Veerle qualified as a veterinary surgeon from the University of Gent, Belgium in 2001. After two years in France, she came to the UK in 2003. She has worked at several practices throughout the country, integrating chiropractic care, acupuncture, therapeutic exercise, herbal medicine, nutrition and first line medicine. Veerle has passed the International Veterinary Chiropractic Exam, has an ABVA Certificate in Safety and Competence in Acupuncture and acquired depth in her experience as an acupuncturist while working with Lowri Davies. Veerle studied veterinary phytotherapy with Peter Conway and, supported by an ABVA scholarship, increased her knowledge of Chinese Herbal Medicine at the Australian College of Integrative Veterinary Therapies.