Meet Dr. Ness
Lawrence Ness was born in Brooklyn, New York. From very early on his love of animals was evident by the many pets he had while growing up. He attended Brooklyn College, receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, and received his Veterinary Degree in 1984. Dr. Ness is licensed to practice Veterinary Medicine in New York and Connecticut.
Dr. Ness is the Vice President of the Rollie Fund, a group that services animals whose families are unable to afford vetenary care. He is also a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Westchester/Rockland Veterinary Medical Association, and Veterinary Information Network. He was on the board of the Hudson Valley Humane Society and the National Foundation for Animal Rescue.
Since its inception fifteen years ago, Dr. Ness has attended the Ramapo Dog Swim, providing health advice as well as medical attention to all its participants. Dr. Ness has also provided many Boy and Girl Scout troops in Suffern with the knowledge necessary to earn their Animal Care badges.
Meet Dr. Kasman
Lonnie Kasman, a native of Rockland, brings with him a wealth of experience as he joins us after successfully owning his own practice for nearly two decades.
Having been friends and colleagues for almost four decades, Dr. Kasman eagerly anticipates the opportunity to support Dr. Ness and the dedicated team at Airmont Animal Hospital in caring for your cherished pets.
Dr. Kasman's educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from Cornell University and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Ross University in 1990.
Dr. Kasman dedicated six years of his career as a research fellow at the renowned San Diego Zoo, focusing on the study of reproductive endocrinology in various endangered species such as elephants, rhinoceros, and primates.
Dr. Kasman also serves as a Field Veterinarian for Veterinarians International (www.vetsinternational.org), an organization committed to making a positive impact on global animal health. He has ventured to Guatemala, providing essential vaccination and spay/neuter services to underserved villages lacking basic veterinary care. Veterinarians International empowers a diverse group of veterinarians and support staff worldwide, aiming to enhance the well-being of animals, the environment, and communities. Their ultimate vision is to foster a world where humans and animals can coexist in a healthy and harmonious manner.