More animals are receiving the needed treatment and care on their way to recovery from the effects of Taal volcano eruption with the continuing inter-agency veterinary mission headed by the Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO). Led by the team of Dr. May Magno, Provincial Veterinarian, volunteers join hands to assist private shelters looking after the welfare of rescued animals and pets while under foster care.
On January 24, two teams were dispatched to conduct veterinary mission in Silang, Magallanes and the City of Dasmariñas. In Silang, they visited Pam’s Shelter, Wagging Tails Rehab and Sanctuary, Philippine Animal Rescue Advocate, Eden for the Furangels Rescue Shelter, and a private residence in the City of Dasmariñas. They conducted health assessment and treatment, anti-rabies vaccination and provided dog food. In Magallanes, they visited a private shelter owned by Mr. Edsel Paredes where they treated dogs, provided vitamin supplements and anti-rabies vaccination.
Another mission was held on January 27 in Magallanes at Julie’s & Nene’s Resort and Farm in Brgy. Medina conducting site inspection and animal checkup and donated dog food, vitamins, antibiotics, disinfectant and animal treats. A follow up visitation was done at Mr. Paredes’ shelter where they also donated disinfectants.
Partners who joined the PVO in the recent vet missions were from the Cavite Veterinary Medical Association (CAVMA) and the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) – Cavite State University.