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Your Family-Owned Veterinarian in Clifton Park, NY

At Cornerstone Veterinary Hospital of Clifton Park, we’re focused on nurturing the close bond you share with your pet with exceptional veterinary medicine and compassionate guidance. With 8 of the best veterinarians in Clifton Park, NY under one roof, we’re proud to have the ability to care for so many unique and loving dogs, cats, and exotic pets--and that’s just the start. We look forward to welcoming many more pets and people into our animal hospital for many years to come.

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Our Team Delivers A Higher Standard of Care

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Dr. Alan Knott
OWNER, HOSPITAL DIRECTOR, VETERINARIAN

Dr. Alan Knott earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ohio State University in 2006. He has always wanted to have a profession in which he could help both people and animals; veterinary medicine was a natural fit!

"Everyday I am blessed to be able to empower our team to help families and pets across our region!"
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Dr. Lisa Knott
OWNER, MEDICAL DIRECTOR, VETERINARIAN

Dr. Lisa Knott earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University in 2006. Growing up, she always loved science, nature, and animals, as well as problem-solving and “fixing things.”

"I've been helping pets for 14 years and can't wait to help you and your family!"
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Dr. Brian Curtin
ASSOCIATE VETERINARIAN

Dr. Curtin earned his DVM from Oklahoma State University in 2004. He chose a career in the veterinary industry in order to combine his affinity for the biological sciences with the opportunity to improve the quality of life for pets.

"Since I joined Cornerstone in 2018, everyone involved with the practice has worked hard each and every day to create a welcoming environment for pets and their families."
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Dr. Patricia Monast
ASSOCIATE VETERINARIAN

Dr. Monast earned her DVM from Cornell University in 2004. She has a very classic story of wanting to be a vet since childhood. When she was in the second grade, her dog died and she decided then and there that she wanted to be able to help pets.

"From adoption to throughout your pet's life, I'll be there for you and your pet."
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Dr. Melanie Brennan
ASSOCIATE VETERINARIAN

Dr. Brennan earned her DVM from Tufts University in 2006. She’s wanted to be a vet since she was eight years old, and she’s never veered from that path! Working with animals has always been in her passion.

"I absolutely love forming a bond with you and your pet, and getting to know both of you so that I can help your family to the best of my ability. I've been treating pets of many species for 15 years, and just love getting to know each and every new animal and owner!"
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Dr. Diana Pogorzelski
ASSOCIATE VETERINARIAN

Dr. Diana earned her DVM from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. She has a special interest in exotics. Dr. Diana always liked figuring out how the world around us works.

"At Cornerstone, we're family and we'd love to welcome you to that family."
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Dr. Emma Briceland
ASSOCIATE VETERINARIAN

Dr. Briceland earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in May 2020. She completed her clinical training at Cornell University. She has wanted to be a veterinarian since she was 4 years old and her passion for animals began to flourish.

“At Cornerstone, we take pride in our teamwork to deliver compassionate quality care so that your pet can live their best life!“
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Dr. Emily Geraghty
ASSOCIATE VETERINARIAN

Dr. Geraghty graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2015 with her DVM and she completed her clinical year at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She is also certified in veterinary acupuncture and in animal chiropractic.

To quote James Herriot, “I hope to make people realize how totally helpless animals are, how dependent on us, trusting as a child that we will be kind and take care of their needs.”
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We’re a Full-Service Animal Hospital for Dogs, Cats, & Exotic Pets

At Cornerstone Veterinary Hospital of Clifton Park, your pet has access to all the services they need for a long and happy life. Our veterinarians and staff provide not only the essential services your pet needs, but also supplemental services designed to further improve their quality of life. These services include:

Wellness
Exams

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Wellness Exams

With regular wellness exams, our goal is to help your pet reach the healthiest, happiest state they can possible achieve. This involves routine physicals, blood and fecal tests, and immunizations.

Pet
Vaccinations

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Vaccinations

Booster shots give your companion the additional protection they need to be at minimal risk of infection from harmful diseases such as rabies, distemper, and parvo.

Teeth
Cleaning

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Teeth Cleaning

Don’t overlook your pet’s oral health! Our hospital offers complete teeth cleaning services, from dental X-rays to professional cleanings to various products for at-home use.

Exotic
Pet Care

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Exotic Pet Care

Some of our veterinarians delight in caring for slightly less conventional pets, such as ferrets, frogs, iguanas, and occasionally even insects.

Allergies
& Skin Care

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Allergy Treatment and Skin Care

Our team can provide treatment to relieve itchiness, heal damaged skin, and manage the symptoms of various pet allergies and ongoing skin disorders.

Laser
Therapy

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Laser Therapy

At CVHCP, pain relief isn’t limited to medication. Dogs, cats, and exotics who come to see us can benefit highly from our state-of-the-art therapeutic laser, which is non-invasive and side effect-free.

With regular wellness exams, our goal is to help your pet reach the healthiest, happiest state they can possible achieve. This involves routine physicals, blood and fecal tests, and immunizations.

Booster shots give your companion the additional protection they need to be at minimal risk of infection from harmful diseases such as rabies, distemper, and parvo.

Don’t overlook your pet’s oral health! Our hospital offers complete teeth cleaning services, from dental X-rays to professional cleanings to various products for at-home use.

Some of our veterinarians delight in caring for slightly less conventional pets, such as ferrets, frogs, iguanas, and occasionally even insects.

Our team can provide treatment to relieve itchiness, heal damaged skin, and manage the symptoms of various pet allergies and ongoing skin disorders.

At CVHCP, pain relief isn’t limited to medication. Dogs, cats, and exotics who come to see us can benefit highly from our state-of-the-art therapeutic laser, which is non-invasive and side effect-free.

Want to learn more about other veterinary services we offer?

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Join Us in Giving Back to the Community

We’re passionate about serving the Clifton Park community in every possible way, which means we do a lot outside of our hospital’s walls--and we’d love it if you would join us!