About SVA


The Singapore Veterinary Association is the professional society representing the interests of Veterinary Surgeons and the Veterinary Community in Singapore.

Our aim is to reach out to Veterinarians and service Veterinary Field Professionals. 

Our Objectives


Promote and advance the veterinary art and the practice of veterinary and allied sciences in Singapore


Support, protect and foster the character, status, interests, honour and dignity of the veterinary profession.


Inform and acquaint the government & public of Singapore on matters relating to veterinary science and the veterinary profession.

SVA Committee 2023-2024

President: Dr Haoting Chow
Immediate Past President: Dr Timothy Chua
Vice President: Dr Teo Boon Han
Honorary Secretary: Dr Sean Sum
Honorary Treasurer: Dr Dawn Ong
Honorary Editor: Dr Kelvin Lim
Committee Members: Dr Anthony Goh, Dr Low Ji Zhen, Dr Cathy Chan
Honorary Auditors: Dr Edmund Choo, Dr Han Zi Yang
Vet Council Members: Dr Kenneth Tong, Dr Leslie Retnam, Dr Cathy Chan

"Congratulations to the newly elected SVA committee for 2023-2024 and a big thank you to the 2022-2023 outgoing committee for your service."

SVA Standing Committee

In 2023, SVA started the nationwide industry review with AVS to improve the local veterinary profession. To provide consistency during this project which would last 3-5 years, the SVA Standing Committee was formed to spearhead this industry review with AVS.

Members of the Standing Committee:

  • Dr Haoting Chow
  • Dr Cathy Chan
  • Dr Timothy Chua
  • Dr Teo Boon Han
  • Dr Dilshad Malhi
  • Dr Eleanor Ho
  • Dr Low Ji Zhen
  • Dr Eric Yeoh
  • Dr Patrick Maguire
  • Dr Anthony Goh
  • Dr Kim Koh

Our Constitution

Last Amended: December 2009

Our Code of Ethics

Last Amended: February 2012

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PO Box - SVA, Ang Mo Kio Central Post Office, P.O. Box 821, S915611