“Aspins” (asong Pinoy) continue to grow in number, in part due to irresponsible pet ownership. Unvaccinated and unspayed pets contribute to the spread of rabies among community animals.
The Philippines is among the top 10 countries with the highest incidence of rabies in the world, according to a report by the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development. Petdentity’s database helps different organizations monitor and record the vaccination status of microchipped animals. The information is then passed on to the Philippine Animal Health Information System.
Microchipping has started in Quezon City and is currently underway in Cebu, Muntinlupa, and Laguna.