The People Serving You
Office Phone: 970-297-4578
Office: A223 VTH
Gail Bishop, BS, is the Clinical Coordinator for the Argus Institute. Gail’s role as a member of the CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital’s clinical medical team is to assist and support clients with aspects of treatment and decision making they face during their pet’s illness. She also provides short term emotional and grief support to pet caregivers who are referred to the Argus Institute Support Service.
Gail also co-teaches fourth year seniors during Argus Senior rotations and third year students in the Clinical Communication Skills course. She is also Co-founder and advisor for CSU’s Pet Hospice program, the first and only University VTH Pet Hospice program in the country.
Gail's experience comes from 22 years in positions as the Bereavement Services Director for Hospice of Larimer County, Grief Counselor for Allnutt Funeral Service and Co-founder for the Suicide Resource Center of Larimer County. Gail and her husband, Jep Enck have two very well loved felines; Coal and Cooper.
Office Phone: 970-297-4007
Office: Argus VTH
Jane Shaw, DVM, PhD, is a recognized expert in veterinarian-client-patient interactions, Assistant Professor of Veterinary Communication and the Director of the Argus Institute at CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital. She received her veterinary degree from Michigan State University in 1994 and received her PhD in Epidemiology at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada in 2004. Dr. Shaw was selected as the recipient of the 2008 Leo K. Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian Award, recognizing her contributions to enhancing the relationship between people and their pets.
Dr. Shaw implements the communication curriculum at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, focusing on clinical interviewing skills to enhance professional performance through partnership with colleagues and clients. Dr. Shaw is called upon internationally and nationally to conduct skills-based communication workshops at veterinary conferences and symposia. Jane shares her life with her beloved 4-legged friend, Cliff.