April 15th, 2019 | Posted in General, What's New
This past weekend UVS participated in the New York State Association for Veterinary Technician’s Spring Seminar! The two and half day conference brought together LVTs from all over New York State. As a sponsor for the event, we were able to show… Read More
February 14th, 2019 | Posted in General, Medical Articles
Upstate Veterinary Specialties take on Diet-Associated Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Recent evidence has led the US FDA to announce that diets including legumes, lentils, peas and potatoes as main ingredients may be linked to the development of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs. Typically, most of these diets are marketed as “grain-free”. This… Read More
January 29th, 2019 | Posted in General, Medical Articles
Seizures, A Complicated Neurologic Problem
Todd Bishop, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
Seizures are one of the most common but also one of the most complicated neurologic problems we encounter in practice. In an effort to make these cases more manageable, I’ve created a diagnostic checklist to ensure that I am making the most… Read More
October 29th, 2018 | Posted in General, Veterinary Continuing Education
On October 20, Upstate Veterinary Specialties hosted its 2018 Fall Continuing Education Lecture Series at the Hilton Garden Inn, in Troy, NY. This great program provided New York State approved continuing education to our referral network. As experts in their respective fields, our staff presented on various industry topics and… Read More
October 24th, 2018 | Posted in General, In the Community
Upstate Veterinary Specialties’ Emergency Doctor, Dr. Ellen Scott presented at Albany Shaker High School last week to a local Daisy Troop. The girls are earned their Animal Journey badge and learned the similarities between taking care of yourself and taking care of… Read More
October 16th, 2018 | Posted in General, Meet the UVS Team
We are pleased to announce the addition of Oncology to our growing list specialties. Ariana Verrilli, DVM (practice limited to Oncology) has started taking appointments last month.
Dr. Verrilli obtained her Bachelors of Science in biology and chemistry from Dalhousie University in Halifax,… Read More
August 28th, 2018 | Posted in General, In the Community
A group of the UVS team enjoyed a BBQ buffet and good old fashion baseball last night at the Tri-City Valley Cat’s Bark in the Park night! The game was a fun-filled night with lots of pups and great company!
July 13th, 2018 | Posted in General, Meet the UVS Team
We are happy to announce the newest edition to our Surgery team! Dr. Joseph Palamara joined our team last month and is actively taking surgery appointments.
Dr. Joseph Palamara was born and raised in Middletown, NY. He attended Mount Saint Mary College in… Read More
June 8th, 2018 | Posted in General, Meet the UVS Team
We are excited to announce Rachel Hannum, DVM joined the UVS 24-Hour Emergency & Critical Care Service in early June!
Dr. Rachel Hannum was born in Albany, GA and grew up in Georgia and Northern Virginia. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in 1994… Read More
March 15th, 2018 | Posted in General, Meet the UVS Team
We are very excited to announce another addition to our 24 hour critical and emergency service, Dr. Kirsten Piotrowski!
Dr. Piotrowski was born and raised locally in New Scotland, NY a great town just outside… Read More