Antonia graduated from the University of Queensland and practiced in a busy inner-city practice in Brisbane for several years before relocating to Palmerston North with her family in 2018. Antonia is a keen surgeon and ultrasonographer. She has a special interest in geriatric dogs and cats. She loves making old arthritic pets feel better. Prior to becoming a veterinarian Antonia studied environmental science at the University of California Santa Cruz and worked in the conservation of endangered birds.
Antonia loves hiking, rock climbing, traveling and spending time with her family. Her family consists of her young son, husband, and an old Australian pig-hunting dog named Rosie Bear.