Negola's Animal Care

6420-B Dobbin Rd.
Columbia, MD 21045



Appointment Policy

To allow ample time for all patients and scheduled surgical procedures, we operate primarily by appointment. Emergency cases shall always receive top priority, which is why occasional appointment delay is inevitable. Please realize that we make a sincere attempt to see each client on time.

For your convenience, "drop-off" appointments are available. A "drop-off" means you could bring your pet at the time that works best for you and leave him/her with us for a couple of hours. Usually we will ask you to drop off sometime in the morning so Dr. Negola can examine the patient between appointments or at the time purposely reserved for admitted patients. Once Dr. Negola has completed his exam, he will give you a call to go over his findings and to give you discharge instructions.

For the safety of all animals in our care, we require that all vaccinations be up to date. Even though we make every effort to make our patients feel comfortable during visits, they may be a little uneasy about new people, new surroundings and other pets. This is one of the reasons we ask you to restrain your pet. We recommend that animals be placed on a leash or in pet carriers before entering the waiting room.


Patient Arrival Policy

For your protection, and that of others, we request that all dogs are on a leash and properly controlled while in the waiting area or exam rooms.

All cats should be presented in an appropriate cat carrier or on a leash.


Payment Policy

We require full payment at the time that services are rendered. For your convenience, we accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Care Credit, American Express, cash, and personal checks, or any combination of the above.
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