Suzanne Michel, DVM is a native of Long Island NY, but a 1983 graduate of Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She was an equine veterinarian and surgeon for 12 years, and then transitioned to small animal medicine and surgery after her son was born 20 years ago.

She has been with Nonantum since 2000 and loves all aspects of medicine and surgery. Since 2001, Suzanne has been the kennel veterinarian for Canine Partners for Life (, an assistance dog program in Cochranville, PA where she oversees the health of the dogs in the program.

Her animal family includes two dogs, Brigalow and Cookie, and two cats, Nosey and St. Malachi. Her free time is spent gardening, guitar playing, and swimming with her dogs in the Buck Run Creek!