On March 18, 2022, City Veterinarians Office received a letter request from the Bureau of Animal Industry to join this national evaluation for RAPID IMMUNOCHROMATOGRAPHIC TEST (RICT). Davao City Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (DCADDL) was included in this national evaluation study. RICT was developed at OITA University in Japan. RICT is a Rabies Diagnosis without craniotomy (Straw sampling method). JICA-JAPHOR Project team, headed by Dr. Nobuo Saito, personally came over to Davao City to lecture and do hands-on training on RICT last August 22-23, 2022.