Can't see this email? Click here to view as webpage.


Our ability to provide 24/7 emergency and specialty veterinary care is something we take great pride in. We couldn’t do it without our incredible staff.

The team at Burlington Emergency & Veterinary Specialists is growing! We are excited to welcome some new faces to our busy hospital.

Jeff Beverly, DVM, Practice Limited to Critical Care - Emergency Medical Director

Upon earning his DVM in 2013 from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Beverly recently completed a Residency in Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care at Cornell University Hospital for Animals in Ithaca, NY.

Alexandra Kuvaldina, DVM, Practice Limited to Surgery (Surgery)

Dr. Kuvaldina completed her DVM at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2018. Completing two internships at the University of Missouri Veterinary Health Center (Small Animal Rotating) and Pieper Memorial Veterinary Center (Small Animal Surgery), Dr. Kuvaldina embarked on a Small Animal Surgery Residency at Cornell University Hospital for Animals.

Courtenay M. Brines, DVM, MS, DACVO (Ophthalmology)

Dr. Brines earned her DVM at Iowa State University in 2013. Following veterinary school, she earned her master’s degree in Retinal Physiology and went on to Louisiana State University to complete an ophthalmology internship, a research fellowship, and a comparative ophthalmology residency at The Ohio State University College of Optometry. Dr. Brines received her board certification in veterinary ophthalmology in 2020.

Sarah Hoy, DVM, MS, DACVO (Ophthalmology)

Dr. Hoy earned her DVM from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. She completed a comparative veterinary ophthalmology residency program as well as her master’s degree at The Ohio State University. Dr. Hoy became a board-certified veterinary ophthalmologist in 2011.

Meet the rest of the team


We are thrilled to welcome board-certified veterinary ophthalmologists Sarah Hoy, DVM, MS, DACVO, Courtenay Brines, DVM, MS, DACVO, and their team to our hospital. From routine eye exams to complex surgical procedures, ophthalmology specialists are skilled and compassionate caregivers in the realm of animal eye health.

Our Ophthalmology Department will offer personalized, advanced care for a wide range of conditions that affect an animal’s vision, including: 

  • Cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation
  • Chemical ablation
  • Corneal grafting surgery
  • Distichia & ectopic cilia cryotreatment
  • Enucleation
  • Exenteration
  • Eyelid and corneal laceration repair
  • Glaucoma treatment - endolaser, transcleral laser, ahmed shunt placement
  • Lensectomy for anterior lens luxation
  • Parotid duct transposition/dry eye surgery
  • Reconstructive eyelid surgery/blepharoplasty
  • Third eyelid membrane surgery

Open Monday-Thursday 8:00 am-5:00 pm. No referral is necessary, but always appreciated. For your convenience, simply use our Referral Form.


Bill Kellner, DVM, DAVDC became board-certified in veterinary dentistry by the American Veterinary Dental College in 2023. With over 25 years of experience practicing advanced veterinary dentistry and oral surgery, Dr. Kellner has also completed advanced anesthesia and pain management training.

In addition to oral exams and full mouth dental x-rays and interpretation, BEVS provides a full range of dental services, including:

  • Dental imaging
  • Endodontics
  • Feline dentistry
  • Maxillofacial surgery
  • Oral surgery
  • Orthodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics
  • Restorations
  • Senior, geriatric, and fragile dental/oral care


Our Exotics Department, led by Dr. Jordan Adair, provides comprehensive wellness and preventative care, nutrition, advanced diagnostics, medical diagnosis and management, and orthopedic and soft tissue surgery for:

  • Small exotic mammals including rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, chinchillas, hedgehogs, and all pocket pets
  • All non-venomous reptiles
  • Most avian species including parrots, raptors, poultry, and waterfowl
  • Wildlife (with valid wildlife rehabilitator permit)

Exotics care is available at BEVS Monday-Thursday from 8:00 am-5:00 pm. Same-day appointments are available. No referral is necessary, but if you’d like to refer an exotic patient, give us a call 802.863.2387.

A Truly Collaborative Approach

The best relationships successfully serve the interests of both partners. Our goal is to support you, your practice, and your patients in a manner that works well for all parties.

If you have any questions about our services or would like to discuss a patient, please call us at 802.863.BEVS (2387). To help expedite the referral process, please fill out our Patient Referral Form online or visit our Referring Veterinary Portal. We are here to help in whatever way we can.

Burlington Emergency and Veterinary Specialists

1417 Marshall Avenue, Williston, VT 05495 | 802.863.2387 |


24/7 Emergency | Critical Care | Dentistry | Exotics | Internal Medicine

Neurology/Neurosurgery | Ophthalmology | Rehabilitation | Surgery

Linkedin  Facebook  Instagram