Dr. Charlotte Sugar, DVM

Dr. Charlotte Sugar, a Santa Cruz native earned her DVM at the
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in 1993. Her commitment to learning didn’t stop there, in 2000, she completed a Master’s Degree in Social Work (with emphasis in clinical Social Work) at California State University, Los Angeles.

In addition to a professional passion for integrating both components of her training by paying special attention to end-of-life counseling and grief support, Dr. Sugar is especially skilled in Veterinary Oncology and feline medicine.

Charlotte lives in Boulder Creek with her 3 kittens. She loves visiting with her extended family and gleefully creating arts and crafts when she’s not preoccupied reading or wandering along the local beaches and among the redwoods.



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