Islands Transportation

LOCATIONS

Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket Emergency Veterinary Transportation

Have an emergency with your pet on Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket? Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists has worked with local transportation companies to make sure your pets are able to get access to emergency veterinary care 24/7

Vineyard Haven or Oak Bluffs to CCVS Buzzards Bay

Steamship Authority

  • Phone: 508-477-8600, Call first to let them know you have an emergency with your pet and need transportation off the island.
  • Daily ferry service from Vineyard Haven and Oak Bluffs to Woods Hole – regular rates apply
  • Must have letter from your veterinarian stating that you have an emergency. That letter will allow you to get on the next ferry without a reservation, especially if you are using your own car.
  • If your veterinarian is not open, contact the veterinarian on-call on Martha’s Vineyard to be provided with a letter.
  • If you are not bringing your car, Falmouth Cab (508-548-3100) has minivans available 24/7 to transport you and your pet from Woods Hole to CCVS in Buzzards Bay (approximately $60 fare). Let them know you have an emergency with your pet when you request the cab.

When you are able, call CCVS at 508-759-5125 to let us know you are on your way.

Vineyard Haven to CCVS Buzzards Bay (Evening/Overnight/Early Morning/Inclement Weather)

Patriot Ferry Service

  • Main Office: 508-548-2626, call first to let them know you have an emergency with your pet and need transportation off the island.
  • If no answer, call Jim at 508-566-7802 or the alternate Captain at 508-566-7803
  • Available 24/7 to Woods Hole when Steamship is not running, rates depend on time of day
  • Often runs even if the Steamship is not running due to weather
  • Cars not permitted onboard
  • 9:00PM-3:00AM – $200 plus passenger fee of $12.00 per person (only Vineyard Haven to Woods Hole)
  • 3:00am-9:00PM – $12 per person

Falmouth Cab

  • Has minivans available 24/7 to transport you and your pet from Woods Hole to CCVS in Buzzards Bay (approximately $60 fare).
  • Phone: 508-548-3100
  • Let them know you have an emergency with your pet when you request the cab.

When you are able, call CCVS Buzzards Bay at 508-759-5125 to let us know you are on your way

Oak Bluffs to CCVS Dennis

Hyline Ferry

  • Phone: 508-477-8600, call first to let them know you have an emergency with your pet and need transportation off the island
  • Daily ferry service from Oak Bluffs to Hyannis 8:00am-6:45pm, regular rates apply

Hyannis Cab

  • Available 24/7 to transport you and your pet to Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists Dennis (79 Theophilus Smith Road, South Dennis, MA 02660)
  • Phone: 508-775-5555
  • Let them know you have an emergency with your pet when you request the cab
  • Approximately $35-$40 fare cost

When you are able, call CCVS Dennis at 508-398-7575 to let us know you are on your way.

Nantucket to CCVS Dennis

Hyline Fast Passenger Ferry

  • Phone: 508-477-8600, call first to let them know you have an emergency with your pet and need transportation off the island
  • Runs daily from 6:00am-9:20pm
  • Approximate cost: $70.00

Steamship Authority has a similar service (508-477-8600 call first to let them know you have an emergency with your pet and need transportation off the island)

Hyannis Cab is available 24/7 to transport you and your pet to Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists Dennis (79 Theophilus Smith Road, South Dennis, MA 02660)

  • Phone: 508-775-5555
  • Let them know you have an emergency with your pet when you request the cab
  • Approximately $35-$40 fare cost

When you are able, call CCVS Dennis at 508-398-7575 to let us know you are on your way.

We have two convenient locations.

Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergencies. We also proudly offer premiere 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.

Buzzards Bay

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

11 Bourne Bridge Approach
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532

Dennis

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

79 Theophilus Smith Road
South Dennis, MA 02660