Peter Kimeli is both a researcher and a practising veterinarian. He graduated with a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (Nairobi) in the year 2011, Master of Science (Nairobi) in 2014 and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from the Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada in 2021. He teaches and attends to clinical duties at the University of Nairobi. His interest is more inclined towards observational and experimental studies that investigate complex epidemiological questions.




Obonyo, FO, Maingi N, Samuel Maina Githigia, Kimeli P, Nyaboga EN.  2022.  Occurrence of serum antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii and associated risk factors in donkeys from central Kenya. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 54(1):1-11.


Kimeli, P, Vanleeuwen J, Gitau G, Heider L, McKenna S, Greenwood S.  2021.  Effect of housing improvement and other factors on the growth of heifer calves on Kenyan smallholder dairy farms. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 53(1):1-15.
Peter, K, John VL, George G, Luke H, Shawn MK, Spencer G.  2021.  Impact of calf housing improvement and farmer training on finances, management and animal welfare perceptions of Kenyan smallholder dairy farmers. Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics. 13(2):119-129.
Kimeli, P, Vanleeuwen J, Gitau GK, Heider LC, Heider LC, McKenna SL, Greenwood SJ, Richards S.  2021.  Evaluation of environmental and comfort improvements on affective welfare in heifer calves on smallholder dairy farms. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 189:105296.
Njoroge, EN, Mutembei HM, Kipyegon AN, Kimeli P, Olum MO.  2021.  Prevalence of Repeat Breeding Syndrome in Dairy Cattle in Selected Regions of Kenya. International Journal of Veterinary Science. 10(2):114-118.


S., S, Gitau G.K., J. VL, C. M, P. K.  2020.  Impact of calf feeding practices on calf growth and health in smallholder dairy farms in Nyeri County, Kenya. East African Journal of Science, Technology, and Innovation. 1(3):2707-0425.
E.S., K, G. G, J. VL, P. K, T.O. A, D. G, J. M, D. M.  2020.  Sero-prevalence and risk factors of infectious bovine rhinotracheitis virus (type 1) in Meru County, Kenya. Preventive Veterinary Medicine . 175:104863.


P., K, D. M, J. VL, G. G, J. M, S. M, L. H.  2019.  Factors associated with leg cleanliness of smallholder dairy herds in Kenya. East African Journal of Science, Technology and Innovation. 1(1):11-26.


A.N, K, H.M. M, V.T T, J.A. O, P. K.  2016.  Knowledge and Practices of the residents living along the Nairobi River Riparian on the use of the contaminated river for farming and its effects on animal reproduction. IOSR Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science. 9(8):59-61.
W.E., M, E.M. M, P K, D.W. M, A.N. K, G. K, J.D. M, E. K, D. M.  2016.  Combined Epidural Lidocaine and Medetomidine-Ketamine- Isoflurane Anaesthesia for Management of Femoral Fracture in a Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus). Israel Journal of Veterinary Medicine . 71(1):48-52.


P., K, S.W. M, M.R. C, G. K, T.O. A, W.E. M, A.N. K, J.D. M.  2015.  A Retrospective Study on Findings of Canine Hip Dysplasia Screening in Kenya. Veterinary World . 8(11):1326-1330.
N., WM, D.O. K, P. K, W.E. M, J.D. M.  2015.  Surgical management of agenesis of the vulva with atresia ani-et-distal recti in a heifer calf: A case report. Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research . 2(3):369-372.
Kimeli, P, Amuti S, Kipyegon A, Mbugua SW.  2015.  Acute abdominal aortic rupture in a mare on transit. International Journal of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine. 3(2):20-22.kimeli_et_al__aortic_rupture_in_mare__2015.pdf


Kimeli, P, Kipyegon AN, Mwangi WE, Mande JD.  2014.  A case of Trypanosoma congolense savannah type infection and its management in a dog. Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research. 1(4):232-234.kimeli_et_al_2014_tryps.pdf
Kimeli, P, Mogoa EM, Mwangi WE, Kipyegon AN, Kirui G, Muasya DW, Mande JD, Kariuki E, Mijele D.  2014.  Use of brachial plexus blockade and medetomidine-ketamine-isoflurane anaesthesia for repair of radio-ulna fracture in an adult cheetah (acinonyx jubatus). BMC Veterinary Research. 10:249.kimeli_et_al._2014__cheetah.pdf
Kimeli, P, Nguhiu-Mwangi J, Mogoa EM.  2014.  Awareness and Practice of Claw Trimming in Cows within Smallholder Zero-Grazing Dairy Units in Kikuyu District, Kenya: A Survey Study. International Journal of Veterinary Science. 3(3):139-141.
Mwangi, WE, Kimeli P, Mathai LW, Muasya DW, Kipyegon AN.  2014.  Management of Puff Adder (Bitis Arietans) Snake Bite and Envenomation in Dogs: Case Report. International Journal of Veterinary Science. 3(3):160-162.
Mwangi, WE, Kimeli P, Mogoa EG, Aleri JW, Kirui G.  2014.  Medetomidine-Tiletamine-Zolazepam Anaesthesia with Brachial Plexus Blockade: An Alternative Protocol for Canine Forelimb Surgerie. Research Journal of Animal Sciences. 8(1):9-11.
P., K, A.N. K, W.E. M, E.G.M. M, D.N. K.  2014.  Diffuse Peritonitis Associated With Ventral Hernia In An Adult Doe: Case Report. IOSR Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science. 7(1):53-55.
Kimeli, P, Kipyegon AN, Karanja DN.  2014.  Fatal Obstructive Urolithiasis in a 5 Months Old Buck: A Case Report. International Journal of Veterinary Science. 3(1):40-42.

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