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Welcome to Maryland Veterinary Surgical Services

Your choice for family-owned, client-oriented, patient-centered veterinary surgical care located in the heart of Catonsville,MD

Please contact us at (410) 788-4088

Welcome to Maryland Veterinary Surgical Services (MVSS). We are a high-quality, family-owned, client-oriented, patient-centered surgical referral practice located in the heart of Catonsville, MD. MVSS was founded by Dr. Tom Sooy in 1988 with the intent of providing outstanding veterinary surgical care at an affordable price. Dr. Honor Ame Walesby purchased the practice in April of 2010 and has continued Dr. Sooy's mission. The practice has continued to thrive over the years as a function of surgical expertise, exceptional patient care and comprehensive client education.

At MVSS we realize how important your companion is to you and your family. The decision to pursue surgery can be overwhelming. Dr. Walesby strives to provide information, education and resources to make the decision-making journey more understandable and less daunting. After the initial history and physical exam, she will review the findings, diagnosis and treatment options with you in order to ensure the best possible outcome for you and your beloved companion.

Please explore the website for helpful information. Should you have any further questions about a specific procedure, or need to make an appointment, please do not hesitate to contact us!

Dr. Honor Ame Walesby
Catonsville Veterinarian | Maryland Veterinary Surgical Services | (410) 788-4088

32 Mellor Avenue Suite B
Catonsville, MD 21228

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Natasha Anderson

    I have always loved animals and pets so working with them all day and learning how their bodies work fascinates me. Everyday, I feel like I am making a difference in the lives of not only my pet patients, but also their human families as well.

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  • Matt Mason
    Veterinary Assistant

    When I made the decision that I wanted to join the Anderson Veterinary Clinic team, Dr. Anderson really took me under her wing and helped me invest myself wholeheartedly. Since then, I've been helping pet owners make healthier choices and living a healthier life with their pets.

  • Talia Noble
    Veterinary Assistant

    I love coming to work everyday! Ever since I started working here at Anderson Veterinary Clinic I have been reading and learning as much as I can about pet health and well being. Now my pets and I are living a healthier life and can pass my knowledge and experience to other families so they too can discover wellness!


Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Dr. Walesby is currently helping us through a rough time with our 17 mon old Dalmation mix. He is having his leg amputated this Tuesday, and Dr. Walesby has been with us the whole time. She had a room full of patients, but took the time with us in front of the X-ray light explaining Calvin's problem. She called us personally at 9PM with the results of the biopsy. She thoroughly explained Calvin's upcoming amputation, explaining all aspects of the surgery and the aftercare. It's a really awful time for us, but Dr. Walesby is so personable and upbeat, it makes it so much better. It's very obvious that she cares very deeply for her patients and their families."
    PN., Ellicott City, MD
  • "Dr. Walesby performed surgery on the soft palate of our dog Zoe. Since the surgery we have seen immense improvement in our dog's physical and emotional status. It's like she's a puppy again when in reality she is about 9yrs. old! Dr. Walesby is a very compassionate and knowledgeable surgeon; she takes the time to answer any and all questions you might have during the consultation appointment. Her entire staff shows compassion and concern for you and your pet! In our mind we could not have found a better facility to have the surgery done on our dog--thank you Dr. Walesby!!"
    Michele L., Manchester, PA
  • "I love this place! My Bernese Mountain Dog, Maggie has needed 5 different surgeries, 2 for ACL repairs and 3 for cancer and I have never wanted to take her anywhere else. The staff if professional yet kind and Dr. Walesby is caring and confident. She put me at ease when my 10 year old dog needed surgery by saying, "Don't worry, age is not a disease!""
    Lesley and Maggie Z. Thank you so much!!
  • "We traveled from Pennsylvania to Catonsville on the recommendation of our vet. We met with Dr. Walesby, she explained all costs up front, which included follow up exams to check his recovery and proper healing. Everyone we came in contact with was kind, considerate and patient. Our dogs recovery is now just about complete and we're both so happy. I had my doubts, but Dr. Walesby assured me he be good as new. He is and she's the best . Thank you."
    Judith U Hanover, PA
  • "Our mini schnauzer had chronic ear infections and we had to have her ear canal removed. Dr. Walesby was absolutely wonderful. She met with me and explained in detail the surgical process and what to expect after the surgery. She was so compassionate and warm. Her love of animals was very apparent! She personally followed-up with phone calls to check on our doggie to make sure everything was healing correctly. It was a pleasure to deal with her. I would recommend this practice to anyone with a pet in need of surgery. The cost was very reasonable when compared to other practices."
    Xina K Ellicott City, MD

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