Animals/Pets

Ardastra Rescues, Rehabilitates Wildlife in Distress
Ardastra Rescues, Rehabilitates Wildlife in Distress

May 22, 2019

It takes roughly five minutes and some prompting for the American kestrel – a small, colorful falcon –to realize its free.

Discovered two weeks ago flapping around on the ground, a do-gooder brought the young bird to Ardastra Gardens, Zoo & Conservation Centre...

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How Ardastra is putting a kestrel back in the sky
How Ardastra is putting a kestrel back in the sky

May 22, 2019

IT takes roughly five minutes and some prompting for the American kestrel - a small, colourful falcon -to realise it's free. Discovered around two weeks ago flapping on the ground, a do-gooder brought the young bird to Ardastra Gardens, Zoo & Conservation Centre believing it to be lacking the flight and survival skills that it would have been taught by its parents had it not fallen from its nest...

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52-Year Old Dolphin Gives Birth at Blue Lagoon Island
52-Year Old Dolphin Gives Birth at Blue Lagoon Island

April 18, 2019

The team at Blue Lagoon Island has officially introduced its newest member of the family – a healthy and strong native Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin calf named Duchess...

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'Free the dolphins, don't breed them'
'Free the dolphins, don't breed them'

April 11, 2019

THE birth announcement of a new bottlenose dolphin in captivity at Blue Lagoon Island signals that animal tourism continues to be dark chapter for The Bahamas, according to one environmental activist...

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Dog Days Marathon Attracts International Competitor, but Nassau native claims Win!

April 01, 2019

Over 500 competitors enjoyed perfect weather conditions, beautiful scenery, and a world class route at the annual Grand Bahama Dog Days Half Marathon...

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Outrage at shotgun shark killing
Outrage at shotgun shark killing

March 21, 2019

BAHAMAS National Trust executive director Eric Carey wants authorities to investigate a "sickening" shark killing captured on film...

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34th Annual HSGB Dog Show an Enjoyable Day

March 11, 2019

The Humane Society of Grand Bahama (HSGB) held their 34th annual Dog Show on Saturday, March 2nd, 2019. Beautiful weather and a host of gorgeous dogs combined to make a successful and enjoyable day...

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KC Dog Show features Beauty, Brains and Fun

March 06, 2019

The Bahamas Kennel Club ( BKC) will be holding their annual Dog Show, March 16 and 17 from 9 am to 3 pm at Collins House Grounds...

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Mountain lion in California tree 'rescued' by firefighters
Mountain lion in California tree 'rescued' by firefighters

February 18, 2019

A very large cat has been rescued from a tree near a property in California after the homeowner saw it while working in the garden, officials say...

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'Police shot dogs tied up in yard'
'Police shot dogs tied up in yard'

February 13, 2019

TWO dogs were allegedly shot in their owner's yard by Royal Bahamas Police Force officers on Friday - an incident which has drawn the ire of Bahamas Humane Society president Kim Aranha...

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The Skinny on Fat Dogs and Cats-Managing obesity in pets
The Skinny on Fat Dogs and Cats-Managing obesity in pets

February 04, 2019

It is not just humans who fight the battle of the bulge. According to a recently released study, obesity in pets is a growing problem with 56% of dogs and 60% of domestic cats in the U.S. tipping the scales at an unhealthy weight...

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Atlantis, Paradise Island Helping To Make History With Rare Male Spotted Dolphin
Atlantis, Paradise Island Helping To Make History With Rare Male Spotted Dolphin

February 02, 2019

Atlantis, Paradise Island is celebrating further successes in an already incredible success story! Data recently collected from a tag fitted on a rare male spotted dolphin – a species considered “data-deficient..."

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Conch may be wiped out in 10-15 years
Conch may be wiped out in 10-15 years

January 11, 2019

THE Bahamas National Trust is gearing up for a major conservation push in the wake of research findings that warn the local conch supply could be wiped out in ten to 15 years...

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BHS president: Dog life expectancy claims 39nonsense39
BHS president: Dog life expectancy claims 39nonsense39

December 31, 2018

BAHAMAS Humane Society President Kim Aranha said claims by a Canadian news site that dogs in the local shelter have a life expectancy of "only two to three years" are "absolute nonsense"...

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Anak Krakatau: How a tsunami could wipe out the last Javan rhinos
Anak Krakatau: How a tsunami could wipe out the last Javan rhinos

December 28, 2018

Conservationists have warned that the entire species of the critically endangered Javan rhino could be wiped out if a tsunami were to strike again...

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Amphibian that buries head in sand named after Donald Trump

December 19, 2018

US presidents tend to receive their fair share of honours, but Donald Trump may want to ignore his latest one...

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Adopt a Flamingo-GIVING TUESDAY

November 22, 2018

Over the last 60 years, The Bahamas National Trust has worked to save the Bahamas' flamingo population from extinction, but there is still more work to do...

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HSGB Celebrates 50 years of caring for four legged friends in Grand Bahama
HSGB Celebrates 50 years of caring for four legged friends in Grand Bahama

October 18, 2018

In 1968 the Humane Society of Grand Bahama (HSGB) was founded “to protect God’s creatures in times of trouble on Grand Bahama Island...”

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Scrap the Table Scraps
Scrap the Table Scraps

October 09, 2018

Vet says human foods can harm pets...Mouthwatering jerk chicken or spicy curry mutton might be meals fit for a king, but these perennial favorites are detrimental to his loyal companions, Fido and Kitty...

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Shark bite victim says she'll be back to The Bahamas
Shark bite victim says she'll be back to The Bahamas

September 27, 2018

AN American woman bitten by a shark in Abaco on Sunday says she plans to return to The Bahamas in just "a few days" and will go spearfishing again...

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