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Susan Marino is the Founder and President of Angel's Gate. Her vision was to create a place where animals, who had no place to go, because of their special needs, would be cared for wanted and loved.
At its inception some thirteen years ago, Angel's Gate cared for animals relinquished by their human companions or by shelters because of medical reasons. The animals came to Angel's Gate to live out their lives. Since then, Angel's Gate has expanded it's purpose to include working with physically challenged animals. In 2000 Angel's Gate became a wildlife rehabilitation center as well.
Susan is a Licensed Veterinary Technician and a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner She is, also a Registered Nurse with more than thirty years experience in emergency and critical care, mental health, and the care of critically, and terminally, ill children and their families. She is a specialist in many forms of holistic therapy including, animal communication, TTouch , and essential oils. In 1992, she founded Angelís Gate Hospice and Rehabilitation Centre for Animals, the first-of-its-kind residential hospice for animals. It's non-profit status was granted in 1998. Susan is a popular lecturer and educator, and received the Woman of Distinction Award for New York State in 2001 and the Founders Award from the New York City ASPCA in 2003 for her work with animals.
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