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The Meru veterinary team is headed by Kenya Wildlife Service Veterinary Officer Dr Bernard Rono. Dr Rono is ably assisted by SWT driver and veterinary assistant Peter Kariuki along with two skilled KWS capture rangers. The team is fully equipped with GPS, Radios, Cameras, and binoculars, a customised 4x4 vehicle suitable for off-road driving, two darting systems that can be alternately used depending on terrain and other prevailing field conditions, all necessary drugs and medical supplies as well as basic laboratory equipment that enables prompt field diagnosis and treatment.

The Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit is operated by the SWT with generous funding from Mr. Companc and has been operational since February 2013.

Meru Mobile Veterinary Report | April 2024

The Meru ecosystem experienced transformative rejuvenation as it was drenched in significant showers in April. Seasonal rivers coursing through Meru National Park surged to life breathing vitality into the landscape. The once parched earth swiftly metamorphosed into a lush expanse of dense and vibrant verdant green. These changes instil a sense of hope that wildlife will have ample food and water

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Report | March 2024

March was characterized by abundant sunshine, juxtaposed with fluctuations in both daytime and nocturnal temperatures. Intermittent showers were experienced in select areas, offering a glimmer of hope for substantial rainfall in the impending month of April.

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Report | February 2024

In the month of February, heightened daytime and night-time temperatures characterized the climatic conditions. Despite this, the vegetation sustained its verdant hue, and the watercourses within the Meru ecosystem maintained their flow, offering assurance that wildlife had access to ample sustenance and hydration for the foreseeable months.

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Report | January 2024

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Report for December 2023

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Report for October 2023

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Report for September 2023

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Report for August 2023

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Report for July 2023

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Report for June 2023

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Report for May 2023

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit | April 2023

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Report for March 2023

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Report for January 2023

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Report for December 2022

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