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Meet Our Team

Our Doctors

  • Sam Gallo, DVM

Dr. Gallo is a 1987 graduate of the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Sam joined the CDAEC team in 1992 after 5 years in primary care practice. more
  • Jennie Gavin, DVM

Dr. Gavin grew up in neighboring Glenville, NY. She attended Tufts University College of Veterinary Medicine. more
  • Carol Pabin, DVM

Dr. Pabin is originally from Ohio and received her Bachelors degree from The Ohio State University, followed by her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. more
  • Jennifer Rogers, DVM

Originally from Westchester County, NY, Dr. Rogers earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Binghamton University. more
  • Katie Tuffey, DVM

Dr. Tuffey graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. more
  • Nicole Blanchette, DVM

Dr. Nikki Blanchette graduated from SUNY Geneseo with a BS in Biology in 1994 and obtained her DVM from Ross University 1998, attending her senior year at Oklahoma State. more
  • Rachel Hannum, DVM

Dr. Rachel Hannum grew up in Georgia and Virginia and received her DVM from VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. more

  • Who We Are

  • The Capital District Animal Emergency Clinic (CDAEC) was developed by local veterinarians in 1984 as a means to provide emergency/urgent care services and continuous care of hospitalized critical patients beyond those services available during normal veterinary hospital hours of operation.
  • What We Do

  • CDAEC is open every night, and offers 24 hour care Friday through Monday, as well as major holidays, to provide emergency treatment and critical care for pets.
Capital District Animal Emergency Clinic (CDAEC) operated by local veterinarians since 1984