Together, we develop veterinary medicine that focuses on people.

About us

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Why are we different?

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Four-legged friends are part of the filu family, just like you.

Caring for our team is a central aspect of our veterinary medicine. With every step we take, we keep people in mind.

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We want to be better and better.

We're always looking for ways to make things better. Because when it comes to creating a great experience, good simply isn't good enough. We strive for great things.

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A place of wellbeing for everyone.

We want our practices to be places where everyone — our employees, pet owners and furry friends — feels welcome and comfortable.

Our team

Co-Founder & CVO

Dr. med. vet. Anna Magdalena Naderer

Lena is co-founder of filu & vet-connect.vet. As a vet, she gained experience in various veterinary practices as well as in management in the pharmaceutical sector. Lena likes to switch off while playing tennis, in nature and in the mountains or on a racing bike and feels really comfortable spending time with her (filu) family.

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Vet

 Rebecca Glombitza

Rebecca was able to gain experience as a ward vet through an internship at a veterinary clinic, among other things. She then worked in a practice with a focus on dentistry, with a focus on anesthesia. In her free time, Rebecca dedicates herself to her hobbies, including music, traveling to warm countries, bike trips and (alpine) hikes. Her loyal companion, a border collie named Urmel, is always there.

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Co-Founder & COO

 Justus Buchen

Justus is co-founder of filu and holds the position of COO, where he is responsible for operations, product development, human resources. Growing up with vets in the family and accompanied by his Pointer, he had close contact with veterinary topics long before filu. In his free time, he likes to relax in the mountains and play tennis.

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Vet
Surgery & Teeth

Dr. med. vet. Oliver Nolte

Oliver specialized in surgery as a vet and was able to deepen his skills in various institutions. In his free time, he likes to walk in the woods with his Vizsla dog Rosi.

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Vet
Chiropractic
Internal Medicine

 Nina Schwandner

Nina has gained extensive experience in internal medicine as a veterinarian in clinics & practices and is particularly interested in dermatology. She is also a chiropractor for horses & dogs, which she also likes to use on her own dog Nacho.

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Vet

 Emanoela Makaveeva

Emanoela has already gained experience in a veterinary clinic. In her free time, she likes to be out in nature with her Yorkshire terrier dog Aki and likes to travel to her home country Bulgaria.

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Co-Founder & CEO

 Christian Köhler

Christian is CEO and co-founder of filu. He is responsible for Strategy & Expansion, Marketing, Finance & Legal. He was previously an investment manager with a focus on healthcare. In his free time, Christian spends a lot of time in the mountains, whether hiking in summer or skiing or ski tours in winter. He also plays tennis regularly.

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Vet
Cardiology

 Angelina Sindram

Angelina brings three years of clinical experience to Filu: her focus was on cardiology, where she is also completing her doctoral thesis and is undergoing further training for the additional title of cardiology in small and pet animals. She also gained experience in emergency services. In her free time, Angelina enjoys long walks in nature with her two border collies, is interested in ornithology and nature photography, and loves hiking and cycling in forests and the Alps.

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Founders Associate
Dermatology

Dr. med. vet. Nadine Wittenstein

Nadine brings a wide range of expertise through her veterinary work in clinics and practices. After several years of managing the dermatology department in a veterinary clinic, Nadine is also the perfect contact person for questions related to your four-legged friend's skin and coat. Traveling and mountain excursions recharge her energy.

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Senior Software Engineer

 Patrick Steffen

Patrick is a senior full stack software and product engineer at filu and drives the customer and employee experience forward through digital innovations. Outside the digital terrain, he is enthusiastic about the alchemy of delicate coffee preparation or enjoys the meditative clarity of long running distances.

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Service

 Iris Sebald

The well-being of humans and animals is particularly important to Iris. In her free time, she and her daughter lovingly dedicate themselves to taking care of their common horse.

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Marketing Associate

 Annette Haslböck

From sales expert to café owner to her current role as marketing associate at filu- Annette is a digital multi-talented and passionate social media manager. She loves pasta & sushi, mindfulness and likes to be creative in her free time. She also has a big heart for people and animals and likes to work for the protection and welfare of animals.

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Working Student Medical

 Julia Morcos

Julia completed her training as a veterinary assistant in a small animal clinic and is studying veterinary medicine at LMU Munich at the same time.

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CVO Assistant

Dr. med. vet. Anna Dechamps

Anna is a vet and is currently undergoing her specialist veterinary training in the field of reptiles externally. At filu, she works in the area of medical support and assistance at CVO. She is a creative mind and likes to write, design and conceptualize. In her free time, she finds energy and balance in nature and doing Pilates.

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TFA

 Anna-Marie Behnken

Anna-Marie originally comes from zoo animal care and falconry. In addition to Low German, she is also proficient in other talents such as baking. However, she is happiest on Denmark's secluded North Sea beach, looking for amber. At home, she has a variety of crawling pets, which she lovingly cares for and cares for.

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TFA

 Natalie Oeldorf

As an animal lover, Natalie has a particular fondness for pets. In her free time, she enjoys show jumping and likes to relax while watching movies. She loves long walks in nature and has a particular passion for South Africa. Natalie shares her home with two charming guinea pigs named Vanilla and Apollo.

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Working Student Medical

 Emmy-Lou Lynch

Emmy is studying veterinary medicine last semester and has already worked as a student assistant at a veterinary clinic and as a working student in a feed company — her focus is on small animals and nutrition. In her free time, Emmy relaxes with surfing on the Eisbach, yoga and walks with her Labbi pensioner Lilly.

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TFA

 Nadja Rietzler

Originally trained in the field of horse management, Nadja has switched to a veterinary specialist. She also dedicates herself to bodybuilding and likes to go on trips into nature with her dog Mila.

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Lead Engineer

 Pascal Mattes

Pascal is a developer at filu and, as an employee from the very beginning, is also happy to help with IT problems. He has a passion for American football and is the proud owner of Anton, a Shetland Sheepdog.

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Working Student Medical

 Ludwig Weber

Ludwig is a working student at filu and has completed training as a veterinary specialist in a small animal clinic. He has been studying veterinary medicine at LMU since 2020 and also works there as a trainee in the small animal clinic, with a particular interest in ophthalmology. At home, he takes care of horses, dachshunds, cats, rabbits, chickens, ducks and bees. In his free time, he plays soccer, cello and loves traveling.

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Vet

 Laura Köhler

Laura brings practical experience from veterinary clinics and practices to Filu. Her hobbies include hiking and salsa dancing. She also grew up with cats.

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Service

 Maya Schmid

Maya's love for animals is a matter close to her heart. She loves going on trips and enjoying the sun with her dog Kylie. She spent part of her childhood in the countryside, which strongly influenced her connection to nature and animals.

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Working Student Holding

 Carina Junkers

Carina is a working student in human resources at filu and supports the marketing team. She studies business administration with a focus on human resources and has experience in project management and marketing. Growing up in a village near Garmisch, she loves nature activities such as horse riding and mountaineering as well as playing the piano, figure skating or yoga. She is also involved as a godmother for a pot-bellied pig and a blind calf.

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Senior Software Engineer

 Kevin Landsberg

Kevin is an experienced software engineer and brings expertise in web development with a focus on front-end and client development. In his free time, he enjoys hobbies such as rugby and gaming. He enjoys most spending time with his pets, American Stafford Mix dog Flora and his two cats, Freddie and Coco.

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Service

 Jessica Wolter

Jessica previously worked in customer service at a delicatessen store for a long time. At filu, she is now able to combine her passion for service with her love for animals.

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Head of Expansion

 Michele Bollmann

Michelle has 6 years of experience in the start-up industry. She is enthusiastic about business development and growth and has a great passion for customer experience, design and visual merchandising. Another highlight in her life is her Havanese named Anton, who is now part of the filu Office Dogs.

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TFA

 Leonhard Seiler

Leonhard grew up in the Olympic Village in Munich and completed his TFA training in a veterinary clinic south of Munich. He enjoys going on bike rides in and around Munich. However, he is particularly happy in the Austrian mountains, at the 800-year-old family hut.

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TFA
Dog Physiotherapy

 Verena Greil

Verena worked as a TFA in a veterinary clinic for many years and is our “laboratory star” at filu. In her free time, she regularly travels by bus to explore the world.

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Working Student Medical

 Florentin Ressel

Florentin comes from the Spreewald, where she grew up with farm animals, dogs, cats and chickens. She is studying veterinary medicine and is particularly interested in gynecology, internal medicine and surgery. Florentin was able to gain initial practical experience, particularly in the area of pigs and cattle. In her free time, she is a big fan of hiking and nature, she loves the mountains and likes to go jogging.

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Freelancer Vet
All-rounder

 Melanie Grüter

Melanie successfully runs her own veterinary practice near Lake Chiemsee and has many years of extensive expertise in veterinary medicine. In her free time, she likes riding and spending time with her three dogs.

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Working Student Medical

 Carolin Hug

Carolin completed her TFA training in a horse and small animal clinic in the Black Forest. She has been studying veterinary medicine since 2019 and is particularly interested in internal medicine and behavioral medicine. Her family includes two cats: Karlchen, whom she raised with a bottle, and Hector, an animal protection cat. In her free time, she likes to practice clicker training with her cats.

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Founders Associate

 Jennica Hein

Jennica studied finance at Frankfurt School and worked in strategy consulting before joining filu as Founders Associate. Growing up in Namibia, Jennica has a special connection to (wild) animals and thus also an accrued tomcat. In her free time, she likes playing golf, reading psychological thrillers and watching soccer as an Eintracht Frankfurt fan.

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TFA

 Paula Schultheiß

Paula is a working student at filu and has completed training as a veterinary assistant. She is studying special education at LMU. She shares her home with her tomcat Benni. In her free time, she enjoys horse riding, hiking and jogging.

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Working Student Medical

 Julia Beier

Julia has completed training as a veterinary assistant and has been studying veterinary medicine since 2021. She shares her home with her 3-year-old tomcat Charly. In her free time, she enjoys hobbies such as ju jutsu, baking, cooking, reading and photography.

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Service

 Laura Azemi

Laura was surrounded by animals since childhood: from parrots to hamsters to family cats, Daisy and Uschi. Originally from the hotel industry, she spent four years traveling around the world on a cruise ship. Laura likes to relax in her cozy hammock chair to sink into a good book or explore nature with her dog Akali — she also runs her own book blog.

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Working Student Medical

 Leonie Zoe Arhelger

Leonie originally comes from the economic sector and is currently in her 5th semester studying veterinary medicine. She is particularly interested in internal medicine. To switch off and take breaks, she likes to go to nature and do sports as a balance. She shares her home (and sometimes the office) with her dog Kalle.

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Accountant

 Jovita Anheuser

Jovita already has start-up experience and works in accounting at filu. She is a trained paralegal with additional training in payroll and balance sheet accounting. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, sports, traveling and attending concerts. She took in a tomcat named “Pauli” during the corona crisis — a family dog may follow soon.

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Clinic Manager

 Aline Baltzer

Aline was a specialist in the field of physiotherapy and is a lecturer for continuing education to become a health care specialist. At filu, she manages everything related to our clinic. To get energy, she swings onto her horse's back.

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Vet

 Julia Witte

Julia brings experience from two different veterinary clinics to filu. In her free time, she enjoys walks with her dog Ella. She also loves the mountains and everything that goes with them, such as skiing and hiking.

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TFA

 Jessica Kratz

Jessica was a nurse in a veterinary clinic for many years and took over the nurse management of the dog ward & emergency clinic there. In her free time, Jessica likes to travel to new places with her Labrador mix Finn.

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Service

 Julie Conradt

Julie is a big cat fan and a proud cat mom from blind tomcat Gabriel. Julie also likes to look out for other cats privately, she is also an artist and language talent (also well-versed in small talk). At filu, Julie is responsible for the feel-good atmosphere and a smooth process in everyday practice.

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TFA

 Sophia Penkhues

Sophia completed her training in Leipzig and worked there, among other things, at an animal shelter and in a wildlife station. In addition to station work in the laboratory, her focus is on registration and communication. In her free time, she is interested in faith and the Bible, the ancient world and history. She enjoys nature, reading and playing video games. Sophia grew up with Labradors and has a tomcat named Friedel.

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Service

 Sania Zellinger

At filu, Sania actively supports the service and is passionately committed to animal health. She is also a trained veterinary practitioner with a focus on acupuncture. In her free time, she enjoys being in nature and riding a bike. Sania has three cats and a pony.

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Vet
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Dr. med. vet. Ortrun Rössler

Ortrun is not only a passionate veterinarian, but also a specialist veterinarian for small and pet animals and has an additional qualification in the field of ophthalmology (GPcert Ophthal). She enjoys spending time with her family in nature, whether at the lake, hiking, or skiing.

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Service & TFA

 Tonia Modrow

Tonia completed her training in a veterinary clinic. Before training, she spent four months in South and Central America, worked at an animal shelter in Costa Rica and lived there in a tree house in the jungle. She originally comes from Lake Constance and has been an animal enthusiast since childhood. She is interested in dog psychology and training, enjoys cooking, enjoying nature and practicing yoga in her spare time.

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Vet

 Sophia Hiepe

Sophia has already worked in emergency services at two Munich veterinary clinics. Her heart beats primarily for surgery. In her free time, she spends a lot of time with her dog Ronja in the forest and on the Isar. Her hobbies include horse riding, club activities and meetings with friends. Her family is accompanied by cat Mia.

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Vet
General Practitioner Small Animal Dentistry & Oral Surgery

 Franziska Ermer

Franzi worked in a veterinary clinic for several years and specializes in dentistry as a General Practitioner of Small Animal Dentistry and Oral Surgery. Privately, she loves adventures such as snowboarding, climbing, kite surfing and mountaineering. She shares her home with a red cat named Vitus and a horse named Piet. In her free time, Franzi likes to travel around the world, preferably to exotic destinations.

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Product Lead

 Manuel Schurr

Manuel is product lead at filu and responsible for creating great digital experiences for pet parents and filu employees. He's a jack of all trades, curious, and loves to learn everything there is to know about the most random topics. He enjoys nature and spending time outside, for example training his Labrador.

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Senior Software Engineer

 Amer Karamustafić

Amer specializes in front-end development, which encompasses the design of user interfaces and experiences. Adding value for the end user is his daily goal. In his free time, Amer enjoys swimming and running, engages with Bitcoin, and shares his life with cats.

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Clinic Manager

 Christian  Eggerstedt

Christian completed his TFA training in a small animal practice and then worked for 5 years as a coordinating TFA in a joint practice for small and large animals with a mobile practice in the northern outskirts of Hamburg. In his free time, he plays soccer, rides a motorcycle and enjoys swimming. Unfortunately, he doesn't have any pets at the moment, but is definitely planning to get a dog in the future!

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TFA

 Maly Sall

Maly completed her TFA training in a large and small animal practice in 2022. In addition, she is currently training as a dog trainer so that she can apply these skills to filu later on. In her free time, she does agility with her border collie dog Flame and takes part in tournaments. She also likes hiking with her dog and friends and likes to draw in her free time.

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Wir stehen zu unseren medizinischen Grundprinzipien

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Qualifiziertes Team, moderne Ausrüstung und umfassende Leistungen in Deiner Nähe

Unser Ziel ist es, Deine Fahrten zur Klinik zu minimieren. Unsere Services decken alles ab – von Notfallbetreuung und Routinechecks bis hin zu chirurgischen Eingriffen und Zahnbehandlungen, alles in hoher Qualität.

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Dein persönlichen Anliegen steht bei uns im Mittelpunkt

Wir möchten Deine Anliegen und den Gesundheitszustand Deines Vierbeiners im Detail verstehen. Unser täglicher Ehrgeiz ist es, den besten Service für Dich und Dein Tier zu bieten.

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Transparente Kommunikation der Kosten

Um unser Qualitätsversprechen zu halten, sorgen wir für transparente Preise in jeder Phase der Untersuchung und Behandlung. So bist Du bestens informiert und kannst Entscheidungen ohne versteckte Kosten treffen.

Our values

No Tricks, just Treats!

At filu, we are passionate about providing veterinarians and pet owners with an unforgettable experience. Our commitment to the “perfect treat” drives us to make the world a better place, one treat at a time. We do everything we can to create pleasant and useful products and services that guarantee the best experience when visiting a vet.

Overcome the ott(er)s!

We don't know “It's always been done this way.” We question the status quo, learn from every experience and strive for long-term success. We welcome improvement and growth and are excited to challenge ourselves.

Walk the dog, don’t talk the dog

We proactively take responsibility for our actions. Always looking for solutions and making decisions with long-term effects, we work together to help each other and ensure positive results. Determined to make a difference, we implement our solutions diligently.

Our herd is our calling!

We promote an honest, trusting culture of cooperation. We are friendly to each other, look at situations from each other's perspectives and express our thoughts in an open, respectful way. Together, we create a safe and supportive environment where everyone is heard and respected.

A loyal pawtner for life!

We are convinced that loyalty and perseverance pay off compared to the easier but often less rewarding path of opportunism. We want to make an emotional connection to our work, represent our mission, and inspire others. Our mission is long-term.

Take a look behind the scenes

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Our motto: happy vets, happy pets!

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