About Us : Susan Clubb, D.V.M.

Susan Clubb, D.V.M.

Dr. Susan Clubb has nearly 40 years of experience working with all types of birds and exotic animals. Her experience has been augmented by working at the international level with breeders, zoological institutions, conservation organizations, and avian enthusiasts from Indonesia to Qatar to Costa Rica. After receiving her B.S. in Zoology and her D.V.M. degree from Auburn University, Dr. Clubb began her impressive career which continues to encompass many positions including Staff Veterinarian at Jungle Island (Miami), advisor to Loro Pargue (Tenerife, Canary Islands), and Consulting Veterinarian to the Fundacion de Rehabilitation de Especies Tropicales in Panama and Milo’s Ranch in Loxahatchee, Florida. She is also owner and operator of Rainforest Clinic for Birds & Exotics and Hurricane Aviaries in Loxahatchee.

While Dr. Clubb enjoys working with exotic species, there is little doubt that parrots are her favorite. She has produced many special booklets for bird owners and has published widely on many topics in avian medicine including more than 70 articles and 25 book chapters. Of the many notable publications, Psittacine Aviculture: Perspectives, Techniques and Research and Avian Medicine and Surgery are just two of her more influential publications. Her presentations at national and international meetings are innumerous. She is a member of the Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV) where, over the years, she has served in many posts including President. Dr. Clubb currently serves as Committee Chair of the AAV Legislative Committee. Her interest in this area has been reflected throughout her career including working to change USDA regulations and helping to evolve legislation for wild bird conservation.