Quezon OPV Celebrates World Rabies Day with Dog Lover’s Event


2012-09-26 13:01:37



Man’s best friend will take center stage in the Office of the Provincial Veterinarian’s celebration of the 6th World Rabies Day on October 4, with the theme “Working Together for a Rabies-Free Philippines”.

The event, to be held at Perez Park, Lucena City, will give a chance for dog owners to show off their pets in the 2012 Dog-A-Palooza Dog Show. Audiences will be treated to a delightful exhibition of different dogspecies dressed in costumes and performances by talented pets. It will also be an excellent opportunity for the owners to meet up and discuss topics regarding breeding and other concerns.

Three contest categories are in store for those interested in participating:Owner-Pet Look Alike Contest, Talented Pet, and Pet in Costume. Participants will vie for cash prizes, trophies and plaques. Guaranteed are giveaways of dog food and other goodies from the Office of the Provincial Veterinarian’sevent sponsors: Simon Enterprises, BroadChem Philippines, TricoPharma Corporation and Meral Enterprises.

Pet owners can also have their pets blessed by an attending priest for the Pet Blessing Day to be simultaneously held with the rest of the event on October 4. Registration shall start at 1pm, and is free as well as rabies vaccination for those who want to have their pets immunized.(Quezon PIO & OPV-Quezon)