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Daily new virus cases in NCR fall below 1,000

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The seven-day average of new coronavirus cases in Metro Manila dropped to below 1,000 for the first time since July 22 to 28, OCTA Research fellow Guido David said in a report by CNN Philippines. The average this week is 996 — 43% lower t...

100 experts seek open dialog on tobacco control

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Independent experts from different countries asked the World Health Organization’s (WHO) forthcoming tobacco control conference in November to be more open to stakeholders including consumers, public health experts and businesses if they truly ...

Muntinlupa hospital requires medical certificate for vaccination of minors

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The city-run Ospital ng Muntinlupa (OsMun) in Alabang, Muntinlupa said all minors who will be vaccinated at the facility need to present medical certificates, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. OsMun will start vaccinating minors 12 to 17 yea...

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PAWS Launches Song with Regine Velasquez for World Animal Day-Philippines

chrome_reader_modeOctober 03, 2021 loyalty account_circleMary Danielle Masagca

PAWS launches the official World Animal Day (WAD)-Philippines song performed by Asia’s songbird Regine Velasquez on Sunday, October 3, during its online celebration of World Animal Day on the PAWS Facebook page. Entitled “A World of Friends”, lyrics are by Joey Reyes while music i...

Manila VIB Animal Clinic offers free pet vaccination

chrome_reader_modeApril 25, 2021 loyalty account_circleNoah James

The Veterinary Inspection Board (VIB) Animal Clinic is offering free anti-rabies vaccinations for your pets. VIB OIC Dr. Nick Santos and Dr. Noriel Tejano Andaya are in charge of anti-rabies vaccination. Meanwhile, Dr. Vanessa Ong is in charge of the other free veterinary care services for pets in ...

PAWS launches ‘paw-ntry’ for pet owners 

chrome_reader_modeApril 19, 2021 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

A lot of community pantries have sprouted all over Metro Manila, but there’s one in Quezon City that was put up especially for pet owners who might have been struggling to feed their furry friends during this pandemic, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. On April 19, the Philippine Anim...

Russia approves Covid-19 vaccine for animals

chrome_reader_modeMarch 31, 2021 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

Russia registered the world's first vaccine against COVID-19 for animals, the country's agriculture safety watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor said in a report by GMA News. Russia already has three coronavirus vaccines for humans, the most well known of which is Sputnik V. Moscow has also given emerg...

Valenzuela launches ‘ValPets’ app 

chrome_reader_modeMarch 12, 2021 loyalty account_circleNoah James

With the introduction of the Valenzuela City Pets App or ValPets, Valenzuelano dog owners need not worry anymore should their pets go missing. The creation of ValPets, launched on March 5, is mandated by Ordinance No. 848, Series of 2021, or the Valenzuela City Pet Registration and Adoption Ordinanc...

Quezon City intensifies anti-rabies vaccination drive

chrome_reader_modeMarch 01, 2021 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

The Quezon City Veterinary Department is ramping up its anti-rabies vaccination efforts following the rise in rabies cases and a fatality in District 1. “Our City Veterinarian recently recorded five animal rabies cases and one human death within a month, that’s why the district has now ...

Filipinos love Shih Tzu dog breed 

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 23, 2021 loyalty account_circleMary Danielle Masagca

Many Filipinos love dogs, but it seems they love Shih Tzus the most, according to a report by GMA News. A recent study by HouseholdQuotes mapped out 150 territories to find out their favorite canine pets, and the Shih Tzu made its only appearance in the Philippines. “A special ment...

Dogs can detect Covid 19

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 04, 2021 loyalty account_circleNoah James

A German veterinary clinic has trained sniffer dogs to detect the novel coronavirus in human saliva samples with 94% accuracy, according to a report by Reuters. The dogs are conditioned to scent out the "corona odour" that comes from cells in infected people, said Esther Schalke, a vet at...

AI can detect dogs' emotions

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 18, 2021 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

A South Korean startup has developed an AI-powered dog collar that can detect five emotions in canines by monitoring their barks using voice recognition technology, according to a report by ABS-CBN. The Petpuls collar can tell pet owners through a smartphone application if their dogs are happy, rel...

SMC, Animal Kingdom rescue abandoned animals 

chrome_reader_modeNovember 25, 2020 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

After providing new homes for former residents of Barangay Taliptip in Bulakan, Bulacan—future site of its P740-billion Manila International Airport project—San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is now helping rescue and relocate domestic animals that were abandoned in the area. SMC and animal w...

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