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Welcome to River View Veterinary Service LLC

Your Veterinarian in Port Byron, IL
Call us at 309-524-6484

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at 309-524-6484!

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If you live in Port Byron or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Drs. Terry and Sarah Foust are licensed Illinois and Iowa veterinarians, 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.

River View Veterinary Service LLC 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. Drs. Sarah and Terry Foust have 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 Port Byron veterinarians.

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 309-524-6484 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Port Byron 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 Port Byron pet owners.

At River View Veterinary Service LLC, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.


Drs. Sarah and Terry Foust
Port Byron Veterinarian | River View Veterinary Service LLC | 309-524-6484

602 N High Street, P.O. Box 250
Port Byron, IL 61275

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • 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!

Testimonials

  • "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.
  • "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.

Featured Articles

  • Sugar Gliders

    Thinking of getting a sugar glider? These tiny marsupials are energetic and friendly, making them popular choices as pets. Though they weigh less than a half-pound, they're more closely related to kangaroos than they are flying squirrels. If you think a sugar glider would make an ideal pet for your family, ...

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  • Prairie Dogs

    Prairie dogs are cute, affable creatures. But before taking one on as a pet, check your local laws. In some states, such as Colorado, it's illegal to keep prairie dogs as pets. Mostly, this is because they may spread monkeypox. If you live in a state that welcomes pet prairie dogs, be sure to buy from ...

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  • Skunks

    Home and Veterinary Care for Pet Skunks If you're an adventurous pet owner, you may love exotic animals such as skunks. You'll be happy to learn that skunks can indeed make excellent domestic pets, but only if they receive the proper care to enjoy a happy, healthy life. Your veterinary team can help ...

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  • Flying Squirrels

    Much like sugar gliders, flying squirrels make affectionate pets when purchased young and raised by their owner. Unlike sugar gliders, however, flying squirrels are rodents that need veterinary care specific to the species. Your veterinary team can help with the care and treatment of flying squirrels. ...

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  • Fennec Foxes

    Fennec Fox Care Guide With oversized ears and mischievous faces, fennec foxes are cute as can be. But these exotic pets require a lot of care to stay healthy and happy. Health At just three pounds, fennec foxes are the smallest member of the fox family. Native to the Sahara desert, fennec foxes are ...

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  • Fish

    If you’re thinking of getting a pet fish, you should know that your veterinarian has a lot of good advice about pet ownership. Fish can be very rewarding as pets, and you just may be surprised about how much fish actually interact with their owners. Here’s more valuable information about choosing ...

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  • Snakes

    If you’re looking for a low-maintenance pet, then you might be interested in owning a snake. However, there are a few aspects of owning a snake that you need to be aware of before you make this type of commitment. Here’s what you need to know. What to Know Before Choosing a Pet Snake Before you purchase ...

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  • Domestic Pigs

    Pigs are great for families who want a relatively exotic but easy to care for a pet. Whether miniature, like a pot-bellied pig, or a full-sized animal, caring for a pig is similar to caring for a cat or dog. Health Domestic pigs need to see a veterinarian regularly for vaccinations and checkups. We ...

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  • Gerbils

    Gerbils are great little pets for pet owners who don't have room for a dog or cat. They're friendly and fun to watch, but they do take a moderate level of care and investment. If you're thinking of getting a gerbil, here's what you'll need to know to keep him happy and healthy, including giving him a ...

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Office Hours

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River View Veterinary Service LLC

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