HOLIDAY GIFT BASKET AUCTION

You’re Invited! Bring your canine best friend(s) for a Photo Session with SANTA PAWS!  This Saturday 3rd December from 10am to 4pm At One Off Gallery Garden #16 Rosslyn Lone Tree  Get a wonderful photo (taken by Ace animal photographer Liz Walker) of you + your family + your dog(s) +   Santa in a lovely frame – the perfect Festive […]

A ‘PRESENT’ PROBLEM

Its that time of the year again when waging tails are tucked under Christmas trees. But do pets really make good good holiday gifts? Caring for animals is a huge responsibility and this should not be taken lightly. Animals deserve the best lives possible so before gifting anyone young or old a pet, consider the […]

SENSITIVE STOMACH?

Your dog’s digestive system is crucial in making sure all of the nutrients from their food can be absorbed and used. While some dogs are born with an inherited form of a sensitive stomach, this condition can also pop up unexpectedly at any age. The classic signs of a sensitive stomach include intermittent loose stool, […]

MOVING WITH YOUR DOG- AN EXPAT STORY

A couple years after moving to Nairobi, we felt ready to share our life with a dog again. Once we started to get the pang for canine companionship, we needed to make sure we were ready to become a multi-species, expat family. Having had a dog before, we knew that there are many things to […]

IT DOESN’T HAPPEN OVERNIGHT!

UPEPO DIARIES- STORIES FROM AN ADOPTER Part 3 – Ongoing Training At first Upepo was nervous of cars, bikes, loud noises and people, and hated leaving the sanctity of our grounds, but by taking her out of the compound for short intervals on a harness once she had settled in, and again by giving her […]

IT DOESN’T HAPPEN OVERNIGHT!

UPEPO DIARIES- STORIES FROM AN ADOPTER Part 2 – A New Dog with Children I’ve learned that children and dogs are not the most natural of bed fellows. Children like to pull tails or ears or give out unwanted cuddles which may make a dog feel uncomfortable. They also can’t always see or understand the […]

IT DOESN’T HAPPEN OVERNIGHT!

UPEPO DIARIES- STORIES FROM AN ADOPTER Part 1 – Introduction to a New Home Our decision to adopt a dog was not a difficult one. My family had recently arrived in Nairobi and our other very sociable rescue dog (rescued from Spain) was bored and lonely in our compound. We had promised the children that […]

CAT TRAPS FOR HIRE

Is your neighborhood overwhelmed with feral cats? TNR has humane and efficient traps available for rent For a donation to TNR Trust, you can rent a cat trap on a weekly basis. Rates are Ksh 700 per week – weekly payment is made in advance along with a refundable deposit payable on collection of the […]

DOG WHEELCHAIRS FOR HIRE

These wheelchairs are really great for dogs with weak or paralyzed back legs. They give balance, stability and the ability to go on walks without having to drag legs about. They are very lightweight with ‘fourwheel drive wheels’ that easily go over uneven terrain. Byron’s Chair  – for middle size dog – approx 22kg Kiki’s […]