Veterinary Degree at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Lisbon. Master in Clinical Ethology and Animal Welfare at the Faculty of Veterinary from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. PhD in Veterinary Science at the Institute of Biomedical Science Abel Salazar in O’Porto. Diplomate by the European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine – subspeciality in Behavioural Medicine. Director of the "Center for Animal Knowledge" (Centro para o Conhecimento Animal). Teacher of Animal Behaviour, Welfare and Protection at the Faculty of Veterinary, University Lusofona in Lisbon. Coordinator of the Committee of Ethics and Animal Welfare and researcher in the Faculty mentioned before. Director of the Technical Specialization Course of Dog Trainers of University Lusofona. Trainer and speaker in Seminars, Conferences and Congresses national and internationally. Author, Co-author and Coordinator of several studies in animal behaviour and welfare in Portugal. Receive referral cases in Behaviour since 2003. President of PsiAnimal – Portuguese Association of Behavioural Therapy and Animal Welfare, Vice-President of the European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine (ECAWBM) and Vice-President of the European Society of Veterinary Clinical Ethology (ESVCE).