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The number of Registered Service Animals in the Philippines

Requested from DSWD by L. Hicap at 02:36 PM on Oct 24, 2022.
Purpose: Academic and thesis purposes only.
Date of Coverage: 10/24/2022 - 10/24/2022
Tracking no: #DSWD-890445021497

Hicap 02:36 PM, Oct 24, 2022

Good day!
I would like to request the following information regarding my request:
1. Total number of registered Service animals (Guide dogs, therapy dogs, police dogs, etc.)
2. How many of them work in the hospital, police force, and/or privately.

Thank you and Godbless,

October 24, 2022

Dear Lorraine Hicap,


Thank you for your request dated Oct 24, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for The number of Registered Service Animals in the Philippines.

Response to your request

Unfortunately, the DSWD does not have the information you need. Thus, we are constrained to deny your request.

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Thank you.

Myrna Reyes
FOI Officer

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