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Why Trust Us?

At Veterinary Referral Associates, we put the health of your pet first. Our team of veterinary professionals works together in our state-of-the-art facility to ensure that your pet’s needs are provided for at all times. 

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We are staffed with board-certified veterinary specialists in a range of specialties. 

Every one of our specialists has completed at least three years of additional training beyond veterinary school and has passed rigorous examinations to become board-certified in their respective areas of pet care specialization.

Our Veterinary Specialists

We're part of a collaborative network of veterinarians and specialists.

The Veterinary Referral Associates is part of a network of world-class veterinary specialty centers, specifically designed to enhance and strengthen the care provided by your pet’s regular veterinarian.

About Our Hospital

Veterinary Referral Associates is proud to be able to provide professionally accredited service.

Our Gaithersburg team of veterinary specialists are accredited by both the American Animal Hospital Association and the American Association of Feline Practitioners, certifying that we meet the high standards of both organizations in our hospital's practices, policies and levels of care both to animals generally and feline patients in particular. 

Our team of internal medicine specialists are also all personally Fear Free Certified, using special techniques in order to give their patients as calm and comforting an experience as possible while receiving the level of care they need and deserve.

Accreditations & Certifications

We offer state-of-the-art diagnostics including an MRI services. 

We have an in-house laboratory and use advanced diagnostic technology – including MRI, CT scans and surgical lasers – to diagnose conditions in pets and make a plan to treat them. 

Diagnostic Imaging Services

We provide emergency and critical care to pets 24/7/365.

Our board-certified critical care specialist and emergency veterinarians provide emergent and critical patient care late nights, weekends, and holidays, or any time you're unable to reach your primary care veterinarian.

Emergency Services

We work as a team with your primary care veterinarian to treat your pet. 

We think of ourselves as an extension of your pet's primary veterinary care. We provide specialty veterinary services that go above and beyond traditional veterinary medicine, and work closely with your primary care veterinarian every step of the way.

Our Specialty Services

New Patients Welcome

Veterinary Referral Associates is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Gaithersburg companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

Contact (301) 926-3300