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Assistance and Therapy Animals

by Dr. S. Sivagurunathan, Malaysian National Animal Welfare Foundation (MNAWF) | Anthony Thanasayan, Pet Positive

Date: Wednesday, 02 Mar 2016
Media: BFM 89.9 Radio Station

Description:
The scientific study of the human-animal bond is still in its infancy but according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, pets can decrease cholesterol levels, blood pressure and feelings of loneliness. Additionally, animal-assisted therapy uses animals, mainly dogs, to improve social and physical activities. Dr S Sivagurunathan and Anthony Thanasayan share their views from medical and socioeconomic stands respectively.




A Lifetime Caring for Animals

Date: Friday, 19 December 2014
Media: BFM 89.9 Radio Station

Description:
Dr. S. Sivagurunathan has been awarded the prestigious World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) Hill’s Ex­cellence in Veterinary Healthcare Award. He will be only the second Asian to win the award, which recognises the outstanding work of veterinarians in promoting companion animal healthcare. We speak to Dr. Siva about what brought about his love for animals, the state of animal welfare and the pet management industry in Malaysia.




Preventive Health Care for Dogs and Cats

Date: Friday, 19 July 2013
Media: BFM 89.9 Radio Station

Description:
Dr Sivagurunathan is back to help us understand some health related concerns of our pets and explain the steps or preventive measures we can take.




Pets’ Oral Health

Date: Friday, 19 April 2013
Media: BFM 89.9 Radio Station

Description:
Most pet owners don’t make it a point to check that their pet’s oral health is in good condition. However, it is estimated that over 80 percent of dogs alone have significant oral pathology, and there is plenty pet owners can do to prevent oral hygiene problems before its too late.




Pet Mobility and Joint Health

Date: Monday, 18 March 2013
Media: BFM 89.9 Radio Station

Description:
Dogs’ joints take a pounding from running after tennis balls to jumping off slopes in the park. And for some dogs, that’s a problem. More use means more injuries and can lead to joint-related problems such as osteoarthritis.




Pets’ Kidney Health

Date: Tuesday, 29 January 2013
Media: BFM 89.9 Radio Station

Description:
Besides the usual routine of feeding, walking and playing, a responsible pet owner also ensures that the pet’s health is well taken care of. Learn more about kidney disease in cats and dogs, the warning signs to look out for and how to treat this condition.




Pets’ Digestive Health

Date: Tuesday, 04 December 2012
Media: BFM 89.9 Radio Station

Description:
The digestive system is one of the most important parts of your pet’s body and is essential to maintain a strong immune system for both cats and dogs. We learn more about digestive disorders and warnings signs that we should look out for.




Compassion the Key to Veterinary Industry

Date: Tuesday, 30 April 2009
Media: BFM 89.9 Radio Station

Description:
Veterinary care has evolved in the last four decades Geriatric practice is a growing opportunity.

 




Compassion the Key to Veterinary Industry

Date: Friday, 01 May 2009
Media: BFM 89.9 Radio Station

Description:
Veterinary care has evolved in the last four decades.

 




Compassion the Key to Veterinary Industry

Date: Friday, 01 May 2009
Media: BFM 89.9 Radio Station

Description:
Moral obligation for veterinarians to develop and strengthen the industry with compassion. Educating pet owners is vital.

 




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