Alison graduated from the University of Queensland in 2006 and started her clinical practice with an emergency medicine internship. She briefly worked in dermatology practice before finding her calling in feline practice.
She has worked exclusively with cats since 2009. Alison became a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists and a registered specialist in feline medicine in 2021. She enjoys looking after geriatric patients with all their co-morbities, and has a particular interest in feline dermatology and endocrine disorders. Alison shares her home with three children, four cats, a whippet, several chickens and a husband.
Outside of work she plays violin in a community orchestra, enjoys going to the gym, as well as gardening and spending time outdoors.