Pet Hospital in Schenectady, NY



406 Balltown Rd
Schenectady, NY  12304

(518) 374-2848

Hospital Number: 1192

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  • Description
    Schenectady, NY pet owners need look no further than Banfield Pet Hospital to find a committed partner in your pet’s overall health and well-being.
    For over 50 years, Banfield has partnered with pet owners in the care of their pets. We know that family pets are not just pets, they are an extension of your family. We take great pride in the fact that the care we provide to your pet and the partnership that we form with you can help your pet live a happy and healthy existence. Whether your pet is in need of routine health maintenance, comprehensive examinations, or something in between, Banfield Pet Hospital Niskayuna is ready to partner with you.
    Conveniently located within the Mohawk Commons shopping center, we make it easier than ever to be an active partner in your pet’s health care.
    Banfield Pet Hospital Niskayuna is always accepting new pet patients and same day access appointments may be available. Don’t forget to ask our staff about the Optimum Wellness Plan® options we offer to our Schenectady, NY guests.
    Have you visited this location? Then please submit your review to Banfield Pet Hospital.
  • Services

    Services Offered at this Location

    • Vaccinations
    • Comprehensive Exams
    • Parasite Control
    • General Dentistry
    • General Surgery
    • Skin Care
    • Geriatrics & Pediatrics
    • Spays & Neuters
    • Drop Off Services
    • Giardia Testing
    • Microchipping
    • Digital Radiography
    • In-House Laboratory Diagnostics
    • In-House & Online Pharmacy
    • Nutrition Consultation
    • Behavior Consultation
    • Personalized Client Web Portal and Mobile App
    • Urgent Care (availability may vary; please call)
    • Optimum Wellness Plans®
    • Canine Genetic Analysis™
    • CareCredit
    • Interpretation Services
  • Team

    Dr. Carissa Hoffman


    Dr. Carissa Hoffman graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Youngstown State University and received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State Veterinary College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Hoffman has been working at Banfield Niskayuna since 2016 and has veterinary interests in small animal and equine medicine, acupuncture and chiropractic. She will be attending the Chi Institute in early 2018 to become a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist. In her spare time, Dr. Hoffman likes to spend time with her husband and pets, Sammie the boxer, and Toby the DSH. She also enjoys hiking, crafting, reading, gaming, comic/Marvel/DC, and spontaneous adventures. More Details >>

    Dr. Christina Perogine


    Dr. Christina Perogine is from Rockland County, NY and received her DVM degree from Ross University on the island of St. Kitts. She loves soft tissue surgery and dental cleanings. She also has a love for large exotic animals having worked at a safari park in Oregon and volunteering in South Africa. In her spare time, Dr. Perogine enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her dog Dachshund, Lexie. More Details >>


    Practice Manager

    Genna has been the Practice Manager at our hospital since 2016 but has worked as a CSC and VA with Banfield at the Niskayuna location since 2010. She has three dogs and two cats, that she loves dearly. In her spare time, Genna works with local animal rescues and volunteers with the local SPCA as a humane law officer. More Details >>


    Shift Lead

    Dwight graduated from SUNY Delhi in 2002 with an Associate of Applied Science degree in veterinary technology. He received his bachelor's degree in biology from SUNY Oneonta in 2009. Dwight has been working as a Licensed Veterinary Technician since 2002 in private practices and with Banfield since May 2013. More Details >>


    Veterinary Technician

    Maryann has been working for Banfield Pet Hospital as a LVT for 3 years, and been practicing as a LVT for over 25 years. She graduated from SUNY Canton, and has 2 black Labradors and a DSH. In her spare time, Maryann enjoys spending time with family and friends, camping in the great Adirondacks and other outdoor activities. More Details >>


    Veterinary Technician

    Kaitlyn earned her associate's degree in veterinary technology from SUNY Canton in 2016 and joined our Banfield team in February 2017. She has 4 cats, Dumpling, Shadow, Zebra, and Nightmare, and a mini satin named Stella. In her spare time, Kaitlyn enjoys spending time with her friends and family, and playing Nintendo 64. More Details >>


    Veterinary Technician

    Jen received her A.A.S. degree in veterinary technology from SUNY Delhi in 2012. She transferred to Medaille College in Buffalo, NY where she received her B.S. degree in veterinary technology. In April 2013, Jen was awarded her LVT license. She worked in emergency medicine and general practices around the Rochester and Buffalo areas before moving to Niskayuna, NY. In her free time, Jen loves being outdoors, hanging out with friends, and watching movies. She has 2 dogs, Kodi and Tucker, and 2 bunnies, Rosie and Lola. More Details >>


    Client Service Coordinator

    Nance has been a veterinary assistant and client service coordinator for 10 years at the Niskayuna Banfield. She is a valuable part of our team and is always there to help. When not working, Nance takes care of several rescues, volunteers for Schenectady County Public Health Rabies Clinic and the Damien Center Paws program which provides free veterinary care for people living with HIV/AIDS. There she assists the doctors and uses her long time skills as a professional dog and cat groomer. Nance believes pets are family and can't imagine life without them. More Details >>


    Client Service Coordinator

    Tara is new to the Banfield team and has experience working at an animal emergency clinic. At home, Tara has 2 cats, Jordan and Jada, a horse named Magic, and is getting a puppy later this year named Otis. In her free time, Tara enjoys riding her horse, kayaking, traveling, and trying new foods. More Details >>

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