Shula graduated from Liverpool University in 2011 and joined Springfield Vets that August after seeing practice here as a student. She has a particular interest in surgery; she especially enjoys performing laparoscopic (keyhole) procedures and repairing fractures.

Shula completed a Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice in 2015, with a surgical bias. In 2016 she passed the final oral exam, so now holds an RCVS certificate in Small Animal General Surgery (CertAVP(GSAS)). She is anRCVS Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Surgery.