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 […]

Kitten Does More Than Purr Under the Hood

A very lucky kitten was saved by the SPCA Saturday, after a harrowing ride to Hamilton from St. George’s in the engine of a car. On Saturday morning Phillipa Mello, the chief inspector from the SPCA, was contacted by Valerie Wallace, of the Bermuda Feline Assistance Bureau, after Ms Wallace was startled by a “mewing” […]

SPCA Looking to Expand

Animal welfare group the SPCA has been given planning approval for its proposal to extend the facility in Paget. The Planning board agreed that the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) should be allowed to remove part of its existing shelter, and replace it with a new, two storey structure. The lower […]

SPCA Seeks to be a Landlord

The SPCA might be taking advantage of renovations at their Valley Road property which would allow them to create two small apartments on the property for rent, according to shelter chairman Dr. Andrew Madeiros. “We don’t want to go in to the landlord business,” he clarified. “We wouldn’t be charging top dollar – but these […]