Markus is born on World Animal Protecting Day, 04. October 1958. He is married with mag.med.vet. Elisabeth Kasper. Together they have 4 wonderful children (23, 21, 17, 9). Markus graduated in 1993. In that same year he founded their Tierklinik & Tierhelizentrum Aspern with the 1st Pain-Department for Dogs & Cats. Markus is a Certified Member of IVAS (International Veterinary Acupuncture Society). He is author of several books and articles on Neuraltherapy and Diagnosis and Treatment of chronic pain. He gives international courses and lectures on the treatment with gold implantation. His second medical hobby is healthy pet nutrion. So it is cler that he is interested in the development of the microbioma, how to keep it healthy and to cure it.