Siobhan Menzies graduated from the Royal [Dick] School of Veterinary Studies in 1990. After 2 very enjoyable years in mixed practice in Dromore she moved to small animal practice in Bangor. She studied homeopathy with the Faculty of Homeopathy, physiotherapy at the Royal Vet College and in 2003 she studied acupuncture with the Association of British Veterinary Acupuncturists eventually serving as a council member. Siobhan left general practice and established HolisticPet in order to provide complementary therapies for pets in NI. In 2007 Siobhan attended the Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner program provided by the University of Tennessee. Inspired by this course she opened the province's first dedicated pain management clinic with Earlswood vet referrals housing Northern Ireland's first underwater treadmill.
HolisticPet now offers veterinary led pain management clinics in Earlswood Vet Referrals; Garden Lodge Vet Clinic; Clare Vet Clinic; Cromlyn House Veterinary Hospital; Cedargrove Veterinary Clinic; Ards Vets4Pets and at her home base in Millisle. In June 2017 Siobhan obtained a GP Certificate in Western veterinary acupuncture and chronic pain management. In February 2018 Siobhan became the first vet on the island of Ireland to become an Emmett practitioner for animals.
She is passionate about pain management and continues her studies into all aspects of multimodal analgesia. She is a member of the Association of British Veterinary Acupuncturists; the British Veterinary Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Association; International Association of Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physical therapy; the British Small Animal Veterinary Society and has been accepted onto the RAMP register.