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The Department of Livestock is pleased to announce that all pet dogs shall be digitally registered and identified through the use of microchip in collaboration with De-Suung Office, Thimphu Thromde and Dzongkhag Administration, Thimphu for the first time in the country from 11th October to 16th October,2021. This is in accordance with the The Livestock Read more….

Balamna Village, Haa gets new Milk Processing Unit

6th October 2021:  The Milk Processing Unit (MPU) at Balamna was inaugurated on by Dasho Dzongdag. The inauguration ceremony was also attended by Dasho Dorji Wangmo, M.P of Sangbaykha constituency, Dasho Dzongrab, Sector heads of Haa Dzongkhag administration and Samar geog administration.  More than 60 people from Dzongkhag, geog and local community participated in the Read more….

Press Release – Results from the Pet Dog Census in Thimphu

The Accelerated Dog Population Management and Rabies Control Program (ADPM & RCP) under the Department of Livestock is pleased to share the results from the door-to-door pet dog census that was conducted from 29th September to 1st October 2021 in Thimphu. The census was conducted using Epicollect5 mobile application. The brief summary of pet dog Read more….

Public Notification on ADPM & RCP

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests led by Department of Livestock notifies the general public that Dog Population Management and Rabies Control Program will be rolled out in the country in an accelerated mode in joint partnership with De-suung. The main objective of the program is to achieve 100% sterilization coverage of free-roaming dogs in Read more….