Our Practice

We are a full-service animal hospital providing comprehensive pet healthcare services in Longview and Kelso, WA. Our veterinarians offer a wide variety of medical, surgical and dental services. Our hospital has advanced equipment and technologies, including comprehensive in-house testing for accurate diagnosis, digital x-ray, surgical suite, dental suite, and a pharmacy. We are committed to providing quality care at every stage of your pet's life. From routine preventive care to early detection and treatment of a wide range of conditions and diseases, we have the expertise to provide the highest standard of care for your pet. We also serve clients from Castle Rock, Toledo, Woodland and Cathlamet.

  • Dr. Janine L. Hart, DVM


    Doctor Hart spent her youth on both coasts of the country living in southern California, the San Francisco Bay area, and Long Island, New York. She was heavily involved in youth service organizations and worked with Canine Companions for Independence and the Special Olympics.
    Her undergraduate degree, a B.S. in Biology, was completed through the University of La Verne with a year spent abroad in Cheltenham, England. She completed her veterinary degree at WSU. Her special interests include reproduction, and behavior.
    Dr. Hart lives in Longview with her 3 children (2 boys and 1 girl), husband, and pets. Together, they have one dog, Jingle Belle, who is a wonderful mutt, 1 crazy cat, 2 adorable Ragdolls, 1 food stealing cat, fish, and chickens.
    Dr. Hart and family enjoy music; singing in particular. Many family members sing with LCC’s community choir. She enjoys travel, reading, and party games (that she can rarely get her family to play).
    She has been committee to Washington since 1995 and here with Riverside since 1999.

  • Kathy

    Licensed Vet Technician

    Kathy has lived in the area since she was 3 years old. She raised her family here as well. Kathy has been at Riverside Animal Hospital since 1992. She enjoys her work very much. She has 3 cats and loves spending her free time with them.

  • Carla

    Business Manager

    Carla is our Business Manager. She has been at our clinic for 15 years where she started out as reception. She has 2 fur babies, Trouble and Bree. In her free time she enjoys DIY projects and gardening.

  • Kylee

    Hospital Manager

    Kylee was born and raised in the area but left briefly to live in Denver, CO. She graduated from KHS and spent the end of her high school career in the running start program at LCC. She has always loved animals, saying as a young child she wanted to be a veterinarian when she grew up.
    Kylee is a proud mom of 2 boys. She enjoys camping, going to the beach, reading, and anything involving her children. She has 5 dogs and multiple kitties. German Shepherds are her all time favorite breed even though they can be a pain in the behind.
    Kylee has been at Riverside since 2004.

  • Christina


    Christina enjoys the fluffier things in life. She prefers to spend all her free time outdoors. She grew up in Cowlitz County and was in the Air Force after high school, which took her to the east coast and Japan.
    If Christina isn’t working or enjoying the outdoors, she is at home cuddling her Bengal kitty and watching Netflix.

  • Mandy


    Born and raised in Cowlitz County, Mandy has thrived in the rainy Northwest due to her love of its environment. She has a real love for animals, and it shows in her overall caring attitude towards, not only her own pets, but also in the pets that frequent her place of work. Mandy has been with Riverside since 2010, and is looking forward to continuing her life long career in this industry.

  • Samantha


    Sam has been working at Riverside since 2016. She is currently attending WSU Vancouver and studying biology. Sam enjoys being at the beach and hiking in her free time. She has a Corgi named Ranger and a cat named Sirius.

  • Tiffany


    Tiffany has been with Riverside since early 2018. She is attending school in Portland, OR to become a Veterinary Technician. She enjoys spending time with 2 dogs, Sammie and Jackson, outside of work.

  • Hope


    Hope has lived in Cowlitz County her entire life. Hope enjoys camping and going to the beach on hot summer days. If not out and about Hope can be found snuggling her dachshund, Tuffy, binge watching Netflix or playing with her nephews. Family is very important to her. Hope has been with Riverside since 2018.

  • Beth


    Beth may be known for her roles as Reception, Assistant or kennels. She has been here since 2013. She has many hobbies outside of the clinic including, drawing/painting, chilling with her homies (AKA her cats) Cy, Henry, Oscar, Thomas and Bliss. She also enjoys long walks on the beach. Beth is a comic and movie enthusiast (or nerd if you will), she also enjoys spending time with her friends and girlfriend. So consider me for nomination to snuggle your pets.

  • Ali


    Ali was born in the area and grew in Rainier Oregon. She graduated from Rainier High School in 2017. She loves working with animals every day. In her free time she enjoys painting, hiking, and singing. Spending quality time with her family is also very important.

  • Laurie


    Laurie has lived in the area for many years. She raised a beautiful family with her loving husband. Laurie enjoys gardening and traveling on her free time. She and her husband love to go hiking. She has cats and chickens at home. Laurie has been with Riverside Animal Hospital since 2002.

  • Beverly


    Beverly was born and raised in Cowlitz County. She is a loving mother and grandmother, family is very important to her. On her free time she enjoys random road trips and exploring new things. Beverly has been with Riverside since 2009.

  • Megan


    Megan was born in Modesto, CA and raised in Merced, CA. When she was sixteen she moved with her family to Washington. She attended Kelso High School. Megan has been working at Riverside Animal since the summer of 2018. She has 2 cats, Castael and Porky. She hopes to welcome more fur-babies into her home soon.