Emergency Vet and Urgent Care in Columbia, MD
Sometimes it’s obvious when your pet needs immediate help. But sometimes they just seem “off.” That’s where Veterinary Emergency Group comes in. From vomiting to complex surgeries, we treat emergency and urgent care needs for all kinds of pets—even avians and exotics! Discover the VEG difference, with our open floor plan hospitals, pet-parent participation, and an emergency-focused team that’s always ready to expect the unexpected.
Our Elkridge pet emergency hospital is located within minutes of Baltimore, Columbia, Ellicott City, and Laurel. VEG Columbia is accessible via Marie Curie Dr., between Gateway Overlook Dr. and Lark Brown Rd.
Parking for our Columbia – Elkridge pet hospital is conveniently within the shopping plaza’s parking lot.
If you need assistance getting your pet into the hospital, call ahead and our staff will meet you at the door to help. At VEG, you’ll see a doctor right away and stay with your pet throughout diagnosis and treatment.
Why Choose VEG A better experience means better care
Call Us 24/7
Pet emergencies shouldn’t be put on hold. Call and speak with a doctor to get your medical questions answered.
See a Vet Now
No appointment needed, come in 24/7. Care starts the moment you walk in the door.
No waiting and wondering in a lobby. Stay with your pet the entire time and get as involved as you like in their care.
At VEG, we make a scary situation less stressful. We sit on the floor with your pet, or wherever they’re most comfortable.
Walk in for:
High-quality, trusted care for when the unexpected happens.
Non-invasive imaging to examine soft tissue that x-rays don’t show.
For injuries or illnesses that simply cannot wait.
Helps us see fractures, stones, foreign ingestions, and more.
Diagnostics + Testing
Only the tests needed so we can make informed diagnoses.
Comfortable, compassionate care during the most difficult time.
A high-quality surgeon is on site for emergency operations.
Treatment + Hospitalization
Care starts right away; if your pet needs to stay overnight, you can too.