Rikke Jarlkvist graduated from the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University of Copenhagen in 2002. From 2002 till 2009 she worked as a small animal practitioner in three different hospitals in Denmark. Besides internal medicine, the daily work in the hospitals included surgery. In 2009 she joined KRUUSE and is currently Product Group Manager, head of the group of consumable product managers. These managers work every day to bring the right products to vets and techs worldwide in all relevant consumable categories including post-operative care, wound management, injection, infusion, anesthesia, sutures and urology. She lives in a country house with her family, which includes a spoiled JRT, a cat, eight hens, a husband and three daughters: two in the Royal Ballet School and one talented dressage rider who is a part of the Danish National Young Rider Dressage Team.