Paradise Animal Hospital

6350 Frederick Rd. Catonsville, MD 21228

In case of an after-hours emergency please contact the following emergency hospital:

The Emergency Veterinary Clinic
32 Mellor Ave
Catonsville, MD 21228
Phone: (410) 788-7040

Pet ER
1209 Cromwell Bridge Rd
Towson, MD 21286
Phone: (410) 252-8387

Animal Emergency Hospital of Ellicott City
10270 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21042
Phone: (410) 750-1177


On Wednesday, August 15th, Paradise Animal Hospital will be closing at 7:00 pm instead of 8:00 pm for an all-staff meeting. We apologize for any inconvenience.  Thanks!

Meet Our Customer Service Staff

Paradise Animal Hospital has a large team of dedicated, caring and experienced veterinary staff that work together to ensure that you and your pet have a great experience at each and every one of your veterinary visits.

Melinda Taylor, Lead Customer Service Representative

Since Melinda joined the Paradise team, she has had the privilege to grow in many different departments including Pet Hotel, Technician and Customer Service Representative. Melinda has two cats that are her world! Melinda loves telling stories about her cats’ funny antics or showing adorable pictures of them. During her free time Melinda enjoys spending time outside in natural settings, spending time with her family and hanging out with her cats.

Stacey Szczypinski

Stacey joined the hospital in 2009. She has been in the veterinary field for 21 years. Stacey has held many positions in that time up to and including management. When she is not working she is at home with her family, including her two cats Tiberius and Star and her Husky Iceus. Stacey is a sports fanatic. Her favorite sports are lacrosse and football — GO RAVENS!!!!!

Ashley Polk