Our Team

Team of Medical Professionals

Staffed by 120 licensed veterinarians and nurses, our experienced team strives to provide the very best of care and support for both pets and owners. We take a great deal of pride in making comprehensive veterinary services accessible, intimate, and high-standard.
Dr. Gary qualified from Murdoch University in 2009 and later obtained PGCertVS and MVS certificates. With a strong interest in orthopedics and soft tissue surgery, he joined The Ark in 2010, and became our Hospital Manager in 2016. Dr. Gary is aware of the stress vets are facing from constantly coping with patients' death and managing client expectations. So he devotes his time to guiding fresh vets and checking in on the wellbeing of those around him. Aspiring to enhance the quality of local services, Dr. Gary makes every effort to establish open communication with pet-owners and promote proper pet care. It’s his #1 priority to ensure our furiends are treated with compassionate care, so that they can lead a healthy, happy life!

Dr. Gary qualified from Murdoch University in 2009 and later obtained PGCertVS and MVS certificates. With a strong interest in orthopedics and soft tissue surgery, he joined The Ark in 2010, and became our Hospital Manager in 2016. Dr. Gary is aware of the stress vets are facing from constantly coping with patients' death and managing client expectations. So he devotes his time to guiding fresh vets and checking in on the wellbeing of those around him. Aspiring to enhance the quality of local services, Dr. Gary makes every effort to establish open communication with pet-owners and promote proper pet care. It’s his #1 priority to ensure our furiends are treated with compassionate care, so that they can lead a healthy, happy life!

Dr. Gary Lo Ka Shun

Senior Veterinary Surgeon
BVMS, PGCertVS, MVS
The Ark Veterinary Hospital
(24-hours)

Dr Anne graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2013 with BVMedSci, BVMBVS and MRCVS. Upon returning to Hong Kong, Dr Anne worked in a private veterinary clinic for 3 years. In 2017, in hopes to do more for the welfare of animals in Hong Kong, Dr Anne joined SPCA(HK). To broaden her experiences further, Dr Anne joined Pet Space group in 2021. With her interest in internal medicine, Dr Anne enjoys being able to follow cases through in our 24-hour hospital. As part of her commitment to a profession of lifelong education, Dr Anne also completed her CertAVP with The University of Liverpool in 2021, with a focus in small animal medicine. Dr Anne is a firm believer of a strong vet-client-patient bond, in order to provide the best tailored outcome for individual patients.

Dr Anne graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2013 with BVMedSci, BVMBVS and MRCVS. Upon returning to Hong Kong, Dr Anne worked in a private veterinary clinic for 3 years. In 2017, in hopes to do more for the welfare of animals in Hong Kong, Dr Anne joined SPCA(HK). To broaden her experiences further, Dr Anne joined Pet Space group in 2021. With her interest in internal medicine, Dr Anne enjoys being able to follow cases through in our 24-hour hospital. As part of her commitment to a profession of lifelong education, Dr Anne also completed her CertAVP with The University of Liverpool in 2021, with a focus in small animal medicine. Dr Anne is a firm believer of a strong vet-client-patient bond, in order to provide the best tailored outcome for individual patients.

Dr. Anne Chow Tze Yan

Senior Veterinary Surgeon
BVMedSci, BVMBVS, MRCVS
The Ark Veterinary Hospital
(24-hours)

After qualifying from the University of Queensland in 2008 with a BVSc (Hons), Dr. Karin got certified as a Level 3 Veterinary Acupuncturist. She spent 2 years in mixed practice at Island Veterinary Services of Discovery Bay and Tung Chung Animal Clinic. Interested in animal first-aid, she joined The Ark as an overnight veterinarian in 2011, and since then has enjoyed working with excellent medical professionals in the positive workplace that we nurture. Outside of work, Dr. Karin loves spending time with her two German Rexes - playful Bobby and cranky old Phoenix.

After qualifying from the University of Queensland in 2008 with a BVSc (Hons), Dr. Karin got certified as a Level 3 Veterinary Acupuncturist. She spent 2 years in mixed practice at Island Veterinary Services of Discovery Bay and Tung Chung Animal Clinic. Interested in animal first-aid, she joined The Ark as an overnight veterinarian in 2011, and since then has enjoyed working with excellent medical professionals in the positive workplace that we nurture. Outside of work, Dr. Karin loves spending time with her two German Rexes - playful Bobby and cranky old Phoenix.

Dr. Karin Kuh

Veterinary Surgeon
BVSc (Hons)
The Ark Veterinary Hospital
(24-hours)

Dr Letitia graduated with distinction from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, UK in 2019. She completed a selected rotation in emergency and critical care (ECC) at the university hospital and received an award in equine orthopaedics and diagnostic imaging. She gained valuable experience at a busy practice in Scotland before joining the Ark. With her special interests in ECC, internal medicine and abdominal ultrasound, Dr Letitia regularly attends international conferences to equip herself with the latest research. Dr Letitia is passionate about client care and helping owners understand their pets’ conditions. She has an American Curl cat called Tabby who loves playing fetch.

Dr Letitia graduated with distinction from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, UK in 2019. She completed a selected rotation in emergency and critical care (ECC) at the university hospital and received an award in equine orthopaedics and diagnostic imaging. She gained valuable experience at a busy practice in Scotland before joining the Ark. With her special interests in ECC, internal medicine and abdominal ultrasound, Dr Letitia regularly attends international conferences to equip herself with the latest research. Dr Letitia is passionate about client care and helping owners understand their pets’ conditions. She has an American Curl cat called Tabby who loves playing fetch.

Dr. Letitia Pang Yuen Man

Veterinary Surgeon
BVM&S, MRCVS
The Ark Veterinary Hospital
(24-hours)

After qualifying from the University of Melbourne, Dr. Ross practiced in both Melbourne and the UK, where he gained valuable experience in diagnosis with small animals, hospitalization, surgery, and anesthesia. He moved to Hong Kong in 2006 and over the years he has observed that skin problems are prevalent among local pets due to the humidity, and since then has been keen on providing radical treatments for better health management. Dr. Ross once treated a dog with GDV and once delivered a C-section using anesthesia, which were both unforgettable moments in his career. He only became part of our team at The Ark this year in March, and we are all excited to have him on board.

After qualifying from the University of Melbourne, Dr. Ross practiced in both Melbourne and the UK, where he gained valuable experience in diagnosis with small animals, hospitalization, surgery, and anesthesia. He moved to Hong Kong in 2006 and over the years he has observed that skin problems are prevalent among local pets due to the humidity, and since then has been keen on providing radical treatments for better health management. Dr. Ross once treated a dog with GDV and once delivered a C-section using anesthesia, which were both unforgettable moments in his career. He only became part of our team at The Ark this year in March, and we are all excited to have him on board.

Dr. Ross Gascoigne

Veterinary Surgeon
BVSc
The Ark Veterinary Hospital
(24-hours)

Growing up in Hong Kong, Dr. Giordanna developed loving relationships with her pets in her childhood, driving her to pursue a career in veterinary science. She graduated from Murdoch University in 2008 with her bachelor's degree in Veterinary Medicine and Surgery. She worked at a 24-hour animal clinic and a non-profit veterinary organisation in Hong Kong, before joining Pet Space in 2015. Dr Giordanna has a passion for feline medicine and diagnostic ultrasound, topics for which she has completed various distance education courses and training. She is keen on advancing her studies and skills, as well as establishing trusting relationships with her clients. At home, she has 3 exotic shorthair rescue cats, named Pearl, Bella and Jem.

Growing up in Hong Kong, Dr. Giordanna developed loving relationships with her pets in her childhood, driving her to pursue a career in veterinary science. She graduated from Murdoch University in 2008 with her bachelor's degree in Veterinary Medicine and Surgery. She worked at a 24-hour animal clinic and a non-profit veterinary organisation in Hong Kong, before joining Pet Space in 2015. Dr Giordanna has a passion for feline medicine and diagnostic ultrasound, topics for which she has completed various distance education courses and training. She is keen on advancing her studies and skills, as well as establishing trusting relationships with her clients. At home, she has 3 exotic shorthair rescue cats, named Pearl, Bella and Jem.

Dr. Giordanna Lau

Senior Veterinary Surgeon
BVSc, BVMS
Tseung Kwan O Animal Clinic

Dr. Alessia qualified from the University of Padova in Italy with a doctor's degree in veterinary medicine, and she also obtained certificates in dermatology (SCIVAC), western herbal medicine, abdominal ultrasound, and veterinary acupuncture (CIVT). Practicing as a vet for 20 years in both Italy and Hong Kong, she has developed a passion in medicine, dermatology, diagnostic ultrasound, acupuncture, and alternative medicine. With an aspiration to enhance animal healthcare, Dr. Alessia spends a lot of time digging into medical journals and strengthening her specialty skills. Outside of work, she enjoys playing with Johnny, her slightly overweight rescue, whom she calls a ‘lazy retriever'.

Dr. Alessia qualified from the University of Padova in Italy with a doctor's degree in veterinary medicine, and she also obtained certificates in dermatology (SCIVAC), western herbal medicine, abdominal ultrasound, and veterinary acupuncture (CIVT). Practicing as a vet for 20 years in both Italy and Hong Kong, she has developed a passion in medicine, dermatology, diagnostic ultrasound, acupuncture, and alternative medicine. With an aspiration to enhance animal healthcare, Dr. Alessia spends a lot of time digging into medical journals and strengthening her specialty skills. Outside of work, she enjoys playing with Johnny, her slightly overweight rescue, whom she calls a ‘lazy retriever'.

Dr. Alessia Brovedani

Veterinary Surgeon
DVM, MRVCS
Tseung Kwan O Animal Clinic
Pet Space Sai Kung Animal Hospital

Dr. Beava received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from the University of Illinois in the United States. Dr. Beava has worked at different private and non-private veterinary clinics in the States and Hong Kong throughout the years. With her interest in small animal surgery, Traditional Chinese Medicine along with palliative care for small animals, Dr. Beava has also been working on acupuncture for the last ten years. During her off days, Dr. Beava enjoys spending time with her big family strolling around Sai Kung and the beautiful beaches nearby.  She has three children, aged 16, 11 and 5  and three fur babies, 14-years old British short hair, 9-years old Tabby cat and 1-year old French Bulldog named Pizza.

Dr. Beava received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from the University of Illinois in the United States. Dr. Beava has worked at different private and non-private veterinary clinics in the States and Hong Kong throughout the years. With her interest in small animal surgery, Traditional Chinese Medicine along with palliative care for small animals, Dr. Beava has also been working on acupuncture for the last ten years. During her off days, Dr. Beava enjoys spending time with her big family strolling around Sai Kung and the beautiful beaches nearby. She has three children, aged 16, 11 and 5 and three fur babies, 14-years old British short hair, 9-years old Tabby cat and 1-year old French Bulldog named Pizza.

Dr. Beava Law

Senior Veterinary Surgeon
DVM
Pet Space Sai Kung Animal Hospital
Hong Kong Veterinary Centre - Yang Sheng Tang

Dr. Mancy qualified in Australia with BVSc (Hons), MVSc, and MANZCVSc (small animal internal medicine). She has a love for all felines, big and small, but also cannot resist sweet little chihuahuas, adorable poodles, or playful labradors. Treating complex medical conditions and performing foreign object surgeries bring her a sense of accomplishment. She thinks of veterinarians as a combination of detectives and artisans - with attention and delicacy, complemented by honest communication, she is confident in guiding owners toward the best treatment for their pets. Besides improving medical knowledge and technical skills, Dr. Mancy believes in lifelong learning and emphasizes on proactive listening with empathy.

Dr. Mancy qualified in Australia with BVSc (Hons), MVSc, and MANZCVSc (small animal internal medicine). She has a love for all felines, big and small, but also cannot resist sweet little chihuahuas, adorable poodles, or playful labradors. Treating complex medical conditions and performing foreign object surgeries bring her a sense of accomplishment. She thinks of veterinarians as a combination of detectives and artisans - with attention and delicacy, complemented by honest communication, she is confident in guiding owners toward the best treatment for their pets. Besides improving medical knowledge and technical skills, Dr. Mancy believes in lifelong learning and emphasizes on proactive listening with empathy.

Dr. Mancy Lau

Veterinary Surgeon
BVSc (Hons), MVSc,
MANZCVSc
(Small Animal Internal Medicine)
The Aim Animal Clinic
The Aim Animal Surgery Centre

After graduating from the National Taiwan University with a bachelor's degree in veterinary science, Dr. Chong joined The Aim Animal Clinic at Yuen Long in 2009. He enjoys working with our team of medical professionals and putting in cooperative effort in treating local pets, especially small animals. With advanced medical technologies and veterinary developments, he hopes to utilize his expertise to ease pain in pets. For Dr. Chong, the utmost important mission is to enhance our furiends' quality of life, as well as to raise awareness for animal welfare.

After graduating from the National Taiwan University with a bachelor's degree in veterinary science, Dr. Chong joined The Aim Animal Clinic at Yuen Long in 2009. He enjoys working with our team of medical professionals and putting in cooperative effort in treating local pets, especially small animals. With advanced medical technologies and veterinary developments, he hopes to utilize his expertise to ease pain in pets. For Dr. Chong, the utmost important mission is to enhance our furiends' quality of life, as well as to raise awareness for animal welfare.

Dr. Chong Yun Lok

Veterinary Surgeon
BVM
The Aim Animal Clinic
The Aim Animal Surgery Centre

Dr. Edwin qualified from the University of Sydney and joined The Aim Animal Clinic in 2020. With an interest in small animals, especially rabbits, he aspires to help owners understand and fulfill their pets’ physical and mental needs. He considers continous education, honest communication, and engaging in positive interaction with animals, important factors in improving their wellbeing and promoting animal welfare. During his 2 years with us, he has received thank-you cards from clients and an outstanding improvement award from the company, from which he gained confidence and became even more determined in his lifelong career path. Dr. Edwin has 2 adopted cats at home, friendly Dai Kiu and inquisitive Siu Kiu.

Dr. Edwin qualified from the University of Sydney and joined The Aim Animal Clinic in 2020. With an interest in small animals, especially rabbits, he aspires to help owners understand and fulfill their pets’ physical and mental needs. He considers continous education, honest communication, and engaging in positive interaction with animals, important factors in improving their wellbeing and promoting animal welfare. During his 2 years with us, he has received thank-you cards from clients and an outstanding improvement award from the company, from which he gained confidence and became even more determined in his lifelong career path. Dr. Edwin has 2 adopted cats at home, friendly Dai Kiu and inquisitive Siu Kiu.

Dr. Edwin Chiu Gin Kiu

Veterinary Surgeon
BVSc
The Aim Animal Clinic
The Aim Animal Surgery Centre

Graduating from the University of Murdoch in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in veterinary medicine and surgery, Dr. Eva started off her career in animal clinics and hospitals around Sydney and Perth. Some of the most memorable moments for her include feeding baby birds at a wildlife animal conservation center, and treating a horse with intestinal colic in the middle of the night. She hopes to further her studies in dermatology and hippiatrics. Dr. Eva loves the team spirit at Pet Space because they are easy to get along with and actively provide mutual support. Outside of work, Dr. Eva enjoys playing with her high-spirited toy poodle, her buddy for 13 years since university days.

Graduating from the University of Murdoch in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in veterinary medicine and surgery, Dr. Eva started off her career in animal clinics and hospitals around Sydney and Perth. Some of the most memorable moments for her include feeding baby birds at a wildlife animal conservation center, and treating a horse with intestinal colic in the middle of the night. She hopes to further her studies in dermatology and hippiatrics. Dr. Eva loves the team spirit at Pet Space because they are easy to get along with and actively provide mutual support. Outside of work, Dr. Eva enjoys playing with her high-spirited toy poodle, her buddy for 13 years since university days.

Dr. Eva Lau Yung Yi

Veterinary Surgeon
BVMS
Tung Chung Animal Clinic
Island Veterinary Services

Dr. Summer graduated from Murdoch University in 2007 with BVSc and BVMS. She started practicing in Australia for one year and a half before relocating back to Hong Kong. In Hong Kong, she worked in different private animal clinics including an exotic animal hospital. Dr. Summer has a passion for preventive medicine, ultrasonography and alternative medicine. Dr. Summer wishes to further her knowledge in these professional areas, so that she can help her clients to avoid more preventable diseases and unnecessary illnesses. Ball Ball and Mui Mui were her beloved Pomeranians, like many of the pet owners, Dr. Summer believes one day she will meet her sweet and lovely dogs at the rainbow bridge again.

Dr. Summer graduated from Murdoch University in 2007 with BVSc and BVMS. She started practicing in Australia for one year and a half before relocating back to Hong Kong. In Hong Kong, she worked in different private animal clinics including an exotic animal hospital. Dr. Summer has a passion for preventive medicine, ultrasonography and alternative medicine. Dr. Summer wishes to further her knowledge in these professional areas, so that she can help her clients to avoid more preventable diseases and unnecessary illnesses. Ball Ball and Mui Mui were her beloved Pomeranians, like many of the pet owners, Dr. Summer believes one day she will meet her sweet and lovely dogs at the rainbow bridge again.

Dr. Summer Fu Ka Yin

Pet Space Group
Veterinary Surgeon
BVSc, BVMS
Sai Sha Road Animal Hospital

Dr. Lawren Durocher-Babek is board certified in Small Animal Internal Medicine by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.  She received her undergraduate and veterinary school degrees from the University of Georgia.  She then did an internship at Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph, Ontario.  Dr. Lawren completed a three-year internal medicine residency and master's degree at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.  Her research into ketosis in diabetic dogs earned her the ACVIM National Residency Research Award.  After becoming board certified in 2007, she has worked in private referral hospitals in North Carolina, New Jersey, and Hong Kong. She became certified in Hospice and Palliative Care through the International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative Care (IAAHPC) in 2019.  Her areas of special interest include hospice and palliative care, chronic kidney disease, gastrointestinal disorders, and endocrinopathies.

Dr. Lawren Durocher-Babek is board certified in Small Animal Internal Medicine by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. She received her undergraduate and veterinary school degrees from the University of Georgia. She then did an internship at Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph, Ontario. Dr. Lawren completed a three-year internal medicine residency and master's degree at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Her research into ketosis in diabetic dogs earned her the ACVIM National Residency Research Award. After becoming board certified in 2007, she has worked in private referral hospitals in North Carolina, New Jersey, and Hong Kong. She became certified in Hospice and Palliative Care through the International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative Care (IAAHPC) in 2019. Her areas of special interest include hospice and palliative care, chronic kidney disease, gastrointestinal disorders, and endocrinopathies.

Dr. Lawren Durocher-Babek

Pet Space Group Internal Medicine Specialist Consultant