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Epidemiology of Dog Illnesses

Requested from UPLB by M. Santos at 04:28 PM on May 20, 2021.
Purpose: Research and Development
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2018 - 05/20/2021
Tracking no: #UPLB-634655843101

Santos 04:28 PM, May 20, 2021

Good Day,

This is to formally request below information: 

1: Epidemiology of the following illnesses in dogs:
-Cancer, Lumps, Cysts, Growths
-Cherry Eye
-Non-Diabetic Cataracts
- Cruciate Ligament Condition or Traumatic Ligament or Tendon Injury
-Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD)
-Urinary Tract Infection, Disease, and Obstruction
-Gastric-Dilatation Volvulus
-Hip Dysplasia

2. Price Range for veterinary services per procedure

Receiving Officer 01:35 PM, Jun 01, 2021

Dear Mr. Santos,

Good day to you!

This is in connection with your FOI request dated 20 May 2021 on the Epidemiology of Dog Illnesses.

As standard operating procedure (SOP), please accomplish the attached Form F.  This is one of the requirements of the UPLB FOI. The accomplished form must be notarized.  Kindly send the duly notarized form to this email.

Thank you very much and keep safe.

Best regards,

FOI Receiving Officer

Note:  An email was sent to the requester last 26 May 2021 asking for the needed document.

 Annex F FOI filed thru FOI portal.pdf
02 June 2021

61 Madrid St. BF Homes, Paranaque City

Dear Mr. Santos:

Warm greetings!

This refers to your request dated 20 May 2021 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.  

You asked for information on the epidemiology of dog illnesses.

Since you did not provide the Form F, which needs your signature and should be administered under oath as required under the UP FOI Manual, we regret that we are constrained to DENY your request.

Article III Section 7 of the 1987 Constitution, which is the basis for the requirement under the UP FOI Manual, states:

“The right of the people to information on matters of public concern shall be recognized. Access to official records, and to the documents, and papers pertaining to official acts, transactions, or decisions, as well as to government research data used as basis for policy development, shall be afforded the citizen, subject to such limitations as many be provided by law.”

Refer also to the FAQ at

Once you are able to submit the documentary requirement mentioned, you may re-file your request within a period of sixty (60) days from receipt of this letter.

Thank you.

With commitment and passion to serve,

UPLB FOI Receiving Officer

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