We are committed to caring for your pet – while maintaining the highest level of safety for our Associates and pet owners. We thank you for your continued patience and support. Learn more about our COVID-19 response and guidelines.
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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

Veterinary Referral Associates

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

Visit Veterinary Referral Associates

Maryland Animal Chiropractic, LLC

Keeping Your Pet Aligned From Head to Tail

Dr. Jean Thompson founded Maryland Animal Chiropractic, LLC (MAC) in 2009 due to her passion for all animals and the demand for serving animal patients suffering from neck and back pain, arthritis, sprains and other ailments.

Visit Dr. Jean Thompson

Doctor Jean Thompson


Maryland’s largest animal shelter and pet adoption center. We are an open admission shelter, granting refuge to every abandoned, neglected, abused, lost or surrendered animal that comes through our door.


Maryland SPCA

The Maryland SPCA’s mission is to improve the lives of pets and people in the community.

Maryland SPCA


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Wellness Plans for Your Pet

Preventive nose-to-tail care.
50-50 Home Delivery Stack

Prescriptions, pet food
and more...So you'll

Never Forget It

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Pet care you can count on - because VCA delivers.

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