VCA Columbia Animal Hospital at Hickory Ridge Staff

VCA Columbia Animal Hospital at Hickory Ridge

Phone: 410-730-2122
Phone: 301-596-5549
Fax: 410-992-9511
10788 Hickory Ridge Road
Columbia, MD 21044
Business Hours
Sun Closed
39.211095<--lat long-->-76.885420

Caring for pets... and their people, too.

Welcome!

We are a full-service animal hospital serving Columbia and the surrounding Howard County area with the best of veterinary care since 1974.

At VCA Columbia Animal Hospital at Hickory Ridge we look forward to welcoming you and your dog, cat, rabbit, guinea pig, and hamster to our practice! Our mission is to provide the best, most progressive and compassionate veterinary care to our patients in addition to an amazing client experience.  We pledge to give all our patients the highest-quality medical and surgical care, treating each pet as if it were our own. We are your partners in pet care, and we want to provide support and information to help you give your pet the best possible care at home, including proper nutrition, early disease detection, dental health, exercise and plenty of TLC.

At every visit you will be served by experienced, knowledgeable, and compassionate members of our staff. Our veterinarians, veterinary

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New to VCA?

We provide veterinary services for every stage in your pet's life, from her first shots to a lifetime of preventive care to keep her happy and healthy.

Our services don't end at our hospital doors.  As a member of the VCA family, our veterinarians have access to extensive medical resources, not the least of which is the VCA knowledge base, which allows our doctors to tap into the collected knowledge of over 2,000 VCA veterinarians.

And if your pet ever needs truly advanced veterinary care, VCA Specialty Hospitals are ready to help.  These twenty-eight clinics provide state-of-the-art care in orthopedic surgery, physical therapy, advanced oncology, and even such cutting-edge treatments as stem cell therapy.

At VCA Columbia Animal Hospital at Hickory Ridge we have made it our mission to provide the best, most progressive and compassionate veterinary care for our patients, in addition to an amazing client experience.  To be true to our mission, our hospital team relies on several individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet.  And, if things get complicated, we are fortunate to have access to the nation’s largest network of VCA board-certified specialists. 

Dr. David Tayman
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Michigan State University

Dr. Tayman started his career at Michigan State University, where he graduated with honors in 1967 with a Bachelor of Science degree. He then received

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Dr. Jesse Harper
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: Colorado State University

Dr. Harper was raised in the mountains outside Boulder, Colorado.  He was awarded a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography at the Colorado Institute

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Convenient, Affordable Wellness Plans

Membership includes:

  • Convenient monthly payments
  • 5 visits to VCA each year
  • Doctor-recommended vaccines
  • Prevention and early detection tests for serious diseases
  • Routine dental care for your pet
  • Peace of mind knowing you are doing the best for your pet

To enroll in VCA CareClub®, call us at
410-730-2122 or request an appointment.