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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. Cruz praises 'world class' veterinary team after Smart Currency's feat

    Posted May 04th 2009, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Tony Cruz laid all credit for yesterday's win by Smart Currency with the Jockey Club's veterinary team, who helped the four-year-old overcome an extremely rare ... Unfortunately, the only place he ended up going was to the veterinary hospital to have a strange growth surgically removed from one sesamoid. 'He had the surgery on his front fetlock,' Cruz ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. Veterinary nursing course

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The focus of health care education in Hong Kong has been on caring for people. But with pets becoming increasingly popular in the city, the need for trained manpower in the veterinary field is growing. A new programme in veterinary nursing jointly offered by the faculty of health and social sciences at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the Royal Veterinary College ...

  5. 237 grievances filed against veterinary services

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The Veterinary Surgeons Board received 237 complaints about services over the past five years, York Chow Yat-ngok, the secretary for food and health, said yesterday. Dr Chow told lawmakers that the number of complaints was lower than for other medical professions because there were fewer veterinary surgeons. He said 10 practitioners were found to have contravened ...

  6. North Point pet cafe appeals in row over serving coffee next to veterinary clinic

    Posted Mar 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Environmental Hygiene Department argued that the food counter of Pets Central Cafe, where coffee was prepared, was not completely segregated from the adjoining veterinary clinic. The link between ... in the city. 'The veterinary community around the world welcomes the idea of a pet cafe as it allows the pets and their parents to socialise,' he said. 'It is common in many world-class ...

  7. City may get its first veterinary college

    Posted Mar 19th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... are at a very early stage,' Mr Chen said yesterday. City University has confirmed informing the committee about its intention to establish a school of veterinary medicine. Mr Chen also said ... Martin Wong Hong Kong's first veterinary medical school may be set up by City University in response to a shortage of vets, acting Secretary for Education Kenneth Chen Wei-on says. ...

  8. Veterinary nursing degrees to meet growing demand

    Posted Sep 17th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau The city's first bachelor's degree programme in veterinary nursing will be launched next year, helping to satisfy rising demand for professionals. Thirty-nine students will be admitted on the four-year programme, organised by Polytechnic University's faculty of health and social sciences and University of London's Royal Veterinary College. ...

  9. HK to feel bite of vet nurse shortage

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Meanwhile, City University, which offers a veterinary medicine programme, has also failed to secure UGC funding. Students have to pay HK$2 million in tuition fees for the six-year course. ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com The shutdown of a training programme for nurses could threaten the quality of veterinary surgery in Hong Kong while a new law may open the floodgates ...

  10. Traditional Chinese medicine enters into its dog days

    Posted May 21st 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Kong, bringing her combination of western veterinary training with eastern alternative medicine to help local sick pets, um, heal. 'I got into it because I wanted to find out more about ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. Traditional Chinese medicine has gone to the dogs, literally. Pets Central's hospital services now include animal acupuncture ...




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