Massive animal vaccination to start anew


MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, August 13 (PIA) – The Camiguin provincial veterinary office (PVO) will start its regular door-to-door vaccination for pets and livestock animals tomorrow. 

This is the second leg of the bi-annual vaccination drive to reduce and eliminate contaminable diseases among animals. 

The teams, composed of qualified technicians, will start tomorrow in Barangay Tupsan Pequeño of Mahinog town and will move simultaneously towards the municipalities of Mambajao (west side) and Guinsiliban (east side) until they covered every barangays and meet somewhere in between. 

They will be dispatched daily following the prepared schedule that is expected to be completed in October 16, 2013. 

Dr. Louis S. Bollozos, PVO chief veterinarian explained that they will be administering rabies, hemorrhagic septicemia and hog cholera vaccines for free in every household. 

As of July this year, the PVO has vaccinated some 1,454 cattle, 413 carabao, 2,591 swine, 890 goats and 3,664 dogs/cats. 

PVO report further bares that this have helped more than five thousand farming families in the province. (JCV/PIA)




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