Stefanie graduated in 2002 from the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna. She received her doctorate degree in 2005 and started working as research assistant at the Institute of Animal Nutrition at the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna. She spent 1.5 years at the Gastrointestinal Laboratory at Texas A&M University and completed her Recidency from ECVCN in 2011. In 2013, she opened a practice for small animal nutrition consulting in Vienna. Besides, she is editor in chief of Veterinary Medicine Austria.