Animal health information and helpful links
As you might imagine, the faculty of the Baker Institute and the
Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine receive a large number of
requests for clinical and/or diagnostic information. Unfortunately, we
are not staffed to provide medical information or assistance on an
individual basis, but there are resources and services available at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine that you may find useful:
- Some people choose to bring their animals to Cornell University
Hospital for Animals here in Ithaca, even if it means traveling some
distance. Please call the admissions office of our Companion Animal
Hospital at (607) 253-3060, or our Equine and Farm Animal Hospital at
(607) 253-3100 weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) to
schedule an appointment. Although our veterinary professionals prefer to
examine animals in person, in special cases they may conduct telephone
consultations, veterinarian-to-veterinarian only. To arrange a consultation, your veterinarian may call one of the
- VetAccess is a fee-based customized research and document
delivery service that provides rapid and easy access to information
contained in the Flower-Sprecher Veterinary Library at Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine. Practicing veterinarians, researchers, animal or pet
owners, or simply people with a passion for up-to-date information on
all aspects of veterinary medicine can use VetAcces.
- Veterinary professionals seeking advice regarding the use or interpretation of a variety of veterinary diagnostic tests can visit the Animal Heath Diagnostic Center website.
- The Cornell Feline Health Center operates the Camuti Consultation Service, an over-the-phone consultation line, available to both practicing veterinarians and pet
owners at 1-800-548-8937. Please note, there may be a charge for
consulting with them.