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Can I bring pets? What do I have to do to bring my dog?
Viewed 35504 times since Mon, Dec 1, 2008
There have been a few recent posts asking how to travel with a dog to Belize. Rules have changed since I last updated a thread with details. It is VERY important you meet all requirements or they will deny you from boarding your flight. In October ... Read More
Seafood Guide to Belize
Viewed 13742 times since Tue, Apr 16, 2013
Seafood Guide to Belize: Closed seasons, banned catches, size and catch limits, Special laws and permits. Why you Should Care.  Fisheries Stocks are declining globally the ocean is not the unlimited resource we once thought it was. Many Scientists ... Read More
Tips for Flying with Your Pet
Viewed 10900 times since Wed, Dec 2, 2015
For some people, traveling without their pets simply won't do; being away from Spot the pooch or Jinxy the cat is just simply unbearable. Fortunately, modern air travel has branched out to include passengers of the four-legged variety. Most airlines ... Read More
How do you handle a crocodile?
Viewed 9445 times since Tue, Jan 9, 2007
The thing to do with small crocs to reduce stress is to flip them on their backs. then stroke the underside of the jaw down to the belly. The crocodile will very quickly go into a trance-like state and you can just pick them up and move them about ve... Read More
Are pet birds allowed in Belize?
Viewed 8717 times since Mon, Jun 23, 2008
I have answered this question at the bottom of my rant. To bring a bird to Belize, one needs health documents (recent physical,blood test,etc) and there is a quarantine period (30 days) but it is a home quarantine. Interestingly enough, we sp... Read More
Captive parrot licensing program
Viewed 7549 times since Wed, Nov 26, 2014
Just in case anyone is unaware of the captive parrot licensing program run by the Forest department. All indigenous captive parrots in Belize require a permit. The permitting program will end January 1st 2015. The permits last from the day of issue ... Read More
Do you have a phone number to contact wildlife rescue folks?
Viewed 6376 times since Tue, Apr 16, 2013
The phone number 0800 822 8888 is for the Wildlife Advice Hotline, run by the group Belize Wildlife Conservation Network. It’s a free number for people to call about problem or nuisance wildlife or to ask questions or report illegal activities ... Read More
How to take your (small) dogs or cats to Belize from the US! (2016 rules)
Viewed 4810 times since Thu, Mar 17, 2016
How to get your dog into Belize from the US, can be stressful, complicated, and there is WAY too much information out there to make sense of it. You will feel like you have no idea what you are doing, and that what you are doing is probably wrong. I ... Read More
Does any one know where someone could get a live young Lamb which they could harvest for its meat?
Viewed 2880 times since Fri, Dec 30, 2016
Running W sometimes  or Peter Margesson, owner of Han-nah's Meat Shop, Burns avenue, San Ignacio most of time.  Peter  raises barbados black-bellies, and sells lamb, always in stock, ground and roasts etc. He also h... Read More
San Pedro Town Dog Control Orders
Viewed 2856 times since Mon, Jan 4, 2016
EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2016, by order of the Belize Dogs Act Chapter 153 Revised Edition 2000 and the San Pedro Town Dog Control Orders of 2012, all dogs must be leashed and have a proper and humane collar for identification. Dogs must be restrained on... Read More
Belize Dog Act, Law for dogs in public places
Viewed 662 times since Mon, Aug 20, 2018
Notice to the General Public DOGS ACT CHAPTER 153 REVISED EDITION 2000 SHOWING THE LAW AS AT 31ST DECEMBER, 2000 This is a revised edition of the law. prepared by the Law Revision Commissioner under the authority of the Law Revision Act. Chapter ... Read More