In the Community

Dr. Wey Presents to 4-H Kids

Upstate Veterinary Specialties’, Owner and Cardiologist, Aaron C. Wey, DVM, DACVIM presented at Cornell Cooperative Extension’s 4-H Vet Science Program on Wednesday, October 25. The vet science program is for young adults ages 12-17 who are interested in pursuing a veterinary degree as their career. During their four week program, the kids hear presentations from various professionals in the veterinary science industry to encourage learning and increase their knowledge about the profession.  As a board certified specialist in cardiology, Dr….

UVS' CDPHP Workforce Team!

Last week, Upstate Veterinary Specialties participated in CDPHP​’s Workforce Team Challenge for the fifth year in a row! UVS had 13 participants join the 3.5-mile road race in downtown Albany with 10,000 other runners and walkers. We love supporting this great event that promotes team camaraderie and health and fitness opportunities in the workplace! All race proceeds benefit the Hudson Mohawk Road Runners Club​, as well as this year’s charities of choice – Boys and Girls Clubs of Albany, NY​…

Thanksgiving For Shelter Pets Donation Drive at UVS

Although the Warren County/Glens Falls Area is a bit of a distance from Upstate Veterinary Specialties in Latham, NY, the staff and doctors of UVS wanted to provide assistance for a newer organization committed to animals and the community: the Warren County SPCA. Financial support and donations of supplies are always welcomed by the 501(c)(3) organization however the most helpful items this time of year are: dry kibble for dogs dry kibble for cats scoop-able cat litter The Warren County SPCA…

Upstate Veterinary Specialties Fall 2016 Community Outreach

October 2016 in the Capital Region began with several opportunities for the Doctors and Staff of Upstate Veterinary Specialties to reach out in the community. UVS Runs in the Race for the Cure – October 1, 2016 Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer 5K for the second year in a row, veterinarians, staff and family members of UVS participated in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Albany.  Some UVS team members wore festive pink hats, wigs and leg-warmers…

UVS Supports Albany-Area Animal Shelters

April was a big month for Upstate Veterinary Specialties (UVS) to reach out to the greater Capital District community in support of animal welfare. UVS Doctors and Staff had two opportunities to trade in their normal scrubs or business casual attire for more formal dress when they attended Gala events for the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society and the Animal Protective Foundation. “Around the World for 80 Strays”  Upstate  Veterinary Specialties Drs. Chelsie Estey and Agnieszka Kent are both relatively new…

UVS Donates Animal Oxygen Kits to Community Fire Departments

Upstate Veterinary Specialties (UVS) continues to support the greater Albany community by donating FIDO Bag™ companion animal fire oxygen rescue kits to area fire departments.    On April 14, 2016 UVS delivered FIDO Bag™ kits to the Chiefs of the Northside Fire District/F.B. Peck Hose Company and Latham Volunteer Fire Department.   Fire Department Donation Campaign UVS began its campaign to provide fire rescue kits for animals with donations to the Loudonville and Saratoga Springs Fire Departments in 2015.  Now that the…