944 East Main Rd. Portsmouth, RI 02871

(401) 683-0803


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Cathy Van Hof, Practice Manager

Cathy is our practice manager and keeps our practice running smoothly. Cathy is also a CVT and has made veterinary medicine her career for over 30 years. Cathy joined PVC in 1985. She is a member of Rhode Island Veterinary Medical Association, the Rhode Island Veterinary Technicians Association, the Veterinary Hospital Management Association, and is a past recipient of the prestigious award for Rhode Island Veterinary Technician of the Year.

Cathy enjoys tending her large vegetable garden and likes to fish from her Kayak. She has 2 kitties that live indoors with an enclosed outdoor space to keep them safe. She also recently became a chicken owner with 6 Buff Orpington.

Cathy’s professional interests include dentistry, anesthesia and practice management. (Human and Pet CPR Certified, Fear Free Certified)


Potter League Pets

We are pleased to volunteer with the Potter League rescue shelter for homeless pets. If you are looking for a new pet...

Charitable Volunteering

Portsmouth Veterinary Clinic is proud to donate services and raise funds for The Potter League to support animal...

Alice Brightman Memorial Fund

The Fund offers financial help to our patients to pay for medical care their families could not or cannot afford...

Donate to Help Pets

Every day veterinarians across Rhode Island see pet owners who are elderly, disabled, or on a fixed income.


MON – THURS: 8am – 6pm

FRIDAY: 8am – 5pm

SATURDAY: 8am – 12pm