AVA Responsible Pet Ownership Roadshow 2011
12 & 13 November 2011
Singapore Expo Hall 4B
Toa Payoh Vets' Talk: Be A Responsible Home-breeder - Dystocia in the Dog
Story of 2 case studies - Small breeds with large pups
Experienced home-breeder. Arrangement with a vet to standby.
Inexperienced home-breeder. Veterinary Costs. Wait and See?
Delays in seeking Emergency Caesarean Section - What happens?
Hook 1 - After midnight emergency Caesarean Section
Video Scene of undertakers around Toa Payoh Vets. Ghosts roam after midnight? White apparitions seen outside clinic. Pass the case to other vets? Duty of care?
MIDDLE - Case study 1. Experienced breeder saves surgery time.
Case study 2. Breeder does not know how to revive pup with water-logged lungs. I had to show. Swing hard but carefully. Picture.
CONCLUSION - Vet fees are higher after office hours. From $1,500 - $3,000.
Hook 2 - Public holiday
1. TRENDS IN SINGAPORE PET OWNERSHIP BY DR SING AS A VET FROM 1974 - 2011
1.1 MANY MORE CARING YOUNG ADULT SINGAPOREANS - BEST HEALTH CARE FOR THEIR PETS
1.2 CONFLICTS WITH SENIOR CITIZENS & DEPENDENTS - THE GOOGLE GENERATION V. SENIOR CITIZENS WHO ARE PRAGMATIC - BUYING A NEW PET IS CHEAPER THAN PAYING VET FEES. What values are imparted? Don't care when pets are old and sick? Get a new one!
2. ADVICES. DO NOT BREED. EMERGENCY CAESAREAN SECTIONS ARE RELATIVELY "EXPENSIVE" - FROM $1,500 - $3,000
3. IF YOU WANT TO BREED,
3.1 READ AND RESEARCH ON DOG PREGNANCY AND DYSTOCIAS IN YOUR BREED
3.2 BUILD A GOOD RELATIONSHIP OF TRUST WITH THEIR VET
3.3 BE ABLE TO AFFORD THE VET FEES FOR EMERGENCY CAESAREAN SECTIONS
3.4 FIND A VET WHO CHARGES $200 FOR A CAESAREAN SECTION?
3. MORE CAESAREAN SECTION CASE STUDIES BY DR SING AT:
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