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21,584 dogs and cats vaccinated against rabies in Makati since January

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July 7, 2017

Ref.: Makati ICRD, 8998938

 

 

21,584 dogs and cats vaccinated against rabies in Makati since January

 

 

The Makati Veterinary Services Office (MVSO) has vaccinated a total of 21,584 pet dogs and cats in 26 barangays since January.

 

In a report to Mayor Abby Binay, MVSO chief Dr. Ma. Katherina Mangahas said her office gave free anti-rabies shots to 9,424 pets in District 1 and 12,160 pets in District 2.

 

Mangahas urged residents whose pets have not been vaccinated to bring their pets to the nearest MVSO office. For District 1 residents, the MVSO at the Makati Central Fire Station on Ayala Avenue Extension corner Malugay St. (tel.no. 889-7949) is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 5pm. Residents of District 2 may bring their pets for vaccination to MVSO at Cadena de Amor St., Brgy. Pembo (tel. no. 896-8723) from Tuesday to Friday, 8am to 5pm.

 

Among the 26 barangays covered in the drive to date, Barangay Rizal posted the highest number with 2,703 pets vaccinated. It was followed by Pembo, 1,804; East Rembo, 1,762; West Rembo, 1,726; Bangkal, 1,272; Cembo, 1,199; Olympia, 1,183; Comembo, 1,139; Pio del Pilar, 1,102; and Palanan, 1,048; Poblacion, 836; Tejeros, 818; Guadalupe Nuevo, 725.

 

San Antonio, 655; Guadalupe Viejo, 649; San Isidro, 483; Pitogo, 422; La Paz, 420; Singkamas, 368; Valenzuela, 358; Sta. Cruz, 334; Dasmariñas, 199; Carmona, 189; Urdaneta, 96; Forbes Park, 63; and Northside, 31.

 

The mass anti-rabies vaccination drive of MVSO is being conducted with the assistance of barangay health workers and personnel of the Makati Action Center.

 

Meanwhile, the MVSO also offers free anti-rabies vaccination during the Makati Lingkod Bayan Caravan which is held twice a month in the barangays. The caravan is scheduled to visit Barangay Singkamas at F. Benitez Elementary School III along F. Nazario St. on Saturday, July 8 from 1pm to 4pm.

 

 

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