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Welcome to Yellow Springs Veterinary Clinic

Your Veterinarian in Frederick, MD
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Yellow Springs Veterinary Clinic is a full-service animal hospital, in Frederick, MD providing the highest quality healthcare for your pets. Our primary goal is to improve the quality of life for our patients through compassionate care and the mastery of today's high tech veterinary medicine. Dr. Barbour founded the practice in 1990, and is very proud of having built a state-of-the-art facility and assembled a highly-qualified and motivated staff in order to provide the best animal care possible.

Each one of our veterinarians and staff members is a caring pet owner, just like you, and we truly understand the concern you have for your pet's health and well-being. We believe you will find Yellow Springs Veterinary Clinic to be a friendly and caring place. A place where you and your pet can feel relaxed and comfortable. Please feel free to call or email us with questions or comments.

At Yellow Springs Veterinary Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Barbour, Dr. Ruppert, Dr. Barnard & Dr. Kluchurosky

Frederick Veterinarian | Yellow Springs Veterinary Clinic | 301-663-8353

25 Thomas Johnson Dr.
Frederick, MD 21702

Making Care Possible.... Today

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  • Alexandra Barnard

    Dr. Alexandra Barnard grew up in Howard County, Maryland. After receiving her bachelor's degree in Animal Science from the University of Delaware in 2010 and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania in 2014, she moved back to Maryland. For the last four years, Dr. Barnard has worked in mixed animal practice at the Animal Medical Hospital at Glenwood, located in Glenwood Maryland, where she routinely saw horses, small ruminants, dogs, and cats. 
    Dr. Barnard is thrilled to start the next step in her career focusing on companion animals at Yellow Springs Animal Hospital. Her special veterinary interests include diagnostic imaging, pathology, and working with geriatric animals. In her spare time, Dr. Barnard enjoys spending time with friends and family, cooking, helping at local 4-H activities, snuggling her cat MK and her rescue dog Kolbi, and riding her family's horses.

  • Randy Barbour
    DVM, RPh, CVAC

    Dr. Randy Barbour, a native of Vinton, Virginia, graduated from the Medical College of Virginia School of Pharmacy in 1981 and The Virginia-Maryland School of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. After working in emergency and small animal private practice for four years, he founded the Yellow Springs Veterinary Clinic in 1990.

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  • Geof Ruppert

    Dr. Geof Ruppert is a 1984 graduate of Walkersville High School. He attended Virginia Tech to study animal science and graduated first in his class in 1991 from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. After beginning his career as a general practitioner for both large and small animals, he narrowed his focus to companion animals in 1996.

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  • Michelle Kluchurosky

    Dr. Michelle Kluchurosky graduated in 1993 from Indiana University of PA with a B.S. in biology. She earned her veterinary degree in 1997 from Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, she practiced small animal medicine and surgery for 4 years at Centre Animal Hospital in State College, PA.

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  • "Yellow Springs Veterinary Group is like going home to family. They treat your four-legged family member with the utmost care and professionalism."
    Helga McDonald / Frederick, MD

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