Premier Buys First SPCA Tag

Michael Dunkley has kicked off the Bermuda SPCA’s annual tag days which be held tomorrow and Saturday. With his two and a half-year-old golden retriever, Breeze, at his side, the Premier said he was “very pleased to support the SPCA” as he bought the first tag. “My family and I are all animal lovers and […]

SPCA Launching Fireworks Notification Emails

The Bermuda SPCA is launching a new initiative aimed at providing a warning system for pet owners whose animals are frightened and prone to escaping in panic during fireworks displays. Michele Lawrence, SPCA Shelter Chairman: “The noise of fireworks can be incredibly traumatic for some pets, especially dogs. After almost every fireworks display we see […]

SPCA to Launch Fireworks Alert System

A new initiative to warn pet owners of fireworks displays is being launched by the Bermuda SPCA. The charity is asking event planners to contact it if they will be setting off fireworks and it will inform all those signed up to dedicated e-mail alerts. “The noise of fireworks can be incredibly traumatic for some […]

Dog Owner Accused of Cruelty

The Bermuda Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has launched a private prosecution against a dog owner whose puppy was reportedly found chained to the ceiling, and later died. Appearing in Magistrates’ Court yesterday, Kenneth Dyer denied a charge of causing undue suffering and pain to a dog between an unknown date and […]

SPCA Appeal After Dog Carcasses Found

The Society for the Protection of Animals has launched a public appeal for information after a spate of dog carcass discoveries. In the last 50 days four dead animals — one of which had been decapitated — have been found at different locations across the island. SPCA Inspector Chris Coleman told The Royal Gazette it […]

SPCA To Host Paws To The Park On Sunday

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals [SPCA] will be hosting the 21st annual charity walk Paws to the Park on Sunday, March 5th at St. Paul’s Church in Paget. The event poster said, “Walk start and finishes at St. Paul’s and is primarily on the Railway Trail 1 or 2.5 mile walk. […]

Mia’s 10th Birthday Donation to Charity

Mia Rose Barker turned ten this month, but it is the animals at the Bermuda Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals who will receive the gifts. This year, Mia decided that rather than receiving presents she would raise money for the charity. Speaking to The Royal Gazette yesterday, as she was given a […]

Billie-Rose Calms Dogs by Reading to Them

When it comes to literature, canines aren’t very choosy. Eight-year-old Billie-Rose Kempe knows this for a fact. Every Friday afternoon the Warwick Academy student spends an hour reading to dogs at the SPCA. “The dogs don’t really have a preference for what I read,” she admitted. “Once I forgot my reading book so I just […]

Silver Lining After Pitbull Attacks Dog

Katherine Houston described seeing her dog being attacked by a loose pitbull as a nightmare. However, now with her dog on the road to recovery, Ms Houston is trying to turn the incident into a positive by using it to support the Bermuda Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. “It felt like it […]

SPCA Shelter Quarantined After Fungal Outbreak

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animal’s shelter in Paget has been put under quarantine for two weeks after a fungal outbreak. The outbreak, which has been contained to a portion of the cat population in the shelter, has prompted staff to contact all animal owners who could have been affected. “The personal […]

SPCA Urges Animal Owners Prepare For Nicole

In order to ensure the safety of the SPCA Shelter animals, the Bermuda SPCA will close to the public both Wednesday Oct. 12 and Thursday Oct 13 and intend to re-open on Friday at 11am. “In an emergency please call 737-1108 or the Hamilton Police Dept. 295-0011 and ask to have the Animal Wardens paged. […]

SPCA Waive Rabbit Fees For World Animal Day

The Bermuda SPCA]recognizes October 4 as World Animal Day, a day of action and awareness for animal rights and welfare. It is celebrated annually on the same day, the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. “A pet is a lifetime commitment that should not be taken lightly. Responsible pet ownership […]