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LOOK: Say Hello to These Frontliner Dogs

Chi-Chi and Wacky patrol the streets of Manila and Pasay
by the staff
Apr 27, 2020
Photo/s: (Left) Perlita Hermanos Saldo via GMA Public Affairs; (Right) Manila Public Information Office | Facebook
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VERY good boys, indeed.

Two dogs are now serving in the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, patrolling the streets of their respective barangays.

In Brgy. 132 in Pasay City, Wacky accompanied barangay officials as they distributed relief goods around the community last week.

According to a report by GMA, volunteer worker Perlita Hermanos Saldo described Wacky as “isa sa mga magigiting at masisipag na frontliner.” The dog has been issued his own barangay ID and facemask.

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Meanwhile, this weekend, the Manila Public Information Office posted pictures of Chi-Chi, “ang kauna-unahang animal frontliner sa Maynila.”

Chi-Chi has also been issued a specialized ID by barangay head Ma. Veronica Diasanta.

Pet parent Jake Ryan Ramos said that Chi-Chi likes riding along with the local barangay patrol, and tirelessly makes the rounds around the community of Barangay 379 Zone 38, District 3.

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Wacky’s home city of Pasay has a total of 167 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of April 26. Meanwhile, Chi-Chi’s city of Manila has a total of 608 confirmed cases as of April 25.