Ambassador Animal Hospital

811 Sligo Avenue
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910


Ambassador Animal Hospital - Our Veterinary Services


Because of the shorter lifespan of our pets, Ambassador Animal Hospital stresses the importance of an annual physical examination. Thorough check-ups and preventive care can help alleviate serious health problems. We offer a wide range of veterinary services to keep your companions feeling their best:


Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services:  Our recently built 8000 sq ft. hospital is a state-of-the-art ' facility fully equipped to provide diagnostic and therapeutic services to care for your pets' complete health care needs.

Surgical Services:  Our modern surgical suites are equipped with Isoflurane anesthesia machine, anesthesia / BP monitoring and other emergency devices for patient safety during a wide variety of surgical procedures.

Anesthesia:  We utilize the safest available anesthetics to provide that extra margin of safety, especially for our older or high risk patients. Using the most modern equipment, the patient's vital signs are monitored during all anesthetic procedures.

Radiology and Ultrasound Services:  Our on-site X-ray and Ultrasound equipment provide high quality diagnostic techniques and are evaluated by skilled radiologists on a case-by-case basis. Our hospital is equipped with HP sonos color ultrasound machine for abdominal and thoracic scan and a consultation with radiologist.

Electrocardiography Services:  We provide ECG services on-site as well as consultations with cardiology specialists.

Dentistry:  Our dental services include teeth cleaning and polishing, tooth extractions and oral surgery.

Laboratory:  Our in-house laboratory facilities provide for serum chemistry, hematology, serology, urinalysis, cytology and parasite testing etc. We also utilize commercial veterinary laboratories for specialized diagnostics and consultations.

Permanent identification: We offer tattooing and microchip identification.

Pharmacy:  We maintain a complete, up-to-date inventory of pharmaceuticals, vitamins, shampoos, flea, tick and heartworm preventatives to meet the needs of your pet. Our prices on heartworm, flea and tick products are the lowest in the market. Please feel free to check and compare our lowest prices on heartworm, flea and tick products on the market. Click on the link below for to search for and comapre prices on flea/tick, heartworm prevention, and a variety of other medications.

Individualized Flea Control Programs:  We develop programs for the specific needs of your pet and your own particular environmental situation. We will review with you the best ways to control fleas in your house, in your yard and on your pet.

Dietary Counseling:  We will provide guidance regarding your pet's nutritional needs for each life stage, including dietary requirements for growth, weight maintenance and performance.

Behavioral Counseling:  We can provide advice / medical therapy regarding the correction of problems such as excessive barking, chewing, spraying, scratching, digging, house soiling ,aggression and other behavioral problems.

Grooming:  We provide professional grooming services for your pets. We have skilled groomers who can provide grooming for all breeds of dogs and cats. Please feel free to call and talk to us about your pet's grooming needs.

Boarding:  We provide pet boarding as a service to our clients. All boarders receive personal attention from our caring staff. Pets may be dropped off and picked up during regular business hours Monday through Saturday. All boarders are released between the hours of 4:00 pm - 7 pm Monday thru Friday, and 1pm -3 pm on Saturday. All pets must be current on vaccinations.Older pets are given special care for additional charges. All pets leaving the facility after boarding will receive a bath on the day of pick-up for a discounted fee.

Bathing:  Routine and therapeutic bathing services are available ,bath services with options such as hot oils, flea dips, creme rinse, and others at a additional fee.

Emergency Care:  In the event of an emergency during our normal office hours please call ahead if possible and proceed directly to our practice. Please call our main telephone number at (301)589-1344 for instructions for after-hour emergencies.

Prescription Food: We carry a large variety of prescription foods that are prescribed by your veterinarian that helps to aid in treatment through your pet's diet. We receive weekly shipments from the top companies such as Hill's Prescription Diet, Royal Canin, as well as Science Diet in our hospital for sale at a competitive price. If we happen to not carry the food you want, you wish to buy a bigger, economical size, or we are just currently out of stock, we provide the option to our clients of calling ahead to place your order to make sure it comes in on our weekly food shipment. We then notify our clients their food has arrived and place it behind the counter for safe keeping to be picked up at your earliest convenience for no additional charge.