Alison qualified from Edinburgh University with a degree in Veterinary Science. She also has a Masters degree in Animal Behaviour from the University of Southampton and a Certificate in Small Animal Surgery. Alison has worked for two charities but now works at a private practice. She currently diagnoses disease in animals using clinical examination, blood tests, ultrasound and radiography. She also signs Pet Export Certificates for animals travelling to other parts of the world. Alison loves to cycle, run and travel.