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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 Unit Report for August 2020

The Eastern Conservation Area continues to experience dry weather conditions, resulting in a large percentage of vegetation drying out. All measures are being taken to prevent the risk of fire outbreak within the conservation area as this would devastating for the habitat and the wildlife. Wild animals continue to enjoy the remaining forage and water within the park....

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for July 2020

It's now deep into the dry season and the vegetation has almost completely dried out. Strongs winds have picked up and most of the seasonal streams have dried up. While water levels have dropped significantly in the permanent rivers flowing through the National Park due to the cessation of rains and heavy use upstream by farmers to irrigate farms. Hopefully, despite water utilisation by farmers, the volume of water will still be sufficient to flow through the park. ...

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for June 2020

There were heavy rains in May which eased off in June resulting in vegetation drying out. There have also been strong winds and water levels in most of the streams running through park are starting to reduce....

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for May 2020

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit for April 2020

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit for March 2020

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit for January 2020

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit for December 2019

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit for November 2019

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit for October 2019

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit for September 2019

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit for August 2019

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit for July 2019

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit for June 2019

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Meru Mobile Veterinary Unit for April - May 2019

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