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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, 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.


Seems was born and raised in Scotland, United Kingdom. She graduated from The University of Glasgow in 2006 and then worked in a large Veterinary Hospital in the UK for 2 years before coming to Hong Kong. Seems joined us in October 2008 to further her small animal medical and surgical skills, develop her interest in exotic pets and also to improve her Cantonese. Even though we deal with many interesting exotic pets in our hospital Dr Seem’s favorite pet is a hamster. Currently she is undertaking the Royal College Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice. Seems’ family live in Scotland and still look after her most missed dog, Harris. Outside of work, she enjoys indoor climbing and hillwalking.


James qualified in 2003 from the University of Edinburgh and spent 3 years in private practice before moving to Hong Kong in 2006. He has worked in several clinics throughout Hong Kong developing his special interest in the medicine and surgery of zoological companion species during this time. In 2009 he was accepted into a postgraduate training position run by the University of Calgary and Calgary Zoo in Canada. After completing this year long program he returned to Hong Kong and started at Tai Wai Small Animal and Exotics hospital in May 2011.James is interested in the treatment of all exotic species including fish, as well as dogs and cats. When not working he enjoys spends his time with his lovely wife, their family of 5 dogs, 2 budgies, 4 musk turtles, and 2 squeaky little guinea pigs.


Dr. Lydia is unfortunately not working with us any more. She had been offered a ‘Small Animal Medicine Internship’ position at North Carolina State University. Dr. Lydia hopes that after she completes her ‘internship’ position she will be able to a ‘residency’ position with the aim of becoming a ‘specialist’ in the future. We wish Dr. Lydia all the best in the future and hope that once she receives her ‘specialist’ qualification she will return to Hong Kong and work for us again.Lydia grew up in Taiwan and graduated from the National Taiwan University in 2007. She worked at the National Taiwan University Veterinary Teaching Hospital for a year before coming to Hong Kong in 2008. During her time working in Hong Kong she studied for and received a Masters of Veterinary Studies in Small Animal Practice from Murdoch University, Australia. In 2013 Lydia then began her adventure in North America. She spent 7 months continuing her education in eight large veterinary medical centers and Universities learning the latest techniques and cutting-edge medicine. Lydia also passed the U.S. Licensing exams in 2013 and is now qualified to practice in North America. She is excited to join Tai Wai Small Animal and Exotic Hospital where she can use her knowledge in treating exotics and other complicated cases. Lydia will be working at night, when we open 24 hours, providing overnight veterinary care for all our hospitalized patients and hopes to help as many emergency cases as possible. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her 4 cats: Eugene, Round Lok Lok, Egg Roll and Pau Pau.
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 will be working at night when we expand to provide our 24 hour emergency and hospital service. 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.


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 is currently taking a one year sabbatical from the hospital. He is travelling to South Africa to participate in wildlife immobilization course then on to South America where he will be volunteering with a project dealing with wild Macaws. Later in the year he will head to North America where he will continue his studies in endoscopic surgery.