DR. ARVIN H. AGAPITO
City Veterinarian

JOSE RESTITUTO C. DE OCAMPO, Veterinarian I
ALEJANDRO M. SISON, Veterinarian I
ARBY B. BANAAG, Veterinarian I
RHOMMEL G. MENDOZA, Veterinarian I
ROLAND B. SABADO, Administrative Assistant V
MA. TERESA EMELIE M. BALISI, Livestock Inspector I
ROLAND B. MOGUEIS, Livestock Inspector I
RON E. ANGELES, Meat Inspector I
EMMANUEL S. CRUZ, Meat Inspector I
ROBERTO R. LINO, Meat Inspector I

FUNCTIONS: 

  1. Formulate measures for consideration of the sangguniang panlungsod and provide technical assistance and support to the city mayor in carrying out measures to ensure the delivery of basic services and provision of adequate facilities;
  2. Develop plans and strategies, and upon approval thereof by the city mayor, implement the same, particularly those which have to do with veterinary-related activities which the city mayor is empowered to implement and which the sangguniang
    panlungsod is empowered to provide;
  3. In addition to the foregoing duties and functions, the city veterinarian shall:
    (a) Advise the city mayor on all matters pertaining to the slaughter of animals for human consumption and the regulation of slaughterhouses;
    (b) Regulate the keeping of domestic animals;
    (c) Regulate and inspect poultry, milk and dairy products for public consumption;
    (d) Enforce all laws and regulations for the prevention of cruelty of animals; and
    (e) Take the necessary measures to eradicate, prevent or cure all forms of animal diseases.
  4. Be in the frontline of veterinary-related activities, such as the outbreak of highly contagious and deadly diseases and in situations resulting in the depletion of animals for work and in human consumption, particularly those arising from and in the
    aftermath of man-made and natural disasters and calamities;
  5. Recommend to the sangguniang panlungsod and advise the city mayor on all matters relative to veterinary services which will increase the number and improve the quality of livestock, poultry and other domestic animals used for work or human
    consumption; and
  6. Perform such other duties and functions and exercise such other powers as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991, and those that are prescribed by law or ordinance.