Cebu City DVMF reminds public to vaccinate pet dogs too

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) is reminding the public to vaccinate their dogs against rabies. City Veterinarian, Doctor Jennifer Laurente said that in 2020, the DVMF has vaccinated…

Price hikes of pork this Christmas, New Year expected

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) warns that prices of pork products may increase this holiday season due to high demand.  Dr. Jennifer Laurente, DVMF head, said the ban…

Mobile veterinary clinic starts rolling in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A veterinary clinic on wheels will soon be rolling down Cebu City streets as the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) of the city unveiled the first mobile animal clinic in the…

DVMF suspends spay, neuter services with Cebu City under ECQ

Immae Lachica 06/22/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) are reminding the public that they have suspended their operations for neuter and spaying of animals with Cebu City still under ECQ since June 16.…

DVMF to celebrate Aspin Day 2020 with online photo contest

Immae Lachica 06/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Not even the coronavirus disease would stop the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) in Cebu City from celebrating Asong Pinoy Day on June 30. But since public gathering is prohibited while the city…

Cebu City safe from wild animals’ meat that may be source of 2019-nCoV

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) said there are no wild animals’ meat in Cebu City that may carry the  feared 2019-novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) from Wuhan City, China.  Doctor Jennifer Laurente,…

DVMF reminds public: It’s safe to eat local pork

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Cebu City Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) is reminding the public that it’s safe to consume local pork products despite the confirmed entry of the African Swine Fever (ASF) in the…

DVMF confiscates 3.5 kilos of “pagi” from Pasil Market vendor

Doris C. Bongcac 07/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Veterinary Medicines and Fisheries (DVMF) in Cebu City confiscated 3.5 kilos of stingray locally known as “pagi” from a vendor at Phase II of the Pasil Fish Market at dawn…

Colleen, Cebu City pound’s dog ambassadress, finds new home

Immae Lachica 06/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Colleen has already found a new “mother” and a place that she can call her home. The five-year-old Aspin (Asong Pinoy) was used as dog ambassadress by the Cebu City Animal Care and Control…

Asong Pinoy Day: Aspin Inday gets new name, new home in Lacion

Immae Lachica 06/23/2019

Cebu City, Philippines— Inday, now is called Rita by her adoptive family. A family from Consolacion, Cebu is the first to adopt a rescued dog from the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) in time for…

Photo Gallery: Aspins get special treatment on their special day

Immae Lachica and Gerard Vincent Francisco 06/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Rita, an Aspin (Asong Pinoy), found a new home after she was adopted by the Caballero family of Consolation town in northern Cebu. Several other Aspins like Rita are also up for adoption…

Utlang warns Cebuanos against consumption of cheap, ‘hot’ meat

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Beware of meat that appears slimy, pale or discolored. Dr. Alice Utlang, head of the Department of Veterinary of Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) in Cebu City , said that the so-called hot meat or…

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