Animals/Pets

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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Strut Your Mutt Walk-a-Thon - November 4th 3pm

October 23, 2012

Nassau, Bahamas - You're invited to Strut Your Mutt Walk-a-Thon Sunday
November 4th 2012 3pm Registration, Walks starts at 4pm Goodman's Bay, West Prizes for ALL participants Bring your dogs and come out to take part in the third annual Strut Your Mutt Walk-a-Thon - a great event for all the family. 

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USA Considers Listing Queen Conch As Threatened Or Endangered

October 17, 2012

Belize City, Belize - A United States petition submitted this March to list the Queen Conch (Strombus gigas) as a threatened or endangered
species, the status of the implementation of a common fisheries policy
for CARICOM, and the joint action plan and Belize Declaration signed
this September in the historic joint meeting of Central American and
Caribbean fisheries Ministers will be priority items on the agenda of
the upcoming 3rd Special Meeting of the Ministerial Council
of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM)...

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USA Considers Listing Queen Conch As Threatened Or Endangered

October 15, 2012

Belize City, Belize - A United States petition submitted this March to list the Queen Conch (Strombus gigas) as a threatened or endangered
species, the status of the implementation of a common fisheries policy
for CARICOM, and the joint action plan and Belize Declaration signed
this September in the historic joint meeting of Central American and
Caribbean fisheries Ministers will be priority items on the agenda of
the upcoming 3rd Special Meeting of the Ministerial Council
of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM)...

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Blessed Are The Animals
Blessed Are The Animals

October 09, 2012

On Sunday, October 7, St Christopher's Church in Lyford Cay held its annual Blessing of the Animals in honour of St Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals.

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Shark Conservationists Visit Grand Bahama School

October 09, 2012

West End, Bahamas - On Monday, October 8th, shark conservationists Jillian
Morris and Duncan Brake spent some time with the 4th, 5th and 6th graders at the West End Primary School in Grand Bahama Island.

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Lab Network Embraces Animal Health Strategies To Improve Human Health

October 01, 2012

 
Nassau, The Bahamas -Securing optimal health has lab professionals concerned at the Rand Memorial Hospital in Freeport, Grand Bahama.

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Concern Over Harvesting Of Undersize Conch

September 28, 2012

Freeport - The harvesting of undersize conch is a serious problem in Grand Bahama - where in a single incident this week more than 300 juvenile specimens were removed from the sea off West End.

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Lyford Cay Foundation Sponsors Production Of Videos On Marine Life In The Bahamas

September 26, 2012

Abaco, Bahamas -- Show-and-tell has rarely tackled such profound ground as is currently being covered by The Bahamas Marine Mammal Research Organisation (BMMRO), headquartered in Sandy Point,Abaco.

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Bahamas Humane Society Summer Fun Photography Contest are due today!
Bahamas Humane Society Summer Fun Photography Contest are due today!

September 14, 2012

Please remember that photo contest entries for the BHS 2012 Fine Image Summer Fun Photography Contest are due today! Last minute entries will still be accepted tomorrow at the BHS Shelter only but please do try to have your entries in today. Our judges, Patricia Vazquez and Paul Hage-Chahine, both excellent photographers themselves, are looking forward to seeing all the many photos. Then join us next Friday, September 21st at 6 p.m. at the New Providence Community Centre on Blake Road to see the photos and learn who the winners are

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What Future For Prime Caribbean 'Hope Spot'

September 13, 2012

The Andros Barrier Reef, located off Andros Island, the largest island in the Bahamas archipelago, is the second largest barrier reef in the western hemisphere.

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