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 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. … Continue reading Paraphimosis the “embarrassing situation”
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 … Continue reading The Online consultation
“My Scooby doesn’t usually bite, so there is really no need for a muzzle!” If I had a firefly light up my room every time I heard that line even Owl city would not believe their eyes. On a serious note though, this post is for those clients who show up at the vet’s clinic … Continue reading CLIENT DEMANDS
"I wanted to become a medical doctor, but I couldn't cut it so I chose the second best alternative."
Veterinarians play a big role in public health since most human diseases are transmitted through foods of animal origin e.g meat, milk, eggs among others. A good example is the recent anthrax outbreak in Thika, where a dead animal was slaughtered (according to the meat control act, a dead animal should not be slaughtered) without … Continue reading Memoirs from my Public Health Lectures
They say that the most beautiful snakes are also the most venomous. This post however, is not about snakes but locusts. I got a chance to see one of the most beautiful insects despite the fact that am not such a huge fan of bugs. The African rainbow locust, or more scientifically Phymateus viridipes displays … Continue reading African Rainbow Locust