Animals/Pets

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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A Person With A Disability Is Disabled. A Government Without An Access Law Is Handicapped

November 11, 2012

As a disabled American I look forward to visiting the Bahamas every year. I love to partake in the wonders of the world and there is no place more wondrous than the Bahamas!

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Move Follows Animal Death Earlier This Week
Move Follows Animal Death Earlier This Week

November 09, 2012

The government is considering amending current legislation to include stricter guidelines for surrey drivers after a horse collapsed and died on Tuesday.

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Dogs Have Their Day at ‘Strut Your Mutt’

November 09, 2012

Every dog has its day, and for a few hours on Sunday afternoon, many of the four-legged community here in Nassau were in doggy heaven. Almost 100 canines and their companions came to Goodman’s Bay for the start of the Baark! (Bahamas Alliance for Animal Rights and Kindness) “Strut Your Mutt” event, now in its third year. The two mile scenic walk took place along the Cable Beach road and a ‘tail wagging’ good time was had by all.

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Horse's death May Have Been Caused By Age
Horse's death May Have Been Caused By Age

November 08, 2012

Veterinarian Kwesi Smith said poor health may not have played a factor in the death of a surrey horse which collapsed in downtown Nassau on Tuesday.

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Sharks Bring The Community Together In Bimini

November 07, 2012

On Wednesday October 17, students from the Louise McDonald
High School on North Bimini got the chance to get up close and personal with
some pretty "fin," tastic animals.

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Surrrey Horse Death Causes Anger on Social Media
Surrrey Horse Death Causes Anger on Social Media

November 07, 2012

Yesterday after pictures were posted on Facebook people commenting said exactly how they felt about the situation. Greg Lampkin radio personnel wrote "At one point in time there were specific hours in which the surreys were allowed to operate, and specific routes. The breaks between the hours of operation, allowed the horses to rest during the hottest hours of the day.

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Horse Dies In City Street
Horse Dies In City Street

November 07, 2012

Onlookers watched in horror as a surrey horse, with tourists, collapsed and died on the corner of Dowdeswell and Christie Streets yesterday afternoon.

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SURREY HORSE COLLAPSES AND DIES
SURREY HORSE COLLAPSES AND DIES

November 06, 2012

BREAKING NEWS : SURREY HORSE COLLAPSES AND DIES ON CHRISTIE STREET AND THEN THE OWNER DRAGGED THE HORSE AWAY .

PLEASE SUPPORT THE BHS TO HELP STOP THIS CRUELTY.

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BREAKING: Surrey Horse Collapses And Dies
BREAKING: Surrey Horse Collapses And Dies

November 06, 2012

A surrey horse, said to be one of the oldest on Bay Street, collapsed and died today on Christie Street.

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DOG FOUND

November 01, 2012

This black Shih Tzu was found roaming on the eastern end of New Providence in search of its owner on Thursday morning. His owner can telephone 324-4089 or 324-4038 to reclaim him.

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Bahamas Humane Society October News

October 24, 2012

Nassau, Bahamas - The Blessing of the  Animals  St.
Francis of Assisi (Patron Saint of all Animals) Service at St.
Christopher's Church, Lyford Cay, 4:00 pm on Sunday afternoon, October
7th, 2012.  This is a short and very sweet blessing of the animals.  

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Endangered Bird Uses The Bahamas As A Winter Home
Endangered Bird Uses The Bahamas As A Winter Home

October 24, 2012

Research has shown that The Bahamas is a critical winter home for the Piping Plover, an endangered bird species.

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