Dr. Sedacca Presents to CDVMS

Last week, Dr. Cassidy Sedacca, presented “It’s Not Just Grain-Free: An Update on Diet Associated Canine Cardiomyopathy” to a full house for the Capital District Veterinary Medical Society. Dr. Sedacca obtained his board certification as a Diplomate of the College of Cardiology within… Read More

Ocular Trauma

Ocular Trauma – How do I Know if the Eye Can be Saved?
Christa Corbett, MS, DVM, DACVO

With the active summer season approaching, trauma cases will be on the rise.  Ocular trauma can be very intimidating but it’s important to establish whether the eye and/or vision can be saved or whether… Read More

2019 CE Lectures Series

On June 1st, Upstate Veterinary Specialties hosted its 2019 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 prepared… Read More


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

Upstate Veterinary Specialties take on Diet-Associated Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Upstate Veterinary Specialties take on Diet-Associated Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Dear Colleagues,

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

Upstate Veterinary Specialties

Upstate Veterinary Specialties