Category Archives for "News"

Dec 03

[RECAP] – SG Vet Show 2019

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Singapore Vet Show 2019 was held over 2 days, 11-12 October 2019 at Suntec Convention Centre. The Guest-of-Honour was Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs & Ministry of National Development, Sun Xueling. The major event attracted 1,133 veterinary professionals and 75+ exhibitors from over 42 countries. The clinical content programme was developed by the […]

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Dec 03

SVA accredited with NS Mark

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SVA is accredited with the NS Mark by the Advisory Council on Community Relations in Defence (ACCORD). SVA is looking to work closely with our member vet clinics to support our National Servicemen (NSmen). So they can continue to serve and fulfil their responsibilities in preserving the peace and security of Singapore. Let’s work together […]

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Nov 23

Singapore Veterinary Imaging

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Mobile Vet Services steps up …. Drs Jennifer Kan and Myriam Baranger-Ete are very pleased to announce their collaboration and the opening of Singapore Veterinary Imaging. More days presence for mobile ultrasound referral service, upgraded ultrasound system for nothing but the best images for your referral cases, more expert consultants, training options for your own […]

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Nov 05

Temasek Polytechnic – SVA Prize 2019 Recipient

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As part of SVA’s commitment to support veterinary paraprofessionals, we are proud to award the Singapore Veterinary Association Prize 2019 to the following student in recognition for academic excellence: Name: Tan Jing TengSchool: Temasek PolytechnicCourse: Diploma in Veterinary Technology Congratulations and all the best in your bright future ahead!

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Oct 28

SVA-SACS partnership to promote mental well-being for SVA members

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Introduction As part of the current SVA EXCO’s efforts to improve the mental well-being of the veterinary profession in Singapore, during the above-mentioned event, we introduced our partnership with the Singapore Anglican Community Services (SACS – www.sacs.org.sg) on a program called the Employee Assistance Programme + (EAP+). EAP+aims to build organizational well-being through enhancing employee emotional resilience. The […]

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Sep 20

6 hours of Free CPE for SVA Members – The Webinar Vet

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The following message is from The Webinar Vet: Thanks to an agreement between Singapore Veterinary Association and The Webinar Vet, SVA members can now register for 6 free hours of online CPE. Each year, The Webinar Vet hosts the world’s largest online veterinary congress featuring the latest topics and world class speakers. In 2019, we […]

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Apr 27

[Infographic] World Veterinary Day 2019 – Why We Vaccinate Our Pets

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The 2019 World Veterinary Day falls on 27 April 2019. This year’s theme is the Value of Vaccination.  Vaccination is an essential tool for preventive veterinary medicine, promotion of animal health and welfare, and reducing the risk of human exposure to many zoonotic pathogens. Historically, immunization practices and vaccination protocols have contributed to significantly reduce the prevalence […]

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Mar 21

SVA Statement – Responsible Pet Ownership and Veterinary Fees

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1 The role of the Singapore Veterinary Association (SVA) includes (i) supporting and fostering the character, status, interests, honour and dignity of the veterinary profession and; (ii) informing and acquainting the government & public of Singapore on matters relating to veterinary science and the veterinary profession. 2 While the fees charged by veterinarians and veterinary […]

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Mar 19

Changes to 2019 Membership Duration

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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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