Dr. Susan Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

Dr Sue is a boarded veterinary medical cancer specialist. As a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology), she is one of approximately 300 board-certified veterinary specialists in medical oncology in North America. She is a book author, radio co-host, and an advocate of early cancer detection and raising cancer awareness.


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See Something, Do Something. Why Wait? Apsirate.

Dr Sue Cancer Vet.​® Public Service Announcement


Dr Sue is excited to be launching a new oncology service!

Starting August 10th she will be seeing new patients at VCA Animal Specialty & Emergency Center and is excited to be offering her comprehensive and compassionate care in the Hudson Valley.

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Public Speaker


Veterinarians and pet owners know Dr Sue for her positive approach to cancer in pets. Dr Sue’s sessions provide practical cancer information for treating and diagnosing cancer with her inspiring and motivational style. Treating cancer does not have to be depressing and there is hope.

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Dr. Andy Roark

"Sue Ettinger is an emerging thought leader in veterinary medicine. She is one of those rare people who is both an action-oriented leader and a gifted communicator. Most importantly, all of her actions are geared towards helping pets and people. Pets, pet owners, and the veterinary profession are lucky that she is among us."

Dr. Andy Roark
Dr. Mia Cary

"The feedback from those that attended her sessions was that she was fabulous - in terms of content, expertise, ability to engage the audience and presentation style."

Dr. Mia Cary
DVM, Vice President of Industry Relations & Special Programming

See Something,
Do Something.™

See Something: When a skin mass is the size of pea or larger or has been present for 1 month, Do Something: Aspirate or biopsy, and treat. Learn more at Dr Sue’s WhyWaitAspirate.com

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The Dog Cancer Survival Guide

by Dr. Demian Dressler, DVM with Dr. Susan Ettinger, DVM, Dip. ACVIM (Oncology)
by Dr. Demian Dressler, DVM
with Dr. Susan Ettinger, DVM, Dip. ACVIM (Oncology)

“The message of this book jumps off the written page and into the heart of every reader, and will become the at home bible for cancer care of dogs. The authors have given you a sensible and systematic approach that practicing veterinarians will cherish. I found the book inspiring and, clearly, it will become part of my daily approach to cancer therapy for my own patients.”
-Dr. Robert B. Cohen, VMD, Bay Street Animal Hospital, New York


Dr Sue has a radio show!

radio On The Pet Cancer Vet Dr Sue Ettinger takes pre-arranged calls from pet owners with a dog or cat with cancer to give information, support and hope.
Tune in now to The Radio Pet Lady Network.