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18645 N. Frederick Ave.
Gaithersburg, MD 20879

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Lake Forest Animal Hospital Mission Statement

At Lake Forest Animal Hospital, our mission is to provide you and your pet with the most comprehensive and highest quality care possible. The health and comfort of your pet is of the highest priority. We've set our standards high and hope to exceed your expectation on every visit.

From our intimate meeting area to the thorough discharge information, our intent is to make the pet/human experience as pleasurable as possible. We recognize that each pet and pet owner is unique and therefore requires an individualized program of care. This means paying attention to details, listening carefully, communicating properly, and being available for consultation.

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Welcome to Lake Forest Animal Hospital

Your Veterinarian in Gaithersburg, MD
Call us at 301-740-1083

Pet Emergency? Call us right away at 301-740-1083!


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

Lake Forest 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. Mark Liberto 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 Gaithersburg 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 301-740-1083 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Gaithersburg veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- and you can find directions on our Contact Us page! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Gaithersburg pet owners.

At Lake Forest Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Mark Liberto
Gaithersburg Veterinarian | Lake Forest Animal Hospital | 301-740-1083

18645 N. Frederick Ave.
Gaithersburg, MD 20879

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