FLEA ALLERGY DERMATITIS

Flea allergy dermatitis (FAD) also known as flea bite dermatitis or flea bite hypersensitivity is a common skin condition that affects both dogs and cats. It often presents as a prolonged severe itching in both cats and dogs although it can also present as excessive grooming in cats. Flea allergy dermatitis normally occurs throughout the …

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Tick-Bite Paralysis in Dogs

One of the most devastating conditions you can ever watch your fur friend go through is paralysis; which may be mild or severe depending on the underlying cause. The most common form of paralysis in dogs, however, is paraplegia which is basically when your dog is unable to move its hind limbs. Other forms of …

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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 …

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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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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 …

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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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