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 […]

SPCA to Mark World Animal Day Tomorrow

The Bermuda SPCA will mark a day of action and awareness for animal rights and welfare tomorrow. Rabbits will take centre stage as the charity observes World Animal Day, held annually on October 4, the feast day of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. “A pet is a lifetime commitment that should […]

Bermuda SPCA Set To Hold Halloween Camp

The Bermuda SPCA is getting set to host its Halloween Camp from October 24 to October 28, with a series of activities planned for children aged 10 to 14. Activities at the camp will include exploring myths with animals, a full tour, scavenger hunt, pumpkin carving, animal presentations, special guests, interactive games, and fun Halloween […]

Animal Abuse Happens Weekly

Cases of abuse towards animals are reported on a weekly basis, according to the Bermuda Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Inspector Chris Coleman spoke about animal abuse on the island, its relation to violence with people, the SPCA’s role and animal welfare legislation at the Hamilton Rotary Club yesterday. “We do get […]

SPCA Opens Facility for Large Animals

A new facility for larger animals has been opened at the Bermuda Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals shelter in Paget. The Stempel Stables, made possible by the generosity of the Ernest E Stempel Foundation, will allow SPCA staff and volunteers to care for, rehabilitate and rehome animals including horses, cows and goats. […]