Meet The Staff

The Hospital That Cares


We’re one big family around here.

We understand the special role your pet plays in your family and are dedicated to becoming your partner in your pet’s health care. We treat your pet as we would our own. Our goal is to practice the highest quality medicine and surgery with compassion and an emphasis on client education.

Our entire healthcare team is committed to providing personal attention to the unique concerns of each individual pet owner. Thank you for taking the time to read about our veterinary practice and the services we offer. We welcome your comments and suggestions.

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Dr. Stefani Gagliardi

Dr. Stefani Gagliardi

Medical Director

Dr. Gagliardi enjoys getting to know her clients and their pets while working to help ensure they lead long, happy, healthy lives. Every day brings new challenges. When she is not working, Dr. Gagliardi enjoys spending time with her dog, Ava & two cats, Skittles & Esteban. She also enjoys spending time outside and horseback riding.

Dr. Holly Steuerwald

Dr. Holly Steuerwald

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Holly Steuerwald has been practicing small animal medicine in upstate New York for the past decade. Dr. Holly is a native of Columbia County, having attended Ichabod Crane Central schools before going on to St. Lawrence University and later Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. Her clinical interests include behavior, fear-free medicine, all aspects of feline medicine, helping owners manage chronic medical conditions, and assuring a great quality of life for our aging patients. Outside of work, Dr. Holly can be found spending time with her husband and daughter, their 2 dogs (a border collie and a sheltie), 4 cats and 2 guinea pigs. If she can sneak away from all of that, she also enjoys her perennial gardens, feeding and watching wild birds, and horseback riding.

Riley Groves

Practice Manager

Riley began working at Chathams Small Animal Hospital in May of 2011. He enjoys hiking in the Adirondacks and spending time outdoors. He has had a love for pets since he was young and his family had four dogs and four cats. His first job was walking dogs at his grandparents boarding kennel as a boy and he has continued to work with animals since.

Pam Nelson

Customer Service Representative

Pam joined our clinic as a part-time receptionist in the spring of 2012.  She enjoys the fast pace of the office and always greeting clients with a smile. Pam is happily married with 4 children, 3 dogs, and a cockatiel. Pam is on the board of the Kinderhook Lake Improvement Association and is a member of the Kinderhook Lake Corporation and the Tri-Village Rod & Gun Club. When time allows, Pam enjoys traveling, hiking, kayaking, camping, and reading.

Meghan Splain

Veterinary Technician

Meghan has lived in this area her whole life. She first started coming to Chathams Small Animal Hospital as a client where her love for animals grew. Meghan is currently in school to become a licensed technician. During her spare time, she spends time with her family & has 4 amazing dogs, 8 frisky kitties, and 2 beautiful horses. She has been competing in equestrian eventing since she was 6 years old. Her love for horses and animals has helped her follow her future career goals in becoming a licensed veterinary technician.

Morgan Cockcroft

Veterinary Technician

Morgan went to school at Ulster County Community College to pursue her degree as a Veterinary Technician. She interned at Chathams Small Animal Hospital prior to working here full time. Morgan has been with our practice full time since the fall of 2015. She loves working in the lab and discussing nutrition with our patients. Morgan loves to spend time with her family and friends and also enjoys being outside and bike riding. She lives with her husband and their 3 dogs, Bandit, Ellie, and Penny and 2 cats.

Alisha Sanders

Veterinary Technician

Alisha moved here from North Carolina last year and is currently working full time at CSAH. She is pursuing her schooling to become a licensed vet tech and enjoys spending her time with her daughter and three dogs when she is not working.

Kaitlyn Johnson

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Kaitlyn has lived in this area her whole life. She graduated with a degree in Veterinary Technology from SUNY Ulster in May 2017 and in November she received her technician’ license. Kaitlyn has always loved working with animals and currently has four dogs, two cats, a cockatiel, and a painted turtle.

Sara Mesick

Customer Service Representative

Sara has lived in this town growing up. She has a lot of experience in the medical field and finally decided to expand her career to work with animals. She has always had a love for animals. Although she doesn’t currently have any, she is able to show her passion for the animals our clients bring in every day. During Sara’s free time, she loves spending time with family and friends. She has been working hard to learn all she can in the veterinary field and hopes to continue with it for a long time!

Tiffany Griffin

Customer Service Representative

Tiffany was born in Maryland but grew up in upstate New York. She comes from a very large family having nine sisters and four brothers. Currently Tiffany lives with her husband Phillip, her daughter Harper and their dog Fido. She has always had a love for animals. During her free time Tiffany loves spending time with her family and friends and being outdoors.

Brittany Osowiecky

Kennel Assistant

My Passion for animals started when I was very young, growing up on family-owned farms. Growing up around many different kinds of animals from large to small and helping take care of them every day has made my passion and love what it is today, It is my goal to gain as much experience as I can with different types of animals and to properly care for them to the best of my ability.

Erin Lanphear

Customer Service Representative

Erin has been working at CSAH in between her travels to the West Coast since 2012, She loves hiking mountains, adventuring and enjoying the sunny days outdoors. Her friends, family and dog, Juniper mean the world to her. Erin is studying to become a Veterinary Technician and enjoys working with animals in the Veterinary field.

Our contact information is below!


4042 Route 203
North Chatham, NY 12132
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Our Hours

Mon: 7:00am-5:00pm
Tues: 7:00 am-7:00 pm
Wed: 7:00am-5:00pm
Thurs: 7:00am-7:00pm
Fri: 7:00am-5:00pm
Sat: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sun: Closed

Contact Us

Phone: 518-766-4600
Fax: 518-766-4601

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