Our Pet Care Partners

Caring for all of your pet's needs takes more than we could ever provide alone. Here are some local organizations and businesses that we recommend to our patients and their families.

Pet Health and Lifestyle Information

We know a well-informed owner coupled with an expert veterinary care team is key to maintaining the happiness and health of your pet. That’s why we partnered with Vetstreet.com to bring you additional pet health and lifestyle information you can’t find on our website. Vetstreet.com contains a wealth of pet information written by leading veterinarians, journalists, and animal health care experts. Whether you are wondering about why your dog puts his head out of the window while driving, seeking a workout plan for you and your dog, or trying to figure out how to get your cat to take her medicine, VCA and Vetstreet.com are here to help.

Visit: Vetstreet.com

  • Raising k9

                                                     Start your puppy out on the right paw!  Training ranges from puppy pre-school to in-home private training from Elisa Kamens, Certified Trainer.   

    Visit Raising k9

  • American Animal Hospital Association

    VCA Columbia Animal Hospital @ Hickory Ridge is AAHA Accredited to best serve you and your pet.

    Visit American Animal Hospital Association

  • VCA Veterinary Referral Associates

                                                      VCA Veterinary Referral Associates are open 24 hours a day for your specialty and emergency needs.

    Visit VCA Veterinary Referral Associates

  • Pets on Wheels

    Pets on Wheels is a charitable organization that brings pets to visit residents in our area. We have been proudly supporting our local Pets on Wheels for many years.

    Visit Pets on Wheels

  • Camp Bow Wow

    Day Camp and Boarding with Live Camper Cams!

    Visit Camp Bow Wow

  • Fidos for Freedom

    Fidos for Freedom Mission:                                                                   Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for people in the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan community by providing specially trained hearing dogs, service dogs, and therapy dogs.  Fidos also educates the public about individuals with disabilities and about the benefits of assistance dogs and therapy dogs and the work that these specially trained dogs do for individuals with disabilities, children with reading difficulties, and patients in health care facilities.

    Visit Fidos for Freedom

  • Day One Dog Training

    Visit Day One Dog Training

Pet Loss Resources

Losing a pet can be devastating, but you are not alone in your grief. The following online communities and resources can help you begin recovering from your loss.