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Rio Bravo Veterinary Hospital

Rio Bravo Veterinary Hospital

240 Rio Bravo Blvd SE | Albuquerque, NM 87105

Call 505-510-3934
Monday 8:00am - 5:30pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 5:30pm
Thursday 8:00am - 12:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 5:30pm
Saturday 8:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday Closed
  • Reptiles and avian services
  • Dentistry
  • Surgery
  • Grooming
  • Dog and Cat Boarding
  • Animal Boarding
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Grooming
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Emergency Veterinary Clinic
  • Exotic Animal Vet
  • Reptile Vet
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary House Calls
  • Veterinary Medical Specialties
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam

Rio Bravo Veterinary Hospital offers comprehensive small animal veterinary services, from routine medical care to advanced diagnostics and surgical procedures. While we see mostly dogs and cats, we enjoy caring for other critters as well, everything from geckos to ferrets to rabbits as well as barnyard pets including small ruminants and fowl.

¡Se habla español!

We also offer expert grooming and clean, secure cat and dog boarding facilities.

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 Dr. Patricia Mazzolini D.V.M.
Dr. Patricia Mazzolini D.V.M.

Practice Owner, Dr. Patricia Mazzolini received her veterinary degree from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. She did her undergraduate work in biology at the University of New Mexico, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in 1992.

Ever since she was in the third grade, Dr. Mazzolini knew she wanted to be a veterinarian. From that time on, she has pursued eclectic interests in any and all things animal. She is especially interested in how we humans relate to our fellow creatures on this earth.

Dr. Mazzolini enjoys seeing a wide variety of small animals -- everything from dogs and cats, to goats, sheep, reptiles, ferrets, rabbits and barnyard fowl. She likes getting to know her clients and their pets and developing relationships. She strongly believes in listening, kindness, and a gentle approach.

Look for Dr. Mazzolini's blog, coming soon with animal care tips and general musings.

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Dr. Karen Slack D.V.M.
Dr. Karen Slack D.V.M.

Dr. Karen Slack graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. Dr. Slack practices small animal medicine and surgery. She has a strong interest in internal medicine.

When she is not busy treating patients, Dr. Slack loves hiking, traveling to new places, and reading.

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Dr. Rachel Barnes
Dr. Rachel Barnes

Born and raised in Albuquerque, Dr. Rachel Barnes received her veterinary degree from Colorado State University in 2013. She completed her undergraduate work at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, where she received her bachelor�s degree in biology in 2009.

Dr. Barnes� interests include exotic animals (reptiles in particular) and small animal internal medicine.

Outside of work she enjoys reading, playing tennis, and watching anime.

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