City Veterinary Office - FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Dog Impounding Schedule is from Monday to Friday. It is prohibited for the owner or keeper of any dog to allow the same to go loose in any place outside the premises of the owner. Any dog found outside the premises of the owner shall be considered as stray dog and shall be seized by any authorized personnel. (City Ordinance No.025, s. 2000)
Dog owners may claim/redeem their dogs at the City Pound from monday to friday, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Dog owners are given a period of five days inclusive of saturdays, sundays and holidays to claim their dogs. After five days, unclaimed dogs shall be offered for adoption or donation to schools.
Requirements include Vaccination Record of dog; identification of owner and payment of corresponding fees (Impounding Fine of P200.00 and maintenance fee of P20.00 per day of stay at the dogpound)
Unclaimed dogs shall be offered for adoption or donation to schools for academic/scientific studies.