Animals/Pets

Horses rescued from BASH stables

April 19, 2016

THE Bahamas Humane Society yesterday seized three horses from the Bahamas Association for Social Health, citing complaints of animal cruelty against its executive director, Terry Miller.

read more »

Escaped crabs make a scene at airport

April 16, 2016

PASSENGERS collecting their baggage at the Lynden Pindling International Airport on Thursday were in for a surprise welcome to Nassau as they found themselves outnumbered by a cast of escaped crabs in the arrivals area...

read more »

Man Dives Into Ocean to Rescue 700 Pound Sea Turtle Tangled in Kelp

April 13, 2016

A leatherback sea turtle once again swims freely thanks to one man's quick thinking.

read more »

Bizarre 'cloud' of crabs off Panama baffles scientists (+video)

April 13, 2016

Oceanographers from Woods Hole found a swarm of crabs so dense they described it as a 'cloud.' What were all those crabs up to?

read more »

BNT supports Nassau grouper research

April 11, 2016

Nassau grouper is one of the most important fishery species in The Bahamas and wider Caribbean, but due to heavy overexploitation its survival is under threat everywhere.

read more »

Nassau grouper under threat from heavy fishing

April 08, 2016

THE NASSAU Grouper, one of the most important fishery species in the Bahamas and wider Caribbean, is under threat of survival because of heavy over-fishing, according to scientists.

read more »

BINGO! Sweet puppy needs a special home

April 06, 2016

The Humane Society of Grand Bahama's Annual General Meeting will be held Tuesday, August 19th at 6:00 p.m. at the Garden of the Groves Garden Cafe. All current members of the HSGB are invited to attend this important meeting.

read more »

Local Businesses Come Together for 'Dog Days' Health Expo

April 04, 2016

The Second Annual ‘Dog Days’ Half Marathon race and Health Expo will be held this Saturday, April 9th, and is shaping up to be fit and healthy.

read more »

Nine dogs burned to death in attack on store's premises

March 24, 2016

A DISTRAUGHT store manager yesterday bemoaned the senseless killing of nine caged dogs kept at her family's premises, who she said were all set on fire and "burnt to a crisp" by two unknown men for "no apparent reason".

read more »

The tale of Charlie

March 23, 2016

I was one of 4 pups born in late 2003 at a garbage dump on Great Abaco Island, The Bahamas. Were it not for a caring local resident, Molly Roberts, I may not have survived a week.

read more »

Coral Reef Nurseries Constructed at Atlantis to Help Sustain Coral Life

March 22, 2016

Atlantis, Paradise Island is serious about the sustainability of the country’s natural resources, and as such is continuing to play a ‘big brother’ role in achieving this goal.

read more »

Atlantis and the Green Sea Turtle Population
Atlantis and the Green Sea Turtle Population

March 11, 2016

Atlantis, Paradise Island is on a mission to help replenish the world’s green sea turtle population.

read more »

Baark campaign to spay homeless animals

March 10, 2016

THE Bahamas Alliance for Animal Rights and Kindness (Baark) recently teamed up with Renew Bahamas for a one-day mobile animal sterilisation hospital (MASH) clinic at the Harrold Road Landfill site.

read more »

A beautiful day for the HSGB's 31st Annual Dog Show

March 09, 2016

It was a beautiful day for a dog show! The HSGB's 31st Annual Dog Show went off without a hitch and was enjoyed by all participants, human and canine alike.

read more »

50,000 grant to protect conch

March 07, 2016

THE Bahamas National Trust (BNT) has received a third $50,000 grant from The Moore Bahamas Foundation (MBF) to support its work to protect the rapidly declining population of the iconic Queen Conch.

read more »

Killing of tiger shark condemned by BNT

March 07, 2016

THE Bahamas National Trust has "strongly" condemned the "targeted culling and ruthless killing" of a mature tiger shark in the Exuma Cays late last week.

read more »

Louis Bacon's Moore Bahamas Foundation provides grant to help BNT protect Queen Conch populations

March 07, 2016

The Bahamas National Trust today announced that it has received a third $50,000 grant from The Moore Bahamas Foundation, the local affiliate of Louis Bacon’s Moore Charitable Foundation, to support its work to protect the rapidly declining population of the iconic Queen Conch.

read more »

Top migratory bird expert featured at Bahamas Natural History Conference

March 05, 2016

Dr. Peter Marra, one of the world’s top experts on migratory birds, will be a featured speaker at the upcoming Bahamas Natural History Conference, organised by The Bahamas National Trust. Marra heads the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Centre in Washington DC and has authored over 180 peer-reviewed papers published by leading scientific journals.

read more »

Get ready for the 31st annual HSGB Dog Show this Saturday

March 02, 2016

Let's celebrate dogs! Get your dogs ready to strut their stuff at the Humane Society of Grand Bahama's annual dog show this Saturday, March 5th starting at 10 a.m.!

read more »

Time to enter the BKC Dog Show - March 19-20, 2016

February 26, 2016

The Bahamas Kennel Club (BKC) will be holding their annual dog show Clifford Park March 19 & 20th. The show will feature breed competition as well as obedience and agility trials with special classes for neutered and spayed dogs and the Bahamian Potcake. There are also classes for Junior Handlers.

read more »