People & Their Pets II

Three South Florida animal lovers talk to SocialMiami about their pets

Ana Hernandez

Ana Hernandez is the founder of Children”s Home Society Emissaries. She is a board member of Big Brother Big Sisters Women”s Committee and this year’s co-chair of the Lori Brenner Scholarship event. She is also co-chair of this year”s Special Olympics Fashion Show. Ana is the proud owner of Jack.

Pictured: Ana Hernandez with Jack
(John Bouma Photography)

Linda Levy Goldberg

Linda Levy Goldberg is a native Miamian and holds a Master Degree in Public Administration from the University of Miami. Linda has parlayed her management background for the good of our community through philanthropy and leadership in a multitude of charitable activities. Pet rescue is close to Linda”s heart as she inherited her love of animals from her mother, Sylvia Carbonell Levy. The Goldberg’s are pet lovers and advocates.

Pictured: Linda Levy Goldberg with Miss Dixie
(John Bouma Photography)

Sharon MacIvor, DMV

Sharon MacIvor is the practice owner of Dadeland Animal Hospital and is “pet-mom” to Tango her Cockatoo, Juicy the Yorkie, Codie the Malti rescue and Diva Kitty Annabelle. Children and animals have a special place in her heart and she devotes personal time to homeless and elderly clients. Currently, Dr. MacIvor serves on the host committee of the Special Olympics fashion fundraiser, participates in Big Brothers Big Sisters and serves on the Board of Directors Zoo Miami.

Pictured: Sharon MacIvor with Codie and
Annabelle (John Bouma Photography)

About Paws 4 You Rescue

Paws 4 You Rescue is a Miami-based non-profit 501(c)3, all volunteer, donor-subsidized animal rescue organization. Its top priority is to save animals from euthanasia at Miami-Dade Animal Services.

Rescued animals vary from being sick, injured, homeless and surrendered to simply lost. All animals are sterilized, vaccinated and ID micro-chipped to prevent future loss. Some require major surgery from a specialist to repair broken limbs while others may need additional rehabilitation time and specific medical care – ranging from respiratory illnesses and skin infections to cherry eyes and heartworm treatments.

Paws 4 You offers programs for adoption, fostering and senior citizens. Paws 4 You supports its mission by hosting numerous fundraising events throughout the year and through community donations.

Please visit for current information and additional details.

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