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SVA presents Animal Behaviour CPE

The Singapore Veterinary Association is proud to present an animal behaviour evening by Dr. Robert Holmes on the 3rd of October 2012.
When: Wednesday, October 03, 2012
6:00PM to 10:00PM
Venue: Temasek Polytechnic

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An Evening On Animal Behaviour - Presented by SVA

  The Singapore Veterinary Association is proud to present an animal behaviour evening by Dr. Robert Holmes on the 3rd of October 2012.

Venue: Temasek polytechnic -School of Applied Science faculty.

Registration: 530pm to 6pm

Dinner: 6pm - 6.45pm

Talk: 6.45pm - 10pm (break of 15 minutes)

All SVA members are strongly encouraged to attend. It has been a number of years since SVA has organized an animal behavioral talk and this is a rare opportunity for you to learn more about this now. This talk is also open to all veterinary nurses/ technicians and AVA  staff.

  - aggression by dogs to familiar people (e.g. owners and carers);
  - barking, destructiveness and house-soiling by dogs in the absence of people in the home
  - unacceptable urine and faeces deposition by cats;
  - use of medications and other agents to modify behaviour of dogs and cats.

CPE Points: 5

Cost: $50 (SVA members, Vet nurses, Vet Techs, AVA staff), $130 (non SVA members)

All these topics are very relevant to most small animal clinicians seen in private practice too. Dr Robert Holmes will touch on other topics should time permits.

Click here to download a pdf file for directions to Temasek Polytechnic.
Registration here for the talk with the SVA Hon Secretary will end on 25th September 2012. Limited seats are available so Do Register fast.
Please email to Dr Jean Sim at this email: to register.
Profile of Dr Robert Holmes

  Summary of Qualifications
  Qualified as veterinarian (1969 University of Edinburgh)
  Awarded PhD in animal behaviour (1975 University of Bristol)
  Awarded Membership (1991) and Fellowship (1993) of Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in animal behaviour by examination
  Taught animal behaviour and handling to veterinary students for 16 years (1974-1989 Massey University, NZ)
  Member of editorial board of Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 1978 - 1987
  Created and controlled full academic course "Principles of Canine Behaviour" (1989 Massey University)
  Examiner of postgraduate theses for the Universities of Queensland, Melbourne, Massey and Otago over 18 years (1976-1993)
  Head Examiner in animal behaviour for the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists for 9 years (1993-2001)
  Presently full-time animal behaviour consultant with approximately 80% of cases involving dogs, and about 20 % cats
  Based in Melbourne with regular visits to Adelaide and Sydney
  Provided telephone consulting service to veterinarians and clients in Australia, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, New Zealand
  and Singapore over past 13 years
  Lectured to veterinary students on animal behaviour at the Universities of Melbourne and Sydney for past 13 years
  Part-time consultant to veterinarians, dog owners and cat owners on behaviour problems for 20 years (1970-1989 UK and NZ)
  Presenter of lectures and seminars to veterinarians and animal behaviourists in numerous countries for 30 years
  Member of Advisory Committee of the Animal Welfare Centre (Cooperative centre formed by University of Melbourne, Monash University
and Natural Resources & Environment of Victorian Government) for past 5 years

Veterinary Registration
  Registered to practice as a veterinarian in Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia, United Kingdom and Hong Kong
  Please note that he is unable to offer advice or treatment as a veterinarian in other places