Paralysis = Death Sentence ?癱瘓 = 死症? (Part 1)

Paralysis does not have to be a death sentence for your pet. Read here to understand the process and long term management strategies so you can provide the best possible quality of life to your beloved pet. Read More

Biofilm 生物膜

Biofilm is a film of “slime” that promotes bacteria sticking onto its surface and sticking to each other. Biofilm contains proteins, lipids (fats) and carbohydrates that can essentially feed the bacteria that lives within the film. Biofilm provides protection to bacteria and other organisms including virus and fungus. Drug penetration becomes extremely difficult, taking up… Read More

Dog Itchiness – 隻狗好痕!怎麼辦?

What is affecting my pet to cause itchiness? Itchiness can be caused by so many reasons. Some reasons may be caused by matters that are preventable. Some reasons may be avoidable entirely by applying logical and restrained management. To name a few common reasons: Environmental / Contact Allergy Food Allergy Parasitic infection Parasitic bites (mosquitoe… Read More

Canine Dementia Part 2 – 老狗癡呆症 II

Recognize the signs of “Dementia” – 怎樣判斷我的狗狗開始有腦退化? There are currently no standardized signs in determining whether a dog or cat patient is beginning to suffer from brain function deterioration. However, based on past experiences from pet owners, here are some of the more common signs collated for you to use as reference (see Part 1… Read More

Canine Cognitive Dysfunction/ Dementia (Part 1) – 老狗癡呆症 I

Canine (or Feline) Dementia is becoming more recognized. With average of small dogs now easily pushing 14 to 16 years old; large dogs pushing 13 to 15 years old – their brain function may not be able to catch up to their own aging! Canine (or Feline) Dementia is known as Canine Cognitive Disorder (CCD).… Read More

Homotoxicology 同類/ 順勢療法

Homotoxicology – a branch of homeopathy – is a study in the maintenance of a body system that is stable, neutral and promotes self-regulation. Breaking down the word will show – “homo” = man ; “toxico” = toxin or poison ; “logy” = study of. Put together, the word means the study of the effects… Read More

Antibiotic Resistance (抗生素耐藥性)

Antibiotics are wonderful stuff. Too  much of a good thing – ends up turning into a nightmare. In the 21st Century (that means Year 2000 to 2100…) antibiotic resistance has become the new official worldwide nightmare. Here in Hong Kong – we at the clinic have been battling with clarifying these two terms to pet… Read More

Panting = Hot… or is it?

Not all pantings are the same. There is “stress” panting. There is “painful” panting. There is “nausea” panting. Then there is “COPD-like” panting. If you haven’t heard, COPD = Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. The term is now including symptoms previously called “Chronic Bronchitis” and “Emphysema”. It is defined as: “.. a lung disease characterized by… Read More