Topic: Veterinary Services Department
ROMPIN, Aug 15 — The government is aiming for self-sufficiency in local fresh milk production within the next five years, said Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Salahuddin Ayub.
KUCHING, Aug 5 — Oil palm plantation owners are now required to report the number of dogs on their estate to the Sarawak government — regardless of whether they are kept as pets or strays.
KUCHING, July 26 — The Sarawak state government today asked operators of commercial pig farms to step up biosecurity measures against the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) among their livestock.
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah’s Agriculture and Food Industry Minister Junz Wong has urged the public not to speculate on the Japanese Encephalitis (JE) virus found on a human in Tambunan.
KOTA KINABALU: Agriculture and Food Industry Minister Junz Wong called on the public to remain calm and not to speculate on the Japanese Encephalitis (JE) virus found on a human in Tambunan...
KOTA KINABALU: Agriculture and Food Industry Minister Junz Wong called on the public to remain calm and not to speculate on the Japanese Encephalitis (JE) virus found on a human in Tambunan.
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Agriculture and Food Industry Minister Junz Wong has clarified that a human has been infected by the Japanese encephalitis (JE) virus in the interior Tambunan district.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 2 — Enforcement officers may only use firearms against animals as a last resort, Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Salahuddin Ayub told Parliament today.
KOTA KINABALU: The new cat shelter in Tenghilan, Tuaran, which currently houses 18 felines that were abandoned nearly two weeks ago, may be turned into a cat village in the future.
BATU KAWAN, Penang: Farm owners who do not report sickness or unnatural death among their livestock to the authorities could be fined up to RM25,000 (US$6,033), the government warned on Monday (Jun 2...
NIBONG TEBAL: With African Swine Flu spreading across Asia, Malaysian restaurant-goers have been urged to avoid suckling pig, a popular delicacy for special occasions and feasts, as the piglet is impo...
IPOH: The Perak State Agriculture Development Corporation (SADC) will initiate the Perak Agrovalley project with a targeted investment of RM1 billion.
A DROP in demand during Ramadan, the lifting of suspension on egg-producing farms and an export curb have resulted in an unusual egg glut.
PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia is still free of African Swine Fever (ASF) disease, says Veterinary Services director-general Datuk Dr Quaza Nizamuddin Hassan Nizam.
JOHOR BARU: Some parties have taken advantage of the high demand for deer meat during this Hari Raya period to carry out profiteering activities.
SEREMBAN: The Mantai Perdana Aidilfitri 2019 programme is aimed at alleviating the burden from increased cost of living for the people in Negri Sembilan, according to Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Aminuddin...
SEREMBAN, June 3 — The organising of the Mantai Perdana Aidilfitri 2019 programme is aimed at alleviating the cost of living pressures for the people in Negri Sembilan, according to Mentri Besar Dat...
KUCHING: A 26-year-old man from Kuching who has been warded after suffering brathing difficulties could be the latest rabies case in Sarawak.
TUMPAT (May 21): Livestock smuggling activities along the Malaysia-Thailand border in Kelantan believed to have caused the spread of foot and mouth disease (FMD) involving cattle in the country.
TUMPAT, May 21 — Livestock smuggling activities along the Malaysia-Thailand border in Kelantan believed to have caused the spread of foot and mouth disease (FMD) involving cattle in the country.
PETALING JAYA: A video of a woman feeding two abandoned dogs in her housing area in Puchong has gone viral on Twitter.
PETALING JAYA: The Tuanku Jaafar Hospital in Seremban has denied claims on social media that its management and medical solutions provider Medivest Sdn Bhd had killed and poisoned stray dogs on its pr...
KUALA TERENGGANU: The unique smoked venison cooked with coconut milk and turmeric is among the delectable fare attracting visitors to the Ramadan bazaar at Wisma Persekutuan.
SEREMBAN: Authorities have uncovered illegal pig farming activities being carried out in parts of Port Dickson.
PETALING JAYA: A motorcyclist was seen dumping a stray cat and leaving it to die near a shop in Selayang Jaya last week.
JOHOR BARU: Four men have been fined RM1,000 each in default three weeks in jail for illegally transporting chickens in an express bus from Kelantan into Johor.
MELAKA: A single mother was fined RM4,000 after she pleaded guilty to abusing two dogs.Sessions Court judge Norma Ismail also ordered Lai Woan Yong to reimburse the authorities the cost of RM721 for treating the two pet dogs that she neglected.
PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The government is refining the additional list of controlled items in an effort to lighten the cost of living of the people, says Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail.
LABUAN: The rotting remains of a mysterious creature that washed ashore on Membedai beach here yesterday has left fisheries and veterinary officials baffled.
KUCHING: The Sarawak government is all geared up to launch the ‘Ops Rabies Sarawak’ on March 1 to eliminate rabies that has dogged the state since July 2017.
IPOH, Feb 22 — Veterinary Services Department (DVS) director-general Datuk Dr Quaza Nizamuddin Hassan Nizam today said rabies was not found in samples from the carcass of a dog that bit a boy in Tai...
PETALING JAYA: An animal welfare NGO has criticised a deputy minister’s proposal for a “zero stray dog” policy in the country.
IPOH (Jan 31): The Health Ministry is recommending that a zero stray dog policy be implemented at all rabies gazetted areas in efforts to control the disease from spreading.
SEPANG: Malaysia has imposed a temporary ban on the import of pork and pork products from countries suffering an epidemic of the African Swine Fever (ASF) disease, according to Deputy Minister of Agri...
GEORGE TOWN: Following allegations of animal torture, Penang’s Chettiars have been warned not to use bulls to draw their silver chariot during the Thaipusam celebrations beginning on Sunday.
IPOH, Jan 16 — The Ipoh Society for the Prevention of Cruelty Against Animals (ISPCA) has advised pet owners to take their pets to be vaccinated against rabies following an outbreak of the disease i...
PETALING JAYA: The two people bitten by a rabid dog in Taiping on Dec 25 did not show any symptoms of rabies.
IPOH: Dog owners are barred from bringing their pets out of the Larut, Matang and Selama districts due to an outbreak of rabies in these areas, says the Veterinary Services Department.
PUTRAJAYA: No human rabies case has been recorded in Taiping since Dec 25 when two people were bitten by a rabid dog in the district, Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad said today.
PUTRAJAYA: No human rabies case has been recorded in Taiping, Perak, since Dec 25 when two people were bitten by a rabid dog in the mukim, Health Minister Datuk Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said today.
TAIPING: Residents of Taman Seri Kota Phase 2 are worried for their safety after a recent announcement that the town has been included in a list of rabies-infected areas.
IPOH: Taiping and Bukit Gantang in Perak have been gazetted as rabies-infected areas, according to the Veterinary Services Department.
PETALING JAYA: Only canned pork-based products that have undergone high heat treatment and high pressured cooking have been allowed to be imported from China into the country since Nov 12 of this yea...