Carla graduated from the University of Pretoria in 2010. She attained Membership of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in Small Animal Surgery in 2014 and, in 2016, and commenced her specialist residency training at Murdoch University. Since 2019, and after completing her residency, she worked as a Senior Lecturer at The Animal Hospital Murdoch University. She became a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2020 and is a registered specialist in Small Animal Surgery. Carla is focused on soft tissue surgical procedures which include oncological procedures (i.e. mass removals and reconstructive surgery), abdominal surgery, and thoracic surgery. Carla has a strong work ethic and always treats her patients as if they were her own.