Tag: #Animals

SPCA: Agreement For Restricted Summer Hours

SPCA: Agreement For Restricted Summer Hours

“A mutual agreement between the owners and the SPCA, has been reached and once the carriage operation resumes it will be with restricted hours, 7-8:30am and evenings during summer months,” the SPCA said. This follows after a horse recently collapsed in Dockyard, prompting an online petition entitled “Keep the horses out of the heat” which has... Read more of this article

Sea Turtle Nest Found On Beach, 15 Hatchlings

Sea Turtle Nest Found On Beach, 15 Hatchlings

The beach at Alexandra Battery in St. George’s is currently closed to public use as a turtle nest was discovered yesterday on the beach, and 15 hatchlings have been found. A spokesperson said, “The Department of Parks wishes to inform the public that the beach at Alexandra Battery, located in St. George’s, is currently closed to public... Read more of this article

Debris Thrown In Ocean Harming Sea Turtles

Debris Thrown In Ocean Harming Sea Turtles

[Written by Don Burgess] Residents are being urged not to throw debris into the ocean after another sea turtle was found dead recently. Two swimmers near the channel off of Dockyard recently found a turtle floating dead in the water. The animal had become entangled in fishing line and strangled to death. At the end of June, four boys—Kaiser Dill,... Read more of this article

Court: 80-Year-Old Charged Over Dog’s Noise

Court: 80-Year-Old Charged Over Dog’s Noise

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Aug 14], 80-year-old  St David’s resident Yulisse Tucker-Carlington stood before Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo and pleaded guilty to keeping a Yorkshire Terrier dog that repeatedly made noises to the annoyance of neighbours. The Magistrate fined her $300 for the offence which was committed over the time between... Read more of this article

Brown Pelican Enjoying Bermuda’s Hospitality

Brown Pelican Enjoying Bermuda’s Hospitality

A Brown Pelican — a rare visitor to Bermuda — has been spotted around the island for the past few weeks, having been seen in locations ranging from the west to the east, and even stopping by the Non-Mariners event to enjoy him/herself. The bird was most recently spotted in Coot Pond, St. Georges, where it has apparently been making itself... Read more of this article

Horse Welfare E-Petition Tops 1000 Signatures

Horse Welfare E-Petition Tops 1000 Signatures

An online petition entitled “Keep the horses out of the heat” has topped 1,000 signatures after being started a few days ago after a horse collapsed in Dockyard. The petition says, “Animal welfare is a direct reflection of our community. We are not well represented when we force horses to work during the hottest time of day. This needs... Read more of this article

People Assist Collapsed Horse In Dockyard

People Assist Collapsed Horse In Dockyard

[Updated] People in Dockyard came to the aid of a horse today [Aug 5] after it collapsed this afternoon, attending to it in order to offer comfort and cover before the animal could be tended to. Bystanders said a vet came and put the horse on a drip, and the horse’s condition seemed to improve. Further details are limited at this time, but we... Read more of this article

Parks Dept. Issue Dog Waste Disposal Reminder

Parks Dept. Issue Dog Waste Disposal Reminder

The Department of Parks said they would like to remind the public that dog-i-pot dog waste units are located at several parks for use. “Dog owners are to deposit dog waste bags in the dog-i-pot bins that are provided within parks and not in regular trash bins. A photo of the unit is attached,” a spokesperson said. “The cooperation... Read more of this article

Pitbull Decision Protested On Social Media

Pitbull Decision Protested On Social Media

An open letter regarding a pitbull scheduled to be picked up yesterday [July 22] in order to be put down shares displeasure about the action and the associated restricted breeds list on social media, saying “your job as the warden is to maintain control over animals, not kill them.” The open letter on Facebook, posted by Debra James, defends... Read more of this article

Bermuda Cat Earns Over 3,000 Twitter Followers

Bermuda Cat Earns Over 3,000 Twitter Followers

A Bermuda cat dubbed Walt E Bobs has managed to amass over 3,000 Twitter followers, landing him at number 40 on June’s top 50 list, an accomplishment he appears to have celebrated with some Gosling’s rum. Judging by the feline’s tweets, which explore various aspects of living from a cat’s point of view, Walt E Bobs seems to enjoy... Read more of this article

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