What is Holistic Medicine?

​Let’s talk about Holistic Medicine. The term “holistic medicine” has been used a lot in recent years.  But what does it really mean? The dictionary definition of holism is “a study or method of treatment that is concerned with wholes or with complete systems”. Holistic medicine is about treating the body as a whole with interconnected [...]

“Sympathy Illness”

As practicing veterinarians, we share and discuss with each other about complicated and challenging cases. Either to get some support or to learn from each other. One of the most bizarre types of cases that we can’t find good scientific proof or explanations yet, are “sympathy illness.” A dog has been limping for one week, [...]

The Overly Excited Immune System- Allergies

This past winter, we got so much rain even in Los Angeles. The scenery has been amazing- snow in the mountains, and the blooming of the wild flowers. All the sudden southern California became “green” in stead of the “yellow” that we are accustom to. However, we also have been seeing so many more itchy [...]

What The Elephants Tell Us

Happy Lunar New Year! Hope you and your furry friends are having a healthy and a great start this year! In traditional Chinese culture, there are 12 horoscope signs representing each lunar year, and this year, is the year of the Pig. In northern part of Thailand however, many provinces replace the pig by [...]

Who Fosters Whom?!

My husband and I started getting more involved with the community of Los Angeles animal rescues and shelters on behalf of Vetcreations early this year. At first, it was more about learning how things work from the rescues and shelters’ perspectives, as well as trying to collaborate. Just like many other “foster parents,” even [...]

The World of An Architect Through Her Dogs’ Eyes— An Interview

​​Yuwen has been working as an architect for the past 20+ years, and she is a very good one! Thanks to the combination of her modernly elegant taste, slickly simple design, and sentimentally classic soul. Yuwen’s passion towards nature and animals has also given her artsy work a special touch. There are always dogs [...]

What Should I Feed My Pet? —East meets West

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” ― Hippocrates In Traditional Chinese Medicine, it is believed that nurture can be more powerful than nature. Even if an individual was born weak, sick, and underdeveloped (weak prenatal Jing), love and care will reverse that (Zang Fu Jing). With the right nutrition! (Gu Qi) [...]

Happy New Year of the Dog!

Happy February! Hope everyone has a good start with a wonderful and energizing, fresh January of this newly arrived 2018. Being good Taiwanese Americans who are well immersed in traditional Chinese culture, Helen and Lily want to remind you that the Chinese New Year is around the corner, and this coming “New Year” will be [...]

Hi Everyone!

After one year of planning and plotting, we as two mostly mellow tempered but somehow detail obsessive perfectionists, finally found the most suitable occasion to introduce Vetcreations to our close friends, both human and non-human--- A holiday party! We were so excited to share our visions on pet [...]