Antonia graduated from vet school at the University of Queensland in 2014. Prior to this she obtained a degree in environmental studies from the University of California, where she worked with endangered migratory birds. She settled in New Zealand three years ago after many years in Australia and abroad. She has a strong interest in arthritis pain management and palliative care in elderly animals and all aspects of soft tissue surgery. She works as a vet part time as she is also a Mum to a 3 year old boy. Outside of work she enjoys traveling, rock climbing, snowboarding, gardening, and tramping.