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    A Wonderful Partnership

    Judy Cannon

    “I have been a client of Dr. Jim Peterson’s at Highway Veterinary Hospital since coming to Bowie in 1984. He took care of my first dog, Buddy, from the age of 8 weeks to 14+ years, always kind and helpful. I watched his practice grow from a little cabin in the woods to today’s wonderful practice, including the other vets and very friendly and helpful staff. Read more…

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    Honored To Be A Part Of Their Team

    PG County Police K9 Unit

    We are proud and honored to be the Official Veterinarian for the Prince George’s County Special Operations Division Canine Unit. This elite team of twenty-five officers and their specially trained partners rely on our entire Health Care Team to attend to the very specific needs of the working dog. For an insider’s look at these amazing dogs and their rigorous training program, click here.

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    Want A Non-Surgical, Drug-Free, Painless Approach?

    Try Class IV Laser Therapy.

    Laser therapy used electromagnetic energy to interact chemically and biologically with tissue. This revolutionary therapy has been proven to decrease pain, reduce inflammation and accelerate healing. Click here to read more about how we are utilizing this hottest new technology in veterinary medicine to help your pets.

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    What Can I Do About My Pet’s Bad Breath?

    If your pet has bad breath, gum disease may be present.

    Approximately 85% of dogs and cats over the age of four suffer from periodontal disease, the most common ailment of small animals. Periodontal Disease is caused by plaque build-up on the teeth; if left untreated, bone loss will occur. Find out more about periodontal disease and how we can help, click here.


Welcome to Highway Veterinary Hospital!

Supporting the Family-Pet Bond

Highway Veterinary Hospital is a full-service animal hospital providing high quality, compassionate veterinary care for your pets.  Our family-owned practice has been offering the best in pet care for over 40 years.  We pride ourselves on our patient care and client communication.

At Highway, we understand how truly special the bond is between pets and their families.  We recognize the special role your pet plays in your family and are dedicated to becoming your partner in your pet’s well-being.  We know our clients want only the best veterinary care for their companions.  We believe wellness and preventative health care are paramount to enhance your pet’s longevity and vitality.

Our veterinary services are only surpassed in excellence by the friendliness and expertise of our entire Health Care Team.  Our staff is fully committed to your pet’s health.  Whether your companion is a puppy or a kitten, an adult or a senior, our dedicated veterinarians and team members will provide you with a wellness care program that is tailored for your pet’s specific health care needs.

Highway Veterinary Hospital provides a higher standard of care for your pet, and seeks to be the best general veterinary practice in the area; and we are committed to continuously exceeding our clients’ expectations with excellence in veterinary medicine.

We hope you will enjoy learning more about us through our website, and please don’t hesitate to contact us for more information about anything that you see here.