SPCA Gives Up After Circus Promoters’ No-Show

A meeting between officials from the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and organisers of a planned ?Animal Extravaganza? did not happen, for a second time, because the organisers failed to show up. A meeting was planned for April 10, after several articles were printed in regarding concerns about the animals? welfare. However, […]

Promoter to Meet With SPCA

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals today hopes to find out more about a group that intends to bring animals to the Island for an “Animal Extravaganza” in May. The SPCA is set to meet with the show’s promoter today amid concerns about the show which have grown since plans were announced […]

SPCA in the Dark About Show

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has complained that it has been given little information about plans for an “Animal Extravaganza” by either Government or the show’s organiser. Ray Hollis of DNA Entertainment has planned an ‘Animal Extravaganza”, there will be multiple shows between May 26 and May 28. The Society for […]

SPCA Concerned About Animal Show Plan

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is still concerned about DNA Entertainment?s plans to bring animals to Bermuda, even though the animals are not from a circus. The company is planning to bring the Animal Extravaganza show to Bermuda for two days in May. The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to […]

SPCA Moves to Block Circus

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has written to the Minister of Environment to express concerns over plans to have a circus with captive animals come to Bermuda. DNA Entertainment plans to hold shows on April 14-16, entitled ?Animal Extravaganza?. Advertisements for the show have pictures of tigers and elephants on them. […]

Govt. to Consult With SPCA

Government is to consult with the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals regarding its pilot programme to cull some of the Island?s feral chickens. The SPCA has been out of the loop regarding the programme, which is designed to reduce the problems created by the feral chickens such as noise and nuisance to […]

SPCA Not Consulted on Cull

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has offered to become involved in a task force formed to cull feral chickens as a preventative measure against the spread of bird flu. And it has urged poultry farmers and other chicken owners to pen their animals to prevent them coming into contact with birds […]

SPCA Takes Stand Over Dog’s Death

A $1,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to the conviction of the individual or persons responsible for chaining a dog to two breeze blocks and throwing it off a cliff into the sea. It is thought to be the first time the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has offered […]

SPCA Issues Warning About Dog Care

The SPCA has issued advice in the wake of a horrific Christmas Day dog attack that saw a wheelchair-bound woman?s pet mauled to death. Mary Janette Burgess, 70, was left heartbroken after her Highland Terrier Prince was killed by two pit bull terriers while tethered to a leash in her garden. The SPCA has issued […]

Experts: Dog Fighting is on the Decline

The majority of dogs re-homed by the SPCA are a mix breed with pit bull or other dogs that are currently on the Island’s “banned” importation list. As a direct legacy of the boom in popularity ten years ago for fighting-breed and powerful dogs, most of the canines being cared for by the SPCA have […]

SPCA Invites Families and Pets to Fair

Animal lovers have a chance to unite and have fun at this year?s annual Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals annual Animal Expo to be held at the Botanical Gardens this Saturday. This year?s SPCA Animal Expo will include demonstrations for children on how to care for pets, a pony gymkhana, and dog […]

SPCA Animal Calendar Launched

Animal lovers can pick up a copy of the SPCA?s Animal Calendar for 2006 and help support the ongoing efforts of the organisation. The desk-size calendars feature local pets from across the Island in black and white photos and can be bought for $7.50. Animal lovers can pick up a copy of the SPCA?s Animal […]