Dr Bellini graduated in 2004 from the University of Padua in Italy and after he attended for one year the department of clinical science, at the same institution, where he focused on improving his knowledge in anaesthesia and analgesia. In 2010 he successfully completed a PhD program in Veterinary Clinical Science. Dr Bellini started a residency in veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia at the Royal Veterinary Collage in London where he was also enrolled in a Master course in Veterinary Sciences. Dr Bellini moved back to Italy in 2012 and currently he is working as clinical anaesthetist at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital of the University of Padua. Regularly, he also is appointed as visiting professor at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr Bellini’s main research interests are exotic mammal and sheep anaesthesia and analgesia.