Bayawan Vet marks Rabies Awareness Month

  • March 18, 2017
  • Jennifer C. Tilos

BAYAWAN CITY, March 17 (PIA) – In support of Rabies Awareness Month celebration this March with the theme, “Rabies Iwasan, Alaga’y Pabakunahan,” the Bayawan City Veterinary Office held a free clinic and dog walk.

According to Honey Lyn Tonogbanua of the City Veterinarian Office (CVO), the activities aim to promote rabies control and encourage pet owners to have vaccinations.

These also raise awareness about rabies mitigation and responsible pet ownership.

Tonogbanua added that there are also Rabies Symposiums and information and education campaign on rabies for the 28 barangays in the city.

CVO records show that Bayawan City has a total of 6,900 dog population and so far there are no positive cases of rabies.

CVO registered a total of 70 dogs that participated in the walk and 48 in clinic consultations.

Dogs should be vaccinated to ensure safety among humans and pet owners are advised to secure or leash tie their dogs

Bayawanon dog enthusiasts participated in the activity and also free clinic which include castration, spay-ligation, consultation, vitamin supplementation, deworming, and anti-rabies vaccination. (jct/PIA7-Negros Oriental with reports from Dezairie Oriendo & Cindy Mae Botones, NORSU)

 


Other News

Emergency quick response in PH to get a boost
  • June 24, 2017
MANILA, June 24 (PIA) – Soon, emergency quick response in the Philippines will get a boost as the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE) have teamed up to train Filipino engineers on earthquake emergency quick response.   “The Philippine experience in recent earthquakes showed that there’s a need to build the capacity of local engineers to conduct quick inspection and evaluation of vital infrastructures after the earthquake,” said JICA Chief Representative Susumu Ito. ...Read more
Feature: The Bohol Bee Farm Story
  • June 24, 2017
“It started with a dream.” Victoria Sandidge vividly recalls how it all began as she looks back with fondness on how a budding business she started about 15 years ago has since turned into a thriving entrepreneurial venture it is today. She owns and manages the Bohol Bee Farm Resort, a booming eco-tourist destination ensconced in a wooded coastal enclave that not only offers idyllic look and feel of tropical countryside living but also provides a kind of service that lends itself to organic,  sustainable lifestyle and work environment. Located on Panglao Island, Bohol, th...Read more
DOLE issues pay rules for Eid’l Fitr, a regular holiday
  • June 24, 2017
MANILA, June 24 (PIA)--Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III reminded private sector employers to pay their workers correctly and observe applicable pay rules on June 26, Eid’l Fitr, a regular holiday.    “As the Filipino nation unites with the Muslim community in celebration of the Feast of Ramadhan, we are reminding employers to comply with general labor standards, particularly with the proper payment of wages,” Bello said.   Pursuant to Proclamation No. 235 issued by President Rodrigo R. Duterte, Secretary Bello issued Labor Advisory No. 8, Series of 2017 prescribing the ...Read more
Hiligaynon news:  DSWD ginahimo ang tanan agud masabat ang krisis sa Marawi
  • June 24, 2017
Manila, Hunyo 23, (PIA6) – Ang  Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) nagsiling nga ini nakagasto na sang   P294 milyones sa pagkaon, mga indi pagkaon,  iban pa kag cash nga dugang agud masabat ang pagkinahanglan sang mga pamilya nga na apektuhan sang krisis sa Marawi.   Bilang chair sang  Response Cluster, si DSWD Secretary Judy Taguiwalo nagsiling nga ang DSWD amo ang gintugyanan nga maghatag sang pagkaon kag mga indi pagkaon nga mga bagay kag koordinasyon sa kampo kag ang pagdumala sang mga nag bakwit.  Sang Hunyo 21, may mga 69,434 ka mga pamilya ang napahalin...Read more