Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Dr. Julie Bulman-Fleming attended the University of British Columbia for her bachelor's degree in animal biology. Next it was on to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan where she attended the Western College of Veterinary Medicine and developed her interest in oncology. After graduating in 2007 with her DVM degree with great distinction, she moved east across Canada and did a rotating internship in small animal medicine, surgery and critical /emergency care. Dr. Bulman-Fleming crossed the border back to the West Coast and joined Veterinary Cancer Group as a medical oncology resident in August 2008. She completed the three-year program in early August 2011. Dr. Bulman-Fleming had fulfilled the requirements of the board certification one month earlier by passing her examination with the ACVIM and as such was awarded diplomate status in medical oncology. Her areas of interest include client education, palliative care and the role of the immune system in cancer development and treatment. Julie's personal interests are rock climbing, mountain biking, snowboarding and travel.