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Headed by KWS Field Veterinary Officer Dr. Jeremiah Poghon this Unit has been equipped with a custom-designed vehicle and all the necessary equipment including a vaccine refrigerator, dart gun, VHF radios, GPS, camera, binoculars as well as all the medicines required for rapid and effective veterinary response. An SWT Driver and veterinary assistant support Dr. Poghon along with two experienced Kenya Wildlife Service capture rangers.

This Unit is operated by the SWT with funding from Four Paws and has been operational since November 2003.

Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for July 2020

July remained dry with no rains throughout the Tsavo Ecosystem. Unfortunately, wildlife injuries increased during the month, mainly due to bushmeat poaching and human-wildlife conflict....

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for June 2020

The month of June witnessed a rise in injuries to wildlife attributed to human-wildlife conflict and poaching attempts; mainly bush meat poaching. Cases may continue to increase as water holes dry up and vegetation dries out....

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for May 2020

During May there was virtually no rain and very little showers across the Tsavo/coast ecosystem. The vegetation is drying up and the water that collected during the rainy season is also disappearing. However, there is still plenty of forage for grazers and browsers due to the long rains between October 2019 to April 2020....

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit for April 2020

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for March 2020

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit Report for February 2020

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit for January 2020

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit for December 2019

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit for November 2019

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit for October 2019

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit for September 2019

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit for August 2019

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit for July 2019

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit for June 2019

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Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit for May 2019

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