October 14, 2019

Cayman Islands: RCIPS & DOA visit neighbourhoods affected by roaming dogs,

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This week, RCIPS Community Police Officers, along with Department of Agriculture Staff, visited local neighbourhoods to spread information and advice about responsible dog ownership. The visits kicked off on Monday on Boltins Avenue in West Bay and continued Wednesday on John McLean Drive and Java Lane in East End, neighbourhoods that have had a number […]

Cayman Islands Department of Agriculture seeking public assistance in re-homing rescued dogs

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The Department of Agriculture (DOA) is expressing its gratitude for the public’s positive response to its appeal for homes for 16 Shih Tzu breed dogs between one and three years old after they were rescued from a home in George Town recently.  The removal of the animals from the home occurred as part of a […]

Cayman Islands Department of Agriculture working with Christmas tree importers to expedite shipments

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In order to ensure the successful importation of Christmas trees this year, Department of Agriculture (DOA) officials have been working closely with importers to provide guidance related to the requirements for importation of trees. This collaboration has become increasingly important due to the steady increase in interceptions of pests of quarantine importance in tree shipments […]

West Bay Community Officers Assist with the surrender of ferocious dogs to the Cayman Islands Department of Agriculture

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Over the past several months West Bay Police Officers and the Community Officer for Beat 11 have received a number of complaints from persons in their communities who have been attacked by ferocious dogs. In response to these complaints, on Thursday 30 August, Community Officers in West Bay along with officers from the Animal Welfare […]

The Editor Speaks: Animal abuse

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It is a shocking blot on our landscape that abuse of animals is not taken seriously here at all. It is no use the RCIPS saying I am wrong and they do. I have to say to them “Show me the statistics”. The RCIPS love to publicize statistics when they show how good they are […]

Cayman Islands Government agriculture bulldozer again for hire to local farmers

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Bulldozer clears out lands Agriculture Bulldozer Again at Full-Steam Established local farmers once again have the benefit of land-clearing services at a nominal cost. The Department of Agriculture’s (DoA) bulldozer for land-clearing and land-preparation has resumed work and is available to all registered farmers, or organisations involved in agriculture. This service had been offered for […]