Please be aware that we will have NEW OFFICE HOURS beginning Monday, June 15th:
Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Saturday: 8:00 – 12:00 pm

Carol Carpenter Houston DVM

Welcome to Our Animal Hospital:
Veterinarians in Columbus Caring for Pets Since 1989

Thank you for visiting our website! Your pets are more than just animals in your home; they’re your babies, and as your babies, they deserve high-quality care from a veterinarian who is passionate about their well-being. That’s exactly what you’ll find at River Road Animal Clinic. Our full-service animal hospital in Columbus caters to the needs of dogs, cats, and pocket petsWe’re located next to Columbus Technical College, and we gladly welcome pets of the Tri City area, including Fort Benning, GA, and Phenix City, AL. We offer several services to keep your pet happy and healthy for years to come. If you’re looking for a new veterinarian in Columbus, GA we hope you’ll consider us!

River Road Animal Clinic Veterinarian in Columbus


Wellness Care

Vaccinations and annual exams are critical in helping your pet live a healthy life.

Cat and Dog Boarding

Need someone to watch your pet while you’re out of town?
Let him stay with us!

In-House Diagnostics

For your convenience, we offer diagnostic laboratory testing right in our clinic.

What Makes Our Veterinarian and Team Different

Since our inception, our mission has been to provide comprehensive high-quality veterinary care with an emphasis on exceptional client service and patient care. When you and your pet come to our animal hospital, you become part of our family, and our high level of care reflects that. Dr. Carol Houston delivers personalized attention to her clients while offering education on our services and their pets’ health. We want our animal hospital to feel like more than just a vet’s office. We want it to feel like home.

As a team, we strive to provide pets with quality care in a compassionate manner. Whether your pet needs a wellness exam, dental care, or surgery, we can help. The following is a list of veterinary services we offer at our animal hospital in Columbus:

Dog and woman at our animal hospital in Columbus, GA
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“Thank you for the years of care and support of our Molly, especially these last two years. You all were so supportive and caring. We miss her and are grateful she filled our lives with love and adventure.”

-A & L Hung March 12, 2020

Learn More About Our Animal Hospital in Columbus, GA

If you’d like to learn more about our animal hospital in Columbus, please spend a few moments to browse through our website. We will be happy to schedule you an appointment, (preferred) but we also welcome work ins and walk ins. Please call ahead at 706-327-8329 for your convenience.

Cat visiting our veterinarian in Columbus, GA