ABOUT US

Arnold Pet Station has been proud to serve our community since 1992. Meet the people that make our team so great and learn more about us!

Our Commitment

Arnold Pet Station provides the highest quality veterinary care, along with peerless customer service. We are dedicated to making you and your treasured pet part of our family. Every member of our staff is an animal lover, and you can expect each of them to treat your furry friend with the same compassion and respect they show their own pets. We recognize that each pet patient and client is unique, and our approach to patient care reflects that understanding. While we use standard protocols as guides, our treatment recommendations are designed to fit each patient’s individual health care needs.

Meet Our Team

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Arnold Pet Station! We’re very proud of how caring and knowledgable our staff is and invite you to get to know them. Please call us at 410-544-1130 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

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Bill - Hospital Cat
My favorite thing about having APS as my home is that I can explore a hospital! I am always finding new places to hide and am always on the lookout for food! All of the APS staff are my pets, they answer to me (I am very demanding)! My favorite quote is, "People who don't like cats were probably mice in a past life."
Dr. Lindsay Laird
I earned my DVM degree in 2010 from Virginia Tech University. My favorite thing about working here is being able to help you and your pets. I have a Pitbull mix named Rufus who is known for the nickname "Blockhead" here at APS. My favorite quote is, "Always aim for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars."
Dr. Kelly Stern 
I earned my DVM degree in 2006 from Colorado State University. What I like most about working here at APS is the interaction between our team, the clients, and the pets. Pets I have owned in my life are dogs, cats, ducks, chickens, hamsters, bunnies, guinea pigs, horses, sheep, goats, cattle, and pigs. My favorite quote is, "Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything." - Plato
Katie Marshall - Veterinary Technician
My favorite thing about working here is being able to help out in every department. I started out in Kennel, and now I am a Veterinary Technician going to school to become Licensed in the State of Maryland. I have also been trained in the Receptionist area, so you'll see me up there from time to time. I also really enjoy my strong bonds with the clients and their pets. I have a Beagle/Jack Russel mix named Libby, a Black Labrador Retriever named Maui, and a Chihuahua named Ramses. My favorite quote is, "No matter how much it hurts, how dark it gets, or how hard you fall, you are never out of the fight." - Marcus Luttrell, retired United States Navy SEAL
Jennifer Howard - Veterinary Technician
My favorite thing about working here is the love I have for the people I work with, they are like family to me. I have a Puggle named Roxie and I used to have a Beagle/Pit Bull mix named Benson or seventeen years who stole my heart and saved my life. I also had a beautiful cat named Maggie Moo. My favorite quote is, "Live, Laugh, Love."
Damian Marzorrati - Veterinary Technician
My favorite thing about working here is training Katie to perform dentals and Dawn to monitor animals while they're in surgery, under anesthesia. I have three cats named Zeke, Toby, and Siri. My favorite quote is, "It is what it is." - Bill Belichik
Dawn Kerby - Kennel/Veterinary Technician
My favorite thing about working here is getting to know new clients and their pets. I also enjoy training to be a Veterinary Technician since I came from the Kennel. I own a German Shepherd mix named Shadow. My favorite quote is, "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the new things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do." - Mark Twain
Veronica May - Receptionist 
My favorite part about working at APS is meeting all of the clients and animals, and helping them with any questions they may have. I have had six dogs, six cats, and two horses in my life. My favorite quote is, "It can't rain all the time."
Emily Boisseau - Receptionist
My favorite thing about working here is the work environment. Everyone is so nice and helpful and I am very appreciative of that. I currently have a cat I've raised since she was born and two rescue dogs. My favorite quote is, "A reader lives a thousand lives but the person who never reads only lives once."
Nacny Ward - Receptionist
My favorite thing about working here is being able to communicate with the families as well as greeting the pets. I have owned Vickee, Liza Jane, Sunnee, and BJ; all German Shepherds who used to show in Confirmation and Obedience. I also used to breed most of my Shepherds. My favorite quote is, "Live life to the fullest."
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Our Veterinarians

Dr. Leslie Carr

Dr. Carr, our lead vet, has wanted to be an animal doctor since high school. She picked up her passion working for a local veterinary clinic in her home state of Ohio. And she’s been living her dream since 1984 when she earned her DVM from The Ohio State University. She came to Arnold Pet Station in 1992. In 2011, she expanded her veterinary expertise with a certificate in Veterinary Spinal Therapy (also known as chiropractic medicine). She is an accomplished surgeon and loves getting to know her clients at a personal level. When she’s not at work, she cares for an assortment of pets: including sheep, chickens, dogs, and fish.

Dr. Kelly Stern

Dr. Stern takes a holistic approach to animal health and specializes in acupuncture and dental care. She earned her DVM in 2006 from Colorado State University and has been at Arnold Pet Station since 2014. It was at Colorado State where she also received her specialized training—a certificate in pet acupuncture, and several advanced courses in pet dentistry. She is trained in identifying oral diseases, interpreting radiographs, and tooth extraction approaches that reduce pain, anesthesia, and recovery times. But she’d love to never perform any extractions, and so advocates that owners give their pets regular dental screenings along with routine checkups! Dr. Stern has a husband, two small children, a yellow Lab named Kona, and a black Lab named Chester.

Specializations and Expertise in Pet Dentistry:

Dental prophylaxis, oral pathology, surgical extractions, Oro-nasal fistula repair, periodontal therapy, bonded sealants, anesthesia, oral surgery, and dental radiology.

Dr. Lindsay Laird

Dr. Laird is locally raised and educated. Originally from Hagerstown Maryland, she earned her DVM from Virginia Tech in 2010 after undergraduate coursework at McDaniel (form Western Maryland) College and several years in cancer immunology research at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore. Her professional interests include surgery, internal and emergency medicine. When she’s not helping busy helping pets, she enjoys time relaxing with her husband Sean and a Pit Bull mix named Rufus!

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Our Practice Manager

Lisa McKeague

Lisa has been with the Arnold Pet Station since August, 2012. She is our Practice Manager. Lisa owns Koa & Kai – Siamese cats (brothers). “I’ve had them for 15 years. First time I’ve owned siblings. I highly recommend it. What a joy they’ve been to me and Caesar – African Grey Parrot. He’s 28 years old and been with me for 26 years. He is a character and has a lot to say.” And her most recent addition is DeeDee, a rescue mixed breed pup. Lisa is married with two grown sons. She loves hiking, camping, playing sports, sewing and my animals. In the future , “I hope to still be taking care of business at APS and enjoying life with my husband and sons.”

Our Veterinary Technicians

Damian, Veterinary Technician
Katie, Veterinary Technician
Wendy, Veterinary Technician
Jen, Veterinary Technician

In Memoriam

Lynn

Lynn was our hospital manager for 17 years. Sadly Lynn left this world on November 17, 2014. We will miss her deeply and cherish her memory always.

Our Facility

At Arnold Pet Station, we specialize in providing state-of-the-art medical treatment for companion animals by using the latest in diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive health care, as well as routine treatment for every stage of your furry family member’s life. Our facility, designed with the comfort of you and your pet in mind, is fully equipped to handle all of your pet’s veterinary needs.

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Reception Area

Pet Care Area

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Our Approach – Fear Free Veterinary Visits

Arnold Pet Station is proud to be a part of the Fear Free Veterinary initiative.

At Arnold Pet Station, we use aromatherapy, pheromone therapy, food therapy and when necessary, light anti-anxiety medications. Research has shown that the scents of Lavender and Camomile are calming to both humans and pets.  We use these scents throughout the hospital.

All of our exam rooms have pheromone diffusers – Feliway for cats and Adaptil for dogs. Feliway is a synthetic pheromone similar to that feline facial pheromone used to mark their territory as safe and secure. Adaptil is similar to the pheromone that mother dogs emit to their puppies to comfort them. Upon arrival at the front desk, your dog will be offered a bandana sprayed with Adaptil. Your cat will be wrapped in a blanket sprayed with Feliway. We work hard to keep their time in the waiting room to a minimum.

We love to give treats! We have special treats for food allergic animals too. Our staff cares just as much about your pet’s emotional well-being as their physical well-being during their routine visits.

If we are still not successful in reducing your pets’ stress and anxiety to an acceptable level, we can use anti-anxiety medicines or reschedule at your convenience.

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