Hometown Heroes Jewelers Who Volunteer

PAWS FOR A CAUSE David Craig and Debbi Rotenberg and the first family share a love of dogs, Portuguese water dogs in particular. But the Rotenbergs, owners of David Craig Jewelers, in Newtown, Pa., had been breeding and training the pooches for therapy work long before the Obamas made the breed a household name. Called Baywatch Portuguese Water Dogs, all of the Rotenbergs' Portis are registered with the American Kennel Club, and Debbi shows the dogs in competition while David trains them for therapy work in hospitals. In fact, he sits on the advisory board of St. Mary's Medical Center, in Langhorne, Pa.; oversees a team of 10 handlers and 15 certified therapy dogs; and brings in his own dog squad—Gabby (named after the famous stone cutter Gabi Tolkowsky), Abby, Dazzle, and Dozer (newborn Susie was just 10 weeks old at press time)—to aid patients. “The hospital n

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