July 20, 2018

World’s ugliest dog dies weeks after winning title

By AP From Federal News Radio ANOKA, Minn. (AP) — A 9-year-old English bulldog has died just weeks after winning the 2018 World’s Ugliest Dog contest. Owner Megan Brainard of Anoka, Minnesota, told NBC’s “Today ” that Zsa Zsa died in her sleep Tuesday. Brainard says the dog was staying with her father and he […]

Charge of Animal Cruelty against Cayman Islands police constable

From RCIPS A man, age 26 of George Town, has been charged with one count of Animal Cruelty as a result of an investigation by the Department of Agriculture into an incident in December of 2017, during which it is alleged that the man delayed veterinary treatment to his pet dog after it had been […]

HELP !!!! Are you traveling to The Brac this evening – Friday, 20th April?

HELP !!!! Is there anyone traveling to Cayman Brac this evening Friday 20th April – on the jet #105 at 6.25pm that will act as a chaperone for a sweet dog ? We will meet you at the airport with the dog to check her in and her new owner will meet at the Brac […]

Fido’s journey to New York [from Cayman Islands]

By Maea Lenei Buhre From New York City Lens Every year hundreds of rescue dogs and cats fly to the New York from the Cayman Islands, NYCity Lens went to one shelter to find out why. A special report. GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands – A cat furiously hissed as Denaika Dunkley reached into a beige […]

A bright idea: Streetlamps powered by dog poo

By Rain Noe From Core77 Your dog s***s free energy. As do mine. And every day I pick it up with a plastic bag and throw it in the garbage, where it does no good. British inventor Brian Harper is doing something about this. Harper lives in Worcestershire’s Malvern Hills, designated an Area of Outstanding […]

Local heroes helping animals in hurricane-ravaged Caribbean

By Brian J. Lowney, From South Coast Today As residents of the Caribbean islands of Antigua and Barbuda struggle desperately to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, a small group of islanders is trying to care for thousands of starving and sick animals and also working to curb the escalating […]

Monkeys have been successfully cloned in China, but you might not like the reason why

By Mike Wehner From BGR It’s now been over two decades since scientists in Scotland successfully cloned a sheep and named the newborn Dolly. In the years since, the technology that powers cloning has advanced slowly but steadily, and while many scientists fear the inevitability that one day a human clone will be created, others […]

Why our pets are so fat — and what we can do to save them

By Deborah Linder, The Conversation From Business Insider Obesity in pets is at epidemic proportions. Obesity in animals can cause complications in almost every system in the body. Managing obesity in pets will require veterinarians, physicians and psychologists to work together.  When I looked at my appointment book for the day, I thought something must be […]

Cayman Islands: Child seriously bitten by ferocious dog in Prospect

From RCIPS Child Seriously Bitten by Ferocious Dog in Prospect, 20 December Just before 5PM yesterday, Wednesday, 20 December, police and emergency personnel were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a ferocious dog attack on a child at a residence on Birch Avenue in Prospect.  A dog belonging to the residents […]

US: Woman mauled to death by own pit bulls while taking them out for a walk

By Ashitha Nagesh From Metro.co.uk A woman was mauled to death by her own pit bulls, who then stood guard over her bloodied body. Bethany Lynn Stephens was taking her dogs out for a walk in Goochland, in the US state of Virginia, when they attacked her. Police said the 22-year-old suffered horrific head and […]