1993-2005 University of the Republic, Montevideo, Uruguay. Doctor of Veterinary
Medicine, including five years of clinical surgery with special emphasis on orthopedics and internal medicine.
May 2006 Madrid, Spain – License to practice Veterinary Medicine (Approbation)
June 2012 Koblenz, Germany – License to practice Veterinary Medicine (Approbation)
Doctor De Lima has practiced veterinary medicine in three countries (Uruguay, Spain and
Germany), and he speaks five languages (Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, German and English).