Duana McBride graduate from the University of Sydney, Australia in 2004 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science, where she developed an interest in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine. After several years in general practice and referral emergency practice, she endeavoured to pursue her dreams by undertaking a residency program at Murdoch University, Australia, which was completed in 2013. She obtained her diploma with the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care in 2013, alongside a Masters in Veterinary Medical Science (Murdoch University). Duana was appointed as a lecturer in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine at the Royal Veterinary College for 5 years, and now works in private referral practice. She has a strong passion in fluid therapy, coagulation, blood gas, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.