Dr. Carol Carberry
As a long-term resident of New Milford, Dr. Carol Carberry has shown unwavering commitment to the town and its residents, as well as their beloved pets. After earning her degree in veterinary medicine at Cornell University, Dr. Carberry has dedicated herself to saving animals. However, with her passion for helping others, Dr. Carberry has also devoted herself to the community of New Milford and beyond.
As an advocate for the power of education, Dr. Carberry has maintained multiple scholarships in the name of her parents at New Milford High School in efforts to support graduating seniors in achieving their life goals, whatever they may be. Recently, Dr. Carberry has also initiated the Carberry Sparkle Scholarship at Bergen Community College in order to make the privilege of higher education available to more students. Dr. Carberry, the valedictorian of her class and a distinguished alumnus of New Milford High School, truly understands the value of learning and has committed herself to provide support for and creating access to opportunities for receiving education.
Dr. Carberry also has the incredible quality of making education an enjoyable experience. Particularly at B.F. Gibbs Elementary School, Dr. Carberry with her immense love of plants, has put forth an extraordinary effort toward beautifying the school with the creation of the alumni corner in which she has planted numerous flowers. While volunteering as the friendly witch at the Halloween Spooktacular, Dr. Carberry ensured that students developed a sense of joy and excitement while at school.
Dr. Carberry has extended her compassion beyond her hometown and her support of education in her commitment to giving back. She created the annual Pictures with Santa event through which she has raised thousands of dollars yearly for the Community Food Bank of New Jersey. In her desire to bring joy to others, she attended classes to learn the art of clowning, graduating with her junior joey certificate as a member of the Smile Factory. Dr. Carberry visited nursing homes and attended other events entertaining people of all ages.
Dr. Carberry strives to integrate her love of animals by contributing to the community at large. With her newly implemented TLC program at Oradell Animal Hospital, she has provided an outlet for animals to receive life-saving emergency surgery, despite financial constraints. Similarly, Dr. Carberry was recognized by the Ramapo Bergen Animal Rescue Inc. for her willingness to volunteer her surgical skills in the name of saving animals. Dr. Carberry's inclination to care for animals extends within her own home, as she seeks to provide a loving home to retired Seeing Eye Dogs who have devoted their lives to helping others. A devoted doctor and community member, Dr. Carberry strives to use her abilities and resources to benefit humans and animals alike.
With her unparalleled kindness and generosity, Dr. Carberry is committed to making New Milford, and the world, a better place.