Abbey graduated from the University of Queensland in 2008 and holds membership of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in Equine Medicine. After working in mixed practices in Esk and Roma, and a stint in secondary school teaching, Abbey joined the UQ VETS Dayboro team in 2016.

With a teaching degree, Abbey is well placed to provide outstanding student and client education in addition to veterinary care of all species, both in the clinic and on-farm.