AUTHOR

Valeria M. Tanco
DVM, MSc, PhD, DACT Charleston Veterinary Referral Center, Charleston, South Carolina

Valeria M. Tanco, DVM, MSc, PhD, DACT, is a small animal reproductive specialist at Charleston Veterinary Referral Center in South Carolina. Dr. Tanco earned her DVM from Catholic University in Cordoba, Argentina, and her MSc in biomedical sciences and reproductive medicine from University of Saskatchewan in Canada. After several years in research, she completed a residency in theriogenology at Cornell University before continuing her studies in reproductive medicine and physiology at Calgary University and University of Tennessee, where she earned her PhD. While at University of Tennessee, she developed a specialized interest in small animal theriogenology and established the Small Animal Reproduction Service.