Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Ilocos Norte Offers Free Anti-Rabies Jab, Pet Castration In September


Ilocos Norte Offers Free Anti-Rabies Jab, Pet Castration In September


How do you feel about this story?


In time for the celebration of World Rabies Day on September 28, the Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) is calling on pet owners to have their pets registered at the nearest city veterinary office should they wish to avail of free veterinary services from Sept. 27 to 28, 2022.

Provincial veterinarian Dr. Loida Valenzuela said on Saturday registration is now open and that they are eyeing to serve 500 pets per day on the said dates.

“Castration, spaying, rabies vaccination, deworming and vitamin supplementation, depending on the needs, will be provided for free on September 27 in Laoag and September 28 in Batac City,” Valenzuela said.

Except during the surge of the coronavirus disease 2019, the PVO has been conducting a massive anti-rabies campaign with the help of various public and private organizations.

In recognition of its continuous anti-rabies efforts, Ilocos Norte earlier was named as one of the top-performing local government units in terms of rabies prevention and control with zero human and canine rabies cases, and at least a 70-percent dog vaccination coverage.

The PVO said it wants to sustain this record by continuing activities to raise rabies awareness in the community. (PNA)

Latest News


BINI Drops Sophomore Album “Feel Good”

P-pop girl group BINI has recently released their sophomore album titled "Feel Good".

Enjoy Amazing Pair Of Flip-flops At Havaianas’ Brand Day On Shopee And Get Up To 50% Off!

Level up your 10.10 Shopee experience with Havaianas’ Brand Day this October 6 and get up to 50% off on your favorite Havaianas pairs!

#LifeBeginsWell With Biolane: 50 Years Of Expertise And Moments Shared With Families

Biolane celebrated its golden anniversary in giving effective skincare for babies with the theme #LifeBeginsWell.

Nearly 800 Families Affected By Typhoon Karding Received Help From ABS-CBN Foundation

After Typhoon Karding, the ABS-CBN Foundation provided assistance to residents of barangay San Miguel in Bulacan.

‘The Atom Araullo Specials,’ Sole PH Finalist At The 4th Asia Contents Awards

GMA Public Affairs documentary series “The Atom Araullo Specials” was nominated as a finalist for the 4th Asia Contents Awards.

The Great Filipino Story