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BVSc & AH, MVSc, DACVIM (SAIM)

Harmeet K. Aulakh

Harmeet K. Aulakh

BVSc & AH, MVSc, DACVIM (SAIM)

Harmeet K. Aulakh

About

Dr. Harmeet Aulakh is a board-certified veterinary internal medicine specialist. She obtained her veterinary degree from Punjab Agricultural University, India. She obtained her Masters in Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology from the same institute in India before moving to the United States. Following veterinary school, she completed a small animal rotating internship from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA. She worked as an associate DVM in private practice for about four years before following her dream to be a small animal internist. She accepted a position for a small animal internal medicine residency at the University of Illinois and completed her program at Louisiana State University. She became a Diplomate of the American College of Small Animal Internal Medicine in 2018.

Following her residency, she stayed on staff as an assistant professor at Louisiana State University in the small animal internal medicine service and taught DVM students and trained rotating interns and residents for seven years, before joining Ethos.

Dr. Aulakh has been a recipient of the national award in essay writing competitions during her high school career. She was a merit scholarship holder during both her bachelor’s and master’s veterinary degrees. While she was a teacher, educator, and researcher at LSU, she received several teaching excellence awards:

  • 2022 Dean’s Teacher Merit Honor Roll

  • 2021 Dean’s Teacher Merit Honor Roll

  • 2019 Dean’s Teacher Merit Honor Roll

Dr. Aulakh is a member of the California Veterinary Medical Association, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, American Veterinary Medical Association, Phi Zeta Veterinary Scholastic Honor Society, Louisiana Veterinary Medical Association, Baton Rouge Area Veterinary Medical Association, American Association of Veterinary Clinicians, Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association, Virginia Veterinary Medical Association, and Indian Society for Veterinary Immunology & Biotechnology (ISVIB).

Her clinical interests include, uronephrology, endocrinology and metabolic diseases, immune mediated diseases, cystoscopy, rhinoscopy, bronchoscopy, upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, and minimally invasive procedures.

Education

Punjab Agricultural University, Punjab, India - BVSc & AH

Punjab Agricultural University, Punjab, India - MVSc

Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg, VA - Small Animal Rotating Internship

College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL - Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine (Year 1)

Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine, Baton Rouge, LA - Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine (Years 2 & 3)

Published Articles

Investigation of the effects of storage with preservatives at room temperature or refrigeration without preservatives on urinalysis results for samples from healthy dogs

Harmeet K Aulakh, Karanvir S Aulakh, Kirk A Ryan, Chin-Chi Liu, Mark J Acierno. (01 October 2020). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 257(7), 726-733.

Feline histoplasmosis: a retrospective study of 22 cases (1986-2009)

Harmeet K Aulakh, Reid Tyson, Karanvir S Aulakh, Wendy Archipow. (01 August 2012). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 241(3), 319-321.

Book Chapter on Feline panleukopenia

Cote's Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats, 4th Edition.

Comparison of Two Stifle Exploratory Methods Using Mini-Arthrotomy for Diagnosis of Canine Medial Meniscal Pathology: An Ex Vivo Study.

Lauren A Kmieciak, Karanvir S Aulakh, Tisha A M Harper, Mark A Mitchell, Ryan J Butler, Chin-Chi Liu, Harmeet K Aulakh. (2022 July). Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 35(4), 239-245.

Effect of sedation or general anesthesia on elbow goniometry and thoracic limb circumference measurements in dogs with naturally occurring elbow osteoarthritis

Emily Clarke, Karanvir S Aulakh, Caleb Hudson, Katherine Barnes, J Alberto Gines, Chin-Chi Liu, Harmeet K Aulakh. (2020 October). Veterinary Surgery, 49(7), 1428-1436.

Influence of orthopedic examination on lameness scores and interobserver and intraobserver agreement in dogs with naturally occurring elbow osteoarthritis

Karanvir S Aulakh, Kaustubh R Dongaonkar, Katherine Barnes, Alberto J Gines, Jude T Bordelon, Don Hulse, Harmeet K Aulakh, Chin-Chi Liu. (2020 April). Veterinary Surgery, 49(3), 455-462.

Morphometric measurements to predict meniscal size in skeletally mature dogs for meniscal transplantation

David W Cradic, Karanvir S Aulakh, Paige Hymel, Katherine Barnes, J Alberto Gines, Nathalie Rademacher, Harmeet K Aulakh, Chin-Chi Liu. (2020 January). Veterinary Surgery, 49(1), 172-179.

Malignant Soft Tissue Sarcoma at the Site of Corticosteroid Injection in a Dog,K. Aulakh, Kielb Jl, Hsiao Sh, K. Barnes, Harmeet K Aulakh. (01 February 2018). Journal of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry.

What is your diagnosis? Abdominal adhesion

Harmeet K Aulakh, Reid Tyson, Karanvir S Aulakh, Wendy Archipow. (01 August 2012). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 241(3), 319-21.