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 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 […]

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 […]

CAMPAIGN ALERT! We are excited to be back on the road again, this time headed to Nanyuki and partnering with KSPCA Nanyuki, The Laikipia County Government, North Kenya Veterinary Services and The Andy’s Veterinary Clinic. Campaign dates:   22nd – 25th September 2022 Time: 9am to 4pm Campaign Locations: Baraka; Kings Springs Academy Kanyoni ; William […]

DO MORE WITH AND FOR YOUR DOG!

DO MORE WITH AND FOR YOUR DOG! “It is far better to take a 20-minute walk every day than a 2-hour walk on Sunday.”  Lack of exercise, as well as too much of it, can result in poor health and habits for your dog. It’s important to find a balance, here’s why: For their mental […]

DANGER LURKS IN DEPO-PROVERA

DANGER LURKS IN DEPO-PROVERA The below radiograph is a lateral chest view of a 9 year old intact female dog who had been on Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (Depo-Provera also known as the human Femiplan) for most of her life. Unfortunately she was brought in with the history of lethargy, general deterioration and coughing up blood. During […]