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Welcome to Petvacx Animal Hospital
and Mobile Veterinary Services

Your Veterinarian in

Rockville, Germantown, Wheaton, Potomac, Bethesda, Gaithersburg,
Glenmont, Silver Spring
Olney, and serving the rest of Montgomery County, MD
Call us at 301-838-9506

Serving the Metro Area since 1982

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Full Service Hospital and Pet Lodging

Permanent Weekly Mobile Van Locations

Mobile Clinic
Lucy House Call

Convenient House Call Services

Serving Montgomery County since 1982

When Dr. Raymond Craft and Dr. Deborah Dodson opened their doors in 1982, their mission was simple: to provide high quality veterinary care to the residents of Montgomery County, Maryland. Their motto was, "If you can't come to us, we'll come to you!" through the convenience of appointments at our hospital, or evening van locations, or day house calls. Reasonable rates that give every animal the chance to have a happy and healthy life. Whether it be regular check-ups, treating injuries, or preventing illness, we strive to give you and your pet the best services and quality care possible.

In August of 2017 Dr. Craft and Dr. Dodson handed the Petvacx torch to Dr. Rachel K. Wiley and Dr. Samantha L. Hudgins.

"Our founding vision for Petvacx was to provide quality veterinary care in an affordable and convenient way. Now, after thirty-five years of leading Petvacx that we have found them! Drs. Rachel Wiley and Samantha Hudgins will be the new owners of Petvacx. We are thrilled to have two veterinarians of their caliber, experience, and dedication to take over the role of guiding Petvacx into the future."

-Dr. Raymond Craft & Dr. Deborah Dodson

Rachel and Samantha met each other at their previous practice in Garrett County, Maryland, when they practiced as veterinarians for both small animals as well as livestock and horses. It was there that they found that they enjoyed working together and that they share the same values and balance each other well. Rachel and Samantha then set out to find a practice in a diverse community where the top priority is valuing and protecting the bond between animals and their owners.

"We are so excited to bring the creativity and ingenuity we enjoyed so much in mixed animal practice with is as we join the Petvacx family. Drs. Craft and Dodson and the staff will be working alongside of us each step of the way to ensure a smooth transition. We have appreciated though this process that Drs. Craft and Dodson share our core value that respect and compassion for clients, patients and human-animal bond is central. We are so greatful to them and look forward to helping them have more much-deserved time to travel and spend with their family."

-Dr.Rachel Wiley & Dr. Samantha Hudgins

"We treat your pets like the valued family members they are! Thank you for your trust."

-Your Petvacx Family


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Under New Ownership!

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Walk in Wednesdays!

From 9:00am to 12:00pm
*Free Distemper or Rabies Vaccine for well pets*


Boarding Specials!

If you board with us for four days get a complimentary bath for dogs and get a complimentary nail trim for cats. Dogs are walked outside three times a day except on Sundays, twice a day, at no additional charge.
*(If sedation is necessary, additional charges apply).

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As of March 1 we will not be going to our Tuesday evening location in Germantown

​We are referring those clients to the Monday night location in Gaithersburg


 

Also, watch us on the Maryland Public TV Documentary, Our Town, Rockville.

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Meet Our Team

  • Irving Garcia
    Client Care Specialist

    Irving was born in Washington D.C., but raised in the Silver Spring area. He is the youngest in the family, and has two siblings. Irving attended school in the Bethesda community and graduated from B-CC High School in 2006. He then attended Montgomery County Community College and received his Associate of Arts. He has always had a love for all animals, but canines hold a special place in his heart, larger breeds especially. He’s been the proud owner of a Dogo Argentino & Italian Mastiff. He is very excited to be a part of the Petvacx Family.

  • Lisseth Mora
    Veterinary Technician

    Lisseth is from Nicaragua and more locally, the DC area. She went to Montgomery Blair High School. She is currently a full time student working towards her Animal Science Degree. She aspires to go to veterinary school once she has finished her undergraduate degree. She has two pomeranian's named Chloe and Ranger, and her newest addition is a pitbull puppy named Neveah. Lisseth grew up speaking Spanish at home, but is fluent in both English and Spanish.

  • Andrea Glover
    Client Care Specialist

    Andi is originally from Canton, Ohio; Chester, Virginia and most recently Western Pennsylvania. Her family moved around during her childhood because her father worked for the postal service. Andi has worked in the customer service industry for more than 15 years, and possesses skills across all facets of the administration field. She is new to the veterinary industry, but is learning new things every day. Her favorite part of the day is being filled with puppy and kitten kisses.

  • Dr. Rachel Wiley & Dr. Samantha Hudgins
    Veterinarians/Practice Owners
    Rachel and Samantha met each at their previous practice in Garrett County, Maryland, where they practiced as veterinarians for both small animals as well as livestock and horses. It was there that they found that they enjoyed working together and that they shared the same values and balance each other well. Rachel and Samantha then set out to find a practice in a practice in a diverse community where the top priority is valuing and protecting the bond between animals and their owners.
  • Stacey Glover
    D.V.M.
    Veterinary Technician

    Stacey Glover recently moved to Gaithersburg, Maryland with her wife Andi, who also works at Petvacx. Stacey is originally from Addison Pennsylvania, where she grew up on a dairy farm. She has worked in the veterinary medical field for 10 years and is currently pursuing a veterinary technician license. She loves all animals. Some say Stacey has a gentle soul

  • Leslie Merino
    Veterinary Technician

    Leslie is originally from the DC area. She went to Rockville high school and Montgomery College. Leslie’s best friend is her dog named Don. Leslie enjoys the challenge of working in a veterinary clinic and appreciates the opportunity to meet new people every day. Leslie’s family is from Guatemala and El Salvador and she grew up speaking Spanish and English.

  • Shelly Paniagua
    Office Manager/Technician
    Shelly was born in Silver Spring, MD. Her parents moved to the United States from Bolivia before she was born. Shelly graduated from Colonel Zadok Magruder High School and has since continued her education at Montgomery College. She and her two sisters are all bilingual, speaking both Spanish and English.

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Business Hours

Hospital

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Van

Monday:

5:00 pm-6:30 pm

Tuesday:

Closed

Wednesday:

5:00 pm-6:30 pm

Thursday:

5:00 pm-6:30 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

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Testimonials

Hear From Happy Pet Owners

  • "I have been coming to Petvacx for years and the service is always excellent, starting from the wonderful receptionists and staff, to the amazing doctors."
    Sta. K