Dr. Susan Kelleher is the professional veterinary doctor and a TV personality known as the host of Nat geo wild TV show “Dr. K’s Exotic Animal ER.” The show follows the work performed by Dr. Kelleher and her team at Broward Avian and Exotics Animal Hospital located in South Florida. Most of the animals brought to her door are in the desperate condition needing treatment. Alongside giving medical care, she teaches pet owners how to care for them properly. Dr. Kelleher goes by the motto “Everything but dogs and cats. If it will fit through the door, I’ll treat it!”.
Apart from the profession, if we shade some light on Dr. Kheller’s personal life she is married and mother of three kids. So who is her husband? We will bring every information about Dr. Susan Kelleher including her age and net worth. Also, why she does not treat dogs and cats? Answer below.
Dr. Susan Kelleher married to Greg and mother of three kids
Dr. Kelleher has successfully kept her personal life out of the spotlight. However, it is known she is married and mother of three kids. She lives in Loxahatchee, South Florida, together with her husband Greg Martin and her kids; daughter, Elba, and Claire, her son, Myles.
Not much information about Greg has surfaced in media; it is known he is a firefighter/paramedic. Dr. Kelleher and Greg, both enjoy occupation which involves saving a life. While Kelleher rescues animals, Greg rescues human life from fire and provides primary medical emergency.
The two are blissfully married; till now not a single whisker or the rumors of the pair getting a divorce has emerged in public or any printed media.
Dr. Kelleher is a passionate worker and enjoys her profession. While not working she enjoys spending time with her family. Her ten years old daughter Claire often visit her during work. Claire has a love for animals and would like to be a veterinarian in future.
Dr. Susan Kelleher Wiki/Bio, age
Dr. Susan Kelleher was born in Buffalo, New York on April 1, 1968. As of now, she is 49 years of age. Growing up in the suburb, Dr. Kelleher always had pets including rabbits, ducks, chickens, gerbils, hamsters, guinea pigs, birds, even snakes. After developing the love for animals, she knew she wanted to be a veterinarian in future. No surprise she followed her passion.
Dr. Kelleher is an avian and exotic veterinarian. She is the owner and runs Broward Avian and Exotics Animal Hospital in Florida. She treats every animal that can get into her hospital except for dogs and cats. Dr.Kelleher has nothing personal with these two animals; in fact, she has three dogs and a cat among pets. In an interview when asked about the reason not treating dogs and cats, she opened she doesn’t excel in addressing them.
“It’s just not my forte. I really like to just do the exotics.”
Dr. Kelleher completed her high school from “West Seneca West Senior High School.” She received Bachelor education from Alfred University graduating with the double major in chemistry & biology in 1990. After that, she joined University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine.
Besides learning about animals through books, she gained real-life experience by working around them. While in high school and college she volunteered at the Buffalo Zoo. She was also very active in the avian, exotic and wildlife program and spent a lot of time volunteering at the Clinch River Raptor Center. Towards the end of her senior year of veterinary school, she spent two months working with Dr. Jeff Jenkins in San Diego as a student extern.
Dr. Susan Kelleher Career and Net Worth
First Susan Kelleher is a Veterinary doctor then a TV personality. She has been practicing veterinary service for more than 22 years. Her impressive work did not go unnoticed as Nat Geo came calling for a reality TV show. Dr. Kelleher began as the host of “Dr. K’s Exotic Animal ER” from its first season which premiered in Oct of 2014 and continues to be part of it. She makes an impressive sum from her profession and the show. Her net worth is estimated at $500,000.
After graduation, Dr. Kelleher began her Veterinary Journey by moving to Florida in August of 1995. She worked for the small veterinary practice in South, Florida for first three and half years. As her following for avian and exotic pet grew, she wanted to open her practice. In 1999 she began her exotic animal service facility and named “Broward Avian and Exotics Animal Hospital.”Over the years she has seen rabbits, ferrets, foxes, fish, birds, reptiles, marsupials, and even primates at her service. The pets like birds, possums, skunks, rabbits, lizards have bitten her, however, she has not suffered any fatal accident.
Alongside profession, Dr. Susan Kelleher donates her experience and expertise to wildlife facilities throughout Florida. She has been the volunteer of South Florida Wildlife Center in Fort Lauderdale for 15 years. Also, she has been a volunteer at Butterfly World in Pompano Beach as the official avian veterinarian.