Dr. Sokolova spent 3 years studying veterinary medicine at the University of Stara Zagora before moving to Germany. There she graduated from Justus Liebig University in Giessen in 2001 after what she received PhD in veterinary medicine in 2005.
After several internships in small animal medicine and surgery at Small Animal Hospital Kaiserberg (Duisburg), Veterinary Practice Dr. Hesse (Bochum) and Veterinary Practice Dr. Birke (Marburg), Dr. Sokolova returned to Bulgaria.
She was part of the staff of Small Animal Clinic Amivet in Sofia before opening Madara Vet in 2014.
A member of the German Veterinary Medical Association and the Bulgarian Veterinary Union, Dr. Sokolova has professional interests in internal medicine, surgery and dermatology. She is fluent in German, French and English.
Dr. Polina Ilieva
Graduated from “Hristo Botev” Secondary School in 2005 in the town of Vratsa with focus on biology and chemistry.
From 2005 until 2011 studies at the Trakia University of Veterinary Medicine in Stara Zagora.
From 20014 until 2016 conducts postgraduate specialization in the field of infectious diseases of large animals.
From 2011 until 2020 is part of Animal Rescue Sofia’s team, in 2018 was appointed as chief veterinarian
In 2021 starts work at Madara Vet.
Member of the Bulgarian Veterinary Union
Took part in the following conferences:
6th World Congress on Leishmaniasis Toledo-Spain
Eastern European Veterinary Conference EEVC Belgrade 2016
Eastern European Veterinary Conference EEVC Zagreb 2018