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Katriona Bradley (Dr Tiger) graduated from Glasgow University in 1988 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery. She worked in an animal charity hospital in England for two years before coming to Hong Kong. She then worked for the RSPCA for the next seven years before starting the clinic with Gail Cochrane, who was her classmate at Glasgow University. Tiger lives in the hills near the clinic with her animal family, all adopted or rescued, which includes 4 dogs, 12 terrapins, a hedgehog and two very cute dormice. Over the last fifteen years she has worked with the bears at Animals Asia, Kadoorie Farm, Ocean Park, the Zoological and Botanical Gardens on Hong Kong Island and Wetland Park. Her favourite place to work is of course Tai Wai !


Dr Gail graduated from Glasgow in 1988 along with Dr Tiger. Dr Gail immediately came to HK and worked at the SPCA for nearly 4 years. She then moved to the USA and worked in Los Angeles in private practice. Two years later she returned to Hong Kong and worked in private practice for nearly 1 year before starting to work as a consultant for an international animal welfare charity dealing with bears in China. In 1996 she also became the resident vet at Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden. In 1997 she set up the hospital with Dr Tiger. In 1998 she became one of the founding members of the Animals Asia Foundation. In 2000 she left Kadoorie Farm to take up the full-time position as Veterinary Director in the Animals Asia Foundation to develop and manage their bear Rescue Centre in China. In 2007 Dr Gail decided to leave the Animals Asia Foundation and return to helping Dr Tiger manage the hospital. Dr Gail lives in the New territories with her family, 2 dogs, 3 cats, 5 parrots, 1 snake, 1 hedgehog, varying number of turtles and very large tortoises and most importantly, her pet pig ‘Bacon’.


Peter graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2003, he moved out to Hong Kong soon after graduation leaving his 3 cats and Greek Spur Thigh tortoise in the capable hands of his parents, Peter joined the team at Tai Wai Small Animal and Exotic Hospital in February 2005. He enjoys consulting with all species but has a special fondness for tortoises. Currently he is undertaking the Royal College Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice with a view to completing a designated certificate in Zoological Medicine. Outside of work Peter enjoys looking after and playing with his son Max, as well as unicycling – having represented Hong Kong in unicycle hockey tournaments, and 10,000 meter distance events.



Dr. Zoltan graduated in 2002 from Szent Istvan University in Hungary. From graduation he worked in the University hospital which is the biggest veterinary hospital in Hungary. From 2007 to 2008 he led the Exotic Division of the University Hospital and coordinated the studies on Exotic Animal Diseases. In 2008 he moved to the UK to further his skills and worked in a well-respected exotic animal referral centre in London. He received his first postgraduate qualification in Exotic Animal Medicine in 2008 and the second one in 2010. In 2011 after a rigorous and demanding application process and an extensive, two‐day examination, Dr. Zoltan acquired his Diploma specializing in Exotic Companion Mammal Practice, from the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP). Curretnly Dr Zoltan is the only registred specialist for exotic animals in Hong Kong. Dr Zoltan is the co-author of a book about avian diseases, has published twenty articles in international veterinary journals and presented more than thirty lectures at veterinary conferences. Dr Zoltan enjoys working with all exotic pets and was sad to leave his blue and gold macaw in Hungary when he moved to Hong Kong.Dr Zoltan recently took a one year sabbatical from the hospital. He travelled to South Africa to participate in a wildlife immobilization course then on to South America where he volunteered with a project dealing with wild Macaws. Later in the year he spent time in North America where he continued his studies in endoscopic surgery. Dr Zoltan returned to the hospital earlier this year and we are benefiting from the experience he gained while away.


Vincent graduated from Murdoch University, Australia in 2013 with his degree in Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery. He was born in Hong Kong, moved to the United States after secondary school, and was awarded his first degree in Animal Physiology and Neuroscience from the University of California in 2007. He worked as a veterinary assistant in Hong Kong for a year before moving to Australia for his veterinary studies.He had many pets since childhood including sea horses, octopus, mudskippers, ghost crabs, chameleon, tarantula, king scorpion, rabbits, birds and a cat. He enjoys working with exotic animals, and is also interested in veterinary geriatric medicine. The best part of his job is providing good solutions and seeing the happy faces of clients and patients that he has helped. Vincent normally works at nights and therefore is one of the vets that you may consult with if you make at late appointment or if your pet has an emergency during the night. He has been enjoying the challenge of dealing with emergency cases and is very happy in the mornings when he and his Team have managed to save critical cases. Outside of work, he spends most of his time with his cat named BeBe and family. He also enjoys playing basketball, shopping and reading books about the culture and heritage of Hong Kong.


Keanu graduated from Murdoch University, Australia in 2009. He then came back to Hong Kong, where he spent the next few years working in small animal and exotic practices. He is currently undertaking the Masters degree of veterinary medicine from Massey University, and has a passion for all animals. Keanu works mostly at nights so is available for late consultations and is in our Hospital overnight, providing 24 hour care to critical cases as well as seeing emergencies. He is really enjoying being able to deal with critical exotic cases and providing them the care that can’t be provided at normal day only hospitals. Outside of work, he is very busy taking care of his young son Clement.


Philip spent his childhood growing up in Hong Kong and Toronto, Canada. It was the frequent visits to the Toronto zoo where he developed his strong interest in animals. After finishing secondary school in Hong Kong he left for Canada again to begin his tertiary studies at Queen’s University where he earned a Bachelors of Science degree with Honours in 2007, majoring in Biology.After graduation he returned to Hong Kong and joined a busy small animal veterinary practice as a veterinary assistant. In 2009 Philip left Hong Kong for Australia to begin his veterinary studies at the University of Queensland. He then graduated in 2013 with his Bachelor of Veterinary Science degree.Over the years Philip has kept turtles, tortoises, fish, and a cat as pets and has a keen interest in small animal as well as exotic animal medicine. He joined Tai Wai Small Animal and Exotic Hospital in 2014 so he could develop further skills with exotic animals.  Dr Phillip is also one of our vets who covers  the night shift helping us provide 24 hour care and service to our clients and their pets.When he is not working, you can find him on the tennis courts, at the beach or wandering among the many hills of Hong Kong. He also spends a lot of time playing with his partner’s dog, Bou Bou.