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Come and meet Empire Veterinary Clinic's husband and wife team, Dr. Sue Sundburg DVM, MS, and Ron Sundburg MS., and our dedicated staff.

Dr. Sue Sundburg DVM MS received her DVM in 1987 from the University of California, Davis, as well as a Masters of Animal Science. She has worked with small animals as both a private practitioner and as Emergency clinician. She has been the senior veterinarian at Empire Veterinary Clinic for 19 years.


Ron Sundburg MS is the Hospital Administrator. Along with having several other degrees, he received his Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Animal Science. Ron is in charge of all aspects of the running clinic, he will see to it that all the needs and comfort of your companion are met.

The staff here at Empire Veterinary Clinic is also dedicated to your pet’s care. Our team consists of our receptionist Erin, our nurses Eliza, Kris, and Amber and our kennels personnel. The staff is very well trained, with a combined experience of 12 years in veterinary care and experience in both private practice, as well as emergency medicine. The staff here at Empire Veterinary Clinic is also compassionate to each animal they handle, treating them as if they were their own. This allows us to provide the highest quality care for your animal in both emergency and routine situations.

Erin is our receptionist.  She is in charge of our front lobby. She greets you when you come in and starts the process to help your companion.  Erin will check you in at the front desk, taking down information needed for your visit.  If you are dropping off your companion, Erin will ensure all the necessary paperwork is filled out.  She is also in charge of reminders, making sure you don't forget when your companion is due for something. 


Eliza is our registered veterinarian technician (RVT). She works in several areas of the clinic including the exam room and the hospitalization of your companion. When we are in surgery, she helps prepare your companion for surgery and monitors the anesthetics during surgery, as well as recover your companion from the anesthetic. Eliza is also in-charge of our wellness programs.



Amber is another of our animal nurses.  She works throughout the clinic, including exam rooms, surgery, and helps treat your companion.  She assists the doctor with any procedures that need to be done, and also helps prepare your companion for surgeries or dentals. Amber is also in-charge of our Laser Program.

Dawn is our kennels personnel.  She keeps the clinic clean for your companion.  This includes keeping the instruments, equipment, and the kennels clean and sanitary.  She helps make the clinic a pleasant space for your companion.


Crystal  has been with the clinic 1997.  She has grown up with the clinic since she was in kindergarten.  She knows all aspects of the clinic.  She received her Masters at UC Davis in 2015. She helps both in the back and in the front to make your companion comfortable.


Ryan has been with the clinic his entire life.  He is the clinic helper. 

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Office Hours

Monday7 AM6 PM
Tuesday7 AM6 PM
Wednesday7 AM6 PM
Thursday7 AM6 PM
Friday7 AM6 PM
Day Morning Afternoon
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
7 AM 7 AM 7 AM 7 AM 7 AM Closed Closed
6 PM 6 PM 6 PM 6 PM 6 PM Closed Closed


Amazing staff. They made a scary sad situation, comfortable. They will be my go to veterinary hospital from now on. Also, reasonable prices.

Jennifer L.
Empire, CA

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