Dr Katrina Ward BVSc MANZCVS BMA graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science in 1992 and the University of Tasmania with a Bachelor of Musical Arts in 2018.
She has worked as a veterinarian in Australia and England for 20+ years, with all types of animals from turtles to cattle, in all forms from orthopaedic surgery to cancer therapy.
Since studying behavioural medicine and focusing on the mental welfare of her patients, she has acquired Membership (by examination) to the Australia and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in 2008.
"Membership of the College is an official recognition of a veterinary surgeon's knowledge and experience in a designated field of veterinary science. Membership is an indication to the profession and the general public of an advanced practitioner representing a middle-tier of knowledge, competence and experience in a specific area of veterinary practice. Membership is not a specialist qualification. Membership requires examination with members signified by Post Nominals MANZCVS. (Quoted from the ANZCVS)