Sizzle the grey seal pup rescued near the smelly pond joins 5 others at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 14:02, 2nd Jan, 2022 | 0

On New Years Eve the GSPCA were called out to investigate a possible poorly grey seal pup just behind the smelly pond near Rte de Pulias in Vale.

The pup at around a month old should have been double the size and condition so was rescued and joins the 5 other seal pups at the GSPCA.

To make a donation to help the seals in our care please go to https://giving.gg/donate/charity/2/Guernsey-Society-for-the-Prevention-of-Cruelty-to-Animals-(GSPCA) 

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Blueberry the grey seal pup rescued at Fort Grey joins 4 others at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 14:25, 23rd Dec, 2021 | 0

Only last week the GSPCA were near Fort Grey releasing Pork Pie and Titan both well over 60kgs in weight and over a year old.

Today a report came in of a beached grey seal pup in the same area.

Head of Marine Mammals Geoff George after feeding the 4 seal pups at the GSPCA this morning got the call and headed down to check out if  the pup was okay or needed help.

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Titan from Guernsey and Pork Pie originally from Cornwall the Grey Seal Pups back in the wild

Submitted by Steve on 15:16, 16th Dec, 2021 | 0

Earlier today with the good weather it was decided to release Pork Pie and Titan two young grey seal pups back to the wild.

To make a donation to help the seals in our care please go to https://giving.gg/donate/charity/2/Guernsey-Society-for-the-Prevention-of-Cruelty-to-Animals-(GSPCA) 

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India and Joey the seal pups due to head back to the wild

Submitted by Steve on 21:28, 12th Sep, 2021 | 0

India the Guernsey seal pup who was rescued in March and Joey the Jersey seal pup rescued in November have finally had the all clear from the vets, their weights at a great release weight and we have good weather so we are planning to release the seal pups at a secret location this week.

Thanks to the huge efforts of Geoff George and the team the seal pups who were so thin and unwell on arrival are finally off back to the wild where they belong.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “India and Joey the seal pups are ready to be released back to where they belong.”

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States advice of increasing your social bubble to 2 happens for Andrew and Pebbles the GSPCA seal pups

Submitted by Steve on 23:04, 5th May, 2020 | 0

Today at the GSPCA for the first time Pebble the Guernsey seal pup rescued earlier this year and Andrew from Jersey who came in November 2018 got to meet.

The States of Guernsey last week issued advice that two households could come together and here at the GSPCA Andrew and Pebble are now able to share their pools, expanding their social bubbles.

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FINAL FISH APPEAL for the 3 remaining seal pups at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 22:57, 27th Jun, 2019 | 0

After months of care and 3 already released to the wild the 3 remaining seals are on the final stretch to the next part of their journey and life.

Having released Marty back in Jersey as well as Gully and Sealia on Jethou recently we now only have Hannah, Mambo and Andy left in our care.

Hannah and Mambo are doing incredibly well but need their final feeds of herring and mackerel and all donations of fresh fish or towards fish are hugely appreciated to fatten them up before their release very soon.

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Gully the 1st 2018 Guernsey seal pup rescued on Vazon now at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 14:10, 21st Dec, 2018 | 0

In the last two hours GSPCA Ambulance Driver and Head of Marine Mammals has been out to rescue what is now the third seal pup at the GSPCA.

The call came in earlier today when a dog walker spotted a grey seal pup quite high on the rocks at Vazon.

On arrival the poorly seal pup was found to have weepy eyes, nose discharge, dehydrated and a number of other injuries on its body and flippers.

On route to the GSPCA ‘Gully’ as the seal pup was called was taken to the Vetcare Centres where the pup has been dispensed medication and Gully is now safe and warm at the GSPCA.

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Buy a Special Gift Voucher and help the seal pups thanks to Island Rib Voyages for their Herm Explorer Wildlife Experience

Submitted by Steve on 00:41, 12th Dec, 2018 | 0

Island Rib Voyages have kindly donated 10 vouchers which are on sale at the GSPCA for £29.50 each which entitles each voucher holder a one hour Herm Explorer Wildlife Experience which would make an ideal Christmas gifts and all of the proceeds will help feed Marty and Andrew the grey seal pups at the GSPCA.

To grab your ticket please pop into the Shelter in St Andrews or call the GSPCA on 01481 257261. Each ticket is £29.50 and with only 10 available you need to grab yours quickly.

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Channel Island seal pups still under intensive care at the GSPCA - see here to donate to their care

Submitted by Steve on 17:54, 1st Dec, 2017 | 0

For nearly two weeks Trevor and Temperance the Channel Island seal pups have been at the GSPCA.

Both pups are still in intensive care and receiving around the clock treatment and feeds.

Trevor at only 11.5kg from Jersey and Temperance the Guernsey seal pup rescued from Beaucette Marina at only 11kg are in an adjoining enclosure and both are currently cared for at the intensive care seal unit in the GSPCA wildlife building.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “Both pups continue on rehydration fluid feed and are under heat lamps and intensive care at the GSPCA.”

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Jersey and Guernsey seal pups cared for together for the first time - please donate to their care

Submitted by Steve on 18:12, 21st Nov, 2017 | 0

Today a grey seal pup rescued in Jersey on Sunday at just 11.5kg has just arrived at the GSPCA in Guernsey.

Trevor as the 2 week old pup has been named has joined Temperance of a similar age at the GSPCA seal unit in Guernsey.

Both pups are around a quarter the weight they should weigh and both very weak so are in intensive care at the GSPCA.

The Jersey pup was rescued by the local branch of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue and was discovered severely underweight at L’Etacq.

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