Source: dvm360

Dr. Dominic J. Marino, Chief of Staff at Long Island Veterinary Specialists, has been honored with the ACVS Foundation Lynn Wheaton Philanthropy Award from the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. The award recognizes ACVS Diplomates who exhibit intentional and altruistic social responsibility through community, association, or nonprofit work.

Dr. Marino, a New York State emergency medical technician, received certificates of meritorious service in 2009 for risking his life in service to others. He was one of the first Veterinary responders at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, and has since focused on improving healthcare and treatment for police dogs. Marino’s dedication to training first responders and military personnel has had a significant impact, making him a role model in the Veterinary profession.

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