Animals/Pets

Bahamas Humane Society News
Bahamas Humane Society News

April 24, 2013

The weather held (mostly), and we all enjoyed an amazing time at the BHS/Pedigree Animal Fun Day this past Sunday. Thank you to the many people and companies that helped support the BHS for this day of family fun.

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Meet Roger - The Once in a Lifetime Potcake

April 15, 2013

Roger, one of Operation Potcake’s most moving success stories, has undergone a delicate surgery to save his paw. Now back in Nassau after accompanying Roger to Florida for the five-hour orthopaedic procedure, his rescuers are appealing to the public for help with the $5,000 medical bill.

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Post-puppylifts, Volunteers And Fosters Still Needed At The Humane Society Of Grand Bahama

April 03, 2013

As the euphoria of last month's major puppylifts wanes, we find our feet being guided solidly back to earth by our normal daily routine.  Which, as always, includes a mix of mundane, shocking, or just plain sad and tragic events.  

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Bahamas Humane Society Animal Fun Day - April 21st

April 01, 2013

Nassau, Bahamas - Plans are under way for this year's Animal Fun Day, sponsored by Pedigree. This day of family fun will be held on Sunday, April 21st in the Botanical Gardens from 12 noon to 6 p.m. Does your dog have the waggiest tail? Do you and your dog look alike?

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Fire Breaks Out At Police Headquarters
Fire Breaks Out At Police Headquarters

March 07, 2013

A fire erupted at Police Headquarters yesterday afternoon a few feet from the fire services department. However, all of its fire trucks were out on call.

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Humane Society Of Grand Bahama's Dog Show A Winner All Around

March 06, 2013

The Humane Society of Grand Bahama's 28th Annual Dog Show was a great success in every way.  Despite the very chilly day, over 400 people and almost 100 dogs came out on Saturday, March 2.  
Mother Nature smiled on us and the rain held off. 

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Bahamas Humane Society updates
Bahamas Humane Society updates

March 05, 2013

Hello, all!
I hope you're managing to stay warm through this latest cold snap. Don't forget that your outside animals will need shelter and warm blankets to snuggle up into!

Thank you to all those who have helped support the 2013 BHumane Banner Campaign and to Lombard Odier for providing overall sponsorship. The banners will be coming down next week, and we'll let you know, those of you that bought yours, when you can pick them up.

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HSGB's 28th Annual Dog Show Ready To Give Dogs And Owners A Chance To Show Off

February 20, 2013

Get ready Grand Bahama - the 28th annual Dog Show is next Saturday, March 2nd!  Are your dogs ready?  We've changed things up a little this year to keep it fresh and fun. 

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Canadian Royal Potcake Rescue Seeking Flight Escorts

February 11, 2013

Canadian Royal Potcake Rescue is looking for flight escorts for Rescued animals between Toronto and Bahamas. Please contact us on Facebook. We attend spay and neuter clinics and work on issues relating to the Potcakes to prevent these issues along with compassion.

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Film and Television Productions – Where Bull Sharks Run

January 31, 2013

Miami, Fl -- 01/30/2013 -- Sharks are some of nature’s most sought after animals in the production world. The Bull Shark (Carcharhinus leucas) has long been considered as one of the oceans top predators. Perhaps that is why divers and non-divers the world over get such an exciting adrenaline packed thrill from encountering them.

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Strange Sight At Atlantis
Strange Sight At Atlantis

January 30, 2013

A team of 28 Atlantis aquarists, divers and veterinarians completed the transfer of a 1,110-pound manta ray from the resort's 2.7 million-gallon marine habitat back into the Atlantic Ocean as part of their renowned release and research programme.

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Atlantis, Paradise Island Rescues Endangered Manatee and Relocates her to Dolphin Cay
Atlantis, Paradise Island Rescues Endangered Manatee and Relocates her to Dolphin Cay

January 29, 2013

Paradise Island, the Bahamas - January 26th 2013 -- The Atlantis Animal Rescue Team, with the assistance of the Bahamas Department of Marine Resources (BDMR) and The Bahamas Marine Mammal Research Organization (BMMRO), successfully rescued Georgie, a West Indian manatee and relocated her to the Atlantis Dolphin Cay Marine Mammal Rescue Center. Dolphin Cay is home to the only live marine mammal rescue and rehabilitation center in The Bahamas and is a member of the Bahamas Marine Mammal Stranding Network.

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Atlantic,Paradise Island Successfully Tags and Releases It's Sixth Manta Ray
Atlantic,Paradise Island Successfully Tags and Releases It's Sixth Manta Ray

January 24, 2013

PARADISE ISLAND, THE BAHAMAS (January 24, 2013) – Today at Atlantis, Paradise Island resort in The Bahamas, a team of 28 marine aquarists, divers and veterinarian team completed the transfer of a 1110-pound manta ray from the resort’s 2.7 million-gallon marine habitat back into the Atlantic Ocean as part of their renowned release and research program. This move marks the sixth successful manta ray release for the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) accredited resort, whose marine husbandry practices and research have contributed greatly to the acquisition of data on this species of which little is known. Poseidon was measured at a final wingspan of over 13-feet, with a mouth opening of 22 inches.

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Art For The Parks Abaco Event - January 25 - 27

January 21, 2013

Art for the Parks Abaco is in support of the National Parks of Abaco and will take place over three days: Friday, 25th January, 6pm - 9pm;  Saturday, 26th January, 10am - 6pm; and Sunday, 27th January, 11am - 3pm.

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'Operation Potcake' a Success

January 21, 2013

NASSAU, The Bahamas -- Close to 2,000 dogs in New Providence have been sterilised through Operation Potcake, a two-week spay and neuter initiative by the international organisation Animal Balance and the Bahamas Humane Society. And, "irresponsible" pet owners came under fire for abandoning their animals.

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Successful 13th Annual Bird Count held in Grand Bahama

January 20, 2013

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - The annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC) is conducted in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and the Bahamas by over 500,000 birding enthusiasts. Birds are counted in the same areas each year for one day from sunrise to sunset during the months of December and January.

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Operation Potcake to Become Annual Event and Expand to Family Islands

January 20, 2013

Nassau, Bahamas - Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, the Hon. Perry Christie made a very passionate speech on Friday night at Captain D's, at the Fish Fry, when addressing the volunteers who came for seven different countries to help Operation Potcake.

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Operation Potcake a Success

January 20, 2013

Nassau, The Bahamas -- Close to 2,000 dogs in New Providence have been sterilise through Operation Potcake, a two-week spay and neuter initiative by the international organisation Animal Balance and the Bahamas Humane Society. And, "irresponsible" pet owners came under fire for abandoning their animals.

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Real Men Fix Their Dogs
Real Men Fix Their Dogs

January 17, 2013

On the heels of the wildly successful Operation Potcake, the Bahamas Humane Society intends to launch a new campaign called "Real men fix their dogs".

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Deputy Prime Minister In Visit To Operation Potcake
Deputy Prime Minister In Visit To Operation Potcake

January 15, 2013

Deputy Prime Minister Philip "Brave" Davis paid a visit to Operation Potcake's Fox Hill clinic and was amazed by the size and level of organisation on display.

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