Karen M. Tobias, DVM, MS, DACVS, is a professor of small animal soft tissue surgery and a board-certified surgeon at University of Tennessee. She earned her DVM from University of Illinois, completed an internship at Purdue University, and completed a residency at The Ohio State University, where she also earned her MS. Dr. Tobias has published more than 120 scientific articles and book chapters and is the author of Manual of Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery, coeditor of Veterinary Surgery: Small Animal, and coauthor of Atlas of Ear Diseases of the Dog and Cat.
M. A. Salisbury, DVM, DACVO, is a veterinary ophthalmologist at Animal Eye Care in Sarasota, Florida. She earned her DVM from Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University and completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery and a residency in ophthalmology at University of Georgia.
Karen McClung is a veterinary nurse of ophthalmology at Animal Eye Care in Sarasota, Florida. She earned her BS in zoology from University of Maine and has worked in various areas of veterinary medicine, including emergency practice, specialty practice, and general practice.
Margaret Swalec, MS, is a retired educator. She earned her BS in special education from Illinois State University and her MS in special education from St. Xavier University. Before retirement, she served as the special education department supervisor at Libertyville High School in Illinois.