What are the average vet visit costs in Kenya

Your pet relies on you to keep them healthy. Every pet owner should take their pet to the veterinarian once a year for a routine check-up. The annual vet visit is essential to maintaining your pet’s overall health — it is not only an opportunity for your vet to catch any problems during an examination, it is also when your pet will receive their vaccination boosters and undergo important health tests.

You might be avoiding these routine visits because of the cost, but the fact of the matter is that regular maintenance of your pet’s health can save you money in the long run. So just how much does a vet visit in Kenya cost?
The average price of a veterinary office visit in Kenya is right around KES 5,000.

Standard Vet Visit Costs in Kenya Include:

There are standard services and costs built in to every annual visit to the veterinarian, and pet owners should budget accordingly.

Office Call: The office call cost includes the appointment and the examination performed by your veterinarian. This cost will vary depending on your geographic location and the veterinarian, or clinic, that you visit. The average cost of the office call is between KES 500 – 1,200.

Vaccination

Pet vaccination cost in Mombasa Rabies 800, parvo 900, dhlp 1650, catflu 1400

Pet vaccination cost in Nairobi

Full canine vaccination 3,500/=

Full feline vaccination 3,000/=

Vaccine Boosters: Vaccine boosters are the shots that are given to keep vaccines effective after the initial dose. Some vaccinations require boosters while others do not, but most pets end up needing 2-4 boosters per year. Booster shots generally range between KES 1000 – KES 3000.

Deworming: Deworming depends with the medication used and ranges from 100/= – 250/= per tablet in Nairobi and KES 100 per tablet in Mombasa

Dental Cleaning / Scaling / Extraction: Many pets undergo a dental cleaning during their annual check-up. Your veterinarian will usually recommend it if they see signs of gingivitis or if you mention that you have noticed bleeding during teeth brushing. The cost will vary between dogs and cats, but the procedure typically costs KES 3,500 – 6,500.

Spaying and Neutering: Sterilizing your cat will cost you any where between KES 2,500 and KES 8,000 This cost can vary greatly depending on your geographic location and the veterinarian, or clinic, that you visit. Neutering a cat is usually cheaper than spaying.

Microchipping: cost of pet microchipping in Kenya varies between KES 4,000 to KES 5,500 inclusive of the certificate.

What does your vet charge? Is it fair?…And are YOU getting what your pet deserves?

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2 comments

  • Xavier

    Very useful info provided on this website

  • kevin

    thank you for this info, and just wanted to ask if it’s up to date…

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