VCA Southern Maryland Veterinary Referral Center

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.

  • Humane Society of Charles County

    Humane Society of Charles County

    The Humane Society of Charles County is an independent shelter that has been proudly serving Southern Maryland since 1978. The shelter is a
    501(c)(3) non-profit funded by donations and grants and donations are tax deductible. Because of community support the Humane Society of Charles County is able to provide:

    • Comfort and care for over 10,000 animals annually through the shelter's many programs. This includes providing a safe haven and a second chance for homes and loving families for 3,200 stray or unwanted animals every year.
    • Safe and affordable spay/neuter services
    • Low cost vaccinations and microchips
    • Emergency veterinary care and rehabilitative care for injured, abused, or stray animals
    • Humane Education programs that reach over 10,000 children annually
    • Pet visits to local nursing homes and senior centers
    • Strong adoption programs to help ensure that every companion animal lives in a safe, loving, and secure home!
    • And more!

    Visit Humane Society of Charles County


General Practice

We have over 600 animal hospitals in 41 states and 4 Canadian provinces that are staffed by more than 3,000 fully-qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians, with more than 400 being board-certified specialists.

The nationwide VCA family of general practice hospitals give your pet the very best in medical care, providing a full range of general medical and surgical services as well as specialized treatments such as wellness, spay/neuter, advanced diagnostic services (MRI/CT Scan), internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, neurology, boarding, and grooming. Services may vary by location.

Our family of pet hospitals stands out by delivering the greatest resources in order provide the highest quality care available for your pets. By maintaining the highest standards of pet health care available anywhere, we emphasize prevention as well as healing. We provide continuing education programs to our doctors and staff and promote the open exchange of professional knowledge and expertise. And finally, we have established a consistent program of procedures and techniques, proven to be the most effective in keeping pets healthy.

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Emergency Care

Your emergency needs can be met right here at our hospital.
VCA Southern Maryland Veterinary Referral Center provides 24 hour emergency veterinary care, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Emergency veterinarians, veterinary technicians and/or veterinary assistants are on staff 24 hours a day.

Please call us at 301-638-0988. We are located at 3485 Rockefeller Court. Waldorf, MD 20602.

We provide the highest standard in veterinary emergency and critical care services. We are trained and equipped to perform a variety of emergency surgeries and procedures. We provide the highest standards of pain management. Emergency internal medicine consultations, including full diagnostics, are available.

Please call or come in immediately if you feel your pet is having an emergency or needs after-hours care.