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Seven Locks Animal Hospital

Seven Locks Animal Hospital

7817 Tuckerman Ln | Potomac, MD 20854

Call 301-288-1482
Monday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday Closed
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Emergency Veterinary Clinic
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary House Calls
  • Veterinary Medical Specialties
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam

Seven Locks Animal Hospital in Potomac, MD is a full service companion animal hospital. It is our commitment to provide quality veterinary care throughout the life of your pet. Our services and facilities are designed to assist in preventive care for young, healthy pets, early detection and treatment of disease as your pet ages, and routine medical and surgical care as necessary during his or her lifetime.

We understand the special role your pet plays in your family and are dedicated to becoming your partner in your pet's health care. We treat your pet as we would our own. Our goal is to practice the highest quality medicine and surgery with compassion and an emphasis on client education. Our entire health care team is committed to providing personal attention to the unique concerns of each individual pet owner.

Seven Locks Animal Hospital is a well-established, full-service, small animal veterinary hospital providing comprehensive medical, surgical and dental care.

We provide a broad spectrum of diagnostic procedures through in-house testing and the use of external laboratories. We also work closely with local practices when special diagnostic procedures are required. The facility includes a well-stocked pharmacy, in-hospital surgery suite, in-house x-ray capabilities, and a closely supervised hospitalization area.

At Seven Locks Animal Hospital we strive to offer not only sound advice, but also optimal veterinary care, thus allowing you the enjoyment of your companion for a maximum number of years. Our job is not only to treat your pet when he or she isn't feeling well, but also to help you learn how to keep your best friend happy and healthy.


Seven Locks Animal Hospital acknowledges the fact that no two pets are alike. Our mission is to offer individualized treatment and wellness care plans by our professionally trained veterinary staff members with the kindness and concern we would offer our own pets.


To treat each client and their pet compassionately and respectfully while offering them the highest quality medical care available.

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Dr. Horia Popa
Dr. Horia Popa

Dr. Popa graduated from the School of Veterinary Medicine in Romania in 1994. After finishing veterinary school, he moved to the U.S. In order to be licensed to practice veterinary medicine, he passed the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE) and was accepted into a one year clinical evaluation at Purdue University , which was part of the AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association) requirement. After completing the evaluation, he practiced general veterinary medicine in N. Virginia. During this time he developed an interest in critical emergency care and enrolled in a one year internship in an emergency clinic in Annapolis. After the internship, he returned to his former hospital in N. Virginia and continued to do relief work at the emergency clinic in Annapolis.

Dr. Popa has been the owner and the primary veterinarian of Seven Locks Animal Hospital since October 2009. Dr. Popa is licensed and accredited to practice veterinary medicine in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington DC.

Dr. Popa has a special interest in surgery, internal medicine, imaging diagnostics, and emergency and critical care. He is also a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Veterinary Emergency Critical Care Society, World Wide Veterinary Services Organization. Dr. Popa enjoys a variety of outdoor activities such as running, kayaking, biking, tennis, and camping.

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