Dr. Colombo was born in 1966 in Legnano (MI), Italy, and graduated in Veterinary Medicine in 1992 at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Milan (Italy). She completed a Research Doctorate in Small Animal Internal Medicine at the Medicine Department of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Milan (Italy) from November 1993 to November 1996 and a Post-Doctorate from October 1998 to October 2000. She completed a Senior Clinical Scholarship in Veterinary Dermatology (residency in Veterinary Dermatology) at the Department of Clinical Veterinary Studies, The University of Edinburgh in September 2003 and worked at the Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, as a Temporary Clinical Fellow in Veterinary Dermatology from November 2003 to June 2004. Dr. Colombo passed the Diploma Exam of the European College of Veterinary Dermatology (ECVD) in 2004. She has been a Full Member of the ESVD (European Society of Veterinary Dermatology) since 1996. Dr. Colombo is president of SIDEV (Italian Society of Veterinary Dermatology), member of the ECVD Board and Chair of the ECVD Credentials Committee. Currently, Dr. Colombo is seeing referral cases as a private practitioner in various practices in Northern Italy.