Shelley Thilenius
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Dr. Shelley Thilenius

DVM, MS (she/her)

Professional information

  • Veterinarian, DVM, MS (she/her)
About Vet

Dr. Shelley Thilenius (Dr. T), an Atlanta native, obtained her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Biology at Georgia State University. After receiving her M.S. from GSU, Dr. Thilenius moved across country to southern California, where she graduated from Western University of Health Sciences' College of Veterinary Medicine. After being awarded her D.V.M., she relocated to Chicago, IL to work in private practice treating dogs, cats, small mammals, birds, and reptiles. Dr. Thilenius has completed a small animal rotating internship and a partial dental residency. Dr. Thilenius has a special interest in periodontology, internal medicine, and preventative health.

Looking to make homemade balanced meals for your pets? Let Dr. T help you! Schedule a consultation to discuss all of your pet’s health requirements and Dr. T will create a personalized diet just for your pet!

  • Bentonville, AR, US
Spoken languages
  • English
Species treated
  • Birds (Avian)
  • Cats (Feline)
  • Dogs (Canine)
  • Other Exotics
  • Reptiles & Amphibians
  • Small Mammals
Areas of interest
  • End of life/Hospice care
  • Animal Welfare
  • Behavior
  • Emergency
  • Endocrinology
  • Cardiology
  • Parasitology
  • Nutrition
  • Pathology
  • Preventive
  • Orthopedics
  • Soft Tissue
  • Anesthesia
  • Immunology
  • Dermatology
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Microbiology
  • Radiology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Pharmacology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Ophthalmology
  • Neurology
  • Toxicology
  • Dentistry
  • Theriogenology
  • California, US
  • Arkansas, US
  • Illinois, US
  • Consult on diet, nutrition & exercise
  • Consult on general health & wellness
  • Consult on behavioral issues
  • Navigating nutrition from the new baby to the senior pet
  • Optimizing your new puppy or kitten experience
  • Tips and tricks on pet grooming techniques
  • Pet training, house training and litter box training

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