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3/31/2020 Update: Although pets don't seem to be vectors of Covid-19 they can serve as a 'fomite' I. e. a surface that can act as an intermediary to transmit disease. That means if an infected person coughs and then touches your pet that can lead to transmission of the disease to others. So far there have been a handful of pets that have tested positive to coronavirus but no evidence of transmission to humans. At this point everyone should have an emergency plan in place for their pets in case you need to be hospitalized. This plan includes having 4 weeks worth of food, cat litter and medications that they take on hand. You should also have a written notice of your pets' names, contact information for an owner and emergency contact info, a list of medicines that the pet takes, food preferences, vet contact and behavior tendencies. You also should designate an emergency contact who can take care of your pet while you are away. Stay safe. 3/18/2020 NOTICE Update on COVID-19 Precautions: Effective immediately we will be starting CURBSIDE APPOINTMENTS AND PICK UPS. For the safety of our staff, and other clients, we are doing our best to limit access to communal areas. We do request that you take precautions if you are not feeling well, and have an alternate responsible party transport your pet to our hospital. If you are picking up food or medicine: Call us so that payment can be processed over the phone then a staff member will bring your pet's food or medicine out to your vehicle. (Arrangements can be made for cash transactions) If you are here for an appointment: Call us to check in with the front desk. When the doctor is ready to begin your pet's physical exam a technician will retrieve your pet from your vehicle. You will be connected via phone with the doctor so that you may relay your pet's history and current medical status. Once the physical exam and any diagnostics and/or treatments are complete you will be phoned again. At this point the doctor will go over any take home instructions, and you will be transferred to our front desk for invoicing and payment. Your pet will be transported back to your vehicle, along with any recommended take home supplies, by a technician. We realize that this is a big change to our daily operations, and appreciate your patience and understanding during this emergency situation. 410-461-2235

Welcome to Patapsco Valley Veterinary Hospital

Your Veterinarian in Ellicott City, MD
Call us at 410-461-2235

In the event of an emergency after hours please call

Emergency Animal Hospital in Ellicott City at 410-750-1177

or Emergency Veterinary Clinic in Catonsville at 410-788-7040

If you live in Howard County, Baltimore County, or Carroll County in MD, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Dr. Doctors Denise Huson and Kathleen Russell at Patapsco Valley Veterinary Hospital are licensed veterinarians, treating your small animals with care and compassion. Our doctors, receptionists, and technicians operate as a team dedicated to one purpose-ensuring your pet's good health!

At Patapsco Valley Veterinary Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Patapsco Valley Veterinary Hospital is a full service animal hospital offering wellness and preventive care as well as routine and urgent, medical and surgical care. Doctors Denise Huson and Kathleen Russell at Patapsco Valley Veterinary Hospital are experienced in all types of conditions and treatments and we are closely affiliated with several specialists in the area. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, clean, and friendly so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting his or her own Ellicott City veterinarian.

We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question call 410-461-2235.  Our Ellicott City veterinary office is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for Ellicott City pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.

Dr. Doctors Denise Huson and Kathleen Russell at Patapsco Valley Veterinary Hospital
Ellicott City Veterinarian | Patapsco Valley Veterinary Hospital | 410-461-2235

8525 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21043

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