Veterinary Emergency Centre (VEC):
Emergency Hotline:
24 Hours

2334-2334

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Veterinary Emergency Centre (VEC)
            Our Services : -Emergency Vet Service -24 Hours Hospitalization  -ICU Wards     -Orthopedic Surgery -Soft Tissue Surgery -Ophthalmology Procedure  -Emergency Surgery     -Pet Dental Exams -Dental X-Ray  -Colour Doppler echocardiography  -Full Blood Test  -Complete in-house laboratory     -Annual Pet Checkups -Senior Cat Checkup -Senior Dog Checkup -Vaccinations for your dog or cat -Spay & Neuter -Eye Exams -Deworming -Microchipping & Pet Identification -A complete line of life stage & therapeutic diets     We have our own in-house diagnostics, x-rays, ultrasounds, and other testing procedures, so we get results back usually the same day, allowing for quicker diagnosis.     If you would like to schedule an appointment, call 2334-2334, and we will promptly get back to you.    
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24 Hours Hospitalisation Service
  We go above and beyond, period. VEC provides Hospitalization services Monday through Sunday. We also provide 24-hour services all year round.      Please keep in mind that patients will be given priority in an emergency based on their stability and the severity of their condition. When you and your pet arrive, you will be greeted by friendly staff members who will triage your pet and let you know when they can be seen.     If you would like to schedule an appointment, call 2334-2334, and we will promptly get back to you.     24 Hours Emergency Clinic Address: Shop 4-6, G/F, Shun Fai Bldg 19, Hau Wo St, Kennedy Town Hong Kong      
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24 Hours Emergency & Critical Care
VEC provides Emergency After-Hours Veterinary care  We’re Always Here to Help Pets – 24/7/365 Tel: 2334-2334      Pet emergencies can be unexpected and scary, but the Animal Emergency Hospital team is always available to help your pet when they need it most. We understand how much your pet means to you as a family member, and we will always treat them as our own. Furthermore, we know that in an emergency, every second count. As an after-hours emergency hospital, we are here to provide essential medical care. We are glad to offer emergency support and be an extension of your regular veterinary care provider.  Therefore, you can always expect seamless communication between our emergency hospital and your primary veterinarian.   Our fully equipped animal hospital is staffed around the clock by highly trained and experienced emergency veterinarians and veterinary technicians. And we have onsite imaging and lab services for a fast, accurate diagnosis.     Give us a call to let us know you’re on your way. And remember: Stay calm Handle your pet carefully since injured or scared pets can sometimes be aggressive.     When Is It A Pet Emergency?   If your dog or cat shows any of these signs or symptoms, it’s vital to seek immediate medical  attention: Choking or difficulty breathing Loss of motor control or coordination Paralysis, unable to stand or use limbs Pale or white gums Seizures Loss of consciousness Bone fracture Burns Bite from another animal, particularly if it punctures the skin A wound or cut particularly if it won’t stop bleeding Trauma from a motor vehicle accident Medication, poison, or chemical ingestion Repeated pacing back and forth Refusal to eat for more than two days Excessive drooling, non-productive retching Swollen, distended, or firm abdomen Pregnancy or labor complications Excessive vomiting or diarrhea Heatstroke or hypothermia Inability to urinate or defecate Electrocution Eye Injury      If you would like to schedule an appointment, call 2334-2334, and we will promptly get back to you.     24 Hours Emergency Clinic Address: Shop 4-6, G/F, Shun Fai Bldg 19, Hau Wo St, Kennedy Town Hong Kong, Hong Kong.    
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VEC Surgery Services
The VEC team can perform surgery for a wide variety of conditions. We can cover all areas, including: Soft Tissue Procedure  Orthopedic Procedure  Ophthalmology Procedure  Emergency Surgery      Post-operative care is critical to your pet’s comfort and recuperation. After surgery, our vet surgeon will thoroughly go through the procedure with you.     If you would like to schedule an appointment, call 2334-2334, and we will promptly get back to you.    
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VEC Intensive Care Unit
A crucial part of our emergency hospital is our Intensive Care Unit.     After your pet has been examined and a plan developed for their care, they may need constant care and monitoring for a period of time. These pets are admitted into our ICU for specialized critical care and monitoring by our emergency doctors and critical care nurses.     Treatments Available In Our Pet ICU Our pet ICU contains modern veterinary medical equipment and technology and highly experienced staff members trained to deal with any medical needs. This allows our pet ICU to offer many specialized treatment options, including: Complete diagnostic lab for immediate test results Oxygen therapy Pulse-Oximetry, End-Tidal CO2, blood pressure, and continuous ECG monitoring Continuous rate infusion for IV fluids and meds Advanced pain management Nutritional support     If you would like to schedule an appointment, call 2334-2334 we will promptly get back to you.        
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Pet Dental Care
Talk to Us About Getting Your Pet's Teeth Cleaned at VEC Clinic    Why Your Pet Needs a Teeth Cleaning Pet's teeth can get damaged, and you may not be aware of it, especially when the damage is more serious in the mouth. Your pet may act normal and continue eating as if they don't have a problem. A veterinarian can uncover the issue during cleaning and correct the problem.     Bad breath is another issue that's resolved with teeth cleaning. When you notice that your pet constantly has bad breath, that means there's a condition inside the mouth that needs addressing. Getting your pet's teeth cleaned can uncover the source of the odor and eliminate it, so your pet's breath smells normal again. Leaving plaque untreated increases the potential for a condition known as bacteremia. Bacteria in the pet's mouth can get into the bloodstream and circulate to the organs, which results in illness.     Give us a VEC call to learn more about our dental services and make an appointment to get your pet's teeth cleaned.  It's our goal to help pet owners keep their companions healthy through various services, including teeth cleaning.     Regular dental visits keep your pet's mouth healthy as they age. The veterinarian can keep track of changes in the teeth over time and help you understand the changes that might occur with time. Your pet's mouth stays healthy, which means their body stays healthy because they can eat without pain or discomfort and maintain their body weight. In turn, you don't have to deal with the issues that come with pet dental diseases, which allows you to enjoy your pet and know that you're giving them a long and healthy life.     For an appointment, please call 2334-2334     
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Cat & Dog Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation
  Our goal is to help your pet live their best life possible. When an illness or injury impacts mobility, their overall quality of life is impacted, too.   That’s why we offer extensive cat and dog physical therapy and rehabilitation services to help pets reclaim their mobility and relieve any discomfort or pain.     Physical Therapy Services include :   Laser Therapy - Laser therapy for dogs and cats involves using a handheld therapeutic laser that our trained technicians hold over your pet’s problem area. The laser light emitted by the device penetrates deep into the tissue and reduces pain and inflammation while also increasing circulation to speed healing. We use laser therapy to treat: Joint injuries Wounds Fractures Neurologic conditions Skin conditions Chronic pain   Acupuncture  - Acupuncture involves the insertion of wonderful needles into various acupuncture points around the body.   Common conditions we treat with acupuncture include: Muscle weakness and paralysis Noninfectious inflammation (such as allergies) Chronic pain Musculoskeletal problems Respiratory problems Skin conditions Gastrointestinal issues Certain reproductive problems   Electrical Stimulation Therapy  - The purpose of e-stim is to improve muscle memory and strength. This modality uses electrodes and a low electrical current to stimulate nerves at the nerve-muscle junction, causing the muscle to contract. It can be used to increase range of motion, stimulate atrophied muscles or relax muscle spasms. It is often used in paralyzed patients to stimulate nerves electrically.   Therapy Massage -Therapeutic or medical massage increases flexibility, develops and maintains muscle tone, and relieves stiffness and joint discomfort.   Electromagnetic Field Therapy -Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy (PEMF) is an FDA-approved, non-invasive, non-pharmacological treatment of pain and edema. PEMF uses pulsing magnetic fields to kick start cells in your pet's body to wake up and get to work again. This results in improved circulation and provides long-term pain relief.   Weight management – Overweight pets are at risk for a wide range of health problems. With our weight management program designed for your pet, we’ll help them lose weight in a healthy, sustainable way.     For an appointment, please call: 2334-2334   
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Medical Imaging Service
    The Four types of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging our veterinarians may utilize to assist in the diagnosis of your pet's condition are:   X-Rays Ultrasounds Endoscopy CT Scans     Complete Digital Radiography    X-rays are instrumental medical imaging tools for veterinarians. They can reveal a substantial amount of information about your pet’s health. The three most common x-rays for pet examinations include:   Abdominal As the name suggests, abdominal x-rays allow the vet to assess the abdomen, stomach, and bladder stones. The shapes of these organs help to indicate inconsistencies that may precede a specific condition or disease. They can also detect tumors, cancerous or otherwise, and they can diagnose pregnancies.   Chest Chest X-rays are reliable for cancer detection. They target the heart and lungs and are the preferential medical imaging tool for assessing trauma and fractures that have affected your pets.     Orthopedic An Orthopedic x-ray is an examination of your pet’s bone configuration. It can reveal fractures, bone deformations, and orthopedic disorders that are common to your pet’s species, age, or history. This may include elbow or hip dysplasia.     Ultrasound  Ultrasound is quick. Scanning usually takes 30 to 60 minutes, and results may be seen immediately on a monitor and captured digitally for further evaluation by a radiologist. Ultrasound can diagnose a wide range of medical conditions. Ultrasound is used to diagnose a wide range of benign and malignant diseases and medical conditions, including: stones within the urinary bladder, kidneys, or gall bladder abnormalities of the gall bladder, urinary bladder, prostate, or kidneys enlarged lymph nodes abnormal blood vessels the fluid within the abdomen a disease of the pancreas or liver adrenal abnormalities uterine infections the diagnosis of pregnancy and fetal viability diseases of the heart muscle (hypertrophic and dilated cardiomyopathy) and heart base tumors fluid around the heart (pericardial effusion)     Colour Doppler Echocardiography Color Doppler imaging (CDI) is a sophisticated form of ultrasound technology that overlays blood flow and velocity information onto a B-mode, two-dimensional, gray-scale image. This imaging technique, also called color Doppler echocardiography, color-coded Doppler, Doppler color-flow imaging, and color-flow imaging, is a pulsed-wave type Doppler echocardiography. Because the anatomical site of received Doppler-shift information can be readily determined, CDI is useful for documenting normal blood flow patterns and screening the heart and great vessels for abnormal flow areas.     If you would like to schedule an appointment, call 2334-2334 or and we will promptly get back to you.
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Computer Tomography Scanning
VEC has a 64-slice CT scanner, this means that for every revolution of the X-ray tube head, up to 64 slices of imaging information are obtained. Each slice can be varied in thickness and can be as little as half a millimeter in width. Using a 64-slice scanner with a fast rotation speed, a large amount of information can be obtained in a very short space of time. A scan of a large dog’s chest for example, can be performed in as little as eight seconds. It also means that very detailed information about certain parts of the body can be obtained in a way that is unparalleled by any other imaging modality. The speed of CT means that many patients have their scans performed under sedation, rather than requiring a general anesthetic.     CT scans are computer-enhanced pets' x-ray procedures most often used to evaluate the body's complex parts, such as the head, chest, joints, and internal organs.   CT scans show different levels of tissue density and produce more detailed images than x-rays. Unlike MRI's, CT scans for cats do not use magnetic field waves, so they cannot compare changes in fluid levels due to inflammation or bleeding. Therefore, CT scans for cats are used when an MRI is considered unnecessary, but a traditional x-ray is inconclusive or insufficient.   CT scans for Pets usually proceed as follows: Pets must be sedated for this procedure because they cannot be restrained by humans and must remain still during the procedure. The Pets is placed on a motorized bed inside of a CT scanner, a machine that takes a series of x-rays from various angles* When one series, or scan, is completed, the bed moves forward, and another scan is taken. A computer uses these scans to create cross-sectional images of the body part under investigation and then display the images on a monitor (An x-ray dye may be injected intravenously to make it easier to see abnormalities) By sequentially scanning an entire body area, an organ or other structure can be imaged without invasively penetrating the body or disrupting neighboring structures.   Our veterinarians most often use CT scans for cats to detect structural changes deep within a cat's body, including: Tumors Deep abscesses or foreign body presence Fractures    
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24 Hours Veterinary Emergency Centre (VEC) @ Kennedy Town

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24 Hours Veterinary Emergency Centre (VEC)
4-6, G/F, Shun Fai Building, 19, Hau Wo St, Kennedy Town Hong Kong
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