Your Community Partners

Caring for pets means meeting a wide range of needs beyond health care. Fortunately, there’s a whole community of organizations and businesses eager to help.

Here’s where to meet the local groups that we recommend to our pet-loving families.

American Animal Hospital Association

VCA Columbia Animal Hospital @ Hickory Ridge is AAHA Accredited to best serve you and your pet.

Visit American Animal Hospital Association

Camp Bow Wow

Day Camp and Boarding with Live Camper Cams!

Visit Camp Bow Wow

Day One Dog Training

Visit Day One Dog Training

Fidos for Freedom

Fidos for Freedom Mission:

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for people in the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan community by providing specially trained hearing dogs, service dogs, and therapy dogs.  Fidos also educates the public about individuals with disabilities and about the benefits of assistance dogs and therapy dogs and the work that these specially trained dogs do for individuals with disabilities, children with reading difficulties, and patients in health care facilities.

Visit Fidos for Freedom

Pets on Wheels

Visit Pets on Wheels

Raising k9

Start your puppy out on the right paw!  Training ranges from puppy pre-school to in-home private training from Elisa Kamens, Certified Trainer.

Visit Raising k9

VCA Veterinary Referral Associates

VCA Veterinary Referral Associates are open 24 hours a day for your specialty and emergency needs.

Visit VCA Veterinary Referral Associates

Free First Exam

Sign up for a free pet health exam. The team looks forward to meeting you soon.

Book an Appointment

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My Pet is Sick

My Pet is Sick

Physical Exam or Vaccines

Physical Exam or Vaccines





Wellness Plans for Your Pet

Preventive nose-to-tail care.

Get to Know Our Team

Highly knowledgeable and skilled veterinarians and well-trained, qualified staff are ready for your pet and you.
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