Most cats in Hong Kong live indoors, in small flats, often in close contact with their owners. Regardless of its breed, all cats and sometimes humans are at risk of contracting parasites. Treating your cat ensures that your pet and family stay safe.
Kowloon Veterinary Hospital (KVH) currently provides a three in one vaccination for cats, which protects against two cat flu viruses; Herpes and Calicivirus, and the Panleukopenia virus, which can cause severe and often fatal gastroenteritis.
The exotic pets that we see at Kowloon Veterinary Hospital (KVH) frequently include hamsters, ferrets, hedgehogs, tortoises, rabbits, chinchillas, terrapins, guinea pigs, rats, sugar gliders and an ever-increasing range of animal species kept as pets.
Regardless of whether you have had a Pre-Purchase Kitten Inspection, a kitten examination during the first week that you care for your kitten is very important to identify any potential issues your new addition may have.
Orthopaedic surgery simply means any surgery that is related to bones, joints and ligaments. This includes procedures such as fracture repairs (fractured and broken bones), ligament repairs (severe sprains and tears) hip, joint and spinal injuries and subsequent surgery.
Kowloon Veterinary Hospital (KVH) vets love conducting kitten exams, particularly when the kittens are healthy. Sadly this is not always the case as the majority of kittens we see are from pet shops and frequently they are ill, sometimes seriously.
Kowloon Veterinary Hospital (KVH) vets love doing puppy exams; it is one of the most enjoyable parts of being a vet. However, there is nothing enjoyable about a sick puppy and we see sick puppies bought from pet shops all the time.
Kowloon Veterinary Hospital (KVH) is fully equipped to take X-Rays (Radiographs) of your pet. Our veterinarians will discuss your pet’s case and conduct a thorough physical examination to determine if your pet requires an X-Ray.
There is nothing wrong with seeking a second opinion on your pet’s health care and treatment options. It is simply a way of giving yourself peace of mind that two vets either agree on the proposed treatment or they can give you different options to consider.
Sometimes a pet will develop an unusual illness or injury that requires specialised expertise and equipment. If your pet has an illness or injury that requires this level of expertise, Kowloon Veterinary Hospital (KVH) has a list of qualified veterinary specialists we regularly refer patients to, and who we trust to give your pet the best chance of recovery.
Just like humans, pets today are also living longer, which increases the likelihood that they could suffer a serious illness during their lifetime. A wellness health check can help your veterinarian diagnose, treat or even prevent problems before they become life threatening.