Anesthesia Service, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Clinical Assistant Professor



Research Interests

Non-traditional species anesthesia

Locoregional anesthesia

Educational Background

Dr. Dantino received her DVM from University of Illinois in Champaign, Illinois. She completed a small animal medicine and surgery internship at VCA Arboretum View Animal Hospital outside of Chicago and then completed an anesthesia and analgesia specialty internship back at University of Illinois. She then completed a residency in anesthesia at University of Tennessee.

Selected Publications

  • Dantino SC, Kleine SA, Smith CK, Smith SM, Zhu X, Seddighi R. Effects of intravenous acepromazine and butorphanol on propofol dosage for induction of anesthesia in healthy Beagle dogs. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2022;49(4):354-363.
  • Ambrisko TD, Dantino SC, Keating SCJ, et al. Repeatability and accuracy of fingertip pulse oximeters for measurement of hemoglobin oxygen saturation in arterial blood and pulse rate in anesthetized dogs breathing 100% oxygen. Am J Vet Res. 2021;82(4):268-273.

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