Tag: #Animals

Opinion: Time To End Breed-Specific Legislation

Opinion: Time To End Breed-Specific Legislation

[Opinion column written by Jonathan Starling] I would like to commend the group that has launched a petition calling for an end to breed-specific legislation in Bermuda. They quite rightly point out many of the flaws inherent to breed-specific legislation, and stress that no one breed is inherently more violent than another – the key is in the training... Read more of this article

Owner Seeking To Locate Missing Dog [Found]

Owner Seeking To Locate Missing Dog [Found]

[Updated] A licensed female pit bull named Lily is missing from the Devonshire area, with the dog’s owner seeking assistance from the public in tracking her down. Lily, described as “very friendly,” and has a health condition that requires her to take medication twice per day. The dog’s owner said, “We are very worried as she... Read more of this article

Petition Calls For End To Pitbull Prohibition

Petition Calls For End To Pitbull Prohibition

Saying that Bermuda is “behind the times” and calling for action “not only for dog owners, but all Bermudians with moral standards,” an online petition calling for the removal of pit-bulls from the island’s list of prohibited dogs has been signed over 420 times as of today [Apr 11] as it attempts to reach its goal of 500... Read more of this article

Pomeranian Dog Missing In Pembroke [Found]

Pomeranian Dog Missing In Pembroke [Found]

[Updated] A male Pomeranian dog is missing from the West Pembroke area, with the dog’s owner seeking assistance from the public in tracking him down and offering a reward for information leading to his return. The dog, aged 10, answers to ‘Chiko’ and sports a “pinkish tail” and no teeth. Chiko has been missing since the... Read more of this article

Stevenson: Boat Strikes Threatening Humpbacks

Stevenson: Boat Strikes Threatening Humpbacks

Photographs recently captured in the Challenger Banks area offer a stark reminder of the perils that whales can face in the ocean, with the whale spotted harbouring a slash across its back that whale researcher Andrew Stevenson said appears to have been caused by the prop of a small boat, lopping off its dorsal fin. Mr Stevenson said, “The North... Read more of this article

Can You Help? St David’s Bunny Missing [Found]

Can You Help? St David’s Bunny Missing [Found]

[Updated] A 12-year-old pet owner has had the misfortune to have her bunny — named Bella — go missing on Easter Sunday. Bella, a brown rabbit, was last seen near the Double Dip, in St David’s.Owner Hannah Deacon, 12, of St. David’s, said: “She has gone missing before, but never like this and she has never gone so far. I’m very... Read more of this article

Bermuda Audubon Society Launch New Website

Bermuda Audubon Society Launch New Website

The Bermuda Audubon Society has launched their new website at audubon.bm, giving the public access to “anything you would like to know about our island’s bird life.” A spokesperson said, “The site provides information on all our local breeding birds and the conservation programmes for Cahows, Longtails and Bluebirds. “It also... Read more of this article

Department Of Health Reminds Of Securing Pets

Department Of Health Reminds Of Securing Pets

In an effort to ensure the safety of Public Health Officers when performing services within private homes, the Department of Health has reminded pet owners to secure any potentially dangerous pets before Officers enter the premises. A government spokesperson said, “The Department of Health would like to inform their clients and members of the... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Dog Association Agility Show

Photos & Video: Dog Association Agility Show

The International Dog Events Association [IDEA] is holding their Dog Agility Show this weekend at the Somersfield Academy field in Devonshire, with the event getting underway on Saturday, and continuing today [Mar 29]. IDEA is a United States Dog Agility Association [USDAA] affiliated Group and holds competitive agility events in Bermuda under USDAA... Read more of this article

Video: BBC Feature Eels Journey From Bermuda

Video: BBC Feature Eels Journey From Bermuda

The BBC has released a video that explores the journey of young eels from Bermuda to Britain, saying, “there’s so much to learn about these mysterious fish.” “After a two year journey from the other side of the world, hundreds of thousands of young eels or elvers have arrived,” says reporter Tim Muffett. ”For the... Read more of this article

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