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Sharon Lee Willoughby-Blake, DVM, D.C.

December 1, 1946 - November 10, 2010

Among her many other talents, she was a dog chiropractor
who enabled many Yukon Quest and Iditarod dogs to perform their best.

10/23/10
Submitted by Kelley Griffin

Sharon Lee Willoughby-Blake, DVM, D.C., 63, died Nov. 10, 2010, at her Palmer residence, from complications of cancer.

Sharon was born Dec. 1, 1946, in Battle Creek, Mich. to Sammy and Edna Willoughby. She graduated from Michigan State University in 1970, with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and later with a Doctor of Chiropractic in 1986 from Palmer College of Chiropractic, in Davenport, Iowa.

In 1986, Sharon founded Options for Animals, a college of animal chiropractics in Illinois. She was a founding member of Sindorf Equestrian Educational Center. As a lifetime member of ACVA, Sharon received the first annual AVCA Animal Chiropractor of the year in 2000. Other awards that Sharon received were Distinguished Veterinary Alumnus Award, 2001 from Michigan State University, Large Animal Clinic Award 1970 from Michigan State University, and Professor of the year in 1989 from Palmer College of Chiropractic.

For more of this story click on the following link.

http://www.frontiersman.com/articles/2010/11/23/local_news/obituaries/doc4ce8cc4f07718538168255.txt


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