Rescue Gals

We love our pets here on Long Island. We dote on them, buy them things and bring them on field trips. To celebrate the Island’s commitment to loving our animals, Pulse checked in with three ladies who put the active in animal activist. ¶ Cover girl Beth Stern’s feline-friendly work with the North Shore Animal League America is having an impact for the Port Washington-based organization. London Jewelers’ Candy Udell started the Rescue Paw Foundation to connect orphaned animals in the South and loving homes on Long Island. And Barbara Miller, President of the Long Island Kennel Club, is tirelessly advocating for our canine companions through her work with dog shows and as a breeder. ¶ To round out our look at Long Island’s passion for pets, we compiled a matchmaking guide to finding the right dog, a beginner’s guide to essential cat breeds and profiles of the vets who take care of all our domestic creatures. Cuddle up with your favorite furry friend and enjoy.

Wild Life

Animal advocate Beth Stern assists adoption and rescue efforts on the Island
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Candy Udell

Rescue Paw Foundation, Founder
London Jewelers, President
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Barbara Miller

President of the Long Island Kennel Club
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Dogged Personalities

Canines have unique characters suited to distinct lifestyles
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Here Kitty Kitty

In the pet world cats fill a niche between hands-on animals like dogs, and fish, which are difficult to interact with.
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2014 FEATURED VETS

imageJason M. Berg
DVM, Diplomate ACVIM
ATLANTIC COAST
VETERINARY SPECIALISTS
Bohemia; (631) 285-7780
NEUROLOGY & INTERNAL MEDICINE

Dr. Jason Berg is a board certified veterinary neurologist. He provides medical and surgical neurology services, including surgery for brain and spinal tumors. His primary area of interest is advancing medical and surgical treatment options for neurological patients. He has published articles in various journals, has presented at conferences around the country and chaired three committees for ACVIM.

imageGeorge A. Kramer
DVM, Diplomate ACVIM
ATLANTIC COAST
VETERINARY SPECIALISTS
Bohemia; (631) 285-7780
CARDIOLOGY

Dr. Kramer is a board-certified Veterinary Oncologist. His professional interests include cardiology, internal medicine, oncology and ultrasonography. Dr. Kramer serves as ultrasonographer for the Bronx Zoo, Coney Island Aquarium and is a fellow of the Wildlife Conservation Society. NY Magazine has listed Dr. Kramer as the best veterinary cardiologist in the NY city area.