Countryside Veterinary Clinic is located halfway between dowtown historic Ellicott City and the modern, planned, city of diverse Columbia! Ellicott City is an historic downtown with quaint shops, great restaurants, and antique stores. It is anchored by the Ellicott City Train Station near the banks of the Patapsco River. Its surrounding suburbs amble through rich farmland and neighborhoods with Blue Ribbon schools, community playgrounds, parks, culture, and sports.

Pet-Friendly Activities in Ellicott City, Maryland

Worthington Dog Park

Address: 8170 Hillborough Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043

Info: Bring your pet for some off-leash fun at this 2.7-acre fenced dog park. A permit is required for use.

Patapsco Valley State Park

Address: 8020 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21043

Info: Patapsco Valley State Park is pet-friendly. You are welcome to bring your pet with you to enjoy the 32 miles of recreational land along the banks of Patapsco River. There are over 200 miles of trails around the park that can be explored by dogs and their owners, with 70 of those miles identified as maintained trails.

Pet-Friendly Restaurants in Ellicott City, Maryland

White Oak Tavern

Address: 10030 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD, US, 21042

Info: Farm-to-table brewpub with up to 30 brews on tap. Barbecue, high-end burgers and sandwiches are your typical fare. Free pint glasses, handmade pizzas on Tuesdays. Picnic tables, fenced area for dogs.

Leelyn's Dining Room and Lounge

Address: 9495 Old Annapolis Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042

Info: There's lots of outdoor seating at this pet-friendly eatery in Ellicott City. In fact, you can dine under a shaded pergola with your pup. The menu runs the gamut from Italian dished like Shrimp to Asian inspired Tempura Fried Egglant.

Mad Chef Kitchen and Bar

Address: 11085 Resort Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042

Info: Mad Chef Kitchen & Bar, located in Ellicott City, MD, is a boutique eatery that serves up a modern take on traditional cuisine. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal

Coal Fire

Address: 5725 Richards Valley dive Ellicott Cuty, MD 21043

Info: Coal Fire, located in Ellicott City, MD, is a trendy pizzeria that serves up a variety of delicious pies, salads, sandwiches, and more, all prepared with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients whenever possible.

Pet-Friendly Accommodations in Ellicott City, Maryland

The Hotel at Turf Valley

Address: 2700 Turf Valley Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042

Info: Turf Valley Resort is a 1000 acre pet-friendly resort with two professional golf courses and dining located 6 miles from downtown historic Ellicott City.

Residence Inn by Marriott Columbia

Address: 4950 Beaver Run Road, Columbia, MD 21043

Info: Located 9 miles from BWI airport, this extended-stay hotel provides pet-friendly suites, complimentary Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and a free breakfast.

Recommended Pet Services in Ellicott City, Maryland

Emergency Animal Hospital of Ellicott City

Address: 10270 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042

Info: With a team of excellent and compassionate veterinarians and support staff present during all business hours, the Emergency Animal Hospital of Ellicott City is equipped to handle almost any medical emergency affecting your pet.

Countryside Veterinary Clinic

Address: 4866 Montgomery Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043

Info: Countryside Veterinary Clinic offers comprehensive wellness examinations and vaccinations, progressive medical treatments, soft tissue and orthopedic surgical procedures, advanced dental solutions, current oncology protocols, hospitalization and in-house radiology, ultrasound, and laboratory diagnostic testing.

Pet Stores and Supplies in Ellicott City, Maryland

My Pet Store and More

Address: 9469 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042


Address: 9200 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042

Pet-Related Groups in Ellicott City, Maryland

Small Miracles Cat and Dog Rescue

Address: 10236 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21043

Info: Small Miracles Cat & Dog Rescue is a private, nonprofit, no-kill shelter dedicated to providing the best possible care and finding forever homes for as many homeless cats and dogs as we are able.

Animal Advocates of Howard County

Address: P.O. Box 1402 Ellicot City, MD 21043

Info: Animal Advocates of Howard County is an all-volunteer, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to preventing the suffering of animals in our area.

Howard County Animal Control

Address: 8576 Davis Road, Columbia, MD 21045

Info: Howard County Animal Control investigates animal cruelty cases, rescues endangered animals, accepts unwanted pets, administers a pet adoption program, conducts humane education programs and operates the county’s animal shelter. Volunteers assist with operations by taking the animals for walks, giving the animals personal attention and assisting with the adoption process. Howard County Animal Control shelters all types of homeless animals until new homes and new lives are found through adoption. Everyone wanting to adopt a pet must complete an adoption application and meet specific requirements before the adoption of an animal can occur.

Important Organizations in Ellicott City, Maryland

Frisky's Wildlife and Primate Sanctuary

Address: 10790 Old Frederick Road, Woostock, MD 21163

Info: Frisky's is a non-profit Wildlife Rehabilitation center located in Howard County, MD. We take in injured, orphaned, abandoned, or displaced wildlife.

Animal Advocates of Howard County

Address: PO Box 1403, Ellicott City, MD 21041

Info: Promotes the adoption of pets from Howard County Animal Control ("The Shelter"). Volunteers help to place given-up and unclaimed stray cats, dogs, rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, gerbils, hamsters, and occasional reptiles into permanent homes. Participation in many humane education programs for young people of all ages in schools and through other organizations. Operates an "animal helpline" to address questions, concerns, and issues directly, or referral to appropriate contacts.

Countryside Veterinary Clinic promotes, supports, and loves to participate in their annual Walk for Paws at Centennial Park!

Countryside Veterinary Clinic's Favorite Businesses in Ellicott City, Maryland

Merriweather Post Pavillion

Address: 10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD 21044

Info: Merriweather Post Pavilion is an outdoor concert venue located within Symphony Woods, a 40-acre lot of preserved land in the heart of the planned community of Columbia, Maryland.

Centennial Park

Address: 10000 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042

Info: The 337-acre park features a spectacular 54-acre man-made lake, which is stocked by the State Department of Fisheries, and is home to a variety of wildlife such as white-tailed deer, beavers, foxes, turtles, herons, and many other bird species. You can walk, run or bike the 2.6-mile paved pathway that encircles the lake

Howard County Center for the Arts

Address: 8510 High Ridge Road, Ellicott city, MD 21043

Info: A valuable community resource, the Center provides a place where people of all ages and skill levels can develop and learn, artists can work and teach, and community arts organizations can establish themselves and grow.

Larriland Farm

Address: 2415 Woodbine Road, Woodbine, MD 21797

Ellicott City, Maryland Demographics & Economic Data

Population Information

Population as of 2017: 76,727
Males: 37,833 (49.3%)
Females: 38,894 (50.7%)

Median resident age: 41.6 years old

Estimated median household income in 2017: $123,380

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Home Prices in 2017

Estimated median house or condo value: over $538,800


  • All housing units: over $472,251
  • Detached houses: $555,955;
  • Townhouses or other attached units: over $338,549;
  • In 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000;
  • In 3-to-4-unit structures: $200,165;
  • In 5-or-more-unit structures: $161,016;
  • Mobile homes: $51,058;

Schools in Ellicott City, Maryland

Charter, Private, Non-Traditional Schools

  1. Glen Elg Country School

High Schools

  1. Howard High School
  2. Centennial High School
  3. Mt. Hebron High School
  4. Marriotts Ridge High School

Middle Schools

  1. Dunloggin Middle School
  2. Ellicott Mills Middle School
  3. Patapsco Middle School

Elementary Schools

  1. Northfield Elementary
  2. St. John's Elementary
  3. Ilchester Elementary
  4. Centennial Lane Elementary
  5. Ilchester Elementary School

Serving the community since 1988, Countryside Veterinary Clinic has been the go-to resource for local pet care. Contact us today or schedule an appointment for all your pet care needs.