Make sure the military's working animals are well and ready to be deployed. The Army has hundreds of animals in its ranks. As a Veterinary Officer, you manage our Military Working Animal capability and lead soldiers under your command. You deal with animal health issues - the kind you'd find in civilian practice - but also veterinary challenges that only the Army can offer. Develop your expertise and you can move up as a clinician or a commander. All this, plus travel, sports and Adventurous Training. Get qualifications and build a rewarding career.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide care for canine heroes that work alongside our troops in combat operations;
  • Worked with foreign counterparts during military exercises and assigned overseas for peacekeeping missions;
  • Responsible for public health and military preventive medicine;
  • Food and water sanitation and veterinary disaster management

How to be a Veterinary Corps Officer like no other

Step 1: Online Application
If you are a Licensed Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, 23 - 34 years old, apply here

Step 2: Qualifications
  1. Height not less than 5′ 0″
  2. Natural-born Filipino Citizen
  3. Of good moral character
  4. Physically, mentally, and psychologically fit for active military service
  5. Must pass the AFP Service Aptitude Test (AFPSAT)
  6. You must be able to pass the Physical Fitness Test (PFT); See attached PFT Standard

Step 3: Train to be a Veterinary Corps Officer

    Technical and Administrative Service Military Orientation Course is a pre-entry requirement for all applicants who want to join the active military service for the Technical and Administrative Service, Philippine Army. It is a 45-days training conducted at the AFP Health Service Educational and Training Center (AFPHSETC), AFP Health Service Command, Victoriano Luna Avenue, Quezon City.

    The TASMOC is designed to provide military orientation and training to P2LT's of TAS with emphasis on the AFP organization, its policies and practices and prepare them prior to their deployment in any PA Military Units (PAMUs) as active members of the Philippine Army Medical Administrative Corps.

Degree suited for Veterinary Corps:
  • Veterinary Medicine