Briar Patch Veterinary Hospital

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706 Elmira Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850

Driving Directions

(607) 272-2828


  • Hours:
  • Mon, Tues & Thurs: 8:00AM-7:00PM
  • Wed: 8:00AM-1:00PM
  • Fri: 8:00AM-5:00PM
  • Sat: 8:00AM-1:00PM
  • After Hours Emergency? Call: Cornell 607-253-3060

At Briar Patch Veterinary Hospital all of our staff share the love you have for your animal companions by providing them with the highest caliber of advanced medicine and compassionate care throughout each stage of life. As partners in providing for your pet's well-being, we invest the time to listen and converse with you about your pet's individual needs in order to provide the best medical treatment, advice and education to keep them in optimal health. Our focus on total quality inhabits every aspect of the practice - from our investment in becoming AAHA accredited, to the medicines and equipment we use to treat your animal companions. From birth through end-of-life issues, we are there with you, your pet and your family.

New patients are always welcome! Give us a call or email us to request an appointment. Briar Patch Veterinary Hospital in Ithaca, NY is a full service, AAHA accredited small animal hospital offering complete health care for dogs, cats, birds, pocket and exotic pets.

Our hospital is well-equipped to handle laboratory, surgical, x-ray and dentistry services. All of our equipment utilizes state of the art technology, including digital whole body and dental x-ray.  We believe in providing state of the art pain management, using various modalities including acupuncture and laser therapy.  Additionally, our staff is able to provide behavioral and nutritional counseling. We are fortunate to have the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine minutes away and utilize the resources readily available to our professional community.

We offer our medical services by appointment Monday through Saturday, including four evenings. For your convenience we accept payment in the form of cash, check and credit cards.

 At Briar Patch, you and your pet are part of our family.

Briar Patch Veterinary Hospital Services

  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Dental Care
  • Emergency and Critical Care
  • Fully Stocked Pharmacy
  • Hospice and Euthanasia Services
  • Laser Therapy
  • Microchipping
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Parasite Prevention and Control
  • Puppy and Kitten Care
  • Rabbits and Small Mammals
  • Radiology (X-Rays)
  • Senior Care
  • Surgery
  • Vaccinations