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  1. Cornell gives CityU veterinary school a shot in the arm

    Posted Mar 18th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau City University's plan to set up the first veterinary medicine programme in Hong Kong has been given a boost by a top US school's pledge to help it fight for recognition from the American Veterinary Medical Association. The College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University, with which CityU signed a memorandum of understanding in December, has agreed ...

  2. Prevention is the best medicine for ensuring your furry friend lives a long life

    Posted Oct 24th 2010, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... in felines and canines. Veterinarian Hugh Stanley, of Dr Hugh's Veterinary Hospital, points out some of the lesser-known conditions for ageing animals. 'Cancers are very common in cats ... the former director of veterinary services at the Hong Kong Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. If you find a fatty tumour on your pet, don't worry, as they are usually harmless, ...

  3. Winter chills and cold floors can aggravate the agony of arthritic cats and dogs

    Posted Dec 05th 2010, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... of the body, such as knees, hips, elbows and the spine,' says Jane Gray, deputy director of veterinary services and chief veterinary surgeon at the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty ... that are specifically made for pets. You want to give them good quality veterinary ones though, as there are many on the market. The concentration of the product and the quality of the product can vary a lot. ...

  4. Guide helps owners settle into life in the city with their furry friends

    Posted Nov 07th 2010, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... of ProHeart). The guide also recommends veterinarians and groomers, including Ark Veterinary Clinic (www.thearkvets.hk.com), Cosmos Pet Service Centre (www.cpsc.com.hk) and Dogfather's Mobile ...

  5. letters

    Posted Sep 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... aren't available, some clinics use blood products from the United States, which are expensive. Dr Florence Chan Fung-ling, the secretary of the Hong Kong Veterinary Association, says a 100cc pack ...

  6. Trust is a feature of earth careers

    Posted Jun 05th 2010, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... Jin Peh Careers associated with earth form two major groups. The first comprises those working in agriculture, animal farming, wheat, rice and maize production, veterinary medicine, zoology, geology, geography and meteorology. The second group comprises professionals in property development, construction, real estate, fung shui and mining. Earth lies at the centre ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Apr 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... had already inquired about the possibility of studying veterinary medicine in Hong Kong. When we talk about a vet school we are not only talking about caring for pets or more productive ... Make HK centre of veterinary excellence The World Health Organisation and other health experts around the world have strongly advocated the importance of veterinary health care and urged ...

  8. Confusion for buyers of Chinese medicine

    Posted Dec 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Consumers will still face confusion over whether Chinese medicine products will be legally okay in the city when a compulsory registration law takes effect on Friday. ... of over 11,000 drugs online. From Friday, anyone who has in their possession, sells or imports non-registered Chinese medicine will be liable to a maximum fine of HK$100,000 or two years in jail. ...

  9. Shops to be exposed in fake medicine fight

    Posted Dec 28th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung Officials are to publicly name shops with a record of selling fake medicine. The initiative comes as enforcers step up their fight against a fake-goods market where ... convicted of selling fake medicine in the council's magazine Choice from early next year. Thomas Lin Shun-yin, superintendent of customs' intellectual property investigation bureau, said ...

  10. Chinese medicine off shelves as law bites

    Posted Dec 04th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau, Martin Wong

    ... Elaine Yau and Martin Wong Dozens of Chinese medicine products were taken off the shelves as a compulsory registration law took effect yesterday, with pharmacies complaining about a drastic reduction in choice for certain items. Small pharmacies selling obscure brands were harder hit, including two shops that removed one-third of their Chinese medicine products from sale. ...




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