Kate was awarded the RCVS Certificate in Veterinary Dermatology in 2000 and is an Advanced Practitioner in Veterinary Dermatology. She has provided a dermatology service at Dovecote Veterinary Hospital since 2004.

Kate is an Assistant Professor in Veterinary Dermatology at the University of Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, where she teaches dermatology and delivers CPD courses to veterinary practitioners. Kate is also an active member of the British Veterinary Dermatology Study Group, for which she has served as Treasurer and President.