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Providing Prevention Response & Recovery for Animal Emergencies

Dr. Howard Asher

Dr. Arnold L. Goldman

Dr. Howard Asher is the Medical Director of the VCA Animal Hospital of East Hartford where he practices small animal medicine and surgery. He is a 2004 graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and attended the University of Massachusetts where he majored in pre-veterinary studies.

Dr. Asher is a member of the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Association and he serves on their Disaster Preparedness Commmittee. He is also a member of the Hartford County Veterinary Medical Association, New York Veterinary Medical Society and the Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Asher assumed the role of Deputy Team Leader of the Region 3 Animal Response Team in 2008. His client's concerns with their pet's well being was key to his decision to become involved. He is pleased to be a part of this community effort.

Dr. Asher grew up in Norwalk, CT. During his undergraduate education Dr. Asher was an officer of the University of Massachusetts outing club for which he led others in activities such as canoeing, caving and hiking. He is a certified Wilderness First Aid Responder. Dr. Asher lives in Vernon with his two "rescued" dogs, Kane and Sugar. Kane came from St. Kitts and Sugar, from Louisiana. In his leisure time he enjoys hiking and spelunking.

REGION 3

09.23.09
Regional Training Exercise
04.25.09
Third Annual CERT Training
04.17.09
Middletown Mass Care Exercise

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For more information on Region 3 ART Team Leader, please click on a name below.

Dr. Arnold L Goldman

Dr. Arnold L Goldman

Region 3 ART Team Leader

Dr. Howard Asher

Dr. Howard Asher

Region 3 Deputy ART Team Leader

Mr. Thomas Gavaghan

Mr. Thomas Gavaghan

DEMHS Region 3 Coordinator