Caring for Dogs or Cats, Mobile Clinic, News, Rabies, What We Do

An Unusual Foster Mother

CREDITS FOR THIS STORY: K 24 TV (2013), Kirigo, Dagoretti (Kenya) 7-year-old Mbugua and his 6-year-old sister Wanjiku have been living with their grandmother after their biological alcoholic mother abandoned them. Their grandmother is however often away from home and has to tend to a total of 5 children left in her care. Oscar the dog,… Continue reading An Unusual Foster Mother

Caring for Dogs or Cats, Rabies, What We Do

Stray Animals: Safety and Respect

Nairobi is full of stray animals, just like many other cities and towns in the world. People avoid and ignore most of these strays as they are so desensitized and used to having these animals roaming around, looking for scraps to eat or a place to sleep. Strays are considered to be dangerous and this… Continue reading Stray Animals: Safety and Respect

Rabies, What We Do

TNR INFO: About Us

THE RISK OF RABIES Some 2000 people die of rabies very year. It is mainly caused through bites from dogs that carry the disease. The number of animals who die from this disease are unknown. Once contracted, it is rare to survive. Yet it is an entirely avoidable disease, as vaccinated animals will be immune to it. We are… Continue reading TNR INFO: About Us

Caring for Dogs or Cats, Rabies, What We Do

TNR INFO: Rabies Prevention

Rabies is a viral disease that is nearly always fatal. Infected dogs cause more than 99% of rabies cases in humans. In Kenya approximately 2000 humans die from the disease annually, 40% of these are children under 15. Main symptoms of rabies in dogs: • Constant licking of bite site • Jaw is dropped • Inability to swallow,… Continue reading TNR INFO: Rabies Prevention