The Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) continues to provide support to rehabilitation and resiliency programs in Eastern Visayas.
To strengthen the implementation of the Republic Act 8485 also known as the Animal Welfare Act of 1998, the Animal Welfare Division (AWD) held a series of seminars specific to proper care and handling of laboratory animals used in scientific procedures from February to March, 2014 in Ilocos, Bicol, Zamboanga Peninsula and Davao regions.
Dogs are man’s best friend but once these pets become threat to human lives, they can be our most dreadful foe. A dog bite infected with rabies is a death sentence. There are many people who do not know about the risks of this deadly disease.
In an effort to ensure sustainability and full utilization of the Philippine Animal Health Information System (PhilAHIS), the PhilAHIS team continuously supports the regional and provincial counterparts’ initiative of deploying the system in their respective cities and municipalities. Part of their initiative is the conduct of trainings for their PhilAHIS focal personnel.
The National Rabies Prevention and Control Committee (NRPCC) will hold the Rabies Awareness Month Kick Off Activity on March 8, 2014 at the Payatas Main Barangay Hall on Bulacan Street, Area B, Payatas B, Quezon City from 8:00am until 12:00noon.