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Orphanges and Shelters on Grand Bahama

The Grand Bahama Children’s Home was formed to help care for children who needed to be removed from their families for reasons of abandonment, abuse or neglect. The Grand Bahama Children’s Home was opened in 1980. The home cares for up to forty (40) children ages 0 to 12 years. Funding The home is jointly funded by the Bahamas government, The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited and the Grand Bahama Community.

Related Websites: Grand Bahama Children’s Home

 

Animal Shelters

Grand Bahama Humane Society
The Humane Society of Grand Bahama will provide this animal with vet care, food, and shelter. Contributions are vital to the very survival of the Humane Society. Our shelter is in fear of closing due to lack of funds. Should you find it in your heart to help these animals, please make a donation to our shelter. No donation is too small. Our four legged friends will thank you!!

Taking Car Of Your Pet

These simple tips will help you and your pet enjoy each other’s company for many years to come. If you ever have questions, contact the Grand Bahama Humane Society. Their talented staff stand ready to help you best care for your pet.

  • Spay/Neuter your pet
  • Give your pet it’s monthly heartworm medication
  • Treat your animals for fleas and ticks and make sure your animals are given monthly medication to prevent flea and tick infestation
  • Animals must be trained with positive reinforcement – never by cruel or harsh methods
  • Always make sure your pet has plenty of fresh water and shade in the garden.
  • Never leave your pet tied in the sun
  • Never tie your pet to a short rope
  • Never leave your pet in a car with the windows closed. In a matter of minutes a closed car becomes an inferno.
  • Take your pet for its annual check up and vaccinations
  • Animals require dental care, especially as they age. Untreated conditions may lead to infections, even to permanent damage of the heart and liver.
  • Make certain your children are kind to animals. Respect for animals should be stressed from an early age.
  • Make sure your yard is properly fenced in to prevent pets from escaping and getting lost or injured.
  • Abandoning a pet is an act of extreme cruelty. If you can no longer care for a pet be sure to surrender it to a Humane Society.
  • Never give animals as presents at Christmas or any other occasion. Too many of them end up being abandoned by owners who cant care for them or quickly lose interest in them.
  • Animal abuse ranging from acts of cruelty to neglect must never, at any time be tolerated any more than child abuse. Report all cases to the Humane Society or the police.
  • Make sure you have plans to deal with your pets if a hurricane strikes. Never leave them tied up outside.