2015 Pet Hero Award Winner - Dr. Marty Goldstein

Outstanding Veterinarian





















Dr. Marty Goldstein earned his DVM from Cornell University in 1973. He was certified by the Dr. Marty Goldstein earned his DVM from Cornell University in 1973. He was certified by the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society in 1977 and was one of the founding members of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association. Over the last four decades, Dr. Marty has given seminars on alternative therapies nationwide and has appeared on numerous regional and national radio and television programs, including the Oprah Winfrey Show, the Martha Show and Good Morning America. He is also the author of “The Nature of Animal Healing”, first published in 1999. It received excellent reviews and has continued to sell consistently ever since. For 6 years, he hosted his own weekly program, “Ask Martha’s Vet with Dr Marty” on Martha Stewart’s Sirius/XM satellite radio.


Dr. Goldstein and four other staff veterinarians practice at Smith Ridge Veterinary Center in South Salem, NY, in a state-of-the-art facility.  They specialize in the use of integrative medicine and complementary modalities for maintaining animal wellness and treating chronic and degenerative illnesses, especially cancer. Smith Ridge treats patients from all parts of the United States, Canada and even Europe. His ultimate goal is the established acceptance of integrative medicine as the norm.


Dr. Marty Goldstein is also the Official Veterinarian of Bullet The Wonder Dog from the upcoming Broadway musical, HAPPY TRAILS.


Dr. Marty, his wife and three daughters share their lives with dogs, cats, birds, lizards, chickens and a bunny.  The Pet Philanthropy Circle is honored to present Dr. Goldstein with the Outstanding Veterinarian Pet Hero Award 2015.






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