Veterinary Services

We are a full-service veterinary hospital with capabilities of providing routine wellness care to more complex surgeries and hospitalization. We specialize in treating dogs, cats and exotic pets.

Boarding Services

A great place to spend the night. There is no place like home, but BHPH can be the next best place for your pet while you are away. We will accommodate special needs pets and dietary requirements.

Grooming Services

Personalized breed-specific grooming, clipping, and bathing for all breeds of cats and dogs, to give your pet the right amount of ooh-la-la! Appointments are available Monday to Friday.

Pre-Exam Questionnaire >

We kindly request that you complete the above required form, and return it to us 72 hours prior to your pet’s appointment, so that the doctor has time to review it, in advance of your visit.

COVID-19 Protocols

Rest assured, we are open and fully operational at BHPH. As always, we are committed to providing a safe environment in which you and your pets can receive treatment while feeling comfortable and secure. Your pet’s well-being, and our collective wellbeing, remains our top priority as we deal with the risks surrounding COVID-19. We will do everything we can to meet your needs pertaining to any service you need. In furtherance of all, we have put the following protocols into place:

To maintain “social distancing,” we are moving to Curbside Care ONLY.

If you are not feeling well or may be at risk of exposure to COVID-19 please ask a healthy friend or family member to transport your pet to the hospital on your behalf.

We continue to care for all:

  • Exams, hospital procedures and brief treatments with our doctors or nurses
  • Dentistry and other important surgeries
  • Pet admittances for Daycare, Pet lodging or Grooming

note: All appointment paperwork will be emailed to you 48 hours in advance of your appointment and must be completed before arrival to BHPH.


More information and Curbside Care Procedures >


Call 203-324-5711 or use our Appointment Request Form

Pet Portal

Login to view Pet Portal and make an Appointment. New clients please call for an appointment.

Labor Day Holiday

In observance of the the Labor Day Holiday, we will be closed Saturday,  September 5, Sunday, September 6 and Monday, Sept 7. We will reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday, September 8.

Regular Hours

Mon through Fri 7:30am – 6:30pm

Sat 8am – 2pm

Sun 1pm – 3pm*

* for boarding drop offs, pick ups or purchasing
items only-no medical appointments

Bull’s Head Pet Hospital

Our team is dedicated to providing the highest quality of compassionate medicine to the pets of lower Fairfield County, including Stamford and Greenwich, and Westchester County. For 40 years, the team at Bull’s Head Pet Hospital has been delivering exemplary client service and medical care to our community. We are a highly progressive, full-service veterinary hospital providing routine wellness care to more complex surgeries, dental procedures and hospitalization. We specialize in treating dogs, cats and exotic pets. By staying atop trends in veterinary medicine and utilizing current technology, the Doctors and staff are able to provide the best medical care and quality of life possible for your pet.


Conveniently located in the heart of Stamford on Long Ridge Road, our veterinary clinic is open seven days a week with free parking. In addition to our veterinary services, we offer comfortable 24/7 dog and cat Pet Lodging, “Doggy Day Care”, In Home Puppy Classes and Professional Grooming for your pets. View our Hospital Tour on YouTube.


Mission Statement
Our mission is to provide a welcoming environment in which to communicate with clients and provide pets the highest standard of care. The staff is dedicated to serving pets with great compassion, while delivering the ultimate client experience to their human companions. Our “Pet-Centric” philosophy encourages strong owner participation as we strive to “Share the Care” by educating clients to make informed decisions regarding pet health and wellness. We know your pets are an integral part of your family and are treated as if they belonged to us. At BHPH, the only difference between your pets and our pets is a “Y”.

Bull’s Head Pet Hospital Veterinary Services

  • Telemedicine
  • Wellness & Preventative Care
  • Digital Radiology & Ultrasound
  • Surgery & Anesthesia
  • Hospitalization
  • Boarding, Daycare & Grooming
  • Dental health
Dr. Steven Zeide

A Stamford resident and owner of Bull’s Head Pet Hospital since 1975, his primary veterinary interests are in internal and preventive medicine, ophthalmology and pain management.

Dr. Nolan Zeide

Nolan Zeide was born and raised in Stamford, Connecticut. His current interests within veterinary medicine are in internal medicine, nutrition, behavioral issues and soft-tissue surgery.

Dr. Jessica Greenberg

Dr. Jessica Greenberg, BVMS, MRCVS, grew up in upstate New York and went to Massachusetts for college where she majored in Biology and Classical Studies. She then attended the University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine where she loved every slightly rainy Scottish minute

Dr. Alan Shanker

Dr. Alan Shanker has been a veterinarian for over 40 years. His expertise and caring ways has had dedicated clients bringing their family’s pets to him for generations.

Dr. Shanker, and his wife Pam, now live in Stamford, so he still finds time to fill in at our office and we couldn’t be happier! When he is not here, they love to spend time with their beautiful, grown up daughters; Elisha, Deena, and Rebecca, and their wonderful grandchildren!

Bull’s Head Pet Hospital
28 Long Ridge Rd
Stamford, CT 06905


Phone: (203) 324-5711

Fax: (203) 975-1653


Mon through Fri 7:30am – 6:30pm
Sat 8am – 2pm
Sun 1pm – 3pm*


*Sunday hours are for boarding drop offs, pick ups or purchasing items only-no medical appointments