Dr Pete van Dongen qualified from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, State University of Utrecht, in The Netherlands, in 1990. He obtained his RCVS Certificate in Veterinary Radiology in 1996 and has been a CRI (Canine Rehabilitation Institute) Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist since 2014.
He has spent the last 28 years in general small animal veterinary practice. Over the last 10 years, he has run the hydrotherapy service at his practice and managed the complete rehabilitation service there for the last four. During this time, his main interests have been radiology, surgery (both soft tissue and orthopaedics), rehabilitation and sports medicine.