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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

DOGS AND COMMUNICATION

DOGS AND COMMUNICATION Good communication goes beyond words; tone of voice and body language is part of the package. Our pets rely on just body language to let us know how they feel. Paying attention to this will help us learn what their likes and don’t likes and even help prevent accidents due to aggressive […]

THE ADVENTUROUS RESCUE OF LAMU

THE ADVENTUROUS RESCUE OF LAMU (Story by: Esther Altorfer) In September 2021, we adopted Lamu from TNR Trust. He was the perfect dog: gentle, clean and playful, in other words: a wonderful family dog. We enjoyed going on hikes with him out on the Ngong hills and runs in the forest, letting him off the […]

Transmissible Venereal Tumors  in Dogs

Transmissible venereal tumors (TVT) are tumors that arise from the dysregulated growth of cells called histiocytes. It is sexually transmitted through direct skin-to-skin contact with the tumor that results in cancer cells being transplanted from dog to dog. Dogs of any breed, age, or sex are susceptible, but it is most commonly observed in mixed-breed dogs, […]

LOST PET PREVENTION

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR PET! Nobody intends it, but lost dogs and cats happen: an experience no one should ever have to go through. However, we can increase the odds of keeping them safe and finding them if they do go missing. Here are a few things to add to your checklist. Secure your perimeter: […]