Ellen Huse, DVM
Chief of Staff
Dr Ellen Huse is originally from Louisville, Kentucky. She graduated from Indiana University with a B.S. in Biology and a minor in English in 1990. After backpacking around Europe for a summer, she headed to Big Ten rival Purdue University and earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1994. While in vet school, she spent a summer with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game studying the chronic effects of the Exxon Valdez oilspill on wildlife. (She still won't buy gas at Exxon). She then headed south and worked in small animal clinics in Rock Hill and Charlotte before moving to Blythewood and joining the Sunset Animal Clinic team in 2006.
Dr. Ellen and her husband Roger have a daughter (Lauren) and son (Jason), a yellow lab (Crash), a chihuahua mix (Socks), an orange tabby domestic shorthair (Cheezit), and a gray domestic longhair (Daisy). She enjoys playing and watching sports (especially Gamecock football and basketball), participating in Functional Fitness classes outdoors at the YMCA, hiking, reading, and spending time with her family, friends, and pets.
She is Fear Free certified and is a member of the South Carolina Association of Veterinarians (SCAV), the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians (AEMV), and the Alliance of Force Free Animal Professionals. Her special interests include Endocrinology, Animal Behavior, Dermatology, and "pocket pet" medicine.