December 14, 2017

Cayman Islands Mourant Ozannes supports four local charities during annual away day

Employees from the Cayman office of law firm, Mourant Ozannes, once again contributed to their community during their annual away day. Teams of people from the firm went out into the community to help local organisations including Literacy is for Everyone (LIFE), the Cayman Islands Red Cross, Francis Bodden Children’s Home, and the Cayman Islands […]

Scientists are using dogs instead of traps to study rare endangered species, and it’s working

By Mike Wehner From BGR Scientists studying hard-to-find endangered species are often left with a difficult choice when it comes to locating specimens to research. They can attempt to find the animals themselves, spending hours, days, or even weeks on what can sometimes be a fruitless endeavor, or they can set traps, which are more […]

Yet another mood-boosting reason to visit the Caribbean – A beach filled with puppies

By TAMIM ALNUWEIR Good Travel From Well and Good Among the endless number of reasons that the Caribbean might be desirable travel destination—the sun, the beaches, the crystal-blue oceans that conjurede-stressing selenite crystal vibes—spending your day with toes in the sandwhile hanging out with cuddly pups probably hasn’t even crossed your mind (though maybe your […]

NWDA and Cayman Islands DoA partner to offer internship supporting hurricane evacuees

Due to the devastating effects of Hurricanes Irma and Maria throughout the British Overseas Territories (BOTs), namely the British Virgin Islands, the Turks and Caicos Islands and Anguilla, and in order to accommodate persons relocating to the Cayman Islands, the Department of Agriculture (DoA) established a temporary quarantine facility for their pets that did not […]

Rescued baby tiger is the cuteness the internet needs right now

BY BRIAN KOERBER From Mashable A baby tiger that was smuggled into the United States from Mexico by a teenager is now safe and doing well at the San Diego Zoo. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized a small male Bengal tiger cub early Wednesday morning when 18-year-old Luis Eudoro Valencia attempted to smuggle […]

Forget spouses or children — many millennials are buying homes for their dogs

By Jennifer Liu, LearnVest From Business Insider I have a few specific occasions earmarked in my savings account: moving in with my boyfriend, a round-trip plane ticket to send my mom to Hong Kong, a wedding and/or a house maybe, and — my personal favorite — a puppy fund. In my mind, I’ve got my mid-20-something savings […]

Dogs attack armed Cayman Islands Police Officer during Warrant Operation on 29 July; Dog Wounded in Leg

From RCIPS Around 5PM on Saturday, 29 July, armed officers were in the Boatswain Bay area of West Bay making checks to locate a man wanted on a court-issued warrant. While one of the officers was leaving the man’s residence, three unleashed dogs, all pit bulls, ran aggressively toward him.  The officer called to a […]

Puerto Rico economic crisis hits island’s only zoo

By Danica Coto The Associated Press From Caribbean Business Puerto Rico economic crisis hits island’s only zoo MAYAGÜEZ — The economic crisis afflicting Puerto Rico for the last decade has also taken a toll on the island’s only zoo, with critics saying it is sorely understaffed and struggling to care for its animals on a […]

Several dog attacks this year prompt RCIPS and DOA to remind Cayman Islands’ dog owners of their obligations

From RCIPS So far this year police have receive a total of 68 reports of ferocious dogs or dogs dangerously out of control.  In seven of these incidents people have been bitten and required medical treatment; just last weekend, 17-20 June, police responded to two reports, one in Bodden Town and another in the Rock […]

Cayman Islands 1st Annual Mutt Strut

The 1st Annual Mutt Strut will be held on June 25th 2017, starting at 07:00am. Designed to raise much needed funds for rescue group, One Dog At A Time, why not join in the fun with your dog, or borrow one from the Humane society for a few hours? One Dog At A Time, a […]