Submitted by Steve on 14:12, 12th Feb, 2021 | 0

At the GSPCA we see many animals caught in all sorts of discarded rubbish and with the compulsory use of facemasks from Saturday and the increasing numbers being seen thrown on the floor in Guernsey the GSPCA are urging the public to:


Seesaw Preschool make an amazing donation in a giant carrot card for #GSPCAPurpleWeek

Submitted by Steve on 16:30, 27th Feb, 2020 | 0

During #GSPCAPurpleWeek GSPCA Training and Community Officer headed to Seesaw PreSchool to meet the children, talk about our work at the Animal Shelter and was presented with something very special.

Tim said “I had a lovely time at Seesaw PreSchool in St Johns Church Hall meeting the children, talking about the work of the GSPCA and receiving a very special card.”


Share your love today this #GSPCAPurpleWeek as we celebrate 147 years from the day we were founded this Valentine's Day

Submitted by Steve on 13:13, 14th Feb, 2020 | 0

Today the GSPCA celebrates 147 years since the day we were founded.

To share your love this Valentine’s Day and help animals in Guernsey you can donate to the animals and our work by visiting   

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manage said “On the 14th February 1873 a group of concerned islanders identified there was a need to prevent animal cruelty and promote kindness and this gave birth to the GSPCA.”


First seal pup casualty of 2020 due to the storms arrives during #GSPCAPurpleWeek

Submitted by Steve on 12:12, 14th Feb, 2020 | 0

147 years ago yesterday there was no such thing as the GSPCA to help animals in Guernsey as today on Valentine's Day we celebrate our anniversary.

Yesterday around 430pm the GSPCA were called out to the Shingle Bank on the West Coast of Guernsey to what they found was a very poorly, thin , dehydrated and chesty grey seal pup.


Donkey Linedance fun by Rosalyn Harris in aid of #GSPCAPurpleWeek

Submitted by Steve on 16:47, 12th Feb, 2020 | 0

There have been many activities going on this week to celebrate and support the #GSPCAPurpleWeek and today a really fun event took part as the Donkey Linedance group with Roslyn Harris dressed with a purple theme while they line danced and made donation’s to help the many animals in our care and work of the GSPCA.

An amazing £135.17p was raised and from all at the GSPCA and the animals a huge thank you.


Volunteer Induction Evening tonight at 630pm #GSPCAPurpleWeek

Submitted by Steve on 12:20, 12th Feb, 2020 | 0

This week we celebrate 147 years of volunteers helping animals in Guernsey with our #GSPCAPurpleWeek and this evening we hold our second volunteer induction evening at 630pm.

This week 147 years ago a group of volunteers came together to create the GSPCA and all these years later we continue to help the animals of the Bailiwick.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “This evening we hold our second volunteer induction of 2020 and it starts at 630pm.”

“All are welcome but to help with the animals on site you must be 13 or over, for those younger they can help at our events.”


Today starts the first day of #GSPCAPurpleWeek - are you getting involved?

Submitted by Steve on 12:06, 10th Feb, 2020 | 0

Today is the first day of #GSPCAPurpleWeek

The GSPCA was founded in 1873 and to help celebrate 147 years caring for animals in Guernsey we are asking for your help.

There are many ways you, your school, group, work place, business can help celebrate.

Starting today on the 10th February and celebrations will carry on until the 16th with our anniversary being Valentines Day the 14th February.


Guernsey Civil Protection tour of the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 11:27, 29th Aug, 2019 | 0

Last night the GSPCA Manager greeted and gave a guided tour to 13 volunteers from the Guernsey Civil Protection.

Guernsey Civil Protection are funded, equipped and trained by the States of Guernsey under the guidance of the Emergency Planning Officer and Civil Protection Officer and are regularly used by the emergency services to support their response to various incidents and events.


Mental Health Awareness Training thanks to Guernsey Mind at the GSPCA during #GSPCAPurpleWeek

Submitted by Steve on 16:36, 22nd Feb, 2019 | 0

Last week the GSPCA were not only thinking about the thousands of animals through our care we were also helping support the staff and volunteers who often see distressing scenes and are faced with cruelty and sadness when an animal cannot be helped not to mention the many other diverse situations the team are facing on a daily basis.

Jo Cottell from Guernsey Mind spent two mornings last week at the GSPCA talking to dozens of staff and volunteers about their work, support and work we all have to look after our mental health and well being.


Donate this Valentines to unloved animals needing your love this #GSPCAPurpleWeek and our 146th anniversary

Submitted by Steve on 23:30, 13th Feb, 2019 | 0

This Valentines day the GSCA celebrates 146 years since being founded, and could you help towards the 500 animals in our care?

It costs nearly £2,000 a day to care for all of the animals at the Shelter and provide the 24/7 service the GSPCA provides 365 days a year.

From the 5 seal pups to Harley and Ellie (two dogs that needed cancer lump removal operations) there are many animals that need your support.