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Banfield Pet Hospital® - Towson

Banfield Pet Hospital® - Towson

1238 Putty Hill Ave | Towson, MD 21286

Call 410-989-8791
Monday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Tuesday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Thursday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Friday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Sunday 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Early Morning Drop-Off Service
  • Optimum Wellness Plans®
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam

A great local veterinarian loves your pet (almost) as much as you do by providing the best preventive pet health care. From nose-to-tail veterinary medical exams to vaccinations, microchipping, dental care and surgery, you’ll find the vet your pet deserves at your neighborhood Banfield Pet Hospital®. We’re committed to partnering with you for your pet’s health and happiness, and your peace of mind with:

• 900+ hospitals with convenient evening and weekend hours
• Optimum Wellness Plans® for affordable and comprehensive care
• Online access to your pet's medical records
• And so much more!

Banfield is here to take the best possible care of your furry family members. We hope to meet you and your pet soon!

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Dr. Rene' A. Varela

Dr. Rene' A. Varela is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. Prior to veterinary school he completed a bachelors degree in Biological Sciences (Marine Biology) and a master's degree in Biology (Immunology). After veterinary school he completed two fellowships in Marine Mammal Research and Conservation at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, performed doctoral studies in Comparative Immunology, and completed a master in public health degree. His first 10 years in practice he worked almost exclusively in the field of marine mammal (dolphins, whales, manatees) health and environmental health, spending all of his time either in the water, on the beach, or in the lab throughout the world. His work on policy drew him closer to area of politics to such an extent that he even served as Mayor of his former city in south Florida (Lake Worth). He joined Banfield Pet Hospital nearly two years ago, making Maryland his home. Dr. Varela lives with his wife Tanya, 9 month old daughter Alessandra, 3 dogs (Puck, Wiglyn, Loki) and two 18 year old cats (Arlo and Norman) on a small quintessential Maryland farm. He loves fostering long-term relationships with clients and their beloved pets (whether they have fur, scales, slimy skin or feathers). His medical interests are in pathology, immunology, allergy, ultrasound, and preventative medicine. When Dr. Varela is not in the hospital, he is spending time with his family tending the farm, renovating the house, biking, visiting the local vineyard, and sampling the best of Maryland's locally produced foods.

Rene' A. Varela, M.S., V.M.D., M.P.H.
Chief of Staff/Senior Partner Doctor

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