Ioana graduated in 2014 from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Immediately after, she joined the animal charity (Emfodo Foundation) in Romania that provided veterinary medicine for stray dogs and cats and for those whose owners had a low income. She became RCVS in 2015 and completed an internship at Vale Vets in Dursley, UK. With a calling to work as a charity vet she returned to Romania to provide veterinary medicine for animals and owners that were less fortunate. Having a particular interest in feline medicine she is currently working towards the General Practitioner Certificate in Feline Practice with Improve International. She is also interested in small animal internal medicine, dermatology, anaesthesia and geriatric medicine.