Saturday, October 17, 2009


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Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Vaccinations - cats

This entry will be in dual language. (English and BM)

Vaccinations in cats are extremely important. There are 5 major infectious disease in cats. (Vaksinasi kucing adalah sangat penting. Vaksinasi diperlukan bagi mengurangkan risiko jangkitan 5 jenis penyakit utama iaitu seperti berikut :

  1. Feline Panleukopenia (FPL). FPL is a viral infection that can cause kitten to have fever, diarrhoea, vomit and eventually lead to death. Pregnant mom and even kitten as young as 2 weeks can lead to serious brain damage name as cerebellar hypoplasia. (FPL merupakan sejenis virus yang mudah berjangkit dan membawa maut terutamanya kepada anak kucing. Ia akan menyebabkan kucing demam panas, muntah dan cirit birit. Jangkitan pada ibu mengandung serta anak kucing berusia kurang daripada 2 minggu akan menyebabkan perkembangan otak anak kucing terbantut)
  2. Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis (FVR). FVR causes damage to the respiratory system . Cats that are down will have discharge from the nose, sneezing, difficulity in breathing and watery eyes. (FVR adalah salah satu penyebab utama penyakit sistem pernafasan pada kucing. Tanda-tanda penyakit FVR adalah batuk, konjunktivitis(radang pada mata), kerap bersin dan susah bernafas.
  3. Feline Calicivirus cause severe damage to the respiratory system. It work synergistic with (FVR). Clinical sign are presence of vesicles in the oral cavity, ulcers and hypersalivation. (Feline Calicivirus menyebabkan masalah kepada sistem pernafasan. Keadaan bertambah teruk jika terdapat jangkitan virus lain seperti FVR. Tanda awal adalah vesikal pada lidah.
  4. Chlamydia psittaci is a bacteria that cause damage to the respiratory system. Clinical signa are conjunctivitis, watery eyes and nasal discharge. Chlamydia is a zoonotic disease which is harmful to human. (Chlamydia psittaci adalah sejenis backteria yang menyebabkan penyakit sistem pernafasan. Tanda utama ialah konjunktivitis, mata dan hidung berair. Chlamydia adalah penyakit zoonotik yang boleh menjangkit manusia.
  5. Feline Leukemia (FeLV) is a virus that cause damage to the immune system and also anemia in cats. One third of the cancer cases found in cats are cayse by this virus. Clinical signs are weak, lose of bodyweight, abortion, skin problem, diarrhoea, cancer and eventually death. FeLV merupakan sejenis virus yang berupaya menyebabkan kelemahan sistem immunisasi dan anemia serious kepada kucing. Satu pertiga daripada kanser kucing adalah disebabkan oleh virus ini. Tanda-tanda klinikal adalah pucat, berat badan menurun, keguguran, masalah kulit, cirit - birit, kanser dan akhirnya maut.
Protocol of vaccines for kittens
  • 1st vaccine - 6 weeks (Usia 6 minggu)
  • 2nd vaccine - 9 weeks (Usia 9 minggu)
  • 3rd vaccine - 12 weeks (Usia 12 minggu)
Protol of vaccines for adult / booster
  • Annually together with a complete health checkup. (setiap tahun)

Vaccinations - dogs

Vaccination is certainly the most important routine for puppies and even adult dogs in their life. The definition of vaccination is to enable the dog to produce immunity towards certain viral and bacterial diseases.

Our practice encourage owners to talk to us and start a good record keeping of vaccination programmes as that will eradicate any chances of your dog down with the infectious diseases.

Most common names given for vaccinations are 6 in 1, 7 in 1 or even some till 10 in 1. What 6 in 1 explains is the number of disease contain in the vaccine.

6 in 1 vaccines are use to protect your dog against disease namely :-
  • Canine Cough
  • Canine Respiratory Disease
  • Canine Distemper
  • Canine Hepatitis
  • Canine Leptospirosis
  • Canine Parvovirus
7 in 1 vaccines are additional of Canine Coronavirus

Protocol of vaccines for puppies as below :

  1. 1st vaccine - puppy age between 6 weeks till 8 weeks
  2. 2nd vaccine - to be given between 3 weeks apart from the first vaccination
  3. 3rd vaccine - to be given between 3 weeks apart from the second vaccination
  4. 4th vaccine only to be given to specific breeds like Rottweiler, GSD, Doberman and etc.
Protocol of vaccines for adults :

Perform annually as well as health check.

Owners are advise to ensure each vaccination comes with vaccine sticker and also check on the expiry dates. Only veterinarian are allow to perform vaccinations for your dogs. In some cases, dogs maybe be lethargic and off its food for a day or two. If condition get worse, you should contact us for advice.

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Introduction to our medical centre

We are a newly established animal medical centre located at Lot 25, Blok C Plaza Utama, Jalan Penampang By-pass, 88200 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

Our Medical Centre provide comprehensive service mostly to small animals and large animals. Our practice is equipped with various diagnostic tools. Below are the list of services :

  • Radiographic imaging (X-ray)
  • Ultrasound
  • Gas Anesthesia
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Pet Dentistry - oral health
  • Laboratory aids
  • Handling of export and imports
  • Nutritional advise
  • Pet care
  • Preventive medicine and many more.