Susie Slanina

Susie Slanina lives in Vancouver, Washington with her current crew of four shelter dogs: Tawny (17), Fuzzy, Shweetie, and Bojoe. She also has four cats: Bunny, Peacey, Smokey and Snowball. She shares the fun of being surrounded by pets with her friend Alan. Her interests include writing about Metro and Metro’s friends, reading, nature, yoga, Dakota Dog Park, book clubs, and exploring the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest.

Covina High School class of 1970
Mt. San Antonio College 1974 AA Early Childhood Education
Cal State Los Angeles 1976 BA English
Sion Hill College, Dublin, Ireland. Montessori Teacher’s Training 1978-1979

Worked at California State University, Los Angeles 23 years. Admission Evaluator.
Retired 2002 at age 50 to spend more time with pups at a small cabin in Big Bear.
Moved to Vancouver, Washington in 2007 primarily for the rain.

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