Associate/Prof Thierry Beths joined U-Vet Hospital of the University of Melbourne (UoM) in February 2012, working in the Anaesthesia and Analgesia department. Thierry did a Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia residency at the University of Glasgow (UK) from 1997-2000. In 2008, he obtained from the same University a PhD in developing a Target Controlled Infusion (TCI) system for propofol in dogs.

Thierry has a strong interest in animal welfare and pain management. Thierry is the chair of one of the UoM Animal Ethic committees (since 2016) and a Category A member (since 2014) for the Wildlife Small Industry AEC (Agriculture Victoria). Thierry has been an active member (since 2018) of the Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (Agriculture Victoria).

Thierry has a certification (CVA) in Veterinary Acupuncture from the Chi Institute and China National Society of TCVM Florida (USA) and a certification (CVPP) of Veterinary Pain Practitioner from the International Veterinary Association of Pain Management (IVAPM). In 2020 he graduated from the University of Edinburgh (UK) with an MSc (Dist) in Clinical Pain Management. Thierry recently started his training in Canine Rehabilitation through the University of Tennessee (USA) and hopes to graduate as a Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner (CCRP) by the end of 2024.