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. … Continue reading Paraphimosis the “embarrassing situation”

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 … Continue reading The Online consultation

Memoirs from my Public Health Lectures

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

African Rainbow Locust

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

Monogamy in Animals.

They say monogamy is costly because it requires one to place their entire reproductive investment on the fitness of their partner, more like putting all their eggs in one basket. Hence I have always wondered about this subject of monogamy and why we humans struggle so much to remain faithful to one partner for life … Continue reading Monogamy in Animals.