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Keeping your pet healthy in Columbia, Hanover, Ellicott City, Linthicum, Elkridge and surrounding areas…

Sharing your life with an animal is one of the greatest experiences on earth. It’s about so much more than just providing food and shelter. It’s about opening your home and your heart to a helpless creature and baring your very soul in the process. It’s about making sacrifices and becoming vulnerable. Yet the gifts you receive in return – unconditional love, unwavering loyalty and undying devotion – are worth their weight in gold.

Nobody understands the unbreakable bond you share with your animal companion quite like our dedicated team. In fact, it’s what we’ve built our practice on. Our goal in everything we do – whether it’s a routine checkup or advanced critical care – is to improve the life of each patient we serve and strengthen the connection they share with their loving owners. We have a genuine devotion to the health and welfare of animals and we believe that all creatures deserve exceptional care and attention.

From the moment you walk through the doors of our Columbia and Ellicott City clinic, you’ll know something’s different. We always remember our clients and patients because we take the time to really get to know them, learning about their lives and understanding the unique personalities of each precious pet. We strive to make vet visits as stress-free as possible and we accomplish this goal through gentle, reassuring handling and a truly compassionate touch. And, of course, we’ve got plenty of yummy treats to help win over our patients (even our feline friends).

At Claws N Paws, a Columbia veterinarian, we are extremely thorough in our approach and we work hard to quickly diagnose issues so that we can focus on keeping our patients as happy and healthy as possible. Our staff is well-informed, friendly and patient, always taking the time to explain your options and providing guidance to help you be the best pet parent you can be. We want to work with you to help you make the best decisions for your family and your budget.

Our clients may come to us for the extensive services and treatment options we offer, but it’s the warm, personalized care that keeps them coming back again and again. We love our patients just as much as our very own animal companions and it’s evident in everything we do. We’d love the opportunity to demonstrate just how valuable this type of partnership can be, and invite you to stop by and see us any time….we’ll be waiting!

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  • They Like Our Service

    What our clients have to say…

    • Amanda LynnAmanda Lynn

      Dr. Singh is a very thorough, understanding, fair, and considerate vet. He listens to all of your concerns, no matter how small. If they matter to you, they matter to him. He takes his time during examinations, which was key for our rather skittish dog. His office has a very calming, but professional atmosphere. I would highly recommend this office.

    • Patricia Peterson HalePatricia Peterson Hale

      They are very caring people in this office. My Yorkie, Lilly had a hernia and the vet fixed it. She will be home healing. They call regularly to check on your pet plus they took me in immediately when i noticed it was larger.

    • Karen Brown HagansKaren Brown Hagans

      Everyone was very nice and professional. Treated Gabby with great care.

    • Susan Siroty-MyersSusan Siroty-Myers

      The office was very clean and the staff was very caring and very friendly. Dr. Singh was great with my dog, Shiloh. He had a way with him that made my dog like him right away. He felt right at home, which was great because he never likes going to the vet.

    • Amber C.Amber C.

      I relocated to Maryland from MA. I had an established vet in MA, and took my two cats in for a wellness exam and vaccines back in June before the move -...

    • Lisa Marie SimmonsLisa Marie Simmons

      Dr. Singh and his staff are extremely professional and very nice. Definitely made our decisions easy