Carriage Operators Hit Back at SPCA Chairman

Hamilton carriage operators claim the Chairman of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) has a vendetta against them. Owners of Shilo Ranch, Hobby and Dee Charles said SPCA chairman Dr. Andrew Madeiros wants to get back at them because they tried to take the SPCA to court two years ago for […]

Dogs Come Clean in Aid of Charity

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals held its annual Dog Wash on Saturday to raise funds for the charity. The first customers lined up at 9 a.m. to ensure their pups would be pampered and cleaned. More than 30 volunteers cleaned, massaged and groomed the dogs. Rose Powell, chairman of the special […]

Keep Horses Off Streets Between Noon and 3 p.m. SPCA

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has called on its membership encouraging them to lobby MPs in an effort to improve the lives of horses used in the local carriage industry. SPCA president Heather Kromer underscored the Society?s ongoing battles with the Corporations of Hamilton and St. George’s. By Tricia Walters The […]

Mayor Refutes SPCA Horse Concerns

If you build it they will come.? The Chairman of SPCA, Dr. Andrew Madeiros said yesterday that a shelter for carriage horses in St. George?s could be built practically anywhere and did not have to be on the town square. ?Tourists already walk great distances in St. George?s to make use of other tourist facilities,? […]

SPCA Condemns Corporations Over Treatment of Horses

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has launched a scathing attack on the Corporations of Hamilton and St. George?s for their treatment of buggy horses working long hours in the hot sun. The SPCA lambasted Hamilton for waiting until last week to erect a shelter while St. George?s has failed to even […]

SPCA to Charge Processing Fee for Pet Adoptions

The SPCA will now be charging a processing fee to adopt pets ? in an effort to get the charity out of the red financially, and also encourage people to take pet ownership seriously. Fees now include $100 for a kitten, $50 for an adult cat, $150 for a puppy and $100 for an adult […]

SPCA Urges Public to Join Dolphin Fight

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) yesterday urged Tourism Minister Dr. Ewart Brown not to back the controversial Dolphin Oasis without guidelines about the treatment of dolphins. And the Society is calling on members of the public to join its campaign to block the dolphin park planned for Sinky Bay on […]

SPCA Renews Its Vision

A brood of ducklings were recently mowed down on a local road by a motorist who probably never even slowed down after the accident. When the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) was called in to clean up the mess, they found one little duckling who was barely alive. A brood of ducklings […]

SPCA Wants Horses Out of Summer Heat

The chairman of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has called for restrictions on the use of horse-drawn carriages during the summer months and within Hamilton during peak motor traffic hours. The SPCA organised a meeting to discuss concerns over the use of the carriages which was held a few weeks ago. […]

Thousands Attend SPCA’s Special Fair

The cancellation of the Annual Exhibition this year did not deter an estimated 4,000 people from visiting the Botanical Gardens on Saturday after the SPCA stepped in and staged its fair. The sun permitted people of all ages and their trusty dogs to partake in all the activities the fair had to offer. The cancellation […]

SPCA Fair to Replace Cancelled Ag Show

Maybe it’s not the Ag Show, but the SPCA Fair this April promises much of the same fun ? animals, baked goods, and, of course, a poultry display. Usually, the SPCA Fair is held every year in September. Damage to the Botanical Gardens from Hurricane Fabian prevented it last year, however. Maybe it’s not the […]

Summer Heat Can Be Deadly for Your Pets, SPCA Warns

Animal watchdog the SPCA is to launch a campaign to give pets greater protection from summer’s stifling heat. Chairman Dr. Andrew Madeiros said already this summer one dog that he knew about had died from heat exhaustion and, if previous years were anything to go by, others would follow suit. Animal watchdog the SPCA is […]