Sue Chan, DVM, MPVM

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1976    John F. Kennedy High School, Richmond, California

1981    B.A. Geography (honors) and B.A. Zoology, University of California, Berkeley

Focus on environmental/cultural geography, vertebrate zoology, adaptive behavior

1989   D.V.M. University of California, Davis (food animal track)

1990   M.P.V.M. University of California, Davis (public health option)

     Thesis projects: Animal Husbandry and veterinary services in Southern China

                                     FeLV and FIV in Southern China


Professional Experience:

1987                        UC Davis/USDA delegation member to China

(Chinese Ministry of Agriculture--dairy imports, swine breeding)

1990-present      owner, Veterinary Outreach

1990                       spay/neuter veterinarian, Contra Costa County Animal Services

1990                       consultant, FDA/USDA Project on Drug Residues in Cattle

1991                        consultant, California Veterinary Medical Association

1990-1995           clinical veterinarian, South Sacramento Pet Hospital, Sacramento, CA


2004- present    clinical veterinarian, Franklin Animal Hospital, Sacramento, CA

1996-2006          managing veterinarian, Animal Den Annex, Sacramento, CA

2001                      consultant, City of Sacramento Animal Care

2006                      chief veterinarian, Solano County Animal Care, Fairfield, CA

2008-present    veterinarian, VIP Petcare Service, Windsor, CA

2007-present    Director, California Education Through Animals/ CETA Foundation


Other Experience:

1979-81, 1983-4    Animal care technician, University of California, Berkeley

1981                            Outdoor education program coordinator, Richmond Parks Dept.

1994-present           Breeder, African parrots

2003-present          Breeder, Miniature horses (AMHA, AMHR)

1981-present           Owner/manager, residential rentals

2002                           DCTV Board of Directors

2004-present          Owner / manager of 8 acre ranch


1976      Cal Alumni Scholarship

1989      Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research

1989      UC Davis Graduate Research Grant

1988      Association of Women Veterinarians Scholarship National First Place

1988      Pacific Egg & Poultry Association Scholarship

1989      Hill’s/SCAVMA Public Service Award

1989      Companion Animal Research Grant

1989      Who’s Who of Students in Medicine

1991      Who’s Who in Veterinary Medicine

2002      Davis Community Television Louie Award

2007      Davis Action Coalition Malcolm X Tenet Human Rights Award

2008      City of Davis Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Community Service Award

2008      Calif. State Assembly Martin Luther King Jr. Outstanding Community Service Award


Chan, SG. 1982 Getting Out in Richmond: A Guide to Natural Parks Richmond Recreation & Parks 29 pp.

Chan, SG. 1989 “Cat’s in China?: An Exchange with the People’s Republic” University of California Veterinary Medicine Alumni News 9:1:3

Chan, SG. 1991. Feline Medicine in China Feline Practice

Chan SG . 1991 CVMA Regulatory Manual, California Veterinary Medical Association

Muller, M. Norman, B, . Franti C. Chan, S. 1992 Violative Antibiotic Tussue Levels in 124 Dairy Cattle, 1988-1990 California Veterinarian 46:2:22-25

Chan SG 1993. Are there hazards in your workplace? Parts I & II Veterinary Forum 10:8:30-32, 10:9:56-57

Interests: Human-animal bond, animal behavior and training, preventive and alternative veterinary medicine, environmental conservation, comparative sociology, social justice