Dr. Fougere graduated in 1986 from Murdoch School of Veterinary School Western Australia and practices integrative medicine in Sydney. She holds Masters degrees in herbal medicine, education and training, and a Bachelor degree in complementary medicine. She was named the AHVMA Practitioner of the Year in 2010 and Educator of the Year for 2011. Dr. Fougere is one of the founders and on the faculty of the College of Integrative Veterinary Therapies. She has served on the board of many Australian veterinary organizations, the AHVMA, VBMA, IVAS She is currently the chairperson of the College of Veterinary Botanical Medicine. She is the author of several books and co-author of more. She travels the world teaching and speaking to veterinarians about holistic modalities.