Timonium Animal Hospital

Established:  1997
We are a full-service dog and cat veterinary facility, located in Timonium, Maryland. Our professional and knowledgeable staff at Timonium Animal Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care, and dental care for our wonderful patients. We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care, and educating our clients. We have excellent in-house diagnostics to get accurate and quick results to our owners. Client education is very important to our doctors and staff. We want our clients to have a better understanding of how veterinary medicine relates to their pet's situation. We always welcome new clients to our practice. Feel free to call us to learn more about our hospital and to find out how Timonium Animal Hospital can serve your needs and the needs of your family pet.
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  • 1626 York Road
  • Timonium,MD 21093
  • Phone: (410) 252-8820
  • Fax: (410) 832-1327
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  • Mon-Fri: 6:30am - 7:30pm
  • Mon-Fri: Apts 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Sat: 6:30am-2:00pm
  • Sat: Apts 7:30am-12:00pm
  • Sunday: Closed
  • Dr.Christine Gernhart, DVM

    Veterinarian, Owner
    Dr. Christine Gernhart graduated from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1992. She practiced small animal and emergency medicine for five years before pursuing her dream of owning her own practice. In 1997 Dr.Gernhart purchased Timonium Animal Hospital, which had originally opened its doors in 1974.

    When Dr Gernhart isn't working diligently at the hospital, she enjoys spending all of her time with her four beautiful children.  Dr Gernhart also shares her home and office with her two Labrador Mixed pups Daisy and Buddy.

    Dr.Gernhart's Schedule:  

    Mon 8:00am-7:00pm / Tues Off / Wed 9:00am-11am, then surgery / Thurs 11am-7:00pm / Fri Off / Sat Off

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1992
  • Dr.Shelly Howard, DVM

    Dr Shelly Howard began working at Timonium Animal Hospital in 2005. She attended Virginia Tech to obtain an undergraduate degree in Animal Science. After graduating from Virginia Tech, Dr Howard attended Veterinary school at Ross University. She graduated from Ross University in 2001.

    Dr Howard is very passionate about felines. Her favorite area of veterinary medicine is feline internal medicine. Many cats have found their way into Shelly Howard's heart and home since she started practicing Veterinary Medicine.

    Shelly has a love for music. She is a bass player for the folk trio, Charm City Limits. On most weekends Shelly can be found outdoors camping or attending a music festival.

    Dr.Howard's Schedule:  

    Mon Off / Tues Surgery Day / Wed 11am-7pm / Thurs 11am-7pm / Fri 8am-4:00pm / every other Sat 7:30am-noon

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2001
  • Dr.Erin Stephens, DVM

    Dr.Erin Stephens came to our practice starting on 9/4/12.  She has been a veterinarian for several years and has great experience.  Her specialties include surgery and pathology.  She is a great problem solver for difficult cases.  Dr.Stephens enjoys outdoor activities of hiking, biking, and canoeing.  Her furry friends at home include 2 cats, 2 guinea pigs, and a dog.  We are very proud of all the hard work she does for our clients and her hospital family.

    Dr. Stephen's Schedule:  

    Mon Surgery Day / Tues 11am-7pm / Wed Off / Thurs 8am-4pm/ Friday 11:00am-7:00pm/ every other Sat 7:30am-noon

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2009
  • Dr.Meridith Brand

    Dr.Brand joined our team on June1, 2015.  She grew up in Timonium and is very happy to be practicing in her home neighborhood.  Dr.Brand graduated from the Ross University in 2003.  Her specialties and interests of veterinary medicine include internal medicine and surgery.

    Dr.Brand's hobbies include running, biking, and kayaking.  Her four legged family members are 2 kitties from St.Kitts.

    Dr.Brand's Schedule:
    Mon 11:00am-7:00pm / Tues 8:00am-4:00pm / Wed 11:00am-7:00pm / Thurs Off / Fri Surgery Day / every other Sat 7:30am-noon

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2003
  • Dr.Chelsea McIntyre

    Dr.McIntyre has joined the Timonium Animal Hospital Team on 1/16/2017.  We are very excited to have such a smart and energetic colleague on our team.  Dr.McIntyre is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania in 2013.  Her specialties that she enjoys are Internal Medicine and emergency medicine. 

    Hobbies that Dr.McIntyre enjoys are hiking with the pups, playing the cello, yoga, and traveling. Her four legged family members include Fern (dog), Betty (dog), and Teddy (grumpy kitty).

    Dr.McIntyre's Schedule:
    Mon 10am-6:00pm / Tues 11:00am-7:00 / Wed Off / Thurs Surgery Day / Fri 11:00am-7:00/every other Sat 7:30am-noon
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2013
  • Veterinary Technician Team

    Our extremely knowledgeable veterinary technicians are highly trained and committed to providing the best and most compassionate care. They are an intricate part, to your communication with your doctor.

    Carrie  2006

    Cheryl  2009

    Tara  2009

    Brittany Mc 2012

    Greg  2012

    Mary  2013

    Kathlean 2015

    Rudae 2015

    Bethany 2016

    Danielle 2016

    Sabrina 2018

    Rachel 2018 (Intern)

    Emma 2018 (Intern)

  • Veterinary Front Staff

    Our knowledgeable front staff will help you with questions, make an appointment, assist you with refill medication requests, or connect you with your doctor. 

    Debbie 2008

    Macie 2016

    Sabrina 2017

    Brittany S 2018

    Amy 2018

    Kristin 2018

  • Pharmacy

    We do have an on-site pharmacy, to accomodate many of your prescription needs.  We can assist you in filling your medications at the time of your appointment or process your refill requests (24 hrs in advance). Please call 24 hrs in advance for routine refill requests and 5 business days in advance for special order refill requests (Monday-Friday) 410 252 8820. 
    If you receive refill medications by a human pharmacy, please call your pharmacy to check for refills first.  

    In accordance to Maryland law, any medications that are considered a Class I controlled substance, will require you to hand deliver a written prescription directly to a human pharmacy of your choosing.  Faxed or emailed scripts for Class I drugs, will not be accepted by a human pharmacy.

    Thank you.