Hurricane Affected Areas Pose Dangers To Local Pets

Baltimore-area shelters have taken in several dogs from the Houston area. Here are some of the things local veterinarians are monitoring in these storm affected areas:

Houston was in the midst of an outbreak of H3N2 […]

Dr. Hammond Gives Christmas Gift Idea For Dog Owners

Dr. Kim Hammond from Falls Road Animal in Baltimore, MD gives holiday gift suggestions for dog owners.


Dr. Kim Hammond Returns For Pet Q&A

Dr. Kim Hammond from Falls Road Animal Hospital in Baltimore, MD returns to 11 News at Noon to answer pet owners’ questions.


Jane Goodall

Dear Kim,

In haste – but I wanted to thank you so, so much for the two gorilla carvings. They do make me smile. They shall join my other African ape carving – if you get a […]

Animal Care Provider — TOP WINNER!

By Karen Kitkin — The Daily Record — Health Care Heroes
When Kim J. Hammond opened the Falls Road Animal Hospital in 1981, he didn’t plan to keep it open around the clock. Hammond had just graduated from Tuskegee University […]

Zoo Project Aims to Save Gorillas from Extinction

By Bruce Miller — The Examiner
BALTIMORE – For most veterinarians, working firsthand with gorillas in the wild is the stuff of movies. But for Michael Cranfield, director of animal health, research and conservation at the Maryland Zoo and […]

Maryland Zoo Takes Over Preservation of Gorillas

Source: The Washington Times
BALTIMORE — The Maryland Zoo in the rolling fields of Druid Hill Park is far away from the mountain jungles in Africa, but it has become a surrogate home for a powerful […]

Man’s Best Friend Has a Friend in Baltimore

By Dana Thomas — The New Yorker
Hervé Leger was in a pickle. For months, the designer’s French bulldog, Ming, had been ill with hyper-keratosis – warty growths on the nose – and a bad case of arthritis. An assortment […]

Charles Laurence Meets a Jet-Set Vet

Source: The Daily Telegraph
It was the warts on the nose of a fussy French bulldog called Ming that propelled Kim Hammond into celebrity orbit. Before the warts, Dr Hammond was a successful vet and, in […]

Conservationist Donates Sports Equipment

By Bonny Mukombozi, Northern Province Musanze — The New Times
Kim Hammond, the owner of US-based Falls Road Animal Hospital has donated an assortment of sports materials to youth sports associations and several schools in Musanze district.

Hammond is […]

Ape Crusader

By Evan Serpick — Baltimore Magazine

Why is local veterinarian, entrepreneur, and bon vivant Kim Hammond spending so much time in East Africa?
Since joining the board in 2005, Hammond has donated hundreds of thousands of dollars in […]