Dog Lovers Unite at Paws to the Park Walk

More than 100 dogs and their families took to the Railway Trail yesterday as part of the 20th Annual Paws to the Park walk. The fundraising event, organised by the SPCA, provides an opportunity for dogs to socialise. Interim executive director Deborah Titterton-Narraway said it enables dogs of all breeds to come to what she […]

SPCA Recommend Breed Laws Be Evaluated

“The Bermuda SPCA has recommended that all breed-specific laws be evaluated from a welfare perspective,” the SPCA said following a call for a boycott of Bermuda by California-based Bad Rap group, which said “until you move forward with ending your breed ban, we fully support a boycott of Bermuda and its businesses.” A statement from […]

SPCA Offer to Neuter Pets is a CatSnip

The Bermuda SPCA is offering financial assistance to private cat owners to have their pet spayed or neutered as part of the organisation’s CatSnip programme. The overpopulation of cats in Bermuda presents a problem according to the SPCA as there are not enough people seeking cats to home them all. Jodi Corbett, SPCA Education Officer […]

SPCA Helps Reduce Unwanted Cat Population

The Bermuda SPCA‘s CatSnip effort, a program which provides funding assistance to private cat owners to have their cats spayed and neutered in an effort to reduce the unwanted cat population, has reportedly been a success to date, assisting with funding for more than 275 privately owned cats at a cost of approximately $48,525. A […]

Animal Cruelty Linked to Human Mental Health

A dog burnt by scalding water … another with knife wounds … and yet another disposed of, jaw-broken, in a dustbin. Superintendent Simon Osborne, of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) said he made no apology for these harrowing images of animal cruelty. In a slide show presentation yesterday, he […]

Bermuda SPCA To Hold Talk On Animal Cruelty

The Bermuda SPCA is getting set to present a talk entitled “Animal Cruelty and the Role of RSPCA,” with the free presentation taking place on Thursday, January 21 at 6.00pm. The talk will feature guest speaker Supt Simon Osborne of RSPCA UK. The event poster says, “Simon is a Staff Officer to ADI, Inspectorate Office, […]

Illegal Dogs Callers Fear Owner Retaliation

People reporting illegal dogs to the Bermuda SPCA are withholding information out of fear the animal will be killed. According to the organisation, callers are also afraid of retaliation from both the dog owner and the general public. “The shelter does receive reports of illegal dogs,” Deborah Titterton Narraway said. “About 50 per cent of […]

SPCA Closed To Public Due To Fungal Outbreak

The Bermuda SPCA is experiencing a fungal outbreak, and due to the contagious nature of the fungus and the need to decontaminate the facility, the shelter is under quarantine for two weeks. “The outbreak has at this time has been contained to a portion of the feline population and has not affected other animals in the Shelter,” the SPCA […]

SPCA: Open House on Saturday

The SPCA is opening its shelter this Saturday for the public to meet animals, adopt pets and join in a raffle. The open house is being held in lieu of the charity’s annual Fun Fair and Expo at the Botanical Gardens, which is not being held this year. From 11am until 4pm, the SPCA shelter […]

Bermuda SPCA Set To Hold Halloween Camp

The Bermuda SPCA is getting set to host its Halloween Camp from October 26 to October 30, 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 […]

Cat Adoption Push a ‘Great Success’

A cat adoption event held by the Bermuda SPCA on Saturday has been hailed a great success, with 12 cats being given new homes. However, there will always be cats available for adoption until the number of unwanted kittens on the Island is reduced, according to Deborah Titterton Narraway, the charity’s communications and fundraising manager. […]

The Purr-fect Time to Adopt Adult Cats

The Bermuda SPCA will be waiving adoption fees for adult cats at a special event this weekend. According to Jodi Corbett, the shelter is at “cat-pacity”, with cats of all shapes, ages, colours and sizes looking for their forever home. “We have some amazing cats with us at the moment and our hope that if […]