Ariana Verrilli, DVM, DACVIM, Owner

Specialty: Oncology

“Between animal and human medicine, there is no dividing line – nor should there be.” – Rudolf Virchow

Dr. Ariana Verrilli is a native of New York, growing up just south of the Capital District in Red Hook. She attended Dalhousie University in Halifax, NS, Canada, for her undergraduate degree, where she double majored in biology and chemistry. From 2008-2009, Ariana studied abroad with Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ Animal Science program and obtained her DVM from University of Prince Edward Island: Atlantic Veterinary College in 2013.

Dr. Verrilli then pursued a one-year small animal rotating medical and surgical internship through Atlantic Coast Veterinary Specialists in Bohemia, NY. In 2015, she completed a medical oncology specialty internship through the Animal Medical Center in NYC and finished an oncology residency with them in 2018. Ariana obtained her board certification as a Diplomate of the College of Oncology within the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2021.

Dr. Verrilli was published in the American Journal of Veterinary Research in 2021 for an article entitled “Safety and Efficacy of a Ribose-Cysteine Supplement to Increase Erythrocyte Glutathione Concentration in Healthy Dogs.” Ariana is a member of the Veterinary Cancer Society, the American Veterinary Medical Association, and the New York Veterinary Medical Association.

Ariana moved to upstate NY to be closer to family and enjoy all that the capital district has to offer. In her spare time, she appreciates the company of good friends and family, as well as hiking, camping, and leisurely reading. She lives at home with her husband, two daughters, one dog, four cats, and chickens.