City Veterinarian’s Office

Economic Development

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

2nd Floor City Hall Annex Bldg, Pichon St., Davao City

(082) 225-0511, (082) 225-0530, or (082)  241-1000


The City Veterinarian’s Office (CVO)  is the frontline in providing  better quality of life for Davaoeños by continually improving animal welfare, promoting a healthy animal population as source of food using environmentally sound farming system, a source of power and transportation in the rural areas, and means to derive friendship and companionship. CVO was once a division under the City Mayor until after the issuance of Resolution No. 459, series of 1947 of the City Council of Davao in 1947. At present,  the office, as a department, is responsible in handling meat inspections in  slaughterhouses and operating city pound to control stray animals roaming around the city.

The services offered are the following:

  • Veterinary Services
    • Animal Disease Prevention and Control
    • Veterinary Extension Services
    • Animal Health Management Trainings & Seminar
    • Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory Services
  • Livestock & Poultry Livelihood Services
    • Animal Dispersal (chicken, goat, hog, cattle, carabao & horse)
    • Artificial Insemination for hogs, cattle and carabao
    • Institutional Development Assistance to livestock & poultry cooperatives and associations
    • Technical Assistance to Organic Livestock & Poultry Farmers through trainings & Seminars
  • Regulatory Services
    • Quality Control of Meat and Meat-by-Products
    • Quality Control of Fish & Fishery Products
    • Licensing & Accreditation Services
  • Administrative Support Services

 The City Veterinarian’s Office is located at 2nd Floor City Hall Annex Bldg, Pichon St., Davao City. You may contact them through (082) 225-0511, (082) 225-0530, or (082)  241-1000 or email them at

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