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  • Dr. Sarah Foust

    Dr. Sarah Foust grew up near Chadwick, Illinois. She attended Sauk Valley Community College, where she obtained her Associate of Science degree and met her husband, Dr. Terry. She earned her Bachelor of Science and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degrees from the University of Illinois. She enjoys rural practice and loves working on everything from dogs and cats to cattle and horses! One of her special interests is investigating lameness in cattle. She also enjoys spending time with her husband and their daughter, Cecilia. Drs. Sarah and Terry own a cat, named Doc O. VonMouser.

  • Dr. Terry Foust

    Dr. Terry grew up in Dixon, Illinois. He also attended Sauk Valley Community College, where he earned his Associate of Science degree. He then attended University of Illinois, earning both his Bachelor of Science and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degrees. Dr. Terry enjoys mixed practice. His interests are varied, although he especially enjoys orthopedic work in small animals and reproductive work in cattle. Dr. Terry is an avid outdoorsman. He loves to hunt, fish, and mountainbike!

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Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Tuesday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Wednesday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Thursday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Friday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Saturday:

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Sunday:

Closed

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Testimonials

  • "A big thanks to River View Veterinary Service for the wonderful work the whole staff does. Dr. Terry and Dr. Sarah are by far the best we've ever had."
    Brittany N.
  • "Love Dr Terry and Dr Sara! They are so good with the animals and you can tell they really care. It's really nice having emergency care available so close. Would recommend them to everyone!"
    Malora R.
  • "I had to take my black lab Toby to have stitches in his foot after getting a hook in it while swimming. Terry and Sarah met me at their office after hours and did a wonderful job fixing him up again. Will never go anywhere else."
    Jacob H.

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