Pets Are Our Passion

Your first visit is the beginning of a long-term relationship. We are proud to provide award winning veterinary care in Howard County since 1988.

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Voted Best
Veterinary Hospital
in Howard County
Year After Year!

We are proud to be the community's most trusted veterinary practice!

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We are a Cat Friendly Certified Practice

Awarded by American Association of Feline Practitioners, this distinction can give you piece of mind that your cat will be treated with the highest standards.

Why it matters

Your dogs called. They want to come to Doggy Daycare!

Socialization. Play. Enrichment.

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Thanks to Solensia, we treat arthritic pain in cats!

This once-monthly injection improves their mobility, comfort, and well-being!


Welcome To Countryside!

We are your community’s most trusted veterinarians! Our team of veterinarians, managers, registered veterinary technicians, receptionists, and assistants are excited to provide your pet exceptional healthcare! Serving Ellicott City, Columbia, Elkridge and the surrounding communities since 1988, we have been voted Howard County’s Best Veterinary Clinic year after year!

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Innovative, Compassionate Care For Your Furry Friends

Our Services

What We Do

Why Us?

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    Our Culture

    Our veterinarians and support staff are a team of friendly, compassionate animal-lovers who each contribute to the team in their own unique way.

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    Community Parnternships

    Privately owned, small businesses are partnerships - neighbors helping neighbors. Career days, scout tours, mentorships, Adopt-a-Road, The Turkey Trot and more are what keep us connected to our community.

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    Electronic medical record keeping, in-house laboratory services, digital radiography, ultrasound, and text messaging provide state-of-the-art care and efficient parent communication.

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    Comprehensive Services

    We deliver wellness and nutritional care, medical, illness and injury care, surgical and dental care, radiology, ultrasound, bathing and even doggy daycare!

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Our Clients say...

We take our three dogs to Countryside, and have worked with every vet there now during the past three years. Always very happy with the above and beyond service from the vets, the techs, and the front of the house staff who are friendly and helpful every visit.

Robert A.

Countryside Vet is the BEST! Everyone there is so kind and knowledgeable. Our Basset Hounds love Dr. Young!!

Steve S.

Everyone is very friendly and professional! We love it here!!!

Angie L.

Always delivers the best customer service and care for my pet.

Gladys A.

The whole team is awesome.

Carolyn B.

We always feel well cared for at Countryside!

Victoria M.

Amazing service! Techs and Dr. was awesome, handled my two kittens with so much love!

Shelby S.
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Fear Free Certified Professional

We are proud to have Fear Free certified veterinary professionals on our team and we are dedicated to caring for your pet’s emotional well-being as well as his or her physical well-being. We understand that your pet can become stressed or experience anxiety associated with a trip to the veterinarian, and we also understand that the stress and anxiety can prevent pets from receiving the quality medical care that they need. Fear Free™ veterinary visits can result in a better experience for pets, owners and our team. As Fear Free™ Certified Professionals we can alleviate your pet’s fear when visiting Countryside Veterinary Clinic.

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Take a Tour of our Hospital!

Take a tour of our hospital with Dr. Soverns – from our waiting room to our boarding facilities.

Dog Daycare and Boarding Tour!

Our Dog Daycare guests enjoy outdoor exercise, Hill's Science Diets, indoor sleeping areas, calming music and love! Our cat guests enjoy cat condos with separate sleeping and litter box areas, Hill's Science Diets, pheromone calming plug-ins and loving care.