tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)TOA PAYOH VETS
Date:   23 February, 2009
Blk 1002, Toa Payoh Lor 8, 01-1477, Singapore 319074.  Tel: 6254-3326, 9668-6469

Focus: Small animals - dogs, cats, hamsters & rabbits
*10 a.m - 5 p.m (Mon - Sun, except Sat). Dr Sing Kong Yuen. By Appointment Only.

*6 p.m - 10 p.m (Mon - Fri). 10am - 5pm (Sat). Dr Jason Teo. House-calls available.

Appointment preferred.
Tel: 6254-3326, 9668-6469
11 p.m to 6 a.m
Dr Jason Teo
9668-6469, 6254-3326
Fax: +65 6256 0501

Interesting case studies/pictures

Restrict area, paper-train again. Toa Payoh Vets.  3rd eyelid traps foreign bodies like hair or dirt. Persistent yellow eye discharge in Westie puppy. Toa Payoh Vets
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)260. May 26, 2005. Newspapers can also be taped on the pee-tray below the cage to encourage paper-training of this puppy.  tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)259. May 21, 2005. Sticky yellow eye discharge for 8 days. The Westie could have rubbed itself blind. 
Infected navel in a hamster. Put under gas anaesthesia. Removed scab. Toa Payoh Vets Infected navel in a hamster. Put under gas anaesthesia. Removed scab. Toa Payoh Vets.
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)258. May 19, 2005. The hamster lives longer since it is no longer stressed and irritated by the "infected navel" which is his scent gland with waxy secretions.  tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)257. May 19, 2005. The owner thought the infected navel lump was a tumour and wanted it removed. She had 2 hamsters with the same medical condition.
Siberian Husky imported with 2 vaccinations tested positive for parvoviral infection. Will it survive? Golden Retriever much loved by this talkative boy but encouraged to bite through playing. Toa Payoh Vets.
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)256. May 14, 2005.  A Siberian Husky puppy squirted bloody diarrhoea and had vomited blood-tinged. Tested positive for parvoviral infection. Should pet shop operators save money by not vaccinating imported puppies on arrival? tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)255. May 15, 2005. Big dogs can be dangerous biters if they are encouraged to bite children when they are young.
Cleft in soft palates. Thriving at day 13 when consulted for "flu" in sneezing pups. Milk fever. Toa Payoh Vets. Singapore. Thin Shih Tzu dam. Large hungry pups.
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)254. May 19, 2005. Milk seen at lips. The cause was a defect of 2-mm in the soft palate. Puppies thrive and may live longer than if there is a cleft in the hard palate.  Milk coming out from the nostrils tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)253. May 12, 2005. 3 large Shih Tzu pups suckled a lot but dam is thin. 1 pup had died (swollen bruised eye) earlier. Dam would not eat dry dog food now but had 2 eggs earlier.   
Very high chances of survival. 3 large Maltese pups. Emergency Caesarean. Water bag. Toa Payoh Vets Experienced breeder monitored dam 24 hours a day. Rushed to Toa Payoh Vets within 60 min of seeing a water bag. Singapore.
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)252. May 12, 2005.  Emergency Caesarean. 2 other large Maltese pups vigorous too. Mother not distressed. tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)251. May 12, 2005. Very close monitoring of dam. Rushed to vet within 60 min. Pup stuck in birth canal saved. 
Shih Tzu first pregnancy. Light green vaginal discharge spotted early. 3 prematures. Toa Payoh Vets Chihuahua dystocias. Don't wait >2 hours to start Caesarean. Toa Payoh Vets
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)250. May 9, 2005. Early detection of light green vaginal discharge. 1/3 Shih Tzu pups (right) very weak. tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)249. May 9, 2005. Chihuahua pups are more sensitive to Caesarean delays if there is dystocia.
Small skin lumps are best removed early. Hamster abscesses x 3. Toa Payoh Vets Palpate dam. Another pup. Grey vaginal discharge. Placenta just separated. Pup alive. Toa Payoh Vets
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)248. May 8, 2005. Some owners misconstrued advices on anaesthetic risks as incompetence. tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)247. May 8, 2005. Placenta just separated. If breeder misjudged, no Caesarean, large pup would be dead.
Stitches removed. Toa Payoh Vets. Owner was concerned about this old friend. Toa Payoh Vets. General anaesthesia. Skin tumour 5 cm diameter removed. Toa Payoh Vets
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)246. May 6, 2005. The air-conditioned kennel and excellent post-nursing care is paramount in this case. tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)245. May 6, 2005. A high tension area. If the wound breakdown, the ribs will show. Owner will be angry.
Old thin dog with lick wound. Too risky for anaesthesia?
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)244. May 6, 2005. An old and thin dog is a high anaesthetic risk. To operate or not?
One more hour delay, sole Chihuahua pup would be dead. Caesarean. Toa Payoh Vets, Singapore 55th day pregnant black Miniature Schnauzer 2nd pregnancy. No Caesarean. Toa Payoh Vets
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)243. May 6, 2005. Chihuahua pups die if there are delays > 2 hours to commence Caesarean delivery. tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)242. May 6, 2005. Black discharge was stools passed out suddenly yesterday. No Caesarean. Gave birth to one pup naturally. Pup killed by fight between this dam and a Golden Retriever dam in the same residence.

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