Alison graduated from the Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies in 1998. After working for two years in mixed practice in England and spending some time travelling she returned to Northern Ireland to solely small animal practice.

She developed an interest in small animal internal medicine and achieved Advanced Practitioner status in 2017.

Alison is Clinical Director at Cromlyn House Veterinary Hospital (a long established first and second opinion RCVS accredited hospital) and enjoys medical investigations. The hospital offers a comprehensive laboratory as well as X-ray, endoscopy, ultrasound, blood pressure monitoring.