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Headed by KWS Field Veterinary Officer Dr. Edward Kariuki this Unit has been equipped with a custom-designed vehicle and all the necessary equipment including a refrigerator, dart gun, VHF radios, GPS, camera, binoculars as well as all the medicines and equipment required for rapid and effective veterinary response. 

A Sheldrick Trust driver and veterinary assistant called Julius Kyalo supports Dr. Edward Kariuki along with two experienced Kenya Wildlife Service capture rangers.

The Amboseli Mobile Veterinary Unit has been operational since May 2014.

Amboseli Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for November2021

The SWT/KWS Amboseli Veterinary Unit attended 12 veterinary cases during November 2021. The Amboseli and Chyulu Ecosystem continued experiencing a dry period and much of the vegetation was dry with most areas prone to sporadic bush fires. Most wild animals moved extensively in pursuit of food and water, consequently, some ending in Human-Wildlife Conflict.

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Amboseli Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for October 2021

The Amboseli and Chyulu Eco system has continued to experience dry conditions. Most of the remaining grass is dry and many places have experienced sporadic bushfires. There were more animal deaths reported than normal, of which most were due to starvation and lack of water.

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Amboseli Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for September 2021

The Amboseli and Chyulu Ecosystem was marked by dry weather and much of the vegetation was dry. Consequently, wild animals were highly mobile in pursuit of food and water, leading to increased interaction with humans resulting in conflict.

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Amboseli Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for August 2021

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Amboseli Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for June 2021

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Amboseli Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for May 2021

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Amboseli Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for April 2021

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Amboseli Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for March 2021

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Amboseli Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for February 2021

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Amboseli Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for January 2021

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Amboseli Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for December 2020

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Amboseli Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for November 2020

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Amboseli Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for October 2020

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Amboseli Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for September 2020

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Amboseli Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for August 2020

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