This is the first ALL CREATURES Veterinary Centre and was established in 2016 as a charity veterinary facility, to support the Animal Resource Centre as well as generate funds to supplement our programmes as well as take care of the overhead cost like, veterinary care and feeding of the our rescues, staff salaries and other occupancy expenses. The centre is located in Area 9 within 3 mins access to the National stadium, Cross Roads Hotel and two major shopping malls which provides a great opportunity for pet owners to see the vet and do some errands while their pets are kept at the clinic!!
Facility Set Up
Our set up has a 24 hr veterinarian and two experienced nurses to care for the inpatients,and outpatients. Extra support staff that ensure that all the rescue dogs are cared for and illnesses reported to the vet whenever they identify any. In addition to the professional staff, the centre is equipped with a Siemmens Mobile X-ray machine, Gas aneasthesia, inpatient kennels, isolation room, two fully equipped consultation rooms and several diagnostic equipment.
The facilities offers; soft tissue surgery, orthopedic surgery, corrective surgery, dentistry and many other elective operations like spay and neuters at competitive prices. We offer other basic care like dewormers, flea treatment, consultations, laboratory profiles, inpatient care, oxygen therapy, critical care, diabetes management and other hormonal pathologies.
We provide veterinary clearnce for pet export. This mainly applies to expats departing the Malawi and would like to reduce our burden of caring for abandon pets by opting to provide lifetime care and partnership to your animals. We procees movement permits, veterinary health certificates and provide advice for pets travelling to all countries not limited to the United Kingdom, Europe, Japan, United States of AMerica and many other countries within Africa and beyond. We offer special rates to Peace Corp Volunteers in order to facilitate the repatriation of their pets.
The clinic opens from 8 am to 5 pm from Monday to Fridays, but offers out of hours services at an extra cost. We only open up to 12 pm on Saturday and are closed all day on Sundays. We however attend to the inpatient pets throughout the week and are open for emergencies out of hours. Only Emergencies to allow our team some time to rest in preparation for the following week.
All funds raised from our veterinary service goes towards sustaining our charitable mandate, to provide much needed services to needy and homeless animals. Any extra support may be made through a donation here;
LILONGWE VET CENTRE TEAM
Veterinary Manager- Dr Richard Kamphongwe
Dr Richard holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Medicine from Luanar. Richard demonstrates leadership skills and is keen to drive the organization forward., and bringing fresh ideas to the clinic. Dr Richard claims to be a dog person but we all know he secretly adores cats (hell happily foster any homeless cats that come in to the center). During his free time, he loves listening to music, you’ll often hear him whistling in the clinic.
Veterinary Nurse- Chipo Kiwala
Chipo is one of the nurses at the Lilongwe Veterinary Centre. Her passion for animals started as a little girl that was raised in an animals loving family in Lilongwe. Inspite of holding a degree in jourrnalism she opted to join a less financially rewarding job as a veterinary nurse at an animal charity! She is commited her time to hone her skills in the nursing care of animals and was rewared a sponsorship by Battersea UK for Intensive one week dog care training in recorgnition of her effort. Her journalism background is also reflected in her involvment in keeping our social media handles alive with current content.
Veterinary Nurse- Mary Nkhoma
Mary is a holder of Diploma in Animal Health and production, obtained at LUANAR. Mary is very passionate when it comes to animals. She is a Dog person but loves all kinds of pets. During the day, she spends most of her time in the consultation room and in patient’s room, taking care of in patients as well as out patients.
Mary takes charge in giving updates, advice and information to pet owners. Mary loves taking pictures and most especially videos.