On April 23, Dr. Robert Reisman, Medical Coordinator of Animal Cruelty Cases at the ASPCA, was honored with a Making a Difference Award from Kings County (Brooklyn) District Attorney Charles J. Hynes.
Dr. Reisman was recognized for his work at the ASPCA, where he handles a caseload averaging 300 animal victims each year.
Since joining the ASPCA as a clinician in 1988, Dr. Reisman has played a vital role in the growth of the organizations Humane Law Enforcement Department.
medical and forensic investigations of animal cruelty enable the prosecution of hundreds of criminal cases each year.
Just last month, Dr. Reisman
assisted the Kings County D.A. in the prosecution of a Brooklyn man convicted of beating his
Dachshund puppy to death.
Dr. Reismans expertise and dedication is unparalleled.
makes an extraordinary difference in every case he
handles, says Stacy Wolf, ASPCA
Vice President and Chief Legal Counsel of Humane Law Enforcement.
consistently works to mitigate the problem of animal abuse and neglect within the community, and is an asset to the ASPCA
Bergh Memorial Hospital staff.
No stranger to honors, Dr. Reisman
has received many distinctions for his
dedication, including the ASPCAs Angel Award
, the Merit Award from VMANYC
and the Maxwell Medallion from the Dog Writers Association of America
, and was named 2008 Veterinarian of the Year by the Veterinary Medical Association of New York City