Lavra Zajc

Oncology Specialist

DVM DipECVIM-CA (oncology) MRCVS, RCVS and EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Oncology

Lavra graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Science at University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. After graduation she worked as an intern in a referral hospital Animal hospital Postojna, where she became passionate about oncology and then for three years as a veterinary surgeon in a first opinion clinic. During this time, she completed several externships in the UK and USA. In 2017 she started with a rotating internship program at Southfields Veterinary Specialists in Essex, UK, before joining Northwest Veterinary Specialists in October 2018 for an oncology specific internship. In May 2019 she started an oncology residency programme and became a European Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Oncology in 2023. She is enthusiastic about continuous professional development, regularly attending world congresses and keen on research work.


Outside of work, Lavra enjoys long walks in nature, playing tennis and spending time with her family and friends. She has a rescue kitty Aria at home who loves attention and normally controls her free time.