Dr. Deepa KatyalMy.V.Sc., MV St
Dr. Deepa Katyal is a leading Veterinarian practitioner in Mumbai. On completion of her Masters Degree in Parasitology from Mumbai, she traveled to University of Queensland, Australia to pursue her second masters degree in Veterinary studies. Her international exposure included working with the legendary Australian wildlife expert and conservationist Steve Irwin.
In the course of her 2 decade career, she has been involved with many animal welfare and animal rights organisations in various capacities. Her selfless work towards treatment of stray animals and fostering accident and trauma cases both wild and domestic animal, is well known She is also one of the very few veterinarian management in animals.
She is currently on the board of directors of the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management, USA since 2016.
Her association with various voluntary organisations such as PETA, RAWW, TSPCA including several other such organisations spans over a decade and a half.
She served as a trustee of People For Animals. All of these were typically involved in rescues, rehabilitation of wild birds, exotics including reptiles and other species, fostering, treatments as well as adoptios of stray and abandoned pets.
Her practice as well as work with the voluntary organisations saw a high number of neurological and trauma cases where animals even got paralyzed and the only humane option then was Euthanasia. After completion of a NAVC Institute Pain Management Program, she practiced pain management using acupuncture needles TENS and cold laser warding the pain of many animals effectively and the results were satisfying. She is one of few veterinarians offering physiotherapy and rehabilitation service in her city She reintroduced the concept of wheel carts , mobility harnesses which improve the life's of paralysed patients as well as their human companions. She plans to get more deeply involved in the subject & be able to help more immobile animals get back on their feet or atleast be free of pain and have better quality of life.
Tedx - Do animals really feel pain? | Dr. Deepa Katyal | TEDxVivekanandSchool
Pain management in animals is a concept that can be remotely understood by a majority of people who associate suffering only with the human beings and not living beings. In this humane talk, Dr. Deepa Katyal, a veterinarian expert in pain management, appeals to not only to be sensitive to animal pain but also to respect their existence as their right. Dr. Deepa Katyal is a leading veterinarian involved wholeheartedly and enthusiastically with lots of animal welfare and animal rights organizations including PETA, RAWW and TSPCA for more than two decades. As one who has cracked the mould, she zealously practices pain management of animals using acupuncture needles TENS and cold laser. As one leading by example, she has invented different modules to help mobilize the paralysed animals. Sensitive in her vision, rehabilitating animals and birds is the saga of her ‘Service before Self” enriched life. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
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