Virginie Barberet graduated from the National Veterinary School of Lyon (France) in 1999. She then performed a rotating internship in small animals medicine and surgery at the National Veterinary School of Lyon.
Virginie Barberet spent 4 years in small animal private practices before joining Ghent University (Belgium) in 2005 to complete a 4-year residency program in Medical Imaging. She became a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging in 2009. She remained at Ghent University as an assistant where she finished her PhD project on ultrasonography of selected small structures of small animals. In 2010, she moved to UK where she is now a Teaching Fellow in Medical Imaging at Bristol Veterinary School.