Dr. Pereira received his veterinary masters degree in 2008 from the University of Évora, Portugal. After a brief period in small animal practice, he moved to England where he completed two general rotating small animal internships, both in private practice and in academia (University of Liverpool). He successfully obtained a residency position in small animal cardiology in 2013, at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. He has authored and co-authored several peer-reviewed publications for a number of different journals. Dr. Pereira successfully achieved the European Veterinary Cardiology Diploma (DipECVIM-CA) in 2018, and currently works as a freelancer in Switzerland & Portugal.