Our Veterinarians

At the Pet Samaritan Clinic our veterinarians and professional staff make all the difference to your pets’ health care. Everyone with whom you and your pet come into contact is dedicated to providing compassionate care and skilled services. our veterinarians and professional staff make all the difference to your pets’ health care. Everyone with whom you and your pet come into contact is dedicated to providing compassionate care and skilled services.

  • Experienced Veterinarians- At Pet Samaritan Clinic , you will see our veterinarians have many years of experience treating animals. They keep their medical knowledge current by attending continual education courses and seminars multiple times per year.
  • Concerned Understanding– Pet Samaritan Clinic veterinarians take into consideration all the factors that can affect pet health, including exercise, diet, travel, preexisting disease, grooming, and the presence of other animals in the household.
  • Licensed technicians and assistants– Our licensed technicians and trained staff are here to assist you and your pet at any time. Whether it is medically or just to offer a comforting hello when you and your pet walk in. We are here.

Dr. Sue Erickson

Dr. Erickson received her veterinary degree in 1986 from Oregon State University. She grew up on Long Island, New York and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Marine Biology from Long Island University in 1975. She did research on Arctic Seals for six years at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, where she received a PhD. In 1981 she realized veterinary medicine was her true calling. She now lives in a rural area south of Portland with her four cats. Her special areas of interest in veterinary medicine include the internal medicine of dogs and cats, care of geriatric pets, and dentistry.

Dr. Janet Ewing, DVM

 Bio will be available soon.

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Dr. Levi Klau

Dr. Levi Klau grew up in upstate New York, and graduated from veterinary school at 'The' Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. After hearing about Portland’s reputation, he decided to come try his luck in the Pacific NW. He started with a one-year internship at Dove Lewis Emergency Animal Hospital in NW Portland, but after completing the internship decided that emergency-only practice was not for him, as he wasn’t able to form relationships with clients and their pets. Dr. Klau is now looking forward to meeting new clients and pets at Pet Samaritan, and learning more about rabbits, rats, and guinea pigs from Dr. Ewing and Dr. Erickson. In his spare time, he enjoys riding one of his three bikes around town, bonsai, astronomy, driving to the beach, and checking out art galleries. Levi is currently between dogs, but is either going to adopt a middle-aged Labrador, or get a cavalier King Charles spaniel puppy...or maybe both!

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