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. EBVS specialist in Behavioural Medicine and Diplomate in Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Legislation. Invited Professor of Animal Welfare, Ethics and Behaviour in the Veterinary Master and in the Veterinary Nurse Degree of the University Egas Moniz, Portugal. Lecturer in Seminars, Conferences and Congresses national and internationally. Past-President of the European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine (ECAWBM) and Vice-President of the European Society of Veterinary Clinical Ethology (ESVCE). Founder and Past-President of PsiAnimal – Portuguese Association of Behavioural Therapy and Animal Welfare. Author, Co-author and Coordinator of several studies in animal behaviour and welfare science.