Susan grew up in Mint Hill, NC. She trained with Animal Rehabilitators of the Carolinas. Susan has her NC Wildlife Rehabilitation Permit and Federal Migratory Bird Permit. She has rehabbed as large as deer fawn to as small as chipmunk babies. She is a member of the Tortoise Reserve & Sanctuary since 2010. Susan and her family share their home with dogs, leopard geckos, and hamsters.