Dr. Don Costlow
Dr. Costlow received his Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University in 1985. He is a 1990 graduate of the Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine. During his studies in veterinary school, he was inducted into the Phi Zeta Organization for academic excellence.
From May 1991 to June 1997, Dr. Costlow was the Chief Veterinarian at an animal emergency and critical care facility outside of Cleveland, Ohio. While in Cleveland, he appeared regularly on FOX Television’s “Good Day Cleveland”, where he presented various topics on pet healthcare. He is currently a member of Newton Rotary (Past President 2008-2009; member since 1997) and:
- Member Board of Directors of Sussex Community College, current Secretary
- Member Board of Directors Sussex County Red Cross
- Member Board of Directors Sussex County Economic Development Partnership- Former Chairman
- Member Board of Directors Newton Memorial Hospital
- Initiated Pet First Aid program with Red Cross
- Initiated Pet Blood drive with Red Cross
- Initiated Pets and People Weight Loss and Exercise Program with the Sussex County YMCA
- Initiated “Pet Pictures with Santa” to raise money for BARKS animal shelter
- Chair of the Twilight Golf Outing to benefit Bristol Glen 2009
- Co-chair of the fundraising committee NMH
- Rotary golf Outing Committee 2007-current
- Chair SCCC Annual Ball 2007
He was President of the NWNJVMS in 2004 and an active member of AVMA and AAHA. Dr. Costlow took over as President of Newton Veterinary Hospital in July of 1997 and founded the Animal Emergency Hospital of NJ in 2002.