Overgrown Hooves, Neglected Donkey

While doing some research work in Kitui last week, I came across a case of a neglected donkey whose hooves had grown so long she could barely walk, in fact she was limping. Her front left hoof was so long it had coiled severally while her front right hoof was also overgrown. The poor donkey …

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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 …

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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 …

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Paraphimosis the “embarrassing situation”

The first time I saw a dog with Paraphimosis I was attached at the KSPCA Mombasa, it was a German Shepard dog about 40kgs, very huge. It was on a Friday late in the afternoon, right about the time I was about to leave for home. Since it was a huge dog, the penis was not any different. …

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The Online consultation

It's around 9 o'clock in the pm and I've just sat down to catch the prime time news. Just before the well poised news anchor can say her name, I receive a text message on whatsapp.  "Who could that be?" I ask myself trying hard to ignore it, but curiosity gets the better part of …

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