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Dog exam performed by veterinarian


When your pet needs care now, we're here to stabilize them now

We are trained, equipped, and ready to handle any urgent care that your pet may need. Our facility has full diagnostic capabilities, from in-house laboratory blood, urine, and fecal testing to digital X-rays and ultrasound capabilities. With a full-service surgical suite and treatment area we can provide a safe environment and the highest quality of care for your pet in any emergency situation.

Women calling for same day pet appointement for urgent veterinary care

Some common emergencies we treat

  • Toxin ingestion

  • Traumatic injury, (i.e. fractures, lacerations, wounds, dislocations)

  • Diarrhea or vomiting

  • Not eating

  • Abdominal distension and bloat

  • Dehydration

  • Allergic reactions

  • Heat stroke

  • Heart failure

  • Seizures

  • Breathing problems

  • Foreign object ingestion

  • Broken nails

  • End-of-life consultations and humane euthanasia

Call us for same-day appointment availability, urgent vet care and emergencies

Emergencies are given priority and seen right away. If your pet is stable we'll get them in as soon as possible to be evaluated or we can also offer a drop-off appointment so our veterinarians can get to work on diagnosing and treating your pet right away.

After hours emergency care facilities: 

ER Recommendatins
Veterinarian Urgent Care of Ellicott City, Dr. Parker with patient

Come, sit, heal.

Whether your pet is in need of routine care or emergency surgery we got you covered. Howard County Animal Hospital is a full service veterinary clinic offering a range of veterinary care to the pets of Ellicott City, Columbia, Baltimore, Catonsville, Elkridge, Pikesville, Woodlawn, Randallstown, Towson and the surrounding areas located just off of route 40 outside of the 695 beltway.

We felt so heard here, and I am so grateful for all the informaton the staff gave to us. As a first time dog parent, I always have questions. Thanks for listening and taking great care of our big guy!


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