North Country Veterinary Services, P.C.

4592 US Route 11
Pulaski, NY 13142

(315)298-5141

northcountryvet.com

MEET OUR VETERINARIANS

Lewis Watson, DVM

Dr. Watson graduated from Cornell University in 1956, and then worked in a mixed practice in Connecticut for one year. In 1957 he started his own mixed practice, currently known as North Country Veterinary Services, P.C. 

Dr. Watson retired officially in 2000, but still helps out when needed.  He is enjoying being able to spend more time with his family, which includes his wife, Antoinette; his four children, Lori, Jill, Christopher, and Kateri; Lori's husband Martin, and their two children Martin Jr. and Maquire: his three stepchildren, Tracey, Heather, and Michael; and Tracey's husband Jeff, and their two children, Taylor and Gino.

Dr. Watson's professional affiliations include The New York State Veterinary Medical Society, The American Veterinary Medical Association, and The Central New York Veterinary Medical Association.  In addition, he is a member of The Oswego County Health Committee; a board member for The Oswego County Humane Association; the vice-chairman for The Pulaski Fire Commission; a moderator at The Pulaski Baptist Church, a dispatcher at N.O.C.A.; and the chairman of The Pulaski Community Foundation.  Dr. Watson is also a former member and chairman of The State Board of Veterinary Medicine, and was a town councilman for The Town of Richland for 20 years.

Virginia Hoskins, DVM

Dr. Virginia Hoskins grew up on a small dairy farm in Lewis County.  She attended Veterinary Technical College at Canton ATC.  She then attended Cornell University as an undergraduate and also for Veterinary School.  Dr. Hoskins has been working for North Country Veterinary Services since she graduated in 1995.  She enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine in both small animal and large animal practice.  She excels in surgery, and loves working with cows.

Dr. Hoskins, her husband Shawn, and her children, live in Mexico, NY. 

Pictured: Dr. Hoskins with Genie, our resident feline in the Pulaski office.

Jim Sprole, DVM

Dr. Jim Sprole grew up in Morris, a town in the Midwest along the Illinois River.  He completed his BS in Biology at Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie, MI in 1999.  Then, he worked as a herdsman in Valders,MI and obtained a technical diploma in Dairy Herd Management from Lakeshore Technical College.  At the University of Illinois he completed his DVM in May 2004 and started working at NCVS shortly after.  He was the vice president of the Production Medicine Club and received the Pfizer Animal Health Food Animal Scholarship.

His parents still reside in Morris, IL and his sister, Dorie, lives near Chicago with her husband, Steve.

His wife's name is Amy and he has two sons, Ryan and Callum.

Alexis Stambaugh, DVM

Dr. Alexis Stambaugh grew up in the Hudson Valley, in a small town called Rhinebeck.  She attended Cornell University for undergraduate studies as well as Veterinary School, graduating in 2009.  Dr. Stambaugh works in both the Pulaski and Oswego clinics as well as large animal on the road.  She enjoys all aspects of mixed animal practice but has a particular fondness for small animal surgery and working with alpacas and small ruminants.

Dr. Stambaugh was a speaker at a camelid conference (GALA, 2009), and wrote an article on cystitis in cats for the Purring Post (May 2012).

Dr. Stambaugh lives in the village of Pulaski with her husband Noah, her two children Aurora and Lucas, golden-mix Luna, and three cats.  She has also opened her house to foster kittens in need of a good forever home.

Pictured: Dr. Stambaugh with Luna

Jessica Clark, DVM

Dr. Jessica Clark is from Arlington, Tennessee- a suburb of Memphis. She was a member of her local 4-H group throughout high school and enjoyed participating in local barrel races with her horses. She graduated from The University of Tennessee, Martin with a B.S. in Agriculture and continued her education at the University Of Tennessee College Of Veterinary Medicine. While attending veterinary school, Dr. Clark was an avid participant in extracurricular activities, including Vice President of the student AVMA chapter and activities co-coordinator for Alpha Psi. After graduating from veterinary school in 2007, she spent two years at the University of Idaho completing a food animal internship. In February of 2009, Dr. Clark was awarded the Food Animal Incentive award by the Western Veterinary Conference held annually in Las Vegas.  

Dr. Clark’s father and mother still reside in Tennessee, along with her younger sister, Whitney, who is completing a B.S. in Early Childhood Education at The University of Memphis.

Dr. Clark currently works in both of the small animal clinics and enjoys her time on the road seeing large animal patients as well. She is looking forward to interacting with all of the large animal (including small ruminant) clients and emphasizing the importance of routine health care, such as vaccination and dental care.

Adam Townsend, DVM

Dr. Townsend grew up in Pulaski, graduating from Pulaski Academy and Central Schools in 2006.  He received a bachelor’s degree in Animal Bioscience at The Pennsylvania State University, completed his doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University in 2014, and started working at North Country shortly thereafter.

He is involved in both the large and small animal sides of the practice.  His special interests in large animal include calf care, cow comfort, and the maintenance of herd health within the confines of farm economics.  In the small animal clinic, he enjoys preventative medicine, ophthalmology, and surgery.

When he’s not at the practice, Dr. Townsend enjoys playing basketball,hiking the Adirondacks, and fishing.

 

Rebecca Dallam, DVM

Dr. Dallam grew up in Navarino, NY.  She attended veterinary school St. Matthews University on Grand Cayman. She completed her clinical year at Oklahoma State University.  

During her three years living on Grand Cayman, she volunteered and participated in various local projects, such as the Blue Iguana Recovery Project, the Guy Harvey Foundation stingray census, and green sea turtle studies at the local Cayman Turtle Farm. She also completed a month long externship abroad in Thailand, working with Asian elephants.  During her clinical year she performed three months of preceptors at zoos in Colorado and Kansas.  

Her special interests include exotics and wildlife, small animal reproduction, and small animal surgery.  

Dr. Dallam also enjoys large animal medicine.  Her hobbies include hiking, camping, boating, and AKC events with her two golden retrievers. 

Gabrielle Woo, DVM
Dr. Gabrielle Woo grew up in Toronto, Canada. She studied Chemistry and English Literature at the University of Toronto as an undergraduate, and earned her DVM from Cornell University. 
During her time at Cornell, Dr. Woo was involved in local and international sterilization and wellness projects with FARVets International and Christian Veterinary Mission, as well several veterinary teaching endeavors. In her clinical year, she completed a month-long externship in Morocco at a charitable hospital for working equids. Her professional interests include preventative medicine, small animal surgery, large animal emergency, international veterinary medicine, and teaching.
Outside of the clinic, Dr. Woo enjoys trail running, camping, exploring new places, photography, reading, and music. She lives in Oswego with her calico cat, Corrie.
Pictured: Dr. Woo and Corrie