Sue – Lead Licensed Veterinary Technician
Sue has worked in veterinary medicine since arriving in Alaska in 2009. Prior to having an interest in working in the field, Sue worked fifteen years in special education back in New Hampshire. First as a direct care staff with severely challenged and aggressive children, then Special education director to eventually the school principal for a day and residential school for primarily ADHD children ages 5-15 years old. Sue also holds a BS in Accounting. She truly enjoys a challenge and seeks out adventurous careers.
Sue received her LVT in 2016 after learning the skills needed through on the job training, studying, conferences and hard work. She continues to seek further education to progress in the field of animal medicine.
When not working with other’s animals, she can be found with her kennel of dogs. Sue and her husband, Mike are the owners of Tsuga Siberians, a competitive kennel of 35+ Siberian Huskies. The kennel is known for their exceptional dog care and multiple Veterinarian Choice Awards earned in sled dog races, such as the Two Rivers 200 and the Yukon Quest.
Besides dog mushing and veterinary medicine, Sue enjoys growing, gathering, catching and producing a lot of her own food.