Carol obtained her first degree in Bio-Vet Science and was awarded the Pfizer BioVeterinary Science prize. She went on to study for her PhD at the University of Liverpool specialising in biomechanics and musculoskeletal adaptation. Formerly managing the Theravet Veterinary and Hydrotherapy centre, Carol went on to complete her Advanced Certificate in Veterinary Physiotherapy with CEP Training, gaining the top student award for her year. She now works as a veterinary physiotherapist and hydrotherapist in her own rehabilitation business, Valiant Veterinary Physiotherapy. Carol also gained her Clinical Educator Certificate accredited by the University of Middlesex in 2014.