Third day of 2020 Election Candidates visiting the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 19:11, 30th Sep, 2020 | 0

Each morning this week Candidates from the 2020 Election are visiting the GSPCA.

On Monday Yves Le Normand, Craig Bougord and Simon de la Mare had a tour of the GSPCA with Manager Steve Byrne and Training and Community Officer Tim Pellett and Tuesday was the turn of Steve Falla and Sian Jones.

Today saw the largest group of 7 which included Simon Fairclough, Garry Collins, Charles Parkinson, Sarah Breton, Neil Cave, Sam Haskins and Ivan Rihoy.

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From 1st October Dog & Horse Restrictions Lifted on Beaches in Guernsey for the next 6 months

Submitted by Steve on 18:42, 29th Sep, 2020 | 0

We are very lucky that most of Guernsey's beaches are dog friendly during the summer months.  From the 1st October the beaches where dogs are banned between 1st May and 30th September have the restrictions lifted and these are –

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Second day of 2020 Election Candidates visiting the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 18:18, 29th Sep, 2020 | 0

Each morning this week Candidates from the 2020 Election are visiting the GSPCA.

Yesterday Yves Le Normand, Craig Bougord and Simon de la Mare had a tour of the GSPCA with Manager Steve Byrne and Training and Community Officer Tim Pellett and today was the turn of Steve Falla and Sian Jones.

The two Candidates had the chance to see behind the scenes and learn of the work of the GSPCA as well as our challenges and those faced investigating animal cruelty, neglect and other animal related offences.

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First group of the 2020 Election Candidates visit the GSPCA today

Submitted by Steve on 18:55, 28th Sep, 2020 | 0

Each morning this week Candidates from the 2020 Election are visiting the GSPCA.

Today Yves Le Normand, Craig Bougord and Simon de la Mare had a tour of the GSPCA with Manager Steve Byrne and Training and Community Officer Tim Pellett.

The three Candidates had the chance to see behind the scenes and learn of the work of the GSPCA as well as our challenges and those faced investigating animal cruelty, neglect and other animal related offences.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “It was great to show the first group of Candidates around the GSPCA today.”

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Well done Ben and Steve on the Hel(l)vetia Challenge and thanks to all that donated

Submitted by Steve on 16:03, 25th Sep, 2020 | 0

Last month the Hel(l)vetia Challenge took place and 2 of the GSPCA took part and you can still donate by going to -

https://giving.gg/donate/event/6908/Sponsor-the-GSPCA-team-doing-the-Hellvetia-Challenge

or

https://my.race-nation.co.uk/sponsorship/entry/351250

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Advice on Feeding Hedgehogs and Wildlife without Attracting Rats

Submitted by Steve on 15:01, 25th Sep, 2020 | 0

At the GSPCA we are often asked about advice on feeding wildlife but how to not to attract rats and mice.

Hedgehogs are a hugely popular animal that many of us love to attract to our gardens as they often snack on unwanted visitors like slugs and snails.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “We often get asked at the GSPCA how to deter rats while helping feed wildlife in the garden.”

“We have put together tips to help with helping hedgehogs and birds here in Guernsey while deterring or not attracting rats.”

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9th Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday a HUGE success thanks to all involved

Submitted by Steve on 16:50, 24th Sep, 2020 | 0

On Sunday 13th September 9 years to the day since the first ever Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday we held our 9th event.

With a beautiful day with just a gentle breeze the GSPCA saw a record breaking number of stall holders at our BIGGEST event of the year.

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GSPCA Meet the Candidates at the Environment Hustings and open invite to them to learn more about animal welfare challenges

Submitted by Steve on 13:43, 24th Sep, 2020 | 0

On the 8th September the GSPCA were invited along to the Environment Hustings to talk to the Candidates standing in the 2020 Election.

Steve Byrne GSPCA attended the event that took place at Les Cotils.

As it was the Environment Hustings the topics discussed were focused on the theme, but the GSPCA daily face a huge range of challenges. Some of these discussed included –

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Abandoned at Chouet check out Sam JR now in need of a home

Submitted by Steve on 10:36, 24th Sep, 2020 | 0

Meet one of our residents ‘Hi I’m Sam JR

I was dumped at Chouet tip, I couldn’t stand, my crown all burnt and I smelt pretty bad too! Matt Hill-Smith The GSPCA’s night warden collected me and took me straight to the GSPCA

The next morning I went to the vets, my future did not look very promising but the team at the GSPCA and RI vet team wanted to give me a chance! So I started my medication and within a week the difference, I could start walking!!!! I was a happy cockerel again!

Look at me now, I’m fabulous!!!!

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POSTPONNED Element 6 Raising at The Wicked Wolf

Submitted by Steve on 10:19, 24th Sep, 2020 | 0

POSTPONNED Element 6 Raising at The Wicked Wolf

On Saturday 26th September 2020 Sidneys Sponsored Events were kindly going to run a fundraiser at the Wicked Wolf in aid of the GSPCA and Guernsey Chest and Heart.

Sadly this has had to be postponed due to unforeseen circumstances, however Corinne and the team are working hard at looking at other events and please keep an eye on our and their social media for upcoming exciting details – https://www.facebook.com/Sidneysfundraising

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