Category Archives for "Announcements"

Mar 19

Changes to 2019 Membership Duration

By Admin | Announcements

Traditionally, SVA membership duration spans from 30th September to 29th September the following year. E.g. 30th September 2017 to 29 September 2018. So members need to renew every year after 30th September. However, this arrangement has been confusing for many fellow members. We are happy to announce that from 2019 onwards, the membership duration will […]

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Feb 24

SVA Position Statement on Veterinary Dentistry by Non-Veterinarians and Veterinary Dentistry without Anaesthesia

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This SVA Position Paper on Veterinary Dentistry was first published in 2017 on the old version of the SVA website: This Singapore Veterinary Association Position Statement addresses the performance of veterinary dentistry on domestic pets (particularly cats and dogs) without anaesthesia and veterinary dentistry by non-veterinary professionals. Veterinary dentistry includes: Cleaning (Scaling and Polishing) Adjustment […]

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Dec 27

Official Statement Regarding Mental Health

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Recently, Channel News Asia published a coverage about mental health issues affecting the local veterinary industry. It was the first time this important issue was brought to the general public. You can read the article here: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-vets-pets-depressed-suicidal-euthanasia-mental-health-10984626 Below you shall find the official statement of SVA: Mental well-being among local veterinarians is an important issue and slowly […]

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Aug 12

Opening Hours of Vet Centres During WSAVA 2018

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WSAVA Conference would be held in Singapore from 25 to 28 September 2018. During this period, the operating hours of most veterinary centres would resume normal operations. However, pet owners are recommended to do their due diligence and check with their regular vet to confirm their opening hours during this period. Pet owners are also […]

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Jun 02

WSAVA Donation Drive

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WSAVA and the Singapore Veterinary Association, SVA, are excited to bring a unique outreach opportunity to delegates of the upcoming WSAVA 2018 Singapore Congress. While veterinary techniques, technology, therapeutics and knowledge are continuously advancing worldwide, veterinarians in different countries worldwide are not always privileged with equal access to these advancements. During this Congress, we aim […]

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May 10

WSAVA Sri Lanka Outreach

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Limited places are available for veterinarians to participate in two outreach programs, sponsored by WSAVA’s Animal Wellness & Welfare Committee (AWWC) in the weeks before & after the 2018 WSAVA World Congress in Singapore. With Blue Paw Trust, volunteers will be involved in delivering veterinary services, including spay/neuter surgeries & rabies vaccinations in underserved communities around […]

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