tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes) TOA PAYOH VETS
 Small animals - dogs, cats, hamsters, rabbits
Date:   11 July, 2005  
Toa Payoh Vets in Feb 11 2005, 3rd day Chinese New Year. Alaskan Malamute
An Alaskan Malamute patient
with his transport man

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Block 1002, Toa Payoh Lor 8, #01-1477, Singapore 319074.  Near golf driving range, polyclinic, temple at Lor 7 and 8 junction.

10 a.m - 5 p.m
By Appointment Only

Dr Sing Kong Yuen, BVMS (Glasgow), MRCVS

Tel  +65 6254-3326, 9668-6469 (James for appointment), 9668-6468 (Emergency),  6253-1122 (Emergency).    
Fax  +65 6256-0501.

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Dr Sing's Puppy Book
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2 hours of difficult birth - emergency Caesarean. This is a guideline only. Toa Payo Vets Rising from 37 deg C indicated that birth was due within 24 hours.
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)284. Ju1 9, 2005. New breeder. Waited more than 2 hours after the birth of the last pup. Dead 4th pup was small, had yellow meconium stained backside. It was stuck inside the uterine body. The 5th pup was large. Very deep inside uterine horn. Would have died if there was no midnight Caesarean delivery.   tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)283. Ju1 5, 2005. X-rays showed stomach full of food 4 4 pups. Rectal temp from 37 deg C shot to 38.3 in 5 hours. Home breeder. Dam has no milk. Vet asked an experienced breeder to look after pups.  Red toes and thin coat = 58th day?  Placentas "sticky" to 3 pups. Why? But 4 vigorous pups.
Abdominal palpation revealed foetal lumps - "2 pups"? How to paper-train this puppy at home?  Toa Payoh Vets
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)282. Jul 5, 2005. X-rays would be preferred but professional breeder did not want the extra costs.  Had kept sire with dam for some time.  False heat? tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)281. Jun 28, 2005. Toilet training practical experiences: Articles wanted
Maltese puppy - itchy elbows and dew claws. Consult vet early. Toa Payoh Vets A very intelligent dominant white Miniature Schnauzer. Toa Payoh Vets
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)280. Jun 26, 2005. TOILET TRAINING CASE 2.
The 14-year-old girl does not know how to toilet train the Mini-Maltese
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)279. Jun 26, 2005. TOILET TRAINING CASE 1. Couple over 30 years old. Puppy respects male owner but not his wife when shown the cane. Was the Schnauzer spiteful?
First vaccination at week 6. Chihuahuas. 2nd vaccination 2-3 weeks later. Toa Payoh Vets Chihuahua dystocias. Don't wait >2 hours to start Caesarean. Toa Payoh Vets
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)278. Jun 24, 2005. TIPS FOR BREEDERS: lst vaccination at week 6.  DO NOT sell pups to pet shops as they are  not protected against parvoviruses. Some will die from parvoviral infections a few days after the sale. Ideally, to sell 2 weeks after the second vaccination.  tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)277. May 9, 2005. Chihuahua pups are more sensitive to Caesarean delays if there is dystocia.  The breeder reminded the vet that the pups were delivered by Caesarean during the  vaccination at 6 weeks at the breeding kennels. The pups were very good looking at healthy (picture 278).
French Bulldog. Panting. Milk present. Toa Payoh Vets. A successful elective Caesarean at 58th day. Water-clogged lungs of small pup. Would have died if no swing to remove plugs of water in lungs. Toa Payoh Vets
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)276. Jun 22, 2005. Rectal temperature of 37 deg C will indicate birth due within 12 hours. But the home-breeder did not know when the temperature started dipping below 38 deg C.  Waited for 1 hour. It went up to 38.1 at surgery. Time for Caesarean. 3 vigorous pups. A very satisfied home breeder and family. tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)275. Jun 22, 2005. Swing pup in an arc at least 10 times to get water out from the lungs. Distressed small Pom would have died if the vet just handed the pup to the patriarch of the breeding kennels.  He had loads of experience but he might not be physically able to handle the swings.
A stressed mother. Normally she should be awake 2 minutes after end of surgery. Toa Payoh Vets Excessive ear hairs clog up ear canal - inflamed - head shaking - Toa Payoh Vets
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)274. Jun 22, 2005. A stressed pup and mother. It is imperative that the stressed pup be actively stimulated to cry, not left alone. tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)273. Jun 19, 2005. Miniature Schnauzer shook head frequently despite treatment by groomers and a vet.  Wanted instant cure. What to do?
2-yearly dental examination for older dogs best. Toa Payoh Vets Transverse uterine horn. Large pup. Palpate uterine body/horn junction to incise and take out.  Toa Payoh Vets caesarean.
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)272. Jun 18, 2005. A young lady's dilemma. Let the old friend suffer tooth aches or risk him dying on the operating table?  The vet had to decide for her as there were strong parental preference for euthanasia to relieve his suffering.  Fortunately, the old friend lived.    tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)271. Jun 15, 2005. Transverse positioning of large pup. 2nd & 3rd pup in separate horns.  Palpate and look for the uterine body/horn junction to incise. Be patient. Not easy to locate.
Yellow meconium is a sign of foetal stress. Toa Payoh Vets. Caesarean. Owner was unable to enforce complete cage rest at home.
tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)272. Jun 14, 2005.  "Learn from the experience of delays and deaths," the breeder said. Now, he could judge well when his dams needed emergency Caesarean delivery. tpvets_logo.jpg (2726 bytes)271. Jun 13, 2005. It was difficult to cage the puppy 24 hours at home for this owner. Coughing worsened.  The pet shop operator said a coughing puppy might die
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