Professor Mbugua has lectured to both undergraduate and postgraduate students in Small Animal Surgery in the Clinical Studies Department or many years. She has supervised several students in the department at Masters and PhD levels. She has been an External Examiner in Sokoine, Tanzania, Makerere, Uganda and University of Zimbabwe.

She specializes in small animal ophthalmology, orthopaedics, neurology and has a special interest in nutrition of dogs and cats and has published widely in the field of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery. As the chairperson of the Canine Hip Dysplasia Committee of the Kenya Veterinary Board Prof. Mbugua is in the forefront of encouraging breeders to breed out this condition which causes crippling debilitation to the dog population in Kenya and worldwide.

Professor Mbugua has served the profession extensively as an official in the Kenya Veterinary Association and was the chairperson of the Kenya Veterinary Board for 6 years. She was a founding member of the Women’s Branch of the Kenya Veterinary Association and she continues to mentor young lady veterinarians to become the best they can in the field. Her efforts have been recognized in awards from the professional bodies in the country.



.  Aleri JW, Mutembei, HM, Mulei, CM, Gakombe, JW and Mbugua, SW (2010)

     A Retrospective Study of Reproductive Conditions in Bitches in Nairobi

       The Kenya Veterinarian, Vol. 10: 29-31



April 2013       Mbugua, S.W., Gakombe, J.W. and  Warimwe, G.M. Declining prevalence of clinical canine babesiosis and ehrlichiosis in Nairobi, Kenya: The 47th Annual Scientific Conference of the Kenya Veterinary Association in Mombasa

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