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August, 2017

  • 11 August

    The Work of The Abaco Shelter

    Dear Editor, Please allow us space to comment on a topic that was raised at a recent meeting of the residents of North Abaco with their M.P., Mr. Darren Henfield and reported in the August 1st edition of The Abaconian. The residents complained about the stray dogs at the community …

July, 2016

  • 14 July

    Abaco Shelter in Need of Volunteers

    With close to 50 dogs residing at the Abaco Shelter, the eleven volunteers who run the facility day in and day out are in desperate need of additional volunteers to help with caring for the animals on a regular basis. These duties include cleaning bowls, feeding, cleaning, and administering medicine. …

  • 14 July

    Scales for Tails Raises Money for Abaco Shelter

    By Marlana Maxwell The “Scales for Tails Fishing Tournament” to benefit the Abaco Shelter was hosted by Scotland Cay for the second year in a row. This year’s event was organized by Tournament Chair, Kelly Wissing and Event Organizer, Marlana Bethel. The Tournament kicked off Sunday, July 3 at 6:30 …

August, 2015

  • 14 August

    Documentary Focuses on Abaco Potcakes and Their Rescuers

    New York City based actress and media content director/producer, Evelyn Vaccaro, of Vaccaro Creative Productions, and Wendy Shankin- Cohen, CEO and President of Dr. Harvey's fine health food and all-natural products for companion animals, teamed up to begin a journey of good will that launched them from NYC to Abaco. What compelled this mission of love was a collection of rather endearing and often unfortunate residents of these islands, the Royal Bahamian Potcake.

July, 2015

  • 29 July

    Scales for Tails Raises Funds for Abaco Shelter

    During the July 4th weekend, Scotland Cay held the Inaugural ‘Scales For Tails’ fishing tournament to benefit the Abaco Shelter. The event was hosted by Marlana Bethel and Kelly Wissing and assisted by other volunteers who work with the Potcake rescue effort.

April, 2015

  • 2 April

    Abaco Shelter to be Expanded

    Abaco Shelter presently cares for approximately forty dogs and with more being rescued on a regular basis, the pens are getting too few and too small. Several compatible dogs are penned together, but sometimes aggressive dogs can find a way to their enclosure.

January, 2015

  • 29 January

    Abaco Shelter Raises Funds with Bingo Evening

    A Bingo evening fund raiser was organized by the Abaco Shelter to help with the expenses of the up-coming Spay / Neuter Clinics. It was a very popular function, well attended by many boaters and second home owners, some even accompanied by their furry friends.