Just PETS!

River Oaks is pet-friendly and we'd like you to share your personal recommendations for pet services, including boarding kennel, pet sitter, breeder/rescue/shelter/pet store*, general information websites, groomer (mobile pet service/onsite/drop off), nutrition, pet information website, pet supplies, or veterinarian.

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*People have strong feelings about how or how not to acquire a pet and horror stories exist, but many positive experiences exist about all sources, so only recommendations from community members will be listed.

 

Underlined business names are linked to websites and individual names to email addresses to contact for more information.  Thank you.


Boarding-Pet Sitting

 

BEECHNUT KENNELS - 525 E. Central Avenue, Edgewater, MD, (410) 798-4304. Managed by Melissa Medick. Day care and boarding services.

  • I have used Beechnut Kennels exclusively for years now and have been very satisfied.
  • I know many people who use them and LOVE them.
KAT LYON'S PET SITTING SERVICE.  410-818-7527. Experienced Veterinarian Technician at the South Arundel Veterinary Hospital.

BROOKE'S PET SITTING.  410-212-0939.  Brooke Kathleen Bell lives nearby in South River Landing, has been pet sitting for 15 years (including for River Oaks residents) and provides services including multi-visit walks, overnight stays, dog park trips, daytime puppy transportation, and more.  "With Brooke's Pet Sitting, your pets are treated like loved members of your family, as they should be!"  Check out Brooke's outstanding website for photos. services and rates.

Find a Pet:  Breeders - Rescue - Shelters - Pet Stores

DOGS FINDING DOGS:  410-908-6374. A 501(c)3 nonprofit organization of highly trained handlers and dogs that can track and find a lost pet. Dogs have been trained to search and locate your pet by pin pointing an area where your pet has traveled!  "Our Noses Know Where Your Pet Goes!!!!


General Information

AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB

ASSISTANCE DOG RESOURCES*

EMERGENCY PLANNING FOR PETS*

FOSTER A SERVICE DOG*

NEXT DAY PETS:  Based in Edgewater, MD. Online store and general information site for breeders, brokers, rescues, families that can no longer care for their pups.  Extensive pet site web directory, pet lovers forum and puppy/breed match selection wizard.

VA BENEFITS FOR SERVICE DOGS*

 

* Sites recommended by Sarah Brian, Caring4OurKids, a San Antonio, TX-based group of parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Attention Deficit and others who have created a website of original and curated resources to help similar families.


Groomers (Mobile, On-Site, Drop-Off) - Need Your Recommendations!

Nutrition & Supplies

 

BLUE WILLOW DOG COATS. Custom coats for all breeds.  A good website for dog lovers.

PET BARN. 167-D JENNIFER ROAD, ANNAPOLIS, MD. (410) 573-0404. Natural foods and stylish supplies.  

SHOPPING GREEN FOR YOUR PET* - How to shop smart for your pet and the environment.


Training

CANINE TRAINING ASSOCIATION.  3789 Queen Anne Bridge Road, Davidsonville, MD. (301) 937-1431.  Whether you want to train for obedience competition or just to have a well mannered obedient dog. I have been a member for 15 years and used to teach the intermediate class.  New classes start every 10 weeks or so.


Veterinarians

 

FOUR LEGS ANIMAL HOSPITAL, 1329 W. Central Avenue, Davidsonville, MD. (410) 798-5222.

GREATER SOUTH RIVER ANIMAL HOSPITAL. 125 Mayo Road, Edgewater, MD. (410) 956-4500.

HELP WITH PET VETERINARY COSTS*