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PCR test on dog after symptoms of respiratory virus

PCR test conducted on dog amid cases of respiratory virus

As Cayman's human population grapples with local transmission of COVID-19, the jurisdiction's canine community is also seeing a spate of dog respiratory infections.
Police say 53 dogs were being held in dangerous conditions at a residence in Prospect.

3 seized dogs die, others see ‘significant improvement’

Three of the 53 dogs taken by police in the islands’ largest-ever seizure of mistreated canines earlier this month have succumbed to Parvovirus infection, but authorities say “significant improvement” has been observed in the overall health and condition of other dogs since arriving at the shelter.

Humane Society, Island Vets team up for vaccinations

The Cayman Islands Humane Society and Island Veterinary Services have come together for a series of free vaccination clinics for puppies and adult dogs that will take place over the next three months.
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Island Vet: Parvo virus spreading through Cayman

Island Veterinary Services warned on Wednesday that an outbreak of canine parvovirus is spreading on Grand Cayman.

Man pleads guilty to animal cruelty charges

A West Bay resident pleaded guilty to a second charge of animal cruelty Tuesday in the case of a dog that was chemically burned last August.

Barking up the right tree

This Christmas, your best present might be attached to the tree instead of sitting under it. The holiday season has inspired the staff at Island Veterinary Services to go the extra mile in the interests of Cayman’s most vulnerable pets.

Two men appear in court on animal cruelty charge

Two men, Andrei James Challenger and James Rolin Challenger, charged with causing unnecessary suffering and failing to exercise proper care and supervision, appeared in Summary Court Tuesday.

Arrest made in burned dog case

An individual has been arrested and charged with animal cruelty in relation to the dog that was brought to the Cayman Islands Humane Society in August with burns from his head to the middle of his back.

Burned dog may have been victim of animal neglect

Rufus, the dog brought to Island Veterinary Services with extensive burn wounds last week, may have been suffering longer than initially reported. Dr. Ioanna Popescu, who treated Rufus, said Tuesday that she believes the animal’s owner waited at least a week before bringing him in for care.

Another dog brought to Humane Society with extensive 2nd-degree burns

Another dog – the second in three months – has been brought to the Cayman Islands Humane Society with an extensive burn injury. The most recently injured dog, Rufus, was brought in last Tuesday and immediately sent to Island Veterinary Services for treatment.
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Man arrested in dog burning case

An 18-year-old North Side resident has been arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty in connection with the case surrounding a dog that was burned earlier this month, police reported on Monday.
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Dog recovering after being set afire

The dog that was severely burned over the weekend is recovering well and has an excellent prognosis, Dr. Brenda Bush of Island Veterinary Services said Tuesday.

Injured Brac owl undergoing treatment

Things are looking up for an injured owl making a recovery at a local veterinary practice.

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