VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Internal Medicine - Feline

Associate Editor

Patricia Ibarrola

Board Certification

  • European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Companion Animals (ECVIM-CA) Internal Medicine, 2008

Honors Awards and Fellowships

  • Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (UK) (RCVS) Diploma in Small Animal Medicine, 2006
  • Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (UK) (RCVS) Certificate in Small Animal Medicine, 2003


  • Residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine, 2006
  • Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, 2003
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Universidad de Zaragoza, 1997

Current Professional Activities

  • Internist at The Ralph Referral Hospital (Marlow, UK)

Past Professional Activities

  • Private Referral practice: Davies Veterinary Specialists (UK), 2013–2022
  • Private Referral practice: Davies Veterinary Specialists (UK), 19982011
  • Small Animal Medicine lecturer at UCD (Dublin), 20112013


  • Playing guitar and outdoor adventures with my husband and dog

Marital Status

  • Married to a rockstar (in my heart)


  • Two wonderful stepdaughters


  • Two cats and a Brussels Griffon called Chewbacca

Favorite Quote

"If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went"

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