Falkland Islands Department of Agriculture

COVID-19 Information


COVID-19 Advice For Owners
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Dog Walking While In Quarantine
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Dog Dosing Dates

 Date  Drug
Wednesday 22nd January 2020 Drontal
Wednesday 26th February 2020 Droncit
Wednesday 1st April 2020 Droncit
Wednesday 6th May 2020 Droncit
Wednesday 10th June 2020 Droncit
Wednesday 15th July 2020 Drontal
Wednesday 19th August 2020 Droncit
Wednesday 23rd September 2020 Droncit
Wednesday 28th October 2020 Droncit
Wednesday 2nd December 2020 Droncit
Wednesday 6th January 2021 Drontal

Important Notice
All dog owners are responsible for worming their own pets, and are still asked to please contact the Veterinary Office on telephone 27366 and confirm this has been done. Please feel free to contact us out of hours by leaving a messgae on the anwser machine or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
It is also important to keep an eye on your dogs weight to ensure the correct dosage. All dog owners are always welcome to call into the Vets and use our scales, but we do ask that you phone first to let us know you are coming.


Shearing Dates

 Standard Shearing
November 1st - February 28th
 Cover Combs
September 15th - October 31st
March 1st - March 31st


No shearing is allowed in April except for sheep going for immediate slaughter or small numbers of "straggler" sheep. In the case of the latter the farmer should first contact the Veterinary Service to give notice of his intention to shear such sheep. All sheep shorn in April must be shorn using cover combs.

Please note: The only shearing permitted outside the ruled shearing dates will be of animals which are slaughtered off the shears. The slaughter should take place within 2 hours if the animals are not penned in the building and in any case not later than 24 hours post shearing.