Citation for K9 Hero Dog and its handlers

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Citation for K9 Hero Dog and its handlers 

161004165231Explosive Detector Dog ìHEAVYî (shown in photo) and its handlers from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) receive Plaque and Certificate of Recognition for the dog’s outstanding performance as explosive detector during the Animal Welfare Week Celebration with the theme: “Animal Welfare is Human Welfare” held at the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) Compound, Visayas Avenue, Quezon City on Tuesday (Oct. 4, 2016). The citation was presented by Dr. Anna Esmeralda Nagera (left) of Merial Philippines and Officer-in-Charge of DA-BAI Animal Health and Welfare Division Dr. Emelinda L. Lopez (in blue dress). The Animal Welfare Week is celebrated every first week of October by virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 715, Series of 2004. (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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New Institutional Members of DA-Committee on Animal Welfare

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161004160400The new Institutional Members of the Department of Agriculture-Committee on Animal Welfare (DA-CAW) pose for photo opportunity after their oath-taking together with National Animal Welfare Focal Person, Animal Health and Welfare Division Dr. Ma. Gracia N. Dizon-Florez (2nd from left) of the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI); Dr. Victor C. Atienza (5th from left), Consultant to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Livestock of the Department of Agriculture (DA); and Officer-in-Charge of DA-BAI Animal Health and Welfare Division Dr. Emelinda L. Lopez (right) during the Animal Welfare Week Celebration with the theme: “Animal Welfare is Human Welfare” held at the BAI Compound, Visayas Avenue, Quezon City on Tuesday (Oct. 4, 2016). The Animal Welfare Week is celebrated every first week of October by virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 715, Series of 2004. (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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Oath-taking of new Institutional Members of DA-Committee on Animal Welfare

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161004150408Dr. Victor C. Atienza (left), Consultant to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Livestock of the Department of Agrarian (DA), administers the oathtaking of the new Institutional Members of the DA-Committee on Animal Welfare during the Animal Welfare Week Celebration with the theme: “Animal Welfare is Human Welfare” held at the Bureau Of Animal Industry (BAI) Compound, Visayas Avenue, Quezon City on Tuesday (Oct. 4, 2016). Witnessing the oathtaking are National Animal Welfare Focal Person, Animal Health and Welfare Division Dr. Ma. Gracia N. Dizon-Florez of the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) (partly hidden beside Atienza) and National Rabies Focal Person, Animal Health and Welfare Division OIC Dr. Emelinda L. Lopez of DA-BAI (extreme right). (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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Adoption Consciousness Photo Exhibit

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Adoption Consciousness Photo Exhibit 

160215172129Director Pacita D. Sarino (left) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-Protective Services Bureau leads the ribbon cutting of the photo exhibit during the Launching of the 2016 Adoption Consciousness Celebration at the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Auditorium, Visayas Avenue, Quezon City on Monday (Feb. 15, 2016). Others in photo are (from left) Officer-in-Charge-Assistant Bureau Director Rosalie D. Dagulo of DSWD-Protective Services Bureau and Melissa Moran of Adoptive Family from Kaisang Buhay Foundation. (PNA photo by Johnny D. Guevarra)
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Sharing of Adoption Journey

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160215165841This month of love, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), together with its partner agencies, raises public awareness on homeless children waiting to have their own families as it leads the nationwide celebration of Adoption Consciousness Week from Feb. 15 to 24, 2016. Bea Marie Palace (center), Adoptee from Norfil Foundation Inc., shares her story during the Launching of the 2016 Adoption Consciousness Celebration at the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Auditorium, Visayas Avenue, Quezon City on Monday (Feb. 15, 2016). With her (from left) are Officer-in-Charge Assistant Bureau Director Rosalie D. Dagulo and Director Pacita D. Sarino of the DSWD-Protective Services Bureau; Carissa and Melissa Moran of Adoptive Family from Kaisahang Buhay Foundation. (PNA photo by Johnny D. Guevarra)
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Launching of the 2016 Adoption Consciousness Celebration

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160215164312The Department of Social Welfare and Develpoment (DSWD) enjoins the nation to advocate the legal adoption and help abandoned and neglected children have families to call their own. Officer-in-Charge Assistant Bureau Director Rosalie D. Dagulo (left) of the DSWD-Protective Services Bureau stresses a point in her speech during the Launching of the 2016 Adoption Consciousness Celebration on Monday (Feb. 15, 2016) at the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Auditorium, Visayas Avenue, Quezon City. The theme for this year’s celebration, “Legal na Ampon Ako: Anak na Totoo” (A Child Finds Worth in Legal Adoption), emphasizes that adopted children have the same rights as the biological ones.
(PNA photos by Johnny D. Guevarra)
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