Dr. Snezhana Pochkalina
Dr. Snezhana was born and raised in a small town called Yelabug in Russia. She comes from a family of veterinarians who also owned a small farm. At 16 years old she graduated from high school and moved to a town called Kazan to continue her education. Dr. Snezhana graduated from the Kazan State Academy of Veterinary Medicine in 2010.
The idea of becoming a veterinarian came to her while she was in her second year of university and was volunteering at a veterinary hospital in Jackson-Hole, Wyoming. She immediately fell in love with the veterinary profession and decided to pursue a career in the field.
As a university student, she interned at a veterinary clinic in Kazan and then continued working there full-time after graduating.
In 2013 she decided to dig deeper into veterinary dermatology, a field she showed a lot of interest in; she eventually graduated from the School of Veterinary Dermatology of Svetlana Belova in 2014 with the title: European Specialist in Veterinary Dermatology. Dr. Snezhana attends veterinary dermatology conferences and seminars to keep herself up to date with the latest breakthroughs in the field. Dr. Snezhana is a member of the European Society of Veterinary Dermatology.
After receiving a job offer in Dubai, she decided to make a move in 2021, as it was always her dream to live by the sea.
In her free time, Dr. Snezhana loves playing sports; she loves going to the gym and plays lots of computer games with her son.
Dr. Snezhana has 2 cats that were adopted 12 and 13 years ago and live with her family back home.