The Official Website of the Davao City Government

What we provide

I. Veterinary Extension Services

  • a. Animal vaccination against common animal diseasesa.
    • 1. Rabies - dogs and cats
    • 2. Hemorrhagic septicemia - cattle, carabao, sheep and goats
    • 3. Hog cholera - pigs
    • 4. Newcastle Disease - poultry
    • 5. Fowl Pox - poultry
  • b. Technical Assistance
    •  1. Treatment of animal disease
    •  2. Deworming
    •  3. Vitamin Supplementation
    •  4. Castration of swine, cattle, carabao, sheep, goat
    •  5. Consultation Services f. Issuance of Transport/Health Certificates

II. Animal Impounding

III. Artificial Insemination

  • a. Large Animals (Cattle/Carabao)
  • b. Swine

IV. Animal Dispersal

V. Quality Control of Meat and Meat By-products

  • a. Meat Inspection in authorized slaughterhouses
  • b. Post Abattoir Inspection in public markets, supermarkets and flea markets.
  • c. Issuance of Permits -Meat Handler's License (for meat vendors and meat processors) -Meat Van Accreditation Certificates -Fish Vendors -Veterinary Related Businesses

VI. Fish Inspection - private and government owned markets and supermarkets and flea markets

VII. Laboratory Services (Animal Disease Diagnostic Services)

  • a. Parasitology
  • b. Urinalysis
  • c. Hematology/Serology
  • d. Virology (Animal Rabies Diagnosis)

VIII. Trainings and Seminars/Information Education and Communication

  • a. Livestock and Poultry Production and Management
  • b. Meat Handling/Fish Handling Orientation Seminar and relevant provisions (republic acts, ordinances, etc.)
  • c. Animal Rabies and Responsible Pet Ownership
  • d. Production/Reproduction of Technical Bulletins/Pamphlets
  • e. Publication of "The Animal Trends", the official newsletter of the office

What are the requirements

  I. Veterinary Extension Services 

A. Letter of Request
B. Transport/Health Certificates

a. Large Animals
1. Cedula of Shipper
2. Animal Credentials
3. Barangay Clearance

b. Dogs, Cats and other companion animals
1. Cedula of Shipper
2. Certificate of Vaccinations

c. Poultry (maximum of 10 heads) 
1. Cedula of Shipper
2. Inspection of the animals by the veterinarian on duty

d. Meat, Meat By-products (for home consumption only)
1. Cedula of the Shipper

II. Artificial Insemination 

A. Cattle & Carabao

a. Letter of Request for synchronization
b. During natural heat period, the owner must inform the office via land line phone or cellphone direct to the AI Technician.

B. Swine

a. During the heat period, the owner must inform the office via land line phone or cellphone direct to the Al Technician

III. Animal Dispersal

A. For Cooperatives/Associations/IP

a. Letter of Intent
b. Articles of Cooperation/Incorporation & By-Laws
c. Organizational profile d. Names of Project Beneficiaries

IV. Animal Impounding

A. Secure Tax Order Payment (TOP) from the CVO.

B. Pay the Impounding Fees to the CTO;

C. For retrieval of large animals, the owner must present; Cedula, Barangay Clearance & Animal Credentials.

V. A. Laboratory samples for examination must include data on:

a. Name of Owner
b. Address
c. Animal specie, age and sex
d. Desired examination/test
e. Specimen submission form (for Virology)

    B. Official receipt (OR) from the City Treasurer's Office.


How much does it cost

I. Impounding Fees

  • a. Dog        -      P  250.00 First day
                             50.00 for succeeding 2 days 

  • b. Large Animals -                     P 1,000.00 First Day
                                                             100.00 for succeeding 2 days

II. Permit to Slaughter :

Per Head

  • Large Cattle            P 17.50

  • Hogs
  • a.) For Lechon           5.25
  • b.) Others               8.50
  • Goat/Sheep & all Others        5.25
  • Chickens & Fowls               0.10

III. Ante-Mortem and Post-Mortem Fees Per Head

1. Ante-mortem Fees

  • Cattle,                             P 5.00
  • Carabao, Buffaloes                    5.00
  • Horses                                5.00
  • Swine                                 3.00
  • Goats. Sheeps/Deer                    1.50
  • Poultry                               0.15

2. Post-mortem Fees

  • P 0.25/kg. 

3. Other Fees and Charges Per Head Meat & Meat Products

Per Head

  • Delivery Van               P    300.00/year
  • Meat Shop Operator              100.00/year
  • Meat Processor                  100.00/year
  • Meat Dealer                      50.00/year
  • Vendor                           50.00/year
  • Butcher                          50.00/year
  • Dresser                          50.00/year
  • Cutter                           50.00/year

4. Fish Inspection Fee

  • P 0.10/kilo or P 30.00/banyera

IV. Rabies Diagnostic Fee

  • P 150.00/sample

Who can avail

  • General Public

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