severna Park Veterinary Hospital

Severna Park Veterinary Hospital was established in 1974 and is currently owned by Dr. Jessica Heard. We are current members of the Severna Park Chamber of Commerce and are dedicated to helping your beloved pets.

Drive, bike or walk to Severna Park Veterinary Hospital. We have recently moved our location just around the corner to 4 Evergreen Road directly across from the Severn School Athletic Field. Drop off appointments are available while you work. All are welcomed to stop by.

Kittens and puppy in the grass
  • 4 Evergreen Road
  • Severna Park,MD 21146
  • Phone: (410) 647-8366
  • Fax: (410) 647-2759
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  • M,T,W, Th 8am - 7pm
  • Fri 8am - 6pm
  • Sat 8:30am - 1pm
  • Dr. Jessica Heard

    Veterinarian, Owner
    Dr. Jessica Heard attended Auburn University's College of Veterinary Medicine. After practicing in Georgia for many years, she returned to her home state of Maryland and lives in the neighborhood of West Severna Park. While practicing in Georgia, she volunteered with the Atlanta Doberman rescue organization.. She belongs to the Maryland Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medicine association. When not practicing she keeps busy as a mother of two young children as well as her involvement in the community.
    Years in Practice:
    Jun 01, 1997
    Education:
    Auburn University
  • Dr. Mary Beth Dearing

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Mary Beth Dearing completed her undergraduate education at Virginia Tech with a degree in Animal Science and received her Master’s Degree in Reproductive Physiology-Animal Science.  She earned her veterinary degree at Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.  Before moving back to her hometown of Severna Park, she worked in Virginia at a large 24hr hospital for 7 years.  She moved back to Severna Park where she and her husband live with their three children, two beagles and two cats.


    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1995
    Education:
    Virginia Tech , Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Dr. Christina Ferguson

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Ferguson began her veterinary career practicing in New York City.  She returned to Maryland to practice emergency medicine at Anne Arundel Veterinary Emergency Clinic in Annapolis.  She has since practiced in numerous small animal hospitals in the local area doing relief work while she raised her three young children.

    She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Maryland Medical Association.  Her interests include emergency, pediatric, and geriatric medicine.  She also enjoys treating and helping pocket pets and exotics.

    In her free time she enjoys spending it outdoors with her family on the Severn River boating, kayaking, horseback riding, skiing and traveling. She has an assortment of animals that include her West Highland Terrier "Winston", hamster "Roxie", Gecco lizard, "T-Rex", goldfish and hermit crabs.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1999
    Education:
    Virginia Tech, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Dr. Lisa Perez

    Dr. Lisa Perez is originally from Olney, Maryland. She attended the University of Maryland, College Park for her undergraduate studies and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Animal and Avian Sciences. She earned her veterinary degree at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. Shortly after graduation, she completed a one year rotating Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Internship in Greensboro, North Carolina. After this, she worked at a mixed animal practice that treated small animals, pocket pets, and exotic pets in Richmond, VA, before joining the Severna Park Veterinary Hospital team.

    Dr. Perez’s professional interests include internal medicine, dentistry, cytology, pocket pet and exotic animal medicine, soft tissue surgery, and ultrasonography. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Maryland Veterinary Medicine Association.

    In her free time, Dr. Perez enjoys hiking, photography, horse-back riding, reading, and spending time with family. She currently has a few pets, a mischievous DSH/Siamese mix named, Mr. Reno Renegade, and Betta fish.  




    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2014
  • Cindy

    Veterinary Nurse
    Cindy has over 10 years experience as a veterinary nurse and has a special interest in animal dentistry. She especially loves small dogs and cats. She lives locally with her dogs Raven and Harley, her Cockatoo Rocky and her cat Nubbins.
  • Dawn

    Veterinary Nurse
    Dawn has been a veterinary nurse at Severna Park Veterinary Hospital since 2002. She has quite a brood of beloved pets at home and much of her spare time is spent caring for them and her son and daughter.  She also keeps herself busy petsitting for many of our client's pets.
  • Carolyn

    Veterinary Nurse
    Carolyn has been with SPVH since 2006 and has worked in the veterinary field since 2002.  She has two birds, one is a Pionous named Penny and a Senegal named Beanie. She also has two adorable dogs Stewie and Max.
  • Ashley

    Receptionist
    Ashley has been with SPVH since 2005.  She enjoys helping our furry patients.  She also rescued an adorable Welsh Terrier "Scruffy" and much of her free time is spent keeping him out of trouble and raising her adorable daughter!
  • Chris

    Receptionist
    Chris has been with Severna Park Veterinary Hospital since 2003. She works as a part-time receptionist. She lives locally with her husband, two dogs Simon and Duchess and her kitty Louise.
  • Shylo

    Veterinary Nurse
    Shylo is a veterinary nurse who joined our team in 2008. She has worked in the animal field since she was sixteen. She loves shopping, riding horses and spending time with her Little Trooper puppy, three cats, her husband and two adorable little girls.

  • Lorraine

    Office Manager/Bookkeeper
    Lorraine has been with Severna Park Veterinary Hospital since 1992.  She is the office manager and bookkeeper and tries to spend time with the animals whenever she can.  When not juggling the many things that keep her busy at SPVH she is kept pretty busy with family life spending time with her husband, two sons and a terrier mix Finn.
  • Brittany

    Veterinary Nurse
    Brittany joined us in 2012.  She was one of our interns from the Severna Park High School internship program.  She has been attending a local college while she works and we are proud to announce that she has been accepted into Vet school and will begin this summer 2016.  We are so proud and excited for her!               
  • Kelsey

    Veterinary Nurse
    Kelsey joined SPVH in May 2014.  She is a dedicated and compassionate individual and we are fortunate to have her on our team.  She began her career in the veterinary field 4 years ago.  She is looking to expand her veterinary nursing skills and hopefully one day fulfill and even bigger dream of going on to vet school. 
  • Hannah

    Veterinary Nurse

    Hannah joined our team in 2016.  She is a college student and wants to gain experience in the veterinary field.  Hannah has wildlife experience and we were introduced to her when Dr. Heard assisted the Severn River Keeper free an Osprey tangled from some wire where it was nesting.

  • Alyssa

    Receptionist

    Alyssa joined our team in August.  She has a gaggle of critters that include her Pug Sandy, Pig Peggy, a few tortoises, and a tarantula!