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CityU builds a veterinary teaching farm

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) held a groundbreaking ceremony for its veterinary teaching farm locating in Lam Tsuen, Tai Po on 19 November. The farm will be equipped with international standard facilities enabling teaching staff and students to have relevant teaching, learning and research activities once it is completed. In addition, high-quality CityU milk and ice-cream can be expected within next year. 

New Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) was established on 31st March 2020 in the Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences at CityU, Hong Kong.

CityU Releases Video on Covid-19 and Pets

With the aim of easing pet owners worries on Covid-19 and help taking precaution measures for their pets, the College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences has produced and released a video with Professor Vanessa Barrs sharing expertise advice on this.

CityU Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine Issues Advice on Covid-19 and Pets

The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) pro-actively introduced a 14-day quarantine and health screening for pets belonging to people infected with the coronavirus that causes Covid-19.

CityU veterinarians: No evidence humans catch Covid-19 via pets

CityU's veterinary medicine experts are paying close attention to a recent case of a dog that tested weak positive for Covid-19. They respond to the relevant media enquiries as follows

City University Veterinary Professionals, SPCA (HK) and HKVA Remind Pet Owners of Their Commitments

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Hong Kong) (“SPCA (HK)” or “the Society”) and The Hong Kong Veterinary Association (“HKVA”), the renowned animal welfare charity and Hong Kong’s largest veterinary professional body, together with veterinary experts from City University offer advice to concerned pet owners in the light of the Covid-19 outbreak.

Wild animal link to coronavirus outbreak emphasises need for interdisciplinary approach to public health

Cultural differences in risk perception play an important role when it comes to emergence of new infectious diseases associated with the animal-human interface.

Professor Sheng Chen Shares View on Wuhan Pneumonia

The Wuhan pneumonia issue was the focus of a media interview on 9 January 2020 with Professor Sheng Chen, Associate Dean (Research) at CityU's Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences.

Introducing Professor Julia Beatty and Professor Vanessa Barrs

As an institution that draws veterinarians and veterinary medicine experts from around the world, the Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences (JCC) is pleased to welcome two renowned feline veterinarians to its faculty this year.

Appointments of Associate Dean and Acting Head

We are very pleased to announce the concurrent appointment of Professor Sheng Chen as Associate Dean (Research) of the Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences (JCC). Prof. Chen joined the Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health (PH) as Professor (Veterinary Bacteriology) in August 2019.