Dr. Katrin is the founder of the German Veterinary Clinic (GVC). Her passion and commitment to delivering the highest standard of care for animals as well as her extensive knowledge and experience quickly helped the clinic to grow and flourish, and the GVC family has now grown to over 20 dedicated and caring team members.
Dr. Katrin graduated from the University of Munich, Germany in 1999 after which she spent 7 years working in a variety of practices, including specialist and referral centers in the UK, to get broad and extensive experience in all areas of small animal medicine and surgery. During this time, Dr. Katrin earnt the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons “Certificate in Veterinary Anesthesia and Pain Relief” and completed a doctorate thesis in animal behavior before moving to the UAE in 2006.
Dr. Katrin has a passion for cat medicine which led her to develop the Middle East’s first ISFM Gold Standard Cat Friendly Clinic at GVC, which offers cats a compassionate environment in which to relax during their treatment. As a businesswoman Dr Katrin places client satisfaction and happiness as her top priority, and as a result is continually refining standards and developing new and exciting services to maintain GVC’s position as your first-choice vet in Abu Dhabi.
In her spare time, Dr. Katrin loves to look after her 4-legged family of 2 rescue cats, Vicki and The Squidge, a rescue dog named Polly, 2 tortoises and an event horse, Sky.