Susan Gayle was born and raised in Portland, Maine. She grew up on beautiful Munjoy Hill. Pets were always a part of her life since an early age. She also enjoys the outdoors, genealogy, sewing and playing the flute in several groups. She always had pets growing up and this included cats and dogs and other small creatures. She graduated Portland High School in the 80s and started a family.
She was widowed and remarried and once her family was grown she pursued a career in veterinary medicine attending Great Bay CC in Southern New Hampshire and graduating in 2011and then obtaining her Veterinary Technician License shortly after.. She still lives in Portland and has 5 pekingese and 1 cat. She is active in the animal welfare community and enjoys creating the beautiful bandanas she sells to support the rescue.