Veterinary Mission for Animals Affected by Taal Volcano Eruption

Persistent on its goal to safeguard the welfare of the animals who have been affected by the eruption of Taal Volcano, the Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) led by Dr. May Magno has initiated efforts to visit and conduct veterinary missions at Tagaytay City for the treatment of rescued animals on January 29, 2020.

The Provincial Veterinary Office, together with some veterinarians from the City Veterinarian Office of Tagaytay and the whole staff from Born to be Wild, a Philippine television travelogue show broadcast under GMA Network which was hosted by Dr. Nielsen Donato roamed around the vicinity of Picnic Grove in Barangay Sungay East and gave immediate health assessments and treatments to the animals. Ten goats were given vitamin supplements while four others were dewormed. Out of sixty-four horses which were used in horseback riding in Picnic Grove, 58 were provided vitamins and were dewormed while six were given dextrose through IV line (D5 LRS) and six have undergone eye flushing using the normal saline solution.

A farm in barangay Zambal , also in Tagaytay City was also visited as veterinarians checked the medical conditions of 22 horses. They have provided vitamin supplements to 16 horses, dextrose through IV line (D5 LRS) to six horses and wound treatment and vitamin supplements to five horses.