Countryside Veterinary Clinic Offers A Full-Service Veterinary Clinic

At Countryside Veterinary Clinic, we believe that your pet is a part of the family, yours and ours. That is why we have made it our mission to provide comprehensive and compassionate veterinary care that is in the best interests of you and your furriest family member. If you are in the Ellicott City area and are looking for a caring veterinary team to help make sure your pet remains in good health, we are nearby and ready to help.

To learn more about the many services our veterinary clinic offers or to schedule an appointment, please call us at 410-657-8024.

Non-Medical Services Provided By Our Animal Clinic

In addition to our complete medical, surgical, and emergency care facilities, we also offer a  variety of non-medical pet care services. This way you and your pet can rely on a team that you already know and trust.

Some of the non-medical services we offer include:

  • Boarding (Monday - Saturday)
  • Bathing Services (no haircuts)

We See Emergencies During Business Hours

Accidents, injuries, and illnesses can occur anytime of the day.

Our hospital is staffed with highly experienced, dedicated veterinarians and veterinary care support staff. We will see trauma, critical care for accidents, injuries, and illnesses any time our hospital is open. We are trained to manage medical care and help our clients through stressful and potentially life-threatening situations. We will work with our you to make sure you have a good understanding of your pet's illness and what steps should be taken to provide the best care options for him or her.

If you are experiencing an emergency during our normal business hours - Call us (410) 657-8024 

  1. Anesthesia

    Safe And Comfortable Surgical And Dental Procedures


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  2. Test Meta

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  3. Canine Surgical Procedures

    What To Know When Dog Surgery Has Been Recommended

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  4. Dog Microchipping - What to Know About Dog Microchipping

    What does it mean to have my dog microchipped?

    Microchipping involves a teeny, tiny chip.

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  5. Dog Dental Care - Bad Breath, Teeth Cleaning, Dog Dentist

    It is important to realize that your dog will never tell you when he or she is experiencing dental pain. All dogs will endure some level of dental disease and dental pain during their lives.

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  6. Preventive Care That Will Ensure A Happy, Healthy Cat

    What Is A Cat Preventive Care Program?

    At Countryside Veterinary Clinic, we understand that prevention is truly the best medicine where the health and wellness, of your cat is concerned.

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  7. Feline Diagnostic Imaging Ultrasound, MRI, X-Rays, Radiology

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  8. Cruciate (ACL) Repair

    Surgical Options To Repair The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)

    One of the most common injuries to the knee of dogs is tearing of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).

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  9. Therapeutic Laser

    An Innovative Treatment For Your Pet’s Pain

    In an effort to continue to provide the best possible care of your pet, we have added the latest technology for decr

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  10. Dog Daycare Information


    Countryside Doggy Daycare is conveniently loca

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  11. Hedgehogs

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  12. Bathing

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  13. Cat Wellness Exams - Cat Wellness Exams' Role in Health & Longevity

    What is a cat wellness exam?

    A cat wellness exam is when you bring your cat into a veterinary hospital for a check-up when they are perceived to be healthy. So you just need a check-up to make sure everything's fine.

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  14. Spaying or Neutering Dogs

    If you have owned an animal, or if you know anyone who has, chanc

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  15. Laser Therapy For Dogs

    What Is Laser Therapy For Dogs And How Does It Work?

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  16. Canine Cardiology

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  17. Cat Nutrition - How Proper Nutrition Benefits Your Cat's Health

    How does nutrition impact the health and well-being of my cat?

    Proper nutrition is crucial in cats because they have particular nutritional requirements that are different sometimes from dogs.

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  18. Dental Care For Cats - What Every Cat Owner Should Know

    Dental disease is a reality for most cats. By age four, many cats have significant gingivitis, and many also have periodontal disease.

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  19. Cryosurgery

    Virtually Painless Removal Of Skin Growths

    Cryosurgery is a relatively painless

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  20. Ultrasound

    Non-Invasive Diagnosis Of Issues Within Your Pet’s Internal Organs

    Ultrasonic imaging has become an important diagnostic tool in veterinary medicine.

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  21. Dog Euthanasia

    Dignified And Stress-Free Euthanasia for Your Dog

    Just like any member of our family, we never want to see our dog suffer.

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  22. Rabbits

    Veterinary Well-Check

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  23. Boarding

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  24. Cat Medications

    If you’re like a lot of cat owners, you know your cat’s daily routine.

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  25. Veterinary Services For Dogs

    Veterinarians and Support Team Who Really Care

    At Countryside Veterinary Clinic, our approach to canine veterinary medici

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  26. Dog Lab Work - The Value of Doing Dog Lab Tests

    How does a baseline lab test benefit the health of my dog?

    When you do a baseline or early detection blood work, you're looking at what is normal for that particular dog or cat at that particular time so that if your animal is ill, we already have some normal parameters, and we can dete

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  27. Dog Cancer - Signs and Treatments of Cancer in Dogs

    Is cancer in dogs common?

    Unfortunately, I think it is common, but I think the reason why it's common is that our dogs live a long time. Tux here is 15 years old due to good care by his owners and good veterinary care as well.

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  28. Cat Microchipping - Cat Microchipping Info & Why It's So Important

    What does it mean to microchip your cat?

    Microchipping your cat means that we have installed and used a syringe to implant a very small chip between the shoulder blades at the back of the neck of any dog or any cat.

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  29. Cardiology For Cats

    How A Cat's Heart Works

    A cat's heart has four chambers. The two upper chambers are called the right and left aorta, and the lower chambers are known as the right and left ventricles. A cat's heart works as follows:

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  30. Cat Euthanasia

    Dignified And Stress-Free Euthanasia for Your Cat

    Just like any member of our family, we never want to see our cat suffer.

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  31. Advanced Services

    Below is a list of the advanced services we offer at Countryside Veterinary Clinic:

    Cancer, Chemotherapy, Oncology


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  32. Hospitalization/ ICU - An Intensive Care Hospitalization For Your Dog

    A crucial part of our

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  33. Rats

    Veterinary Well-Check

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  34. Dentistry

    Sometimes, keeping your pet's teeth healthy can feel like a big job. Luckily, our practice provides advanced veterinary dentistry services in addition to basic dental care.

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  35. Cat Dermatology

    Most cats will scratch on occasion, but if you notice your cat's occasional scratching and regular grooming has become more frequent and he or she appears uncomfortable, cat skin problems may be present, and you should schedule an appointment with one of the veterinarians here at Countryside Vete

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  36. Dog Senior Care - Improving Senior Dogs' Quality of Life

    What is the life expectancy of a dog?

    It really depends on the size of the dog, believe it or not. Dogs that are giant breeds, like Great Danes in particular, live a shorter lifetime.

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  37. Heartworms In Dogs - Symptoms and Treatments

    What is heartworm disease and how can it affect my dog?

    Heartworm is a parasite that affects the heart.

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  38. Dog Behavior - Dog Behavior Issues and Training Tips

    If my dog is having behavior problems are they capable of change?

    Yes, of course.

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  39. Laser Therapy For Cats

    What Is Laser Therapy For Cats?


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  40. Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer in Cats

    Diagnosing And Treating Cancer In Cats

    At Countryside Veterinary Clinic, we understand that feline cancer is a devastating diagnosis. It is natural to feel highly emotional. However, a cat cancer diagnosis is not necessarily a hopeless one.

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  41. Pharmacy & Online Stores

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  42. Dog Grooming - The Ins and Outs of Dog Grooming

    How important is grooming and hygiene for my dog's health?

    It's really important.

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  43. Exotic Information

    Our Exotic Services

    Few veterinarians in our immediate area treat exotic pets. At Countryside Veterinary Clinic, we strive to help you and your exotic mammal to the best of our ability. Through experience and continuing education, we steadily increase our knowledge base.

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  44. Wildlife

    Rescued or injured Wildlife should be transported to Friskies Wildlife and Primate Sanctuary located in Woodstock, Maryland.

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  45. Digital Radiology

    We Only Use The Newest Technology

    As technology leads us into the future and improves our lives, diagnostic imaging is no exception. Digital radiology gives our practice the ability to diagnose conditions almost on the spot.

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  46. What To Know When Your Cat Needs Anesthesia

    There may be a time when your cat will require a procedure or surgery for his or her continued health. At the time of surgery, your cat will require anesthesia, which will be carefully administered and monitored by our veterinary staff.

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  47. Puppy Care

    How To Take Care O

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  48. Dog Flea & Tick - Dog Flea & Tick Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment

    How does my dog get fleas and ticks?

    Hopefully, your dog will never get fleas and ticks, but here are some of the most common ways that dogs do get fleas and ticks. Fleas are carried on other dogs. Fleas can also be in grasses.

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  49. Cat Vaccination - Vital Cat Vaccination Facts to Keep Pets Healthy

    What exactly are the cat vaccinations?

    Cat vaccinations, or any vaccination, is an antibody or a piece of virus or something that stimulates the immune response in the body so that your body can recognize the pathogen when it encounters i

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  50. What Blood Tests Can Tell You About Your Cat's Health

    When Will A Veterinarian Order Blood Tests For Cats?


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  51. Veterinary Services For Cats

    Since 1988, the veterinarians and support staff at Countryside Veterinary Clinic have sought to achieve the highest standards of veterinary medicine. We feel that cats are part of the family - yours and ours.

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  52. Surgical Services

    Our Expert Surgical Team Can Handle The Most Complex Procedures

    What sets Countryside Veterinary Clinic apart from other veterinary practices? It’s our team of skilled veterinary surgeons that operate on the most difficult of surgeries.

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  53. Dog Wellness Exams - Why Wellness Exams Are Vital to Good Dog Health

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  54. Chinchillas

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  55. Farm Animals

    From time to time, our veterinarians have been called upon to treat some of the local farm animal pets. Here is a pictorial review of some of these animals.

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  56. Endoscopy

    Endoscopy is a procedure that uses a tiny video camera at the end of a very narrow scope in order to see inside of the body. Sometimes, we use endoscopy for surgical procedures, but most often we use it for diagnostic purposes.

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  57. Hospitalization/ ICU - An Intensive Care Hospitalization For Your Cat

    A crucial part of our emergency hospital is our Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

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  58. Preventive Health Care For Dogs

    What Is A D

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  59. Dog Endoscopy: Gastrointestinal Exams For Dogs

    At Countryside Veterinary Clinic, we utilize the most up-to-date equipment, which allows us to offer a very high level of care to all of the animals we treat.

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  60. What To Know About Your Cat's Pre and Post-Op Surgical Care

    Understanding Why A Cat Surgery Has Been Recommended

    At Countryside Veterinary Clinic, our primary concern is for the health and well being of your cat.

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  61. Preventing And Treating Heartworms In Cats

    At Countryside Veterinary Clinic, our highly experienced team of veterinarians and veterinary support staff have been helping educate our clients about feline heartworms.

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  62. Veterinary Services

    Countryside Veterinary Clinic Offers A Full-Service Veterinary Clinic

    At Countryside Veterinary Clinic, we believe that your pet is a part of the family, yours and ours.

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  63. Birds

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  64. Dog Parasites - How to Prevent, Detect & Kill Dog Parasites

    What are intestinal parasites, and how do I get rid of them in my dog?

    Intestinal parasites are basically mostly worms that live in dogs' intestinal tracts.

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  65. Ferrets

    Veterinary Well-Check

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  66. Annual Wellness Exams

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  67. Services

    Countryside Veterinary Clinic Offers A Full-Service Veterinary Clinic

    At Countryside Veterinary Clinic, we believe that your pet is a part of the family, yours and ours.

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  68. Surgical Laser

    An Alternative To Traditional Surgery 

    Advanced procedures and new technology help keep Countryside Veterinary Clinic as the most trusted animal hospital in the Ellicott City area.  By using the newest technologies, we put the care of your pet first.

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  69. Emergency Veterinary Care During Hospital Hours

    If Your Pet Is Injured, Don't Wait!

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  70. Cat Kitten Care - How to Raise a Healthy, Happy Kitten

    What is the most important thing to know about raising a healthy kitten?

    The first thing to know when you pick out your little kitten is to bring it home to have food, water, and access to a litter box.

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  71. Emergency Dog Clinic - What To Do In A Dog Emergency

    What To Do In Case Of A Dog Emergency


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  72. Cat Spaying & Neutering - Benefits And Details Of Cat Spaying & Neutering

    What is cat neutering?

    Cat neutering usually refers to male cats and we're basically removing their testicles so that they cannot reproduce and make more cats.

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  73. Flea and Tick For Cats - Get Information and Treatment

    The Dangers Of Fleas And Ticks For Cats

    Of all the pesky nuisances out there your cat might face, fleas and ticks are two of the most troublesome.

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  74. Environmental Enrichment for Indoor Cats

    While cats confined to an indoor environment generally live longer and are at less risk for contracting infectious diseases or injuries due to trauma, they are at greater risk for a variety of behavioral problems.

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  75. Cancer, Chemotherapy, Oncology

    We Can Diagnose and Treat Many Types of Cancer at Countryside Veterinary Clinic

    Unfortunately, cancer is one of the more common conditions in our pets and it becomes more likely as our pets age. Most cancer is diagnosed through blood work, radiographs, cytology, and histopathology.

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  76. Cat Behavioral Counseling - Diagnosing and Treating Cat Behavior Issues

    What is the most important thing to know about cat behavior?

    Cats are creatures of habit. So the most significant thing to know with them is any behavior change can indicate a problem.

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  77. Guinea Pigs

    Veterinary Well-Check

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  78. General Services

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  79. Pain Management

    When it comes to managing your pet’s pain, our practice offers the highest quality of care utilizing compassion and the most effective medical treatments available. We develop a unique pain management plan to best serve the individual needs of your pet.

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  80. Dog Vaccinations - Why Core & Other Dog Vaccinations Are a Must

    What exactly are vaccines?

    Vaccines are inactivated, killed, or parts of viruses and bacteria that can affect your dog in a negative manner.

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  81. Dog Nutrition - Key Nutrition Facts to Keep Your Dog Healthy

    What are the life stages of feeding my dog?

    We break the dog life stages down into three critical categories. First, we have the puppy lifestyle when the puppies are rapidly growing.

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  82. Canine Medical Imaging, Ultrasound, MRI, X-rays, Radiographs

    What Is Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging?

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  83. Caring For Mature, Senior, and Geriatric Cats

    Understanding The Changing Health Needs Of Mature, Senior, And

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  84. Cat Emergency? We Are Here For You

    What To Do If Your Cat May Be Having A Veterinary Emergency

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  85. Dog Deworming

    How Worms In Dogs Are Contracted

    At Countryside Veterinary Clinic, we love helping educate our clients about the best detection and prevention methods for worms in dogs, and we pride ourselves on providing our canine patients in and around the Ellicott City area with the utmost in care

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  86. In-House Laboratory

    In-House Laboratory Means Quicker Results

    A fully equipped in-house laboratory allows for the quick turn around of results to expedite the diagnosis and treatment o

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  87. Dog Daycare - What to Expect From Doggy Daycare

    For more information on our Dog Daycare regarding pricing, policies, and schedule – click here.

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  88. Gerbils, Mice, and Hamsters

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