CVO LogoThe City Veterinary Office develops plans and strategies and implements programs, projects, and activities relative to the veterinary services of the City. CVO advices the City Mayor on all matters pertaining to the slaughter of animals for human consumption and the regulation of slaughter-houses; regulates the keeping of domestic animals; regulates and inspects poultry, meat and meat products, milk, and dairy products for public consumption; enforce all laws and regulations for the prevention of cruelty to animals and take necessary measures to eradicate, prevent or cure all forms of animal diseases.