COVID-19 Protocol.

AS OF 1/4/21: DUE TO THE CONTINUED INCREASE IN COVID CASES ON CAPE COD WE WILL BE SPLITTING BACK INTO TEAMS FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY. OUR HOURS WILL BE 8-5 MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. AS OF 12/7/20: DUE TO THE INCREASE IN COVID CASES ON CAPE COD, WE WILL BE GOING BACK TO STRICTLY CURBSIDE, FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR STAFF AND CLIENTS. We are still trying to offer our 5 star service while also following social distancing guidelines. We just want to thank our clients for continuing to be patient and understanding during this time. You have all been great and we sincerely appreciate it!
When you arrive for your appointment, boarding, or medications/supplies, please call us at 508 255-1194 from the parking lot so we know you are here.
Please let us know which spot you are parked in.
If you prefer to continue to use our curbside service for your doctor's appointment, just let us know at check-in.
For appointments, after you call to check-in, one of our techs will come out to get you and your pet. The tech will bring you and your pet directly into the exam room for your appointment.
The exam room is taped off for social distancing. Please remain behind the tape line. Mask is to be worn covering both your nose and mouth.
After your appointment is complete, please remain in the exam room for check-out. The receptionist will come in with the invoice and take your payment. After you are paid, you will be escorted back out to your car.
We will still be doing tech appointments, boarding, day care, food, supply and medication pick-up via curbside. We ask that, if possible, you order your medication and pet food through our online store.
If you are sick with a fever, cough, or respiratory symptoms have traveled internationally or from out of any state except for MA, ME, VT, NH, NY, CT, or NJ in the last 14 days, please postpone your pet's annual exam and vaccines.
If you think your pet needs EMERGENT medical attention, please call the office to speak to one of our veterinarians so they can determine if your pet needs to be seen.
Please know that we are taking every precaution to ensure the safety of our team, our clients, and the animals under our care. Rooms are being disinfected after each appointment. Hand sanitizer and wipes are available in the rooms. If you have any questions, please feel free to call. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation and we hope to return to our normal operations as soon as possible.

Welcome to the Animal Hospital of Orleans

High-Quality Care with a Heart

Call us at 508-255-1194

The Animal Hospital of Orleans is a friendly, caring, independently-owned veterinary hospital located on Cape Cod, MA and has been serving Orleans, Eastham, Brewster, Harwich, Chatham, and other surrounding Cape Cod towns since 1993. Whether it is the best in veterinary medical care, surgery, laser therapy, dental care, pet lodging (dog boarding and cat boarding), or bathing; you can rely on our team of veterinarians and support staff to offer everything your pet needs throughout his or her life. 

We are the first veterinary hospital in Massachusetts to become a Fear Free sm Certified Practice! All of our staff are Fear Free sm Certified Professionals.  We want to be partners in your pet's care and consider pet owners to be a crucial part of our health-care team! We feel that pets are family and should be treated with love and respect.Our mission is to make coming to the vet a happy and stress-free experience for the whole family. The last thing we want is for your pet to fear the one place that is fully committed to ensuring they live a happy and healthy life. We are dedicated to caring for your pet's emotional and physical well-being by providing ways to alleviate fear, stress, and anxiety and providing our clients with the highest quality care and service, at affordable prices, and delivered with integrity, compassion, and professionalism. We value the importance of communicating clearly with our clients and questions are always welcomed. Client education is a priority in our practice and our clients should always feel informed about their pet's needs, treatment and care. We also continue to learn through continuing education to improve our services and to offer the most up-to-date and comprehensive care available.

Our facility is centrally located in Orleans, the hub of the Lower Cape. For directions visit our Contact Us page



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"Took Buzzy for his first yearly check-up and was nervous about his interaction with the staff as he is a rescue and you can never be sure of their history. Discovered at the appointment, they have become a Fear Free Certified Animal Hospital. What a fabulous experience!!!! 20 STARS********** Rather than get through the appointment at any expense to Buzzy, they played with him in a soft music, pheromone infused room (he was already wearing a pheromone neckerchief, courtesy of the front desk) and enticed him with edible treats. The whole idea is to make it a pleasant experience for the pup or kitty. It was decided that we would come back next week for the "real appointment" to help Buzzy relax and see the office as a pleasant destination. It obviously worked. As my other half took Buzz out to the car, and I talked with the staff, the outside door reopened and Buzzy came back in. Did not want to go to the car! Usually our dogs can't get out of the vet's office fast enough. Well done all. You even had me relaxed by the end of the visit." Deborah Miller

Additional Kennel Pick-up & Drop off Hours Available By Appointment. 

Call the Kennel Cell Phone: (508) 240-4810

Saturday:  3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sunday:  10:00 am - 11:00 am; 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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