Sue comes to us from New England, with seven years of veterinary experience. Her experiences include being an animal handler and trainer for Universal Studios and Animal Planet. She graduated with honors from "Tiger's Eye Production" in Florida caring for leopards, tigers, lions, primates, birds of prey, deer and snakes. Sue has done volunteer work for the Florida Audubon Society and Oregon's Wildlife Images. In her spare time, Sue enjoys riding her motorcycle, trips to the coast or beating her previous score in Angry Birds. Sue's passion is providing professional and compassionate service for pets and humans that love them.
Sue is also a public notary, registered with the state of Oregon for over 11 years. She is more than happy to assist you with any documents you might need notarized.
Summer, Practice Manager
Summer comes to Phoenix Animal Hospital with 17 years of veterinary experience and management responsibilities. Her passion is saving Pit bulls, and has 2 herself, Gema and Mangus. One day she hopes to open a Pit bull rescue, to find homes for those unwanted dogs. Summer also has a dachshund and 3 cats. She has 2 children and has been married for 27 years.
Brittney, Certified Veterinary Assistant, Office Manager
Brittney recently graduated from college as a Veterinary Assistant and has completed her course for radiology certification. After completing her externship with Phoenix Animal Hospital, she joined our team of caring professionals and is looking forward to continuing her career helping animals. Her compassion has opened her heart and home to three animals who were in dire need of a loving family. In her free time, she enjoys outdoor activities like camping and fishing.
Nicole, Certified Veterinary Assistant
Nicole is a Gold Hill resident who loves being surrounded by trees, wildlife and the Rogue River. At home she has a Russian tortoise, 3 ducks, chickens, fish, aquatic frog and a fancy hamster. Outside of work she likes to practice martial arts, rafting on the Rogue River and fishing. Nicole is a graduate of Rogue Community College with a degree in Veterinary Assisting.
Sarah, Veterinary Assistant
Sarah is the newest member of our team, and hopes to gain more experience and knowledge working with animals. She was born and raised in Southern Oregon and has always had a passion for animals. She is a mom to two dogs, three cats and a bearded dragon. We hope she has a long and fulfilling career with us at Phoenix Animal Hospital.
Our resident cat who prefers to stay behind the scenes and be the unseen hero of our hospital. Ben helps recover animals after surgery by sharing their blankets.
Our greeter and reception assistant, has passed away. Moe came to us as a 15 year old rescue cat who needed a home. We agreed to foster him temporarily . . . that was a long time ago. He lived another 5 years with us and saw a lot of love from our staff and clients. He will be missed.