Animals/Pets

BHS Summer Fun Annual Photography Contest 2015
BHS Summer Fun Annual Photography Contest 2015

July 21, 2015

Pull out your cameras and start taking those holiday photos! The BHS 2015 Summer Fun Photography Contest is underway! We invite you to participate in this annual photo contest, sponsored by Mr. Photo and Bahamas Local...

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Solomon's Supercenter hosts Love Your Pet/s Day
Solomon's Supercenter hosts Love Your Pet/s Day

July 14, 2015

If the customers barked at staff on Saturday, employees at a special event outside Solomon’s Super Center didn’t mind. They just turned around and offered them a biscuit...

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Solomon's Super Center hosts 'Love Your Pet Day'

July 14, 2015

If the customers barked at staff on Saturday, employees at a special event outside Solomon's Super Center didn't mind. They just turned around and offered them a biscuit.

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UNEXSO proudly supports BNT dive tag campaign

July 07, 2015

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama - As many of the Bahamas National Trust's (BNT) marine national parks are spectacular dive areas for both locals and visitors, the BNT recently launched a dive tag program.

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Bahamas Humane Society CAT SPECIAL

May 08, 2015

From now until May 30th, all cats and kittens are two-for-one...

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BNT receives global recognition for shark conservation
BNT receives global recognition for shark conservation

April 08, 2015

United Nations ambassadors from ten countries descended on Eleuthera to learn about The Bahamas' shark sanctuary, which was officially established four years ago, and to get lessons from leading research scientists on new discoveries when it comes to sharks.

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Shark population presents ecotourism, research options

March 12, 2015

Bolstered research and conservation efforts to protect The Bahamas' shark population will allow the country to explore the "untapped potential" of its fledgling ecotourism product, according to a Cape Eleuthera Institute (CEI) official.

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Farmer Cates Showcased Livestock at the 2015 GRAC Agriculture Expo

March 10, 2015

Food security begins with empowering livestock farmers to raise healthy pigs, goats, sheep, and chickens for a sustainable local industry...

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Save horses from a life of misery

March 06, 2015

Recently there has been a lot of talk, lobbying and pleading by many people (too many to name) in order to stop another "ride your horse on the beach" business opening up in Harbor Island.

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The meerkats have returned

February 27, 2015

Most people know meerkats from the character Timon
in "The Lion King" animated movie, and now two -- one male and one female -- of the furry mammals native to Madagascar, call the Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Centre home.

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Happy pets are healthy pets

January 26, 2015

This was the overarching message Dr. Bridgette Johnson, President of the Bahamas Veterinary Association, delivered to years four, five, and six students at St. Andrews School on January 21...

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Operation Cat 2015

January 15, 2015

The plan is to set up on January 28th and then do surgery Thursday 29th, Friday 30th, Saturday 31st, Sunday 1st, Monday 2nd, and Tuesday 3rd half day and to pack up...

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Chocolate is for people, not for pooches

January 08, 2015

You can spoil your loved one with chocolate and spice your chicken souse with onions, but if you care about your pet, make sure you never feed them either...

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The Canine Distemper Virus
The Canine Distemper Virus

July 07, 2014

As some of you may know, we are currently experiencing a serious outbreak of the Canine Distemper Virus (CDV), in possible epidemic proportions, on the island...

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It's official: Operation Potcake a huge success
It's official: Operation Potcake a huge success

February 07, 2014

THE second installment of the mass spay and neuter project known as Operation Potcake was officially a huge success, with 1,220 animals fixed in just five days...

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Operation Potcake on target for huge success

February 06, 2014

THE mass spay and neuter project known as Operation Potcake is on target to have its second huge success in a row with around 1,000 animal fixed in just four days...

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Bahamas Iguanas Smuggled to the UK
Bahamas Iguanas Smuggled to the UK

February 04, 2014

The biggest question is how did the Nassau Airport Authority personnel who are the security, not spot this... !!!!

Thirteen "incredibly rare" iguanas that had been stashed in socks by smugglers have been seized by a customs team at Heathrow Airport.

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Ready, Set, Strut
Ready, Set, Strut

November 15, 2013

A pleasant afternoon on Sunday 10th November at Goodman’s Bay, both two and fourlegged
walkers were ready to stroll the two-mile scenic route along the new Cable Beach
strip for Baark’s fourth annual ‘Strut Your Mutt Walk-A-Thon’. Almost 100 people and
their dogs took part in the event helping to raise over $9,000 for Baark’s spay/neuter and
education programs all over the Bahamas.

At the colourful finish line all ‘strutters’ were treated to a delicious Ben and Jerry’s ice
cream and a refreshing drink from Liquid Courage whilst the four-legged walkers each
received numerous Purina dog treats.

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Greetings from the Bahamas Humane Society
Greetings from the Bahamas Humane Society

May 17, 2013

Thank you to those who came out and supported us at the BHS/Pedigree Animal Fun Day! We saw many people and dogs at this event and a great time was had by all. The grey clouds only helped keep it cooler and kindly didn't drop much rain on us. Together you helped us raise over $7,000 for the BHS.

Thank you to the many companies who donated items and sponsored our games and mini-raffle, including Powerboat Adventures, Bahama Hand Prints, Mendoza Imports, Balduccino Fine Foods, Yellow Strawberry Beauty Salon & Spa, The Wine Lounge, Pet Heaven, Windermere Day Spa & Salon, Tambearly School, Bristol Wines & Spirits, John Bull Limited, D'Albenas Agency Ltd., One & Only Ocean Club, Caribbean Bottling Co., (Bahamas) Ltd., Insurance Company of the Bahamas Limited, Marco's Pizza, Harding-Lee & Company, Bahamian Brewery & Beverage Co., Bahama Republic, Bahamas Waste Limited, and Super Value. We couldn't have done it without you, or without all our amazing volunteers. Thank you!

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“Purple Paws” Live Auction Success for Non-Profit Group Baark!

May 10, 2013

Raising over $27,000 from a spirited live auction, raffle draw and ‘fund-aneed’ donations, the inaugural Baark! (Bahamas Alliance for Animal Right sand Kindness) ‘Purple Paws’ event was a resounding success. The purple themed evening held on April 27th at The Ocean Club Estates Beach Club, was hugely anticipated and a sell out event. Upon arrival each person was given a purple bidding paddle in the shape of a paw print. Atlantis singer Alia Coley serenaded guests as they enjoyed cocktails and tasty cuisine by sunset in the stunning location.

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