she was at her old boarding facility when I would pick her up. Thank you for taking such good care of our pup!

Kay A, Naperville

The care and concern from everyone at River Heights couldn't be better.

Pat B, Aurora

I was very happy and thankful for how quickly they saw us yesterday. Everyone was so kind.

Great, always friendly and if there is an illness with one of our pets many different options are explored.

Brett & Susie W, Yorkville

The staff is professional, friendly, and expresses interest in my dog. I feel confident in trusting Zoey to their care . . . even in boarding which can be stressful for me.

Arlene w, Aurora

We have two very small Yorkies and were concerned with giving them anesthesia. There dental surgery went extremely well. The entire process was extremely professional. Dr. Juriga is not only personable but also extremely knowledgeable and skilled.

carl w, Naperville

In a word, outstanding.

Jeff J, Joliet

We brought our rescue dog that we had adopted the day before to River Heights. The staff was amazing! Every single person we interacted with was compassionate, caring, and professional. The veterinarian was wonderful with our newest member of our family! She took a great deal of time to make sure he was healthy and to answer our questions. She even used treats to teach him how to sit! My husband and I were so grateful for the excellent care our dog received and we never want to take him anywhere else!

River Heights always provides the best of care to my cats. The staff is very patient and professional.

Doctor was very compassionate and caring on our difficult day.

Jan is awesome with Rex!!

Our mastiff is our baby, but she has some continuous issues and one of them is ear infections. Even with the power out, Dr. Weaver was able to see and help Athena out. I am not sure I have ever seen a vet that has gone above and beyond to care for our girls as much as the vets and staff at River Heights has. Dr. Weaver and the staff of River Heights treated our girls just like they were their fur babies and I would not trust the girls to any one else.

I am always very happy with River Heights when we visit.

They were very nice, as always

always a good experience.

We'd never change vets. Dr Pocus is awesome!!

Lily had a very positive experience. The doctor was so nice and the tech assistant (not sure what she was called) was so super sweet with Lily. She gave her a blanket and wrapped her in it so she would be comfortable. They were very patient with my sweet baby , understanding how afraid she was.

It was perfect from start to finish. Making an appointment was easy. The reception staff was very welcoming. The waiting room was calm, quiet, and soothing to a scared pet. The adoption cages were clean. We didn't wait to be seen. The tech was so knowledgeable I thought she was the vet. The vet was so amazing, patient, insightful, helpful, and answered all of my questions. They even trimmed the nails even though I had forgotten to ask. They gave the shots in my presence which I think is the way it should be. In addition to all the verbal information I was given an entire new kitten folder with lots of great information and samples. Check out and subsequent appts were easy and the reception staff again was wonderful and patient. It was the complete opposite experience I had at Oswego Animal Hospital. It was wonderful and I couldn't be happier.

Awesome place to take your pets

The Staff and Doctor Juriga were very friendly and approachable. I mess up my appointment time and they were able to accommodate. I didn't have to wait more that 3 min to see the doctor. I got all my questions answered, Dr. Juriga was extremely informative and has a kind nature about him. He is very knowledgeable and will share that knowledge is a way that is easy to digest. I have a very nervous Aussie when it comes to doctor offices and he was more at ease than I had ever seen him compared to other doctor offices. I would recommend this practice to anyone without hesitation. I drove 50 min to the clinic and it was worth every mile.

Dr Pocious and the staff are just amazing! I've been bringing my dogs since 2006! I just love them all!

I was not there personally, but very appreciative that you were able to see Mr Banks so promptly.

Thank You

Great vet care excellent efficient and always on time. This has been my primary vet for al my family dogs in the past 13 yrs living in oswego. Il.

Dr Weavee is the absolute best. She is super knowledgeable and she is warm, caring and sensitive.

Meghan (the tech) is so friendly and sweet. She is trustworthy and personable with both GRACIE and NOAH.

The staff is always very helpful and you can tell that they really care about what they do. Every animal is treated like if it were their own.Very nice place and I will always take my animals there.

Everyone is always so friendly, professional and caring. Dr. Pocious is so knowledgeable and caring. They have seen us through some really difficult times and decisions.

I've been taking my pets to River Heights for....well over 40 ? years. I've always had trust in the Dr's. and will continue with them. They've been very supportive and comforting, saying "good bye" to my Furbabies and keeping keeping my Scottish Fold, Yoda, healthy.

Thank you...Dr Weaver et al

Every one is always so nice and caring!! Been coming here for about 30 yrs .

Dr. Juriga is awesome!

Always appreciate a visit with Dr Juriga... He is always so thorough and informative.

The Sevierville was excellent.

Always enjoy coming and you guys taking good care of my dogs

The staff is always polite when I come in for anything. .food for Mason or check ups ...a very friendly atmosphere. .the vets are very caring and take time to really explain things until you understand what or how you need to do for your "family member "

Dr. Juriga and his staff have provided excellent, personalized and empathetic care for our treasured pet. In addition, the doctor's encyclopaedic knowledge of veterinary dentistry is awesome. Great people, great service at a reasonable price.

I called ahead to pick up prescription cat food. My order was ready when I arrive, love their staff! So happy and friendly!

I cannot say enough good about River Heights Veterinary Hospital. In short, all of the Doctors supply the absolute best care for all your pets needs!! They also meet all of the top requirements and standards a Vetrinarian should obtain! Not all clinics meet this standard (AAHA accredited rating) River Heights does and is at the top of their game in all Dental procedures as well.

All of the cats and dogs we have had and now have, liive happy, healthy, QUALITY, lives because of Dr Juriga and his awesome staff. They also give back to the community in many benevolent endeavors!! If you want the absolute BEST for your pet, you will make an appointment with their friendly staff!

My experience is always great at RHVH. They take great care of all my pets when they are at their hospital. The staff is prompt, friendly and always helpful. They go the extra mile. I love the vets I have worked with here, they are so compassionate and caring. They have on more the one occasion gone beyond what I ever expected. Great vet staff.

All the procedures went well and the dog did not seemed stressed at all.

I highly recommend this hospital all the time. Those I have referred always tell me how wonderful their experience was and they love the vets there.

Keep up the great work, I am a total fan

Pat Rattray

Excellent and thorough care. I trust them completely with both of our dogs.

Very good attention. always appreciate how well Dr. Weaver communicates with me

River Heights has been our vet for over 16 years. They provide loving care to our pets. Every staff member is warm and friendly. They clearly enjoy their work and care deeply about animals. You will never find a better place to take your beloved companions.

We have been very pleased with the level of care our dog has received through the years. One of the best attributes is that all of the doctor's are good. We feel they all are very knowledgeable in the field and display care and concern for our dog and us. This especially creates a comfort level knowing we don't have to worry about getting a certain doctor to accommodate our schedule.

Another wonderful visit with the staff and Doctor at River Heights. Prompt, friendly and willing to listen to all my questions and give me straight answers. Thank you for helping to keep my Angelica healthy and happy for so many years.

Even when Dr JURIGA isn't in we have excellent care with our elderly whippet who has a very enlarged heart

I feel so comfortable leaving my furry friends at River Heights for boarding!

Wonderful! You can tell the people there really care about animals.

Friendly and helpful. Called in a prescription called me back within the hour that it was ready for pickup. They have been caring for my golden since he was 5 weeks old, he is now 10. They are the best!

The facility is very clean. The support staff is extremely friendly and helpful. They even have free coffee and tea and beverages while you are waiting in the very comfortable waiting room. They keep their appointment times and the doctors and assistance are very knowledgeable, kind and helpful. I would recommend taking your pet here!

I love bringing my pet here. Customer Service is excellent, office staff friendly, clean office. Doctors really care about your pet.

Dr. Juriga is an exceptional doctor, you can tell he loves what he does. He takes the time before and after surgery to give thorough explanations of the procedure and after care. The staff is caring and friendly.

We love Dr. Weaver. She helped us when our 14 year old Lab was in declining health and now welcomed our new kitten. Thank you so much the staff is great!!!

The doctors and staff have taken wonderful care of all of my dogs over the past 10 years. They have been there through new puppy and end of life issues with us. Their care and compassion was wonderful. Although I've had the opportunity to work with all the vets, and love them all - Dr. Weaver is our favorite. And our dogs have always liked going there. Our current little girl doesn't know any other place and she loves to go - she things its an outing with treats!

Everyone is so loving and caring! Faith had to spend the night. I know someone picked her up and cuddled her because she had a very soft aroma about her!

We were seen right away and dr maher was wonderful. As usual!!

I originally came in for her nails to be trimmed

They were done beautifully AND filed which was wonderful as they weren't scratchy!

Thank you for that!

As always superb. Dr Juriga and his technicians are the best!

Dr. Weaver is one of my favorite vets at River Heights. Our cat Lily is a great cat, but I bit ornery when she goes to the vet. Dr. Weaver is very patient and understanding. She takes the time to ask questions and listen. I appreciate her "bed side" manner with Lily - and with me.

The visit exceeded expectations. Kind, friendly, professional staff; Dr. Juriga is exceptional: impressively competent, clear, firm yet unassuming, willing to explain extensively, accommodating, with a very sunny disposition. Even my poor cat - who was terrified of the experience early on - started purring at some point, while still on the examination table, as I was talking to the doctor.

very happy, and Mr.0wl is doing much better thanks to all of you :)

You are always professional and courteous, and the clinic is very clean.

Dr. Mayer and Amy G. We're thorough and wonderful with Bridie. Thanks!

Very courteous and perfessional, not a long wait and was shown X rays and explained everything.

The admin staff is always friendly and helpful. The doctors seem very knowledgeable and show a lot of compassion.

Dr. Juriga was very thorough in explaining the procedure prior to the operation. The hospital has also been great with follow up.

Great vets and staff. Very knowledgable. But very expensive!

As Always a pleasure to deal with the Front desk staff - helpful and friendly. Like the new look too

The staff is always very friendly and my dog loves going there.

Staff is professional, warm and caring. The service is excellent and the facility is pristine & spacious.

As always, great service!

Staff was friendly knowledgeable and I love the new look

I love Dr Weaver. You can tell she loves animals. She takes genuine interest in the well being of my dog Gizmo. Even after moving I gladly drive the 45 minutes just to see her. Everyone at River Heights is very professional.

Dr. Mayer has always been a pleasure to visit and very concerned about the health and well-being of our girls (Hannah and now Emily).

As always, we were treated with the utmost care. Dr Juriga and his staff ROCK!

We have been very happy with River Heights since we've started going almost 9 years. The doctors and staff have always been nice and very knowledgable!

Fine - Macy really likes Luke! Any chance you will ever have Sunday pickup ???

Comments from the practice

Thank you for taking the time to respond. As far as being open on Sundays, I don't see that happening in the foreseeable future. I will however, pass the question on to the management.

Everyone that works there is always so nice and they treat my dog Alli and myself like we are family !! I will always bring my fur kids to River Hts . Keep up the great work !!!

Always the BEST! Highly recommend your clinic to everyone I know who has a furry baby!

I have been going to River Heights for years and really appreciate their professional expertise and genuine caring.

Dr. Juriga of River Heights Veterinary Hospital took exceptional care of my 2 Collies for nearly 15 years. I look forward to working with him and his staff with my new puppy. Highly recommend them. I'd give more then 5 stars if I could.

I absolutely love River Heights! Everyone there is so friendly and professional. I love how Dr. Mayer takes the time to explain everything and provide me with options. My dog needs his teeth cleaned and I appreciate the estimate that is given ahead of time so I know what to expect.

Thank you!

I have taken multiple cats of my own and have friends who have taken their cats to Dr Juriga with

100% satisfaction.I would highly recommend him to anyone seeking the best in dental care for their pet.His staff is very friendly,knowledgeable and accommodating also.

Kathy Poppie

Dr Pocius and the staff provided excellent and friendly service as always.

Dr Pocius and the staff provided excellent and friendly service as always.

Thank you for the wonderful care you gave our dog, Norman. It was such a relief to have amazingly educated and caring people who love what they do guide us through.

Dr. Weaver is very willing to listen to my concerns about my dog. She is very knowledgeable and friendly and would recommend her to anyone looking for a vet.

Everyone is always so nice & helpful and they seem to really care about our dogs. Love taking our dogs here!

Everything was good

Came in to drop stool sample off and get sentinel refilled. The only thing they don't carry I wanted was Nexgard. Hoping in the future they may start carrying it or explain why they don't. Thank you!

Comments from the practice

Good afternoon, We carry and recommend Parastar Plus for flea and tick preventative. Parastar Plus has a rapid kill rate for ticks and it is a long lasting flea and tick preventative. Parastar Plus kills ticks before they feed and it is also a cost effective flea and tick preventative for our clients.

Greeted by receptionist as I walked in. Receptionists are always polite and professional. Lobby/Waiting area is beautiful. Technicians are also friendly, professional and very competent. Dr. Pocius has lots of experience, knowledge and is gentle in handling my dogs. Will be bringing all four of my dogs to River Heights for their veterinary care.

I trust Dr pocius with my best friend paytons health.she always is their for him and always takes time to explain things in detail to me about his health. She has been taking care of him since he was a puppy,he's 12 now.can't say enough good things about her.thanks Dr pocius for taking excellent care of payton!!

You guys were great as usual!

I Trust my Bailey's Health at River Heights! Bailey is a 12 1/2 year old Golden Retreiver, he has been a patient of Dr. Juriga and Dr. Pocious since 9 weeks old!

They both have always been on top of his conditions with excellent followup! Calling days after his appointments to make sure he is doing better and/or comfortable. Not a technician calling... the Doctor! They treat him as their patient with respect! Will never go else where when in comes to my pets health! My husband and I Trust in River Height for Our pets Health!

Bart and Michelle Bolman

I had an appointment for 11:00 am and wasnt taken back until 11:30. I was the only one in the waiting area the whole time. Noone apologized for the wait or even gave a reason why it was taking so long. If I was a half hour late I am sure I would have been told I need to reschedule.

Whwn I arrived my dog was scared and pooped in the waiting area. which the receptionist was very nice about and we used it for the sample needed. i guess what got me was she didnt sanitize or wipe up that area. she just put it in the container and that was it.

As always, my experience was excellent. Due to multiple medical problems, Buffy is a " frequent flier" with numerous medical needs. I would trust him to no one else.

Dr. Weaver genuinely loves and cares about the well being of animals. We appreciate the way she takes care of our dog and answers all our questions.

Very friendly staff!

Great place...wouldn't take pets anywhere else!

Always a great experience and would highly recommend them! Clean and organized . Wish my Doctor was as good.

Dr Juriga and Verena and assistant (sorry, I forgot her name), have always treated our furry kids and us like family. I don't know if they could do anything better.

In this visit, an oral cleaning and minor surgery was done on Stanley. Like the oral surgery that they performed on 12/12/12 on our two furry kids then, they displayed the utmost care and attention.

I would recommend them very highly to anyone wanting the best care for their furry kids.

River Heights is the best! I would not trust my pets to another animal care provider! Dr. Juriga took care of our first cat for over 15 years and our current cat has 9 years with Dr Juriga and Dr Pocius. We travel from southwest Naperville and enjoy the short scenic drive! Thanks, Dr Juriga and Dr Pocius for keeping our indoor cat happy and healthy!!!!!!

Dr Juriga always takes time to explain things to you.

Love Dr. Weaver! She takes good care of Fiona.

Professional and friendly as always.

The doctors and staff are always professional and great with my dog. I am very happy with River Heights!

We've always had a good experience at River Heights. Very caring doctors.

Above and beyond. Awesome I learn something every time. Always bragging to friends, co-workers and family.

Excellent visit. Dr Juriga was very thorough with his dental examination. He also touched on other concerns I had. Offered a more long term approach which made sense and will help my pet have a comfortable long life. I would not hesitate to recommend this facilty! Thank you!

Suzi has never had a complaint about her care and neither do Steve and I. Everyone has been so thoughtful and caring. Thank you!!!

It is always a good experience! Everyone is so kind and caring. They take the time to explain everything which is great! We really are happy with the staff at River Heights.

Dr Weaver & staff have provided the best for both Harvey and Squirrmy and will continue to count on their dedication and care given them.

Quick, friendly service. Informative and helpful information provided.

Always helpful and friendly.

Always pleasant

This facility, Doctors and staff provide the best care possible for your pets. We have been going there for many years now and have always been satisfied with the care and treatment of our pets.

as always we were greeted in a friendly manner, My pet was taken care of in an expert and caring way.

Very friendly staff. Reasonable prices.

Great service! Prompt, professional and friendly!

Appointment was on time. Associates were courteous and friendly.. The refurbish looks great. Hopefully won't see you until next year!

The care for my pet from her surgery was to notch. From check in, notification of surgery results, consultation and dismissal all employees were very professional and helpful in answering any questions I had

Everyone is friendly and treats my dogs wonderfully. I like it when my dogs love going in and are not afraid. Great place patronage.

Thank you for your support!

Our pet was examined and Doc advised what needed to be done for our dog's ears. He is an excellent Doctor. He took a look at our dog before he went into surgery.

The staff are always very accommodating. We have been taking our English Springer Spaniels to River Heights Veterinary Hospital in Oswego ever since 2005 and make the drive from Naperville. There are plenty of other options closer, but it's so worth making the trip. We wouldn't go anywhere else! Jeff

Dr Weaver was once again very good with Bear. She was able to quickly identify his allergy issues and resolve the eye and ear problems.

We've been coming here for many years. Staff is always polite, professional, prompt, informative, and dedicated to providing an amazing experience.

As always my dogs were well taken care of :)

Everything was great!

The staff at River Heights are very friendly and caring!

nice environment, friendly and knowledgeable.

Dr. Weaver is always so patient and thorough, very up front and honest, and such a pleasure to work with. We couldn't be happier!!

Dr. Pocius was great! She took her time with us, explained things thoroughly. She demonstrated compassion with such a sensitive issue. She truly was great.

My dog Hannah had some drainage and redness develope in her left ear. I called the office first thing in the morning and our regular doctor was off. The courteous receptionist was able to get us scheduled within a couple of hours with Dr. Weaver whom along with a fantastic tech. got Hannah checked over, ran a test to see what was growing or going on. Dr. Weaver explained the findings and explained the medication and course of care we were taking.

The entire staff were very professional, polite and friendly......and I'm talking about everyone from the time I walked in the front door until the time we left.

Love how your remodeling job looks too.....beautiful job! Way to go Dr. continue to make this place a top notch animal hospital offering fantastic service and staff. There's a reason I have had all of my pets treated there for over 30 years.

Everyone was awesome helping me get in and out.

Dr Steve is the best, all my dogs love him too.

He always always takes the time to talk to you about what is happening with your dog and explain it to the fullest. He always provides options for treatment and discusses the good and the bad about it with you.

I am a RHVH fan, all the doctors there are a cut above the norm. Great doctors and wonderful technicians and receptionists

Dr Weaver & staff are always kind and helpful!!

Quick - On Time - Very professional. Says it all!

I have been bringing my dogs to River Heights for 21 years and we have always had a great experience. They have a top-notch staff who are all kind and compassionate. I can't imagine going anywhere else.

I have been coming to this vet since I was a child with the family's cats. Now, I have a puppy and he is getting the attention he needs and his needs met with River Heights Vet. Yesterday, with my puppy being ill, they were able to get him in on my schedule and provide me with the expertise I need to get him back on a healthy track.

Usually able to get me in on short notice.

Always a pleasant experience for us. Tyson might not feel the same but the staff is always great with him.

always a great job

Excellent! All questions were answered and all staff members were informative and kind. Thank you.

Thank you getting my dog in right away . The service was excellent and price was reasonable.


Great Hospital!

We Love River Heights and Dr. Pocius

As always, we were treated promptly and with care!

got an appt. with Dr. Poches on the same day for a check up for my 15-year-old Border Collie. Really appreciated the extended hours and prompt attention.

Our entire family goes to Dr Pocus. She's awesome!! We have also referred many pets to River Heights. We are very happy here. Your patients sure get what you pay for - there are other vets that may be less expensive but the animals don't get the care that they get at River Heights. Keep up the good work!

Very happy with my visit to RHAC!!

The doctor checked my cat from top to bottom. She even cut my cat's nails. The cat was treated kindly so the cat didn't get spooked. It was a good check up for us.

I just bought cat food!

I went into the clinic with a question, and was told it would be best to bring Kitty in, so I went home and brought Kitty back to the clinic and she was seen within 10 mins. Very good service

My questions were all answered to my satisfaction and I felt good about the appointment.

Always an enjoyable visit with friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful staff. We recommend River Heights to all our friends.

service was nice and friendly

We always feel confident in the quality care our dog Wyland receives from River Heights Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Juriga is very conscientious to keep us educated about our pet's healthcare.

Love River Heights Vet!

Friendly reception staff. Nice doc and assistant. Very comfortable there.

I always enjoy seeing Dr Juriga and am impressed with is knowledge. We were seen promptly and my questions were all answered.

I have a Collie with the MDR1 gene mutation so she's pretty much a special needs pup. Dr. Juriga and his staff have been taking excellent care of her and her needs for nearly 7 years. Dr.Juriga goes that extra mile, heck he goes the extra inch, to make sure that her treatments are totally safe for her. I'd give them more then 5 stars if I could.

Luci can be a challenge sometimes, but Dr J and his staff completed the procedure with no complications and Luci was calm when I picked her up but happy to come home.

Thanks for all our great experiences with River Heights.

The staff was welcoming. They explained pet adoption to my 6 year old daughter in a way that she understood. Dr. Weaver showed genuine concern for marbles behavior. She took time to hear my concerns for marble to get the perfect treatment. The tech was amazing. She was firm yet nurturing at the same time. We always have a great experience.

Outstanding service and a very caring staff.

Only place I trust for boarding my cat.

Everyone did a great job! Thank you!

fortunate that you are here

Jake & Fee L

Have been going to River Heights for many years, the doctors have always been nice and very caring.

Great staff and great treatment

We have been using this clinic since the early 80s for a our assorted dogs. Always good service, take time to answer our questions and concerns, sympathetic when its time to say goodbye to our dog at the end of life.

River Heights has always taken good care of our dog and we are in and out within a half hour. We love Dr. Pochess

Buffy is a patient with a life threatening condition. His medication is always filled promptly and correctly. If I have questions, Dr. Pocius, always returns my calls if necessary. Dr. Weaver has also seen Buffy and has commented that Dr. Pocius has discussed him with her as well and she is aware of his condition. I feel that his quality of life is a significant matters to them and that matters significantly to me.

As always received with a smile and prompt service by support staff. Vet tech was efficient, friendly and helpful with Ike. Dr P was her happy smiling self - taking the time to really work through the issues with Ike and come up with a confident diagnosis. She also took the time to discuss options with me and potential next steps and prognosis. That is why I like coming to your clinic - the time people spend and the personal stake you take in the health of your clients.

Brought my kitty in 10 minutes before closing as an emergency. Staff as usual was wonderful.

ALWAYS a caring staff that is polite and willing to go the extra mile. Would not even consider a different clinic

I drive a long way to get to River Heights. But it is worth it - nothing but the best for my little girl, an almost 13 year old pit bull mix. Dr. Juriga, Verena and Dr. Pocius are truly wonderful and take the time to listen to me, fit me in to their schedules, and care about my pet. Thank you River Heights. The staff is great too!

very considerate of my pet being uncomfortable coming to the vet. always helpful and friendly

As is always, the staff, tech (Laura) and Dr. Weaver are outstanding. Dr. Weaver is a genuine listener and makes you feel at ease. It takes a special kind of person to love their jobs and they're certainly in that category.

For over 20 years, we have taken our cats to River Heights Veterinary Hospital. It's worth the short drive from Naperville. I wouldn't dream of going elsewhere!

We had moved from the area 5 years ago and now are back and we never even considered going to another vet clinic. We have always received the best care for our pets. We are a huge fan of Dr. Pocious and were very happy to know she is still there. The entire staff is very professional and alway kind and courteous--even with humans! :)$

The office was clean and our vet. Dr. Weaver was wonderful with our border collie puppy!

We love River Heights! Whether it's a wellness visit, an unexpected medical issue, or a medication need, the staff is warm, welcoming and professional.

quality service fast and efficient

Dr Weaver is an awesome Dr. She answers all your questions you have very thoroughly and takes the time you need. Everyone is very nice and knowledgeable.

River Hights Vet, has been my veteninarian since my first dog, 30 plus years ago, and were instramental in my adoption of my second dog. I would not consider any one else for primary care

We have been coming there for years for vet care as well as grooming. Jane is the best groomer ever!!! She is kind and caring towards our dogs as well as U.S. humans. As long as she is the groomer at your facility we will continue to bring all of our dogs to her.

The staff at River Heights always goes above and beyond. Dr. Juriga spends as much time with you as you need and never rushes through his appointments. I would recommend the staff of River Heights to anyone looking for a trustworthy, compassionate veterinary practice.

Love the new redecorating. Feels very cheerful and pet friendly. Thanks for all you do!

Dr. Weaver took terrific care of my dog. She was very gentle with him as he is a nervous dog.

It's great to call ahead for medication. I get a call when the medication is ready and stop by to pick it up. It's quick and easy. Plus the ladies at the desk are very nice and helpful.

The staff was very knowledgeable and generous with their time in terms of explaining procedures. They were very kind and gentle with my cat, and I'm confident that he received the best possible care from the staff and Dr. Juriga. One day after the surgery and my cat is just like his old self! River Heights was really wonderful. I would recommend them without hesitation.

As always, GREAT customer service!!

Everyone always treats Abby like their own.


My husband brought our dog Simba in to get his nails trimmed On Friday. He also ended up getting his bordetello shot.

Simba has been licking his back 2 paw pads incessantly since he came home. we can't see anything wrong so maybe he is just uncomfortable. Or the hair got cut or pulled too short.

We have our yearly appt. In a couple weeks. Hopefully we won't have to bring him in sooner.

The staff at Riverview are very helpful and understanding of specific needs.

The staff at Riverview are very helpful and understanding of specific needs.

Everyone is friendly and knowledgable

This is an excellent place. The veterinarians really care about your pet and go above and beyond to answer any questions or concerns you may have regarding treatment. My personal experiences have been with Dr. Juriga and Dr. Weaver mainly. They are both very caring and gentle with my pets. Equally important, they are very intelligent and appear to be very informed on the latest information and technology.

There is a vet tech named Verena that is also very informative and has a wonderful bedside manner with the pets. She has been very patient with all my questions.

I would recommend this place to anyone wanting a high level of care for their pets.

I was unsure of River Heights at first, until a cat owner set me at ease. She spoke to me and reassured me that Dr. Juriga was very good. The staff at front desk can improve by interacting with clients more. I met with Dr. Juriga and his assistant and I was impressed. Bojangles then was scheduled for his procedure. I was very pleased and impressed with the excellent care my little yorkie Bojangles received at River Heights. Dr. Juriga was very thorough with Bojangles plan of treatment & care. His assistant was just as caring and informative. They are without a doubt a great team! Thank you.

Our visit was scheduled with no problem. Duke was seen promptly by an attentive group of people. The care appeared to be quite excellent. While the veterinarian's exam was quite reasonable, the cost of the visit, including updates on Duke's immunizations, blood work, etc and a year's supply of heartworm medicine made the viisit a rather expensive one. Glad it is an annual affair.

very good

worked with us and it ended up we were on time for our appointment.

The staff here is always friendly and welcoming. My dog was groomed and I was very pleased with the way he looked.

Always a more than wonderful experience. I rate it 10 stars not five. On all levels of care and service. I have been to other hospitals and vets and found none better than River Heights. I live an hour away and will drive it gladly . I'm so glad I found them!

Good experience.

Everyone is always nice when we visit.

Overall service is excellent staff is friendly and I feel I am getting very good quality care for my pet

The new facility is lovely. Everyone is always great with my dogs.


My dog Rambone had major dental complications. Our wonderful Vet, Dr. Abel, while willing to tackle these concerns was rather adamant we consult with Dr. Juriga. They can take dental x-rays, so they are able to diagnose the hidden problems beneath the gum line. My poor dog required 18 extractions. I now see more than ever why we needed Dr.Juriga. Why fix only part of the problem and witness your dog live in pain and discomfort? Even though Rambone had such a tough ordeal he is doing well. Dr. Juriga and has staff are highly competent and compassionate people. Their facility is clean, comfortable and beautiful. They were so good about making us feel at home they babysat my other dogs, Ziggy and Snorkie while my husband and I grabbed some lunch. If you want the best for your dog or cat, this is the place!

Everyone was very friendly and we were in and out very quickly. Thank you!

Staff 5.0

Dr Mayer is wonderful. Kind caring and knowledgable. We felt like we are in the best hands!

I have always been pleased with the services that we have had at The River Heights Vet. Hospital. They are very interested in the welfare of our cat. Willing to answer any questions we have.

I loved my visit! I walked in and was greeted by very welcoming staff. The entire clinic was very clean. Love Dr. Juriga! I expected him to come in exam my dog and then leave. He spent am exceptional amount of time with me going over all of my questions and concerns. I am extremely happy that when I mentioned that I fed raw food, I did not get any negative comments or lectures why I shouldn't like typical vets. Dr. Juriga truly wants what I best for your pets!!

The staff was very kind and patient with our "rolling clown car"... they were very nice to both my human and furry kids... and jumped in to help when the boys snapped both their leashes.... so very glad we decided on this place to bring our boys!

Dr. Mayer was great. Even checked a problem Riley had months ago that I forgot about.

The new "look" is amazing

I can't even put into words how much I appreciate everyone here at the hospital. I had a very sick kitty and they were there for appointments,phone calls and follow ups with open arms. I really appreciated the doctor calling back to check on my cat's progress and then returning my calls. Very professional and timely.

Thank you Dr. Pocius and others for taking such good care of Tigger. It seems for now that he is on the mend and back to himself! :)

I have never been in a veterinary office as clean, stylish, and comfortable. It has plenty of area to easily move about with your pet and not be on top of someone else's pet.

I am always so impressed with the personable and professional staff.

Dr. Juriga is my real reason for loving River Heights Veterinary Clinic. He lets me know my pet is important to him and will individualize my visit to my needs. I never feel he is rushing through the visit. I know I can trust his expertise. He is incredibly knowledgable. I have a vet who is genuinely and enthusiastically vested in my pets!

Kind greeting by the receptionists who knew who we were and what we were there for when we walked in. The tech who did the nail trim was very friendly and let us know how our dog did when she brought him back up front. Great experience as always!!

you all are awesome - Love Dr. Weaver ! She always takes the time to explain things and listens and responds to my concerns.

Always enjoy my visits to River Heights. Dr. Pocius is a wonderfully competent veterinarian. She is caring and warm with her patients and their "parents" as well.

Dr. Juriga spent quite a bit of time with me and my dog. Explained things in detail and gave me information regarding holistic care with another vet as my previous one had sold her practice. I use a combination of both for my dog. He is very open to traditional and holistic care patients. He always goes into great detail with any procedure or treatment and I leave with a very good understanding.

Great staff !!

I really appreciate Dr. Juriga and his entire staff at River Heights Veterinary Hospital. When I arrive I am warmly greeted by his staff and they let me know they are expecting me by stating my name. They are also very personable and caring, treating me like a human being, not just a number. I also appreciate and value the knowledge, passion and care Dr. Juriga gives when treating my pet. His assistants are also very kind and caring which makes the visit very pleasant.

I was very worried about my pet's dental issue during our first visit in 2013. Dr. Juriga examined my pet and explained every detail about the ensuing surgery. I felt very assured about the quality of care and the result was excellent. I brought my pet back for a checkup, and again Dr. Juriga explained the procedure my pet needs. I am so very grateful for having him and his staff caring for my pet.

Only a 9, because you are a bit more expensive than what I was used to at my previous vet. However, that has been a few years, and I have not priced other vets. But River Heights is very convenient for us and our Chow Chow gets very good Care, Grooming and Boarding.

To no surprise our visit was fantastic! From the moment we walked into River Heights newly decorated establishment until the moment we checked out. Your desk check in staff were very welcoming and prompt. The vet tech that we saw before the doctor gathered information and was very pleasant to my dog Hannah. Dr. Pocius is just fantastic....I always know that any of my pets are under the best care and she makes me extremely comfortable with any concerns that I may have. River Heights can be very proud of their staff and the establishment as a whole.

Great job on the visit

I had a great experience at River Heights Veterinary clinic. The Doctor and Staff were both wonderful to my dog. They answered all of my questions and I know my dogs are receiving the best care there.

Beautiful, clean hospital with all top notch staff. Receptionists are super pleasant and professional. All of the doctors are wonderful and caring and technicians are all extremely knowledgable and professional.

everything was great!

I have always been satisfied with our experiences with Riverheights. I am so happy to have found Dr. Weaver as she genuinely cares for my cat and all our concerns.

Always a pleasant experience. Staff is friendly and caring. We have been coming here since our boy was a pup. We feel like they are parts of his family.

Dr. provided us with much needed information. He was very thorough, and great dog side manner!

They saw us right away the same evening, she was feeling better that night!

thank you!

Lot was plowed well at 730 in the morning after the big snow. love the new front entrance. Office staff, Dr. and Techs were excellent as usual.

Dr. Juriga is fantastic - we wouldn't take our dog anywhere else for dental work!

Have been bringing our Boxers to River Heights for around 7 years and have always been very happy with the service they've received. The staff is very pleasant and friendly, and the vets ( particularly Drs. Pociuos & Weaver ) are wonderful with our dogs.

Megan, the technician, was very informative and took time to explain things to us.

The staff is always very kind and accommodating.

Terrific care, phenomenal people.

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