Many dogs have thick eye discharge. Sometimes it is just in the morning; sometimes it has to do with a dog’s breed. Some breeds of dogs have eyes that sit differently in their skull, causing mor ...View Article
Welcome to Glade Valley Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Frederick, MD
Call us at 301-663-5591
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Our practice has been dedicated to serving the communities of Walkersville, Libertytown, Woodsboro, Thurmont, Frederick and the surrounding area with quality medicine and surgery since 1948. We offer comprehensive veterinary care including modern diagnostics, therapeutics, and surgery performed in our spacious hospital opened in 1998.
We are proud of our professional staff and the loving and caring support they provide. Our veterinarians and staff are committed to staying current through yearly continuing education opportunities. We also offer a wide range of board certified referrals if specialized care is required.
Through the years the practice of veterinary medicine in general and at Glade Valley Animal Hospital in particular has changed dramatically. Through this transition we have sought to continue our tradition of treating people and their pets with compassion and respect like we'd wish to be treated ourselves. We love animals and consider it a privilege to take care of your pets and allow us to be part of your lives. Our motto continues to be -
"Quality Veterinary Medicine & Old Fashioned Love for all Creatures Great and Small"
Our services include:
- Complete surgical services performed in our modern surgical suite utilizing anesthetic monitoring and gas anesthesia.
- Comprehensive pain management
- Complete laboratory services
- Radiology and other diagnostic imaging (ultrasound & endoscopy)
- Dental radiography
- Nutritional consultation
- Self bathing facilities (for the do it your self owner)
- Boarding (for our clients)
Dr. Jeffrey Head Dr. Stephen Derrenbacher
Frederick Veterinarian | Glade Valley Animal Hospital | 301-663-5591
2420 Monocacy Blvd.
Frederick, MD 21701
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