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

2018 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

Dr. Scott Presents to Daisy Troop!

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

Oncology at UVS

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

Dr. Palamara Joins Surgery 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

Dr. Rachel Hannum joins ER 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

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