June 11th, 2019 | Posted in General, Medical Articles
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
June 6th, 2019 | Posted in General, Veterinary Continuing Education
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
May 17th, 2019 | Posted in General, In the Community
With our biggest group yet, UVS team members participated in the 2019 CDPHP Workforce Team Challenge! The 3.5-mile road race through downtown Albany promotes healthy lifestyles, teamwork, and good fun!
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!