Cornell University Hospital for Animals


Advancing the health and well-being of animals



Clients coming to Cornell University Hospital for Animals during Commencement Weekend should expect an increase in activity, traffic congestion, and road closures around campus. Client parking in front of the hospitals remains reserved for HOSPITAL CLIENTS ONLY.

Please follow the driving directions below to get to the hospital during Commencement Ceremony days/times when some roads on campus will be closed:
Saturday, May 28th 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 29th 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


From University Avenue cross Thurston Avenue bridge and take turn right on Cradit Farm Drive, turn right on Pleasant Grove Road, straight onto Forest Home Drive to Caldwell Road to Campus Road

From Pine Tree Road turn right onto Ellis Hollow Road, take left onto Game Farm Road, take left onto Rt. 366, take right onto Caldwell to Campus Road


For more information about Commencement click HERE



If you are having a pet emergency, call:

(607) 253-3060

for cats, dogs, exotic, and other companion pets. more info

(607) 253-3100

for horses, cows, alpacas, llamas, sheep, goats, and pigs. more info

The Cornell University Hospital for Animals, located in Ithaca, NY, is a teaching hospital with a team of board certified veterinarians, residents, interns and licensed veterinary technicians that performs cutting edge veterinary medicine. The Companion Animal Hospital, the Equine Hospital, Nemo Farm Animal Hospital, Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Health Center and the Ambulatory Production Medicine Service offer emergency, specialty and primary care services to all species including dogs, cats, exotic pets, wildlife, zoo animals, equine and farm animals. Whether the patient is big or small, and their condition common or complex, we strive to keep clients and referring veterinarians informed about the treatment options/recommendations, prognosis and costs at all times.


  • Companion Animal Hospital

    More than 18,500 dogs, cats, birds and other small mammals receive health and medical care each year in our Companion Animal Hospital.

  • Equine Hospital

    Approximately 2,500 horses receive health care each year in our Equine Hospital. An additional 2,000 horses are cared for each year by our ambulatory and production medicine service, whose staff travels to area farms and ranches.

  • Nemo Farm Animal Hospital

    Cattle, sheep, goats, swine and Camelids (llamas, alpacas, and camels). Approximately 1,000 farm animals receive health and medical care each year in our Nemo Farm Animal Hospital.

  • Ambulatory and Production Medicine

    The Ambulatory and Production Medicine Clinic provides routine and emergency veterinary service on farms within 25 to 30 miles of Ithaca, New York. For emergencies call 607-253-3140.

  • Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Health Center

    Cornell's Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Health Center provides in-hospital medical and surgical care to sick and injured native wild animals.