24/7 Emergency Care

We’re here to help when you need us most.

If your pet is experiencing an emergency or you have a medical question, please contact us directly. Click the buttons below to call each of our locations now.

At Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists, we know how scary an emergency can be with your pet. Our team is dedicated to making your visit with us as comfortable and we have a specialized, talented team of emergency veterinary professionals working 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays. If your pet is in need of urgent care or emergency care, we are here to provide the highest level of compassionate care at any time of day or night.

What will happen when I arrive at CCVS for an emergency?

When you arrive at Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists for an emergency visit, our client care team will greet you at our reception desk to find out the nature of your pet’s emergency. After that, you will be met by a veterinary technician, who will examine your pet.

Our hospital operates much like a human emergency room, where patients are triaged and attended to by our emergency veterinary team according to level of urgency. You can rest assured that your pet will receive the best possible care from our emergency team, who are overseen by specialists who are board-certified in Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.

Our Emergency and Critical Care Department Offers Expert Care in:

  • Emergency Trauma Treatment
  • Shock and Stabilization
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Blood Transfusions
  • Digital X-Ray, Ultrasound, and other Diagnostic Imaging Techniques
  • Pain Management
  • Treatment of Ingestion of:
    • Foreign Bodies
    • Poison
    • Other Dangerous Substances
  • Stabilization and Treatment of Complications Due to
    • Chronic Illnesses, including Heart Disease or Other Cardiovascular Illnesses
    • Diabetes
    • Kidney Diseases
    • And More


Our veterinary emergency team includes board-certified specialists who offer advanced skills along with the knowledge and expertise that comes with decades of combined experience, all delivered with compassion, empathy and a true love for the animals we serve.

COVID-19 Information

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made changes to our normal operations to keep you and our team members safe. Please visit our COVID-19 Response page for more information on what to expect when you visit our hospital for an emergency.

We have two convenient locations.

Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists is open for emergencies. We also proudly offer premier specialty veterinary care for your pet in close partnership with your referring veterinarian. Our specialists are board-certified in emergency & critical care, surgery, internal medicine, cardiology, and ophthalmology. Our hours are:

Buzzards Bay



Friday 5pm through Monday 5pm : Emergency Services

Monday - Friday: Temporary Limited Lobby Hours.
Please call ahead for medication refills, to schedule appointments, and with any questions. Specialty appointments continue as usual.

Buzzards Bay

Phone: 508-759-5125
Fax: 508-759-9861
Email: info@capecodvetspecialists.com

11 Bourne Bridge Approach
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532


Phone: 508-398-7575
Fax: 508-398-7506
Email: dennisinfo@capecodvetspecialists.com

79 Theophilus Smith Road
South Dennis, MA 02660