The Average Kenyan Dog

In order to effectively eliminate rabies in Kenya, we need to understand the life of the average Kenyan dog. The average Kenyan dog is not found in the household but rather in the dump-sites, hovering around slaughterhouses and butcheries scavenging for food. These dogs are not homeless, they just ran away from home in search … Continue reading The Average Kenyan Dog

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LAIKIPIA RABIES VACCINATION CAMPAIGN 2017

The Laikipia rabies vaccination campaign 2017  kicked off on the 2nd of November at the Mpala research center in Laikipia, Kenya. The first weekend of vaccination was held at Il Motiok and Kimanjo centers. The team was divided into six groups each composed of two qualified veterinarians and three students. The veterinarian work was to vaccinate … Continue reading LAIKIPIA RABIES VACCINATION CAMPAIGN 2017

THE KSPCA SHAGGY DOG SHOW 2017

For the dog lovers, it’s almost that time of the year once again when you get to be the one who let the dogs out… literally. The KSPCA shaggy dog show is an event you don’t want to miss out on, please don’t say that I didn't give you a heads up; I have been … Continue reading THE KSPCA SHAGGY DOG SHOW 2017

World Animal Day Celebrations Kenya

Kenyans are known for several things except celebrating animals. However, that is about to change after you see these pictures of Kenyans, who turned up in large numbers to celebrate World Animal Day in Dagoretti area. This special day was all about animals, people brought cats, dogs, donkeys, goats, sheep among other domestic animals to … Continue reading World Animal Day Celebrations Kenya

KAWAN ANIMAL GROOMING DAY AT KSPCA

Kenya Animal Welfare Advocacy Network (KAWAN)  which is a club that promotes animal welfare in the country held their animal grooming day at the KSPCA Nairobi grounds on the 9th of September. They also gathered support from the Donkey sanctuary on donkey welfare issues and activities. The students from the University of Nairobi carried out various activities as listed in the pictorial … Continue reading KAWAN ANIMAL GROOMING DAY AT KSPCA

The Plastic Menace in Kenya

Only a few days left till the official ban on the use of plastic bags begins and the unpredictable rains are here and we all know how Nairobi women love to use those black plastic bags to cover their "fresh from the salon" hair. It had not hit me yet that the ban was serious until … Continue reading The Plastic Menace in Kenya