Heather is a Long Island native and a graduate of the Suffolk Community College Veterinary Science Technology program with a degree in Applied Animal Science. After graduation, Ms. Goodman worked in small animal medicine prior to joining the treatment and ICU staff at Long Island Veterinary Specialists. Heather expressed interest in the rehabilitation department, where the primary goal is to return our patients to an optimal level of function in a comfortable and compassionate environment. Heather joined the Long Island Veterinary Specialists rehabilitation team and graduated from the University of Tennessee’s Canine Physical Rehabilitation program in 2012. The physical rehabilitation that Heather offers to her patients is a crucial part of recovery after surgery, Ms. Goodman enjoys working closely with the surgical staff to ensure that all patients needs are met
When not at work, Heather enjoys spending time with her close friends and family; and her pet family which includes numerous birds, lizards, tortoises and four dogs.