Zoey, Cole, April, Jimmy and Patch came to TNR together. Their mother Blackie was owned by a low-income family and had not been spayed. The owner called TNR Trust and together we looked for a long-term solution.
In this blog post is a very educational article by Dr Muchubi regarding rabies, a viral disease that is central to the workings of TNR Trust.
We would like to take you back to the past and explain how TNR Trust came about. Some of you might have seen this story published in the Spring Valley Association Newsletter, as it all began in Spring Valley, Nairobi, 3 years ago
There was a growing concern of several residents around Mvuli Road (Nairobi) regarding a growing pack of street dogs living together with several street people. TNR Trust went out to check and resolve the issues
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
When TNR Trust got contacted by a member of the All Saints Cathedral Church Choir (Nairobi) regarding an injured cat, we went out to investigate...
How was Millie, who came in as a street critter, able to win the current and future fights with rabies? Find out in this blog post!
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
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
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