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Emmy Sund, DVM


Dr. Emmy Sund was born and raised on a small family dairy farm in northeast Kansas where sheDr. Sund was one of 12 children.   She spent much of her childhood milking and caring for the family’s herd of registered Holstein dairy cows. After graduating with her B.S. in biology from the University of Dallas in 1998, she worked as a zookeeper and animal trainer at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. While training African elephants, rhinos, seals and large cats she became interested in pursuing a veterinary career. Dr. Sund completed her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2006 from Kansas State University. After graduation, she married a Marine fighter pilot assigned to California. Since then she has practiced medicine all over the country from California’s Mojave Desert to beautiful San Diego and our nation’s capital, Washington D.C. Upon her husband’s retirement from the military, Dr. Sund joined Olathe Animal Hospital in September of 2015. Her professional interests are dentistry, soft tissue surgery and geriatric medicine. She and her husband have 4 children and can usually be found biking, swimming at the local pool, working on the family dairy farm or exploring the KC sights.