Cornell University Veterinary Specialists 24 Hour Emergency and Critical Care

Emergency Information


CUVS Emergency Entrance 880 Canal Street Stamford, CTIf your pet is in need of emergency care, you can reach us at:


CUVS is located at:
880 Canal Street in Stamford, CT 06902

Please click the link for map and directions or call to speak with one of our Client Service Coordinators.

Our emergency team is here 24/7,365 days a year to assist you and your pet in the event of an emergency. CUVS is the only veterinary center in the area staffed with on-site, board-certified critical care specialists seven days a week. You can rest assured knowing that your pet is receiving the highest quality care available from our highly trained staff.

If at all possible, please call 203.595.2777 to let us know you are on your way. We will be able to guide you as to how to best to handle your emergency. At that time, our Client Service Coordinators will also be able to collect some vital background information. This will allow us to alert our staff and update the veterinarian prior to your arrival.

If your pet has eaten or swallowed something suspicious please call:

ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center    888.426.4435

(Please be advised that there is a fee per incident)

For your convenience, CUVS accepts all major credit cards. We do retain a deposit prior to the start of any treatment regimen and any remaining balance for services is due upon hospital discharge of your pet.


Cornell University Veterinary Specialists
880 Canal Street
Stamford, CT 06902
Phone 203.595.2777   Fax 203.595.2778


Map and directions

Emergency Hours

24 Hours a day, 7 days a week

Emergency & Critical Care Information

Specialty Hours

Monday - Friday

9am to 6pm

Weekend hours available by special appointment