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November 30th, 2023
Triple Jack raises $$ for local animal shelter in latest Round Tortola record attempt

NANNY CAY, VI- The goal of a new record was narrowly missed but the goal of raising funds for the Humane Society of the BVI was met on Saturday, November 18, 2023, when Triple Jack, the phoenix-like Kelsall 47 trimaran built in 1979, attempted to beat her Round Tortola record of 2:33:33 she set in 2015.

September 6th, 2023
VI animal shelter manager Manog Bissoondutt aka 'Vijay' receives Honourary MBE

JOHNSON'S GHUT, Tortola, VI– The BVI Humane Society's Shelter Manager Mr Manog Bissoondutt aka 'Vijay' has finally received his Honourary MBE awarded under the late Queen Elizabeth II in July 2022 for his contributions to animal welfare.

November 6th, 2020
On the brink of closure: Humane Society appeals for help

JOHNSON’S GHUT, Tortola, VI- Established since 1975, the Humane Society of the British Virgin Islands has rescued thousands of unwanted animals in the territory; however, the society is now in dire need of help.

July 23rd, 2020
Burglar caught on camera in local animal shelter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Rescued animals were the victims of a burglary that took place in Johnson’s Ghut, Tortola, on Tuesday night, July 21, 2020.

May 20th, 2020
Coronavirus pandemic freezes fundraising for local animal shelter

JOHNSON'S GHUT, Tortola, VI- “There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others” – Mandy Hale.

January 2nd, 2020
Humane Society receives major donation for new animal shelter

JOHNSON’S GHUT, Tortola, VI- The non-profit organisation Humane Society of the BVI has secured a significant donation, making its goal of building a new animal shelter in Josiah’s Bay, Tortola, closer to becoming a reality.

October 31st, 2019
Josiah’s Bay resident: ‘I don’t want any animal shelter next to me’

JOSIAH'S BAY, Tortola, VI- A Josiah’s Bay resident is mulling initiating a petition to prevent the Humane Society of the BVI from moving next door.

April 25th, 2018
Some 80% of shelter animals evacuated last month- BVI Humane Society

JOHNSON’S GHUT, Tortola, VI - Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September of 2017 not only interrupted the lives of residents in the Virgin Islands (VI) and caused death and destruction, but both wild and domestic animals and many pets suffered as well.

October 17th, 2012
BVI Humane Society in uphill battle for survival

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In what seems to be a case of the Good Samaritan needing a Good Samaritan, the BVI Humane Society says it continues to operate at a loss and is now burdened with having to relocate.

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