LA TRINIDAD, Benguet: Free anti-rabies vaccination is being offered in this highland province in observance of the Rabies Awareness Month this March and will extend until May. Provincial Veterinarian Miriam Tiongan announced the free vaccination pet owners are encouraged to take advantage of. Beyond May, charges for vaccines will be collected. Tiongan said the free vaccination for pets started in the first week of March in some areas. The target is 80 percent of the dog population or equivalent to 23,925 based on the increase in dog population in the province.
Gaby B. Keith