October 22, 2019

Cayman: New agreement will help SRTC students become veterinarians

From Moultri Observer THOMASVILLE, Ga. — Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) and St. Matthew’s University, School of Veterinary Medicine (SMU) on Grand Cayman Island recently finalized an articulation agreement that will allow SRTC’s Veterinary Technician students to seamlessly transition into a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree program. As outlined by the agreement, students who […]

Hitting the Books: How to sling a cat through interstellar space

By Andrew Tarantola From engadget It’s not as easy as you’d expect. Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we’ve done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find and delivering […]

Natural ways to calm your dog

You might think that dogs and humans are very different, but both actually have similar social behaviors and emotions. Dogs and humans can get into a state of distress that could result in restlessness that many tend to leave unchecked. Unchecked restlessness can lead to having high blood pressure, which results in having declining arteries […]

San Diego woman living in a van surrenders 320 pet rats

By Mike Wehner From BGR Rats have kind of a bad rap. Yeah, they’re scavengers in big cities and have a long and storied history of spreading disease, but generally speaking, they’re actually pretty lovely creatures. They’re smart, and they make very good pets. That is, unless you have *checks notes* over 300 of them. As the San […]

Culture of the Cayman Islands – what to expect as a newcomer

Lifestyles are diverse all around the world. Different destinations offer different attractions. Choosing the best place to live in is, therefore, a matter of somebody’s preferences. A peaceful, cozy, family town, or the urban and never-ending speed of cities. The decision is all yours. However, if you are planning to move somewhere in the Caribbean, […]

Two new porcelain crab species discovered

From Science Daily Date: October 15, 2019 Source: Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Summary: Two new symbiotic porcelain crab species have been described. One of them, from the South China Sea of Vietnam, inhabits the compact tube-like shelters built by the polychaete worm with other organisms. The other inhabits the intertidal vermetid snail formations in the […]

Cayman: Axel needs a home

From Cayman Humane Society Axel – Male Dog Adoptable Medium Spayed/Neutered Up-to-date with routine shots Axel came to us on the 11th August when he was trapped. Axel and his 4 siblings (Angus, Alice, Abigail, Alexia) were caught in a trap when they were too scared to come forward to people. These pups need very […]

Dominican Republic responds urgently to harmful invasion of green iguanas

From Dominican Today SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic.- The invasion of green iguanas requires that the Dominican Republic react and that its authorities act intelligently and systematically to find a solution, to establish an early response and population monitoring system or different subpopulations established, recommended Jane Haakonsson, land officer of the Government of Cayman Islands, and […]

Tips and trends for profitable veterinary practices

The contemporary veterinary industry looks very different in comparison to twenty or thirty years ago. These changes have been brought about by the modern technology that has seen a difference in the administrative sectors of veterinary businesses. Better equipment and monitoring has seen to it that the care given to animals is of high quality. […]

Cayman Equestrians named IEA Dressage Team Champions in Georgia

Five Cayman dressage riders returned home Monday with lots of first place ribbons won at the Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) Dressage Team show held at Epiphany Farms located about 1.5 hours north of Atlanta, GA. The Cayman riders participated alongside their three American teammates as members of the High Point Farm IEA Dressage Team. High […]