Cornell University Hospital for Animals


Advancing the health and well-being of animals


Cornell Commencement Weekend May 26-28, 2017

Visitors to Cornell's Hospital for Animals can expect significant activity and traffic in areas adjacent to the hospitals and throughout campus. Hospital parking spaces are reserved for hospital clientele only. Click HERE for a parking map.

Please follow the suggested routes during road closures:

  • 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.

Here is a link to Cornell maps: 



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.