Welcome to Greater South River Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Edgewater MD

Locally owned and operated since 1984
Call us at (410) 956-4500

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (410) 956-4500!

In this day and age, when healthcare has become a corporate commodity, you can take comfort in knowing that we still provide completely customized care for each one of our patients—your pets. Our unique combination of modern medicine and equipment plus a personal touch ensures that your pet's health is in the hands of someone you know and trust. Meet our veterinarians.

Greater South River Animal Hospital strongly feels that you and your pet deserve a clean, safe, and welcoming environment. We offer complimentary coffee and treats at every visit and will assist you with purchases right to your vehicle. 

Locally owned and operated since 1984
Call us at (410) 956-4500

Our client relations specialists are known for their hospitality and kindness. We want to build long term relationships with our clients and patients. We hope to work with you in achieving the best care possible for your animal. We look forward to providing a lifetime of friendly faces, optimum treatment, and exceptional customer service for you and your loved ones.

If you live in Edgewater or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Catherine Gately-Dean is a licensed MD veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Greater South River Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Catherine Gately-Dean has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Edgewater veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (410) 956-4500 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Edgewater veterinary office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Edgewater pet owners.

At Greater South River Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

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Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Cate Gately-Dean, DVM
    Cate Gately-Dean, DVM

    Catherine Gately-Dean, DVM is a 1991 graduate of Virginia-Maryland School of Veterinary Medicine. She joined the practice in 1997 and enjoys working with ferrets, rabbits and other small animals. Her spare time is spent with her husband and their three children, actively participating in school events and their sports programs. Their family includes their Labradoodle, “Kanga” and cat “Popper”. Dr. Cate and her husband live in Mayo, Maryland and enjoy supporting their local community.

  • Daniel L. Doherty, DVM
    Daniel L. Doherty, DVM

    Dan Doherty, DVM is a 1988 graduate of the University Of Georgia College Of Veterinary Medicine. He resides in the Annapolis area where he graduated from Annapolis High School in 1968. In addition to his veterinary career, he is an attorney and has served as an Assistant States Attorney for Anne Arundel County and in private law practice. He has been married to his wife Kris for 33 years and they have two children. Dr. Doherty has been active as a lacrosse player, coach and referee. He enjoys gardening and spending time with his Labradoodle, “Bailey”.

  • Linda Hammond
    Linda Hammond

    Linda Hammond, a senior Client Relations Specialist, has been with our practice since 1990. She was born and raised in Grand Island, New York and has been a resident of Maryland for 23 years. She joined Greater South River Animal Hospital 20 years ago. She is full of light and happiness and makes all our clients feel as though they are a part of our family. Linda feels that it is not only an honor, but a privilege to care for your patients and companions.

  • Alissa R
    Veterinary Technician

    Biography coming soon 

  • Kevin P
    Veterinary Assistant

    Biography Coming Soon

  • Alayna R
    Veterinary Technician & Shift Lead

    Biography Coming Soon

  • Kennedy C
    Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist

    Biography Coming Soon

  • Lauren T
    Veterinary Receptionist

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  • Ciera N
    Reception Supervisor

    Biography Coming Soon

  • Catherine Rodriguez
    Veterinary Practice Manager

    Biography Coming Soon

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • Have been bringing my animals here for years - awesome place and wonderful staff!

    - Lisa K.
  • Very, very caring staff from the person that answers the phone all the way until the bitter end. Thank you for all of your compassion for our pets over the years! Don't know where our pooches would be without Drs. Cate and Dan as well as all the rest of the staff there! Thank you Greater South River Animal Hospital!😁

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    - Darlene C. Show More
  • I seem to spend a fortune here, but that's a result of having so many pets! Dr. Dan is great and really loves animals. The whole staff is friendly.

    - James L.

Contact Us

Location

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday

8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Tuesday

8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Wednesday

8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Thursday

8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday

8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Saturday

8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sunday

Closed

Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday
Closed