4th Singapore Guppy Championship
Mar 27, 2023
PetExpo, together with Nature Therapy Studio and Guppy Club Singapore brings to you our 4th Singapore Guppy Championship. The competition will be happening from 14 to 16 April 2023 at Singapore Expo Hall 6. Details of the show Name of Show 4th Singapore Guppy Championship Venue Singapore Expo Hall 6 Date Bench In: 14th April, 5 pm - 9 pm Judging: 15th April, 10 am - 3 pm Prize Presentation: 16th April, 4 pm - 4.30 pm Bench Out: 16th April, 5 pm - 7 pm How to Register? Register your entries through the following link: http://tiny.cc/SGC4 More Information International participants are welcome. Please arrange your own logistics to bench-in the fish on the 14th of April 2023 (by 9 pm) at Singapore Expo Hall 6. The entry fee is $20 per pair of guppy. All 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners for each class + Best of Show winner will receive a trophy. Best of Show Winner will receive $288 cash prize in addition to the trophies. All paid entries are automatically qualified for the Annual League Championship where winners from the monthly competition will stand a chance to win Prize money + League Trophies The fishes are judged in accordance to the standards set by Guppy Club Singapore (GCS). All judges are required to sign and comply to the charter set by SGC to ensure that they are impartial during the judging process. Points awarded by the judge from the same country as the entry will not be counted toward the final score. An average score will be taken from the other judges for that particular entry. A debrief will be conducted online at the end of the competition on the judging process. The judges' decision is final and SGC will not entertain any disputes. The judging standards are published as per the document attached below. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1OhsRg25HwQC2OZwSIJt6Gnnr7LwTQ1Uy/view?usp=share_link Please note that this is a ticketed event and you will be required to purchase a ticket to view the show daily. Each participant will be entitled to 1 free ticket (to view the show). The additional ticket can be purchased at $8 each online through Guppy Club Singapore or for $10 (on-site). About Nature Therapy Studio A studio curated with the intention of detaching oneself from the hustle and bustle of our city life. Located within 3 minutes walk from Lavender MRT station, you will find yourself immersed in an environment that treats your 5 senses to a totally different experience. Enter into the world of Nature Therapy Studio; enjoy a hand-crafted botanical beverage while relaxing in the activity that you have pursued.
Rabbit Care Through the Years
Mar 23, 2023
by Mei Fang 15th April 2023 | Saturday | 4.00 pm to 5.00 pm Do you know rabbits have an average lifespan of 8 to 12 years? Join Mei Fang at this talk to learn about the different types of needs that rabbits have from young to old. Get to learn about the common health issues they face at different stages in life and how you can improve their quality of life! About Mei Fang Ms. Zheng Meifang has been a volunteer with House Rabbit Society Singapore (HRSS) since 2015. As a volunteer, she educates the public on rabbit care and adoption and hopes to help as many abandoned rabbits as possible to find their forever homes. She has two adopted rabbits from HRSS. About House Rabbit Society Singapore House Rabbit Society Singapore is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to rabbit welfare and awareness.
Living with Happy Indoor Cats
Mar 22, 2023
by Rebecca Ho 16th April 2023 | Sunday | 10.00 am to 11.00 am Keeping pet cats happy is more than just food, water, and a roof over the head. In an evolutionary sense, domestic cats are considered newly domesticated, meaning they still retain much of their natural instincts and behavioral needs that have to be addressed in the home environment. Rebecca will be sharing the best practices at home based on the hedonic budget framework. She will touch on areas like home setup, feeding routine, and social interactions. About Rebecca Rebecca's affinity for cats started as a pre-schooler and got actively involved in cat rescue work during her secondary school days. Rebecca holds a diploma in Animal Behaviour from COAPE and is the author of Miracle Rescues which tells nine stories of remarkable street cats she met over the years. Her other interests include traveling, gardening, and Chinese history. About LingCat LingCat provides cat behavioral consultation services to help cat owners improve harmony at home.
Allergies Explained and How to Deal with Them
Mar 22, 2023
by Jason 15th April 2023 | Saturday | 5.00 pm to 6.00 pm Jason will be sharing a 45 minutes talk on food allergies/environmental allergies followed by 15 minutes Q&A. About Jason Jason is a certified pet nutritionist and works with progressive vets from around the globe to address dermatological, immunological, gastrointestinal, and musculoskeletal issues through holistic nutrition. About Bom Bom Pte Ltd What started out as meal preparation for a single pet has now grown into one of Singapore's largest pet nutrition companies. For almost a year, the nascent operations were known only by a token placeholder name, 'Kyubi's Kitchen'. This was never intended to be a business, but a passion project to help pets with persistent ailments and meal construction.
How does DNA Testing Improve the Wellbeing of Your Dog? Current vs Advanced Technologies
Mar 22, 2023
by Jimmy Toh 15th April 2023 | Saturday | 2.00 pm to 3.00 pm Jimmy will introduce the importance of having a DNA test by using a few examples. In addition, he would share about the current technology and advanced technology used in pet DNA testing. About Jimmy Toh Jimmy Toh is the Director and Chief Scientist of BioAcumen Global Pte Ltd, the parent company of PawdyGene. With more than 10 years of experience in A*STAR, he can provide scientific consultation for the whole workflow of molecular biological assays in various industries, ranging from infectious disease detection to veterinary/pet testing. BioAcumen Global has been offering pet testing in Southeast Asia for more than 7 years under his leadership. In 2021, he committed himself to pet DNA testing. In 2023, he expanded the DNA testing profile to pet owners. He strongly believes that DNA testing can be a good help, in terms of disease prevention and a better pet's life. About Bio Acumen Bio Acumen Global Pte Ltd is a biotechnology company that supplies life science research. We provide a host of contract manufacturing solutions for PCR diagnostic products that are made locally in Singapore.
What is Aqua/Water Cremation, and What Is Its Impact on Future Generations in Singapore for Both People and Pets
Mar 22, 2023
by Yang Loo 14th April 2023 | Friday | 6.00 pm 15th April 2023 | Saturday | 7.00 pm Much is said about the automobile, energy, and food industries when we think of carbon emissions. but the impacts from cremation are just as significant. Aqua Cremation offers an alternative option for families who reject flame-based cremations due to associations with fire, fear, or pain, and it is aimed at providing a sustainable option for future generations of pets/people. About Yang Loo Yang Loo is experienced in the field of renewable energy and an early adopter/provider of aqua cremation technology in Singapore, starting off with pets. Yang's passion for innovative solutions and sustainable technologies extends to his work with @thegreenmorticiansg, which represents a positive change in the approach and outlook on funeral services & death. Alongside his well-established team of professionals, who are also passionate about animal welfare and care. About The Green Mortician As pet parents who have lost our beloved friends ourselves, we understand the human-animal bond and how important it can be at times, but we are here to help. Also, we want to bring more to funeral services and products as there has been little to no change in the past century, which at times can be distressing and ill-fitting to a modern-day home. Hence, we incorporated modern-day alternatives and solutions for our modern-day society. From technology to unique products and service offerings. Ultimately, with one goal in mind - to give everyone a sense of peace and closure.
Animal Communication Demonstration
Mar 22, 2023
by Nicole Lai 15th April 2023 | Saturday | 11.00 am to 1.00 pm 16th April 2023 | Sunday | 5.00 pm to 7.00 pm Ever wanted to speak to your pets directly like how you would to a human? Now is your chance with Nicole as an animal communicator and retired vet nurse who has been speaking to animals professionally since 2020. Bring a photo of your pet (preferably with eyes looking into the camera) or in person! Come join Nicole and better understand their needs and find solutions that work for both humans and your pet. About Nicole Lai Nicole Lai is an animal communicator and retired vet nurse. To date, she has successfully taken on thousands of cases serving as a bridge between humans and animals and lending a voice to animals. She adopts a holistic approach when helping clients who face issues with their pets by combining animal communication with her knowledge of animal behavior and her background as a vet nurse to better understand their needs and find solutions that work for both humans and animals. About Paws and Crystals Paws and Crystals offer animal communication services.
AVS Free Pet Health Check 2023
Mar 9, 2023
Due to overwhelming response, we regret to inform that all slots have been taken up. If you have registered but have yet to hear from us, do check your spam/junk mailbox to avoid missing our confirmation email, or stay tuned as you may be on the waitlist. Free Pet Health Check by Animal & Veterinary Services (AVS) 14-16 April | Friday to Sunday | 11 am - 7.15 pm Enjoy a basic free pet health check offered by the Animal & Veterinary Service, a cluster under the National Parks Board at Pet Expo. Additionally, eligible pets will be offered complimentary microchipping service. Frequently-Asked-Questions (FAQ) Q: How long will the pet health check take? A: Each consultation takes about 15 minutes. Q: What if all the slots have been taken up? A: Online registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. You may still come down to check with us on walk-in availability at the registration counter on the day of the event. Q: Can I walk in instead of registering? A: It is advisable to sign-up with us via online registration. You can still try walking in at the registration counter, and we will slot you in if there are vacancies. However, we are unable to guarantee as priorities will be given to pre-registered pet owners. Q: How would I know if my registration is successful? A: You will receive an email confirmation from us at email@example.com. Q: What if I'm not the registered owner of the pet? A: It is alright if someone other than the owner is bringing the pet for the health check, so long as the person (e.g. relatives/domestic helpers) knows the pet’s history. You would also need to provide the owner’s NRIC/FIN number and authorization letter for verification purposes. Q: What if I want to bring more than one pet? A: Unfortunately, due to limited slots available, the vets can only examine one pet per owner. Q: Will there be any surgeries or procedures done? A: Only free microchipping services will be provided. Q: Where can I contact the organiser with any questions? A: Drop us an enquiry at firstname.lastname@example.org should you have any questions! Terms & Conditions • Only registered pets qualify for the free pet health check. Walk-ins are only available if there are vacancies on a first-come-first serve basis. • Pet dogs attending the free pet health check are required to be licensed. • Each owner is only allowed to bring one pet. • Each session with the veterinarian is approximately 15 minutes. • Owners are responsible for the safety of their pets and themselves. All dogs must be leashed at all times. The following dog breeds and their crosses must also be muzzled - Bull Mastiff, Bull Terrier, Doberman Pinscher, German Shepherd Dog and Rottweiler. • With the exception of dogs, all other pet animals including cats must be kept in secure carriers at all times. Owners should ensure that their pets are comfortable in their carriers. • Owners should ensure that their pets are comfortable being handled by the veterinarian or accustomed to being around crowds. • Owners must always be in control of their pets and are responsible if their pets attack or cause injury to others. The National Parks Board (“NParks”) will not be liable for any injuries to clients, pets and escapees. • Owners are reminded to be considerate and clean up after their pets to keep the place clean for the comfort of everyone. • The free pet health check comprises clinical examination and advice by a licensed veterinarian. Follow-up diagnostics and treatment, if required, should be done at a local veterinary clinic at your own cost. • NParks reserves the right to amend the terms and conditions without prior notice and to turn away owners who do not abide by the above. • NParks may take photographs and videos during the free pet health check for news and publicity purposes. About Animal & Veterinary Services (AVS) The Animal & Veterinary Service (AVS) is a cluster within the National Parks Board (NParks). Formed on 1 April 2019, it is the main touch-point on animal and veterinary matters in Singapore and the First Responder for all animal-related feedback. AVS safeguards the health and welfare of animals. Singapore remains free from animal diseases of economic and public health importance, such as rabies and avian influenza through cross-boundary exchange and interdisciplinary co-operation. With comprehensive and integrated programmes through working with our human health counterparts, we continue to ensure that both animals and humans in our nation stay healthy and safe from such threats. We also work closely with partners in the veterinary and animal-related industries to strengthen capacities and enhance competencies in animal health and welfare. Website | Facebook * With effect from 1 April 2019, the Agri-food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) have been restructured to form the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) and the Animal & Veterinary Service (AVS) under the National Parks Board (NParks). All food-related and functions and services will be managed by SFA while the non-food related animal services will be provided by AVS.
237th SKC Championship Dog Show and 36th FCI International CACIB Dog Show
Mar 3, 2023
PetExpo 2023 is proud to host two spectacular dog shows - the 237th SKC Championship Dog Show, the 36th FCI International CACIB Dog Show and the FCI Grooming Competition/Certification. These shows will take place at Singapore's largest Pet Fair, providing an unparalleled opportunity for pet enthusiasts to witness some of the world's finest dogs in action. The 237th SKC Championship Dog Show is set to feature Mr. Sang Kook Kwon, a distinguished judge from South Korea. The 36th FCI International CACIB Dog Show, on the other hand, will feature Ms. Christy Wang Jie, an esteemed judge from China. The FCI Grooming Competition/Certification presents candidates with an opportunity to receive competition/certification resumes. What's a dog show without support from friends and family? All spectators are advised to stay around the ring area. The show manager has sole discretion to excuse friends and supporters from the benching areas. About SKC The Singapore Kennel Club (SKC) was registered on 16 September 1972 as a non-profit organization without having to use the word "Limited". We are recognized internationally through our worldwide and regional affiliations, as the national canine organization of Singapore.