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Welcome to Upper Marlboro Veterinary Hospital

Your partner for the health of Your pet!
Call us at 301- 627-7387

We are located at the Former VCA Squire Animal Hospital Building

Upper Marlboro Veterinary Hospital is a caring, family owned and operated Veterinary Hospital in Upper Marlboro. It is a well-established, full-service, small animal veterinary hospital providing comprehensive healthcare services to pets in Upper Marlboro and the surrounding areas. It is located in a familiar, convenient location for pet owners - former VCA Squire Animal Hospital.

We offer a wide variety of medical, surgical and dental services in our veterinary hospital; Grooming and boarding is also offered on site. We are a full service animal hospital providing comprehensive healthcare services to pets in Upper Marlboro, Bowie, Largo, Marlton, Clinton, Croom, Cheltenham, Lothian, Bristol, Dunkirk and the surrounding areas. We have recently started offering affordable packaged discounted preventive care service - Well Pet Plan with affordable monthly payment.

Our veterinary hospital is well equipped with advanced equipment and technologies to provide the highest standard of care to our patients - PETS. Our facility has the equipment to provide comprehensive in house testing for accurate diagnosis, digital x-ray, surgical suite, dental suite, pharmacy, and more.

Please visit our Services page to learn about the wide range of services offered to keep your companions feeling their best. Call us @ (301) 627-PETS (7387) to schedule an appointment. Click here to learn more about our veterinarian and our staff and save some money with a coupon! Visit our full articles of pet medical information. On our site you will find a number of resources that enable you to learn how to take better care of your pets. Call or email us and we'll promptly get back to you.

At Upper Marlboro Veterinary Hospital, we are your partner in taking care of your pets health care and we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Mesfin Wodajo
Upper Marlboro Veterinarian | Upper Marlboro Veterinary Hospital | (301) 627-7387

15222 Marlboro Pike
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

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  • Bloat and Gastric Torsion

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  • Arthritis

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  • Samaya Bovell

    Veterinary Technician/Receptionist Bio comes soon

  • Dr.
    Mesfin Wodajo (Mostly goes by Dr. Mesfin)

    Dr. Mesfin's passion is for preventative care medicine and being a partner with pet owners in taking care of their pet's health care. Dr. Mesfin is a 2000 graduate of Utrecht University, The Netherlands. Utrecht university veterinary faculty is the very first veterinary faculty to get accreditation by AVMA outside North America.

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  • Senait Tassew

    Senait serves as administrator at UMVH. Beside working as a licensed practical nurse at a retirement home, her role here is for a smooth and efficient operation of the hospital. Senait lives in Crofton with her husband Dr. Mesfin and twin girls Mahlet and Meklit, a 4 yr old Bichon and Shi Tzu mix - Twister and a 16 yr old DSH cat - Mobie.

  • Jessica Liles

    Veterinary Tech/Receptionist Jessica is an experienced cliner service coordinator and vet tech.

  • Chloe Dodgson

    Veterinary Tech/Receptionist Chloe has been working at Upper Marlboro Veterinarian Hospital since 2016. Chloe has been working in the animal profession since 2010. However, rescue and animal care has been a part of her life since childhood. She recently relocated from North Carolina to continue her education. Chloe’s aspirations are to leave behind a positive human footprint on the earth through animal rescue and rehabilitation. Chihuahuas make her melt!

  • Dana Rose

    Vet Tech/receptionist Dana has been with Upper Marlboro Veterinarian Hospital Since the hospital opening in 2015, as a dedicated Veterinarian Technician whose aspirations are to provide the best care and treatments to dogs and cats; Dana is very educated in the field of Veterinarian studies and is inspired by the great doctor she works with. Dana has been working with animals since 2008 when she became a volunteer at a local animal shelter. In the years to come Dana plans on continuing the great care she provides as a Veterinarian Technician at Upper Marlboro Veterinarian Hospital.

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  • ""Dr. Mesfin is an experienced, caring and friendly vet that understands pets needs and behavior very well.
    He advocates prevention and gives particular attention to preventive care that my dog and I like.""
    Darell Stephanos, Lanham, MD
  • "Knowledgeable veterinarian, Very caring. Clean and nice smelling. Great place to bring your pet/family member."
    diannas, Upper Marlboro
  • "The experience with Upper Marlboro Veterinary Hospital, would love for Princess to continue, it just its to expensive for me at this time."
    sheilag, Upper Marlboro
  • "This veterinary hospital is phenomenal! They go above and beyond when caring for your pets. They were timely, checked on my dog after every visit and stayed late during emergencies. I was more than pleased with the service."
    kianas, Upper Marlboro
  • "Nice place! They helped make our cat feel better! would recommend it to my friends!"
    mercyl, Bowie
  • "Tikah and I are just joining your Vet family, and I must say, you're the best there is. Your service has been flawless. Thank you so much for your care for Tikah and your courtesy to me.
    Mrs. Paula Herring and Tikah Herring"
    paulah, Capitol Heights
  • "Great!"
    jamess, Upper Marlboro
  • "The staff was very caring and professional. Charges were reasonable and well explained. It was my first visit. I liked the vet very much and will go back to him in the future."
    barbaraj, Waysons Woods
  • "Had a great experience here! My cat was sick the day before Christmas. Not only did the staff accommodate me, but they were very helpful and sincere. The girl running the front desk was an awesome multi-tasker and got customers moving through the office without a hitch. My only complaint is that the office fee is a little pricey, but it was worth it for the emergency care my cat received."
    deannas, Upper Marlboro
  • "Everything was wonderful. Much better than any other vet I've been to in years. I will be bringing my dog here from now on..."
    kelbys, Upper Marlboro
  • "Staff and doctor were awesome. Thank you for the great care you showed Rocky!!!"
    marloh, Upper Marlboro