Meet Charlie, the ambassador for Aspins

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Asong Pinoy, or Aspin, may be the most common and overlooked breed of dogs in the country. They can easily be ignored or outshined by the more famous breeds of dogs. Yet…

Cebu City bares activities for Asong Pinoy Day on July 17

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The beloved Asong Pinoy will be the star of the show on July 17, 2022, as the Cebu City Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) is set to celebrate the 12th Asong…

Cebu City DVMF wants police to undergo animal welfare training

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) is hoping that policemen can be trained for animal welfare as they push for animal welfare desks in the police stations.  The DVMF…

Cebu City adapts province’s extension of ban on pork, poultry products

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is adapting the province’s extension of the ban on pork and poultry products from areas affected by the African Swine Fever and the Avian Influenza (bird flu). Mayor Michael Rama said…

Cebu City DVMF warns against Korean brand of luncheon meat sold online

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) is warning the public against buying a Korean brand of luncheon meat commonly called “Korean Spam” being sold online. Pork products from the…

DVMF bares activities for Rabies Awareness Month

Vhenna Marie Mantilla 03/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebuano pet owners are encouraged to step up their involvement in preventing animal bite incidents. The Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) celebrates the month of March as Rabies Awareness Month. DVMF…

Zafra to DVMF: Help upland growers find a legitimate slaughterhouse

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Philip Zafra is asking the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) to help hog and poultry raisers who are in the city’s mountain barangays find a legitimate slaughterhouse that…

Over 1,000 kilos of hot meat confiscated in Cebu City since June 2021

Dyrecka Letigio 10/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Hot meat or meat without the proper inspection certification has become rampant in the mountain barangays in Cebu City this year. So far, the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) has confiscated…

Over 64 kilos of imported meat confiscated in Cebu City

Dyrecka Letigio 10/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) has confiscated 64.5 kilos of imported meat from different supermarkets, convenience stores, and foreign stores in the city. DVMF Officer-in-charge, Doctor Jessica Maribojoc,…

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…

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