Cristina Vulpe; Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ph.D.

Cristina Vulpe is a registered veterinarian who has worked with a variety of small animal species in the past, from cats and dogs to guinea pigs and exotic birds. 

Cristina writes for us and reviews our health-related content and other key articles to ensure that we are delivering trustworthy veterinary advice.

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Highlights:

Experience

Cristina has been in the veterinary industry ever since she was studying for her degree.

She got a job at a veterinary pharmacy when she was in her 3rd year and became a vet at a clinic right after graduation.

She has hands-on experience working with small animals and performed a number of tasks, from administering vaccines to operating on cats and dogs. 

She also performed anatomopathological examinations on farm animals (mostly swine and chickens). 

She was also the manager of a veterinary clinic where she closely worked with other veterinarians and veterinary technicians. 

Education

Cristina got her Veterinary Degree in 2011 from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Iasi, Romania, a part of the University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine from the same city. 

In 2015, she got her Ph.D. in Veterinary Oncology (with a thesis titled Morphoclinical and Imaging Investigations Utilized in the Diagnosis of Tumoral Processes within the Abdominal and Pelvic Cavities in Dogs).

She completes a number of continuing education courses every year. 

In 2021, she also earned her BA in History from the Alexandru Ioan Cuza University in Iasi, Romania.