Penny and Drum are supporting the SPCA by donating 25% of all candles sold to the SPCA. Candles can be purchased online and collected from the shelter or at various locations island wide. Click Here to Order Now!
The Bermuda SPCA launched the pilot programme of Compassionate Class at West Pembroke’s primary 5 classes in February of this year. A spokesperson said, “After months of research and development, the Bermuda SPCA launched the pilot programme of Compassionate Class to West Pembroke’s primary 5 classes in February of this year. We were so excited […]
Help Support us Sunday September 6th 2020. Join us art 1612 Provisions 6 Penno’s Drive, St. George’s from Noon – 4pm.
Huge shout out to our friends at Pet Stop who have continued to support us from when we opened our food bank back in March. Their support has enabled us to help and continue to help many members of the community. From the bottom of our hearts, Thank you.If you would like more information about […]
The end of talking therapy for trauma? Trauma, and its effects on our everyday life, has been receiving increased attention in the wake of COVID-19. In the last few years there has been a fundamental reappraisal of how trauma is treated. The 2014 bestselling book, The Body Keeps the Score, argued that traumatic stress is held […]
Big thanks to Jackson Kingham and SJD World for helping to make our donation box possible. To make a donation please click here
Shelters all over the world have seen a rise in animal adoptions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Why? This article outlines some of the reasons: emotional support, the need for touch and the desire to care for another creature. All of these are especially valuable when we’re in isolation. Interacting with an animal can help with anxiety, lowering your heart rate, blood pressure and cortisol levels while increasing your feel-good dopamine.
Watching sessions in the arena, I was struck by the tremendous energy, both physical and emotional, that was unleashed. At first, I did not really grasp what was happening. There was a lot of movement among the horses, some gentle commentary and suddenly the volunteer ‘clients’ were talking excitedly, unable to contain their feelings about […]
This event is to raise much needed funds to support and enable us to achieve our aim of making our education program available to all schools in Bermuda. Compassionate Class will explicitly teach compassion and empathy through the lens of animal welfare. It is a six-week programme led by a primary classroom teacher, designed to […]
An artist became one of the most generous young donors to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals after she raised more than $2,700 at her gallery. Skye Backeberg, 11, said that it felt rewarding to know how well the Paint for Paws art exhibition was received. The Somersfield Academy pupil said: “It […]