Livia Benato has worked with rabbits and exotic animals since she graduated in 2002. She finished her residency in Rabbit and Exotic Animal Medicine in 2011 at the University of Edinburgh where she also gained her Master by Research on rabbit probiotics. She then worked for one year at Chester Zoo as Veterinary Officer before moving back to Scotland in 2013 where she worked as University Veterinary Clinician at the University of Glasgow. In October 2015 she moved to the South West and started working at CityVets in Exeter as Small Mammal and Exotics Veterinary Associate. Livia is a RCVS and European Recognised Specialist in Small Mammal Medicine.