Animals/Pets

Bahamas Humane Society December Events And More!

November 27, 2012

Nassau, Bahamas -   We've had a very successful November with the BHS Ball, the BNT's Jollification and the Cole's of Nassau Fashion Show in aid of The
Bahamas Humane Society.

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Bahamas Humane Society Christmas Day Camps

November 26, 2012

Nassau, Bahamas - Bahamas Humane Society presents Christmas Capers Mini Day Camps 2012 on December, 20th and 21st for Ages 5-12, from 9.00am - 12.00pm.

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Thanks Over Grouper Decision
Thanks Over Grouper Decision

November 23, 2012

Environmental activists yesterday thanked the government for upholding the three-month protection of the Nassau grouper.

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Cabinet Rejects Expansion Of Grouper Season
Cabinet Rejects Expansion Of Grouper Season

November 22, 2012

Agriculture and Marine Resources Minister V. Alfred Gray said yesterday that Cabinet rejected the expansion of the grouper season to January 1.
Gray was approached by the Bahamas Commercial Fishers Alliance to expand the season after the group said its members lost money when they were unable to fish as result of Hurricane Sandy.

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Bahamas National Trust Officials Speak Out Over Grouper Season Extension
Bahamas National Trust Officials Speak Out Over Grouper Season Extension

November 21, 2012

Bahamas National Trust officials said they are "gravely concerned" that the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources is even considering the possibility of extending the grouper season, citing the damage that such a move could have the fishing stocks for future seasons.

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Environmental Groups Rally Against Extended Grouper Season
Environmental Groups Rally Against Extended Grouper Season

November 21, 2012

Adding another month to grouper season would directly place the future of the species in jeopardy, said Bahamas National Trust (BNT) President Neil McKinney yesterday.

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Human Society Speaks Out Over Horse Death
Human Society Speaks Out Over Horse Death

November 20, 2012

The Bahamas Humane Society strongly condemns the circumstances that led to the recent death of a working Surrey horse which collapsed and died in the middle of Christie Street, Nassau on November 7 and to the horrific sight, two days later, of a Surrey driver whipping his Surrey horse which was so weak and emaciated it had no strength left to pull the surrey.

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Keep The Grouper Season Closed

November 20, 2012

Today V. Alfred Gray, minister of agriculture and marine resources, will try to persuade the Cabinet to extend the grouper season to January 1. The Cabinet should not approve this request.

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Shortened Grouper Season Rejected
Shortened Grouper Season Rejected

November 19, 2012

The Bahamas National Trust and the Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation have rejected calls to shorten the grouper closed season.

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Environmentalists: Don't extend grouper fishing season
Environmentalists: Don't extend grouper fishing season

November 19, 2012

Environmentalists are urging the government not to extend the grouper fishing season, as they fear it will harm the reproductive period of the species.
Cabinet will tomorrow discuss whether or not to extend the grouper season into the month of December, to assist fishermen who were hurt economically by bad weather brought on by Hurricane Sandy, Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources V. Alfred Gray said yesterday.

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Marathon Veterinary Clinic is Bahamaslocal.com Business of the week!
Marathon Veterinary Clinic is Bahamaslocal.com Business of the week!

November 16, 2012

make sure your pets are looked after, Marathon Veterinary Clinic Provides the following services:

o General Health Exams
o Immunizations
o General Surgery
o Hematology (Blood Work)
o Dental Cleaning
o Bath and Dips
o Grooming ( By appointment only )
o Animal Products
o Health Certificates

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Legal Action Threat For Surrey Drivers
Legal Action Threat For Surrey Drivers

November 16, 2012

The Bahamas Humane Society is prepared to take legal action against surrey operators who fail to comply with the Animal Protection and Control Act, the organisation's president announced yesterday.

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Bahamas Humane Society Condemns Surrey Horse Treatment

November 16, 2012

The Bahamas Humane Society strongly condemns the
circumstances that led to the recent death of a working Surrey horse
which collapsed and died in the middle of Christie Street, Nassau on
7th November and to the horrific sight, 2 days later, of
a Surrey driver whipping his Surrey horse which was so weak and emaciated
it had no strength left to pull the Surrey.

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Artist Takes Mission To Protect Stingrays To Buckingham Palace
Artist Takes Mission To Protect Stingrays To Buckingham Palace

November 15, 2012

London - As part of an entourage attending a dinner fundraiser at Buckingham Palace this Thursday in support of the research, education and outreach programmes of the Central Caribbean Marine Institute, Dr Guy Harvey intends to seek some royal support for the iconic and declining stingray population in the Cayman Islands.

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BNT And BREEF Reject Call To Shorten Grouper Closed Season

November 15, 2012

The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) and the Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation (BREEF) wish to go on record as supporting the annual closed season for Grouper beginning December 1, 2012 - February 28, 2013.

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Tribune Readers Back Tougher Surrey Rules
Tribune Readers Back Tougher Surrey Rules

November 14, 2012

Voters in a Tribune poll have backed the suggestion of stricter guidelines for surrey drivers, following the death of a surrey horse last week.

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Animal Charity Raises 10,000
Animal Charity Raises 10,000

November 14, 2012

Every dog has its day, and for a few hours, many of the four-legged community here in Nassau were in doggy heaven.

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Marathon Veterinary Clinic is Bahamaslocal.com Business of the week!
Marathon Veterinary Clinic is Bahamaslocal.com Business of the week!

November 12, 2012

make sure your pets are looked after, Marathon Veterinary Clinic Provides the following services:

o General Health Exams
o Immunizations
o General Surgery
o Hematology (Blood Work)
o Dental Cleaning
o Bath and Dips
o Grooming ( By appointment only )
o Animal Products
o Health Certificates

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New Route For Horses
New Route For Horses

November 12, 2012

In view of the recent death of a surrey horse, the Nassau Tourism and Development Board is proposing entirely new stipulations and provisions for the popular downtown Nassau attraction - including moving the route the horses take.

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1,000 Sign Petition To 'Stop Abuse' of Carriage Horses

November 11, 2012

More than 1,000 people from around the world have signed a petition calling on the Bahamian government to 'stop the abuse' of the country's carriage horses.

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