CPD Events


The diagnosis and management of pruritic diseases in dogs and cats (Cancelled)

Date : Tuesday 25th February 2020
Venue : Huthard Room II & Presidents Room, 3/F South Tower, YMCA, 41 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui (http://www.ymcahk.org.hk)
Time : Registration & Buffet Dinner: 7:00~8:00 pm, Seminar: 8:00~10:30 pm
Speaker : Professor Andrew Leisewitz

Early Bird Registration :
(before 11:30pm of 24 Feb 2020)
  • Included Dinner
    • Members : $250
    • Non-Members : $750

Extended Registration and On-site Registration :
  • Included Dinner
    • Members : $1000
    • Non-Members : $1000

Organizer : The Hong Kong Veterinary Association Ltd.

Maximum 40 registrants. Please register early to avoid disappointment!

In this seminar, Professor Andrew Leisewitz will discuss diagnosis and management of different pruritic diseases in dogs and cats.

Limited seats at a discounted registration fee ($250) so please register early to avoid disappointment!


Speakers' biography


Professor Andrew Leisewitz
BVSc MMedVet(Med) PhD DECVIM-CA

Andrew Leisewitz graduated with his BVSc degree in 1987. This was followed by an Hons in 1991, an MMedVet(Med) in 1995 and a PhD in 2006. Andrew was appointed as a senior lecturer in the then Department of Medicine at Onderstepoort in June 1990. He is now full professor of Companion Animal Clinical Studies and is a Diplomat of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine-Companion Animals.

He has worked as a specialist clinician in the Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital for over 20 years. He is an active teacher of undergraduate and post graduate veterinary students, leads the section of Small Animal Medicine within the Department and is a frequently invited speaker and presenter of continuing education for the profession in the sub-region.

Andy has a wealth of knowledge in complicated skin conditions and chronic ear problems. He qualified from Onderstepoort in 1987 and joined the faculty in 1990. He earned a MMed(Vet)Med degree five years later and completed a doctorate at the University of Oxford in 2007. He is an active researcher and a professor in the veterinary science faculty of the University of Pretoria. He runs a dermatology referral clinic at Onderstepoort and has taught small animal dermatology at under- and postgraduate levels for 25 years.

Professor Andrew is not a dermatologist but there are no dermatologists in South Africa and for the last 25 years He has taught dermatology at an under and post graduate level, conducted over 50 dermatology related CPD lectures across South Africa, Mauritius, Madagascar and Mozambique. He has become the go-to person for the vet industry launching new dermatology products (Virbac for their shampoo range, the local supplier of Malaseb, Zoetis for the soon to be launched Apoquel, Hills and their diets). Andy runs a dermatology clinic within the academic teaching hospital.


Hope to see you there.
Howie Wong
HKVA CPD Coordinators

For enquiries please email secretariat@medcom.com.hk


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