Ann-Marie graduated with a Diploma in veterinary nursing from University College, Dublin, Ireland in 2009. After graduating, Ann-Marie continued to work in the mixed practice that she trained in for a further two years. In 2011, she decided to spread her wings and travel overseas. During her year of travel, she spent some time working as an equine nurse in Australia both at Murdoch university and at a private practice south of Perth.
After getting a taste of Australia and equine nursing. Ann-Marie returned to the land down under and the same private practice south of Perth in 2012. She re-joined the team at Murdoch as Head equine nurse in 2015 until 2020.
Ann-Marie particularly enjoys equine medicine and nursing during emergency situations. More recently she decided to reskill in small animal general practice and joined a busy small animal practice (Challenger Vet Hospital) South of Perth. Where she regained her passion for small animal medicine and patient care.
Having a keen passion for veterinary nurse education she has completed her Graduate Certificate in Tertiary and Adult Education at Murdoch University in 2019 and RCVS examiner training programme in 2009. Along with speaking at both the Bain Fallon and VNCA conferences in recent years.