New Vet Sara Joins Aanifeira Veterinary Team

We are delighted to announce that Sara Latourrette Alves has joined the Aanifeira veterinary team starting work this month.

Sara obtained her degree in veterinary science at the Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar (ICBAS) in Porto before going on to do an Erasmus Student Exchange programme in Italy at the Università di Bologna Facoltà di Medicina Veterinaria.   She completed her Masters Degree in Small & Companion Animals obtaining a final average of 18.

She also participated in a three month internship (Sept – Dec 2011) at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, U.S.A., carrying out extracurricular activites in a wide area of veterinary science i.e.:  soft tissue surgery, animal health, opthalmology, oncology, orthopedics for small animals, anesthesia, etc.

Prior to her joining Aanifeira, Sara worked at a veterinary clinic in the Porto area where she worked with the Animais de Rua project in spay/neutering of street animals in Porto.

Sara joins Claudia at the Aanifeira veterinary clinic to continue our work in saving animals and we would like to extend a big welcome to her in jorning our team!

About Aanifeira

Aanifeira – Associação dos Amigos dos Animais de Santa Maria da Feira is a non-profit/ no-kill organization with around 400 abandoned dogs and a small amount of cats in its care.
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