Bob Esbensen

Dr. Bob Esbensen graduated from the University of Illinois in 1981. After 7 years of small animal practice, he and his wife, Dr. Gloria, opened Arlington Cat Clinic in 1988. His professional interests include surgery, ultrasound and endoscopy. Dr. Bob is also a diplomat of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) with a specialty in companion animal practice. His family includes his wife Gloria, son Pete, and 2 golden retrievers. He has owned many cats in the past. In his free time, he enjoys nature photography and fishing. Dr. Bob competes in ice fishing tournaments every winter and in 2010 earned a spot on the U.S. Ice Fishing Team. His team won the gold in the World Ice Fishing Championship in March 2010.

Gloria Esbensen

Dr. Gloria graduated from the University of Illinois in 1981. After 7 years of small animal practice, Dr. Gloria and her husband Dr. Bob opened Arlington Cat Clinic in 1988. Her professional interests lie in pediatrics and the very cherished geriatric cats. Dr.Gloria’s family include her husband, son Pete, and 2 golden retrievers as well as many cats in the past. She enjoys cross stitching, sewing, quilting, reading, exercising and taking agility classes with her dogs.

Carol Fuhrman

Dr. Carol Furhman has been a feline practitioner since 1996. She is a graduate of Ohio State University College of Vet Med. Her varied professional interests include internal medicine and feline behavior. She is a member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners and the American Veterinary Medical Association. Outside the hospital Dr. Fuhrman enjoys gardening, quilting and reading science fiction and fantasy novels. She has four cats and also raises chickens in her backyard.

Linda Vukovich

Dr. Linda Vukovich is a 1973 graduate of Purdue University. She has practiced companion animal medicine for over thirty years, most recently making house calls for her more reluctant patients. She finds feline internal medicine fascinating and challenging, and she enjoys helping to maintain the health and well-being of her patients. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Vukovich enjoys antiquing, cooking and spending time with her extended family, which includes a giant schnauzer and six cats.

Nicole Frey

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