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OFFICE OF THE CITY VETERINARIAN
 
 
 
MASS VACCINATION
 
Taken during mass vaccination in Barangay 16, East Washington Drive, Legazpi City on June 30, 2012. Vaccinated 170 dogs
 
Visit of Queen Sophia of Spain on July 4, 2012
 
City Department heads welcoming Queen Sophia of Spain with Roleo Battung, Dr. Nancy Andes, Lilia Buemia, Amy De Guzman and Mona Layson.
 
Dr. Emmanuel Estipona doing surgical procedure on dog Danica owned by Jose Adivino of san Joaquin, Legazpi City. The dog has cervical cancer caused by papiloma virus.
 
Rabies Eradication Program
 
Mass vaccination in Barangay 1, EM's Barrio on July 7, 2012 with Barangay Captain Andronico Geraldino and Dr. Emmanuel Estipona. They have vaccinated 126 dogs
 
Office of the City Veterinarian
 
1. The City Veterinarian exercises general supervision and control of the day-to-day activities of the Office;
2. Responsible for the development of animal industry;
3. Helps in the prevention and control of animal diseases;
4. Safeguards public health; and
5. Exercises such other power and performs such other duties and functions as maybe prescribed by the law or ordinance.

OBJECTIVES:
To vaccinate 70% of the canine population against anti-rabies and porcine population against hog cholera and conduct seminars on scientific animal production.

FUNCTION:
To present and control animal desiases, to ensure public heath and safty and develop measures to improve livestock industry.
 
Tail docking of a 6 days old labrador owned by Arnel Belista of Barangay 13, Ilawod West, Legazpi City on July 20, 2012.
 
Mass Vaccination
 
Mass Vaccination in Barangay 9, Pinaric, Legazpi City on July 20, 2012 with Barangay Captain Maria Teresa Casaul.
 
An official of the Legazpi City Naval Station awarded a certificate of appreciation to Dr. Nancy Andes for the support of the City Veterinary Office during the mass vaccination at their station. The certificate was awarded to Dr. Andes on October 5, 2012.
 
Legazpi City Animal Clinic
 
Earcropping of a three (3) month old mixed dog owned by Arnel Belista of Barangay 13, Legazpi City on October 16, 2012.
 
Hysterectomy of a 1 year old tri-color cat owned by Doreen Borlagdan of Marquez Street, Legazpi City on October 16, 2012.
 
Spaying of a two (2) year old feline owned by Doreen Borlagdatan of Barangay 14, Legazpi City on August 30, 2012
 
ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION ON LARGE RUMINANTS
 
 
An AI product owned by Cenon Leron of Pangyawan, Legazpi City. Taken on September 6, 2012 with Dr. Andes, Dr. Estipona and the owner. The caralf was named "Pogs".
 
Mass Vaccination
 
Mass Vaccination in Ibalong Village, Taysan, Legazpi City on July 28, 2012 with Ibalong Village President, Eduardo Sta. Juana and Dr. Emmanuel Estipona
 
Castration
 
Castration of a 4 months old Mixed dog owned by Antonio Macasinag of Washington Drive, Legazpi City on August 7, 2012.
 
Castration of a 6 months old cat owned by Catherine Estanislao of Bogtong, Legazpi City on August 9, 2012
 
Rabies vaccination and deworming of one male Shih Tzu dog owned by Rodulf Anthony Florin of Pigcale, Legazpi City
 
Danny Garcia "Freddie Chicken" of OK FM supports the rabies vaccination in Barangay 8, Bagumbayan, signing in the canine registration for his three pets namely Cookie, Black and Hatchi.
 
Taken during mass vaccination in Barangay 8, Bagumbayan, Legazpi City with Barangay Captain Gil Alianza.
 
MASS VACCINATION IN BARANGAY 8 BAGUMBAYAN, LEGAZPI CITY
 
On April 28, 2012, our office conducted a mass vaccination at Barangay 8, Bagumbayan, Legazpi City and vaccinated 215 dogs in that Barangay
 
This carabao owned by Alejandro Magas of San Joaquin, Legazpi City was subjected through hormonal treatment and now presently 6 months pregnant.
 
AI Coordinator visited City Veterinary Office
 
March 23, 2012, Mr. Jose Canaria, Artificial Coordinator of the Philippine Carabao Center together with two personnel from the Department of Agriculture Region V visited our office to give us liquid nitrogen in our mother tank for Artificial Insemination in Large Ruminants
 
DEVELOPMENTAL PROGRAMS
 
LEGAZPI ANIMAL CLINIC AND LABORATORY
 
Veterinary Therapeutic Service is conducted to iniate immediate necessary medication to animals to prevent and control animal diseases.
 
LEGAZPI ANIMAL CLINIC AND LABORATORY
 
Dr. Nancy M. Andes and Dr. Emmanuel V. Estipona earcropping a Doberman dog
 
LEGAZPI ANIMAL BREEDING CENTER
 
The Legazpi Animal Breeding Center is located at Barangay Banquerohan 19.5 kilometers from Legazpi City Hall.

The Center was erected in a 1,000 hectare meter lot along a paved provincial road in the southern part of the city and is strategically located centrally between the southern barangays of Legazpi

The center aims to improve genetically the existing breeds of livestock and poultry through: 1) Artificial insemination services to pig, cattle, goat and carabao; 2) Crossbreeding of native chicken with foreign breeds of chicken; 3) Embryo transfer technology in swine.
 
ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION IN LARGE RUMINANTS
 
At present the City Veterinary Office is conducting Artificial Insemination in Large Ruminants in barangay Taysan, Homapon, Mabinit, Matanag and Pawa, Legazpi City.

 
RABIES ERADICATION PROGRAM
 
MASS VACCINATION
 
Mass vaccination is conducted in every barangay of Legazpi City annually targeting at least 70% of the canine population to be vaccinated against rabies. This program aims to eliminate, if not decrease the rabies case and human deaths in the area caused by rabies.
 
LEGAZPI CITY SLAUGHTERHOUSE
 
The Legazpi City Slaughterhouse is located in San Roque one of barangays of Legazpi City which is 2.5 kilometers away from the public market.

Its main objective is to protect public health and safety. Meat Inspection is conducted to ensure that the meat is free from zoonotic disease and safe for public consumption. Animals are slaughtered at the City Abbatoir before it is sold in the market for public consumption.
 
RABIES ERADICATION PROGRAM
 
Mass Vaccination
 
Last year the City Veterinary office conducted Mass Vaccination in 51 barangays of Legazpi City and we have vaccinated 7,126 dogs.

On January 26, 2012, we conducted mass vaccination in Barangay 70, Cagbacong we have vaccinated 77 dogs. On January 30, 2012 in Barangay 62, Homapon, Legazpi City, we have vaccinated 147 dogs.

Last February 2, 2012 we have conducted mass vaccination in Barangay Buraguis, vaccinated 127 dogs; on February 24, 2012 in Barangay 19, Cabangan, vaccinated 76 dogs; on February 25, 2012 in Barangay 44, Pawa, vaccinated 241 dogs and on February 28, 2012 in Barangay 25, Lapu-Lapu, vaccinated 55 dogs with walk-in clients of 29.

On March 3, 2012 conducted mass vaccination at Barangay 65, Imalnod, vaccinated 122 dogs; March 6, 2012 in Barangay 67, Bariis, vaccinated 64 dogs; March 10, 2012 at Pigcale and Sabang, vaccinated 75 dogs,March 17, 2012 at Pawa, vaccinated 84 dogs; March 24, 2012 at Puro, vaccinated 130 dogs, March 28, 2012 at Tinago, vaccinated 21 dogs; and on March 31, 2012 in Barangay Binanuahan west, vaccinated 61 dogs.

This April 14, 2012 we conducted mass vaccination in Barangay Binanuahan, vaccinated 120 dogs; April 20, 2012 in Barangay San Joaquin, vaccinated 110 dogs; on April 21, 2012 in Barangay Sagpon, vaccinated 85 dogs and on April 24, 2012 in barangay Matanag and vaccinated 91 dogs.
 
ESTROUS SYNCHRONIZATION IN LARGE RUMINANTS
 
Medical Mission with ES in Barangay Pawa, Legazpi City
 
On March 17, 2012 we have conducted medical mission with Estrous Synchronization in Large Ruminants in Barangay Pawa, Legazpi City. The City Veterinary Office have given flukicide to large ruminants to address liver fluke infestation, vitamin ADE injection for malnoursihed cattle and carabao, given also mineral block for malnourished and to enhance breeding capabilities, antibiotic injection to treat Hemorrhagia, septicemia, pneumonia, etc. we have given also wound spray to treat the wounds of the cattle and carabao.
 
Seminar Workshop on Philippine Animal Health Information System
 
Dr. Nancy Andes with staff attended the Phil-AHIS 2nd Level Reengagement Seminar in Baguio City on May 14-18, 2012, with OIC-Regional Executive Director, RFU-CAR Marilyn Sta. Catalina
 
Mass Vaccination in Brgy. Cruzada, Legazpi City
 
The office of the City Veterinary conducted mass vaccination in Barangay Cruzada, Legazpi City on May 12, 19 and 26 and vaccinated 390 dogs in that Barangay. Photo taken during mass vaccination with Barangay Councilor Manuela A. Buen, Committee on Health.
 
LEGAZPI CITY ANIMAL CLINIC
 
Castration
 
Castration of a three year old mongrel dog owned by Tito Ordinario of Love Radio of Imperial Court Subdivision on May 29, 2012.
 
Artificial Insemination in Large Ruminants
 
This carabao owned by Mr. and Mrs. Alfredo Atractivo of Pawa, Legazpi City undergone a hormone treatment and now two (2) months pregnant.
 
Medical Mission with Estrous Synchronization and Artificial Insemination in Large Ruminants on June 6, 2012 in Dita, Legazpi City
 
Medical Mission with Estrous Synchronization and Artificial Insemination in Dita, Legazpi City on June 6, 2012. Dewormed five (5) carabaos and injected two (2) carabaos for heat inducer hormone
 
Medical Mission with Estrous Synchronization and Artificial Insemination in Large Ruminants
 
Last June 1, 2012 our office conducted a medical mission with artificial insemination in large ruminants in Pawa, Legazpi City. We have dewormed 2 carabaos, 3 cattle and injected 3 carabaos for heat inducer hormone.
 
Mass Vaccination
 
Mass vaccination at Legazpi City Naval Station in Rawis, Legazpi City on October 4, 2012.
 
MASS VACCINATION
 
Mass vaccination in Barangay 32, San Roque, Legazpi City on June 22 and 23, 2012 with Barangay Captain Joselito G. Martinez and we have vaccinated 261 dogs
 
LEGAZPI ANIMAL CLINIC AND LABORATORY
 
Tail docking of seven (7) american poodle puppies owned by Rose Ann Berjuega of Tula-Tula, Legazpi City on June 28, 2012
 
The seven american puppies which was tail docked and on the right side are the tails removed from thepuppies.
 
 
 
 
 
 
CITY GOVERNMENT OF LEGAZPI
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