GSPCA team members training at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home

Submitted by Steve on 15:29, 22nd May, 2019 | 0

On the 28th March Seb Goman and Gemma Gaudion GSPCA Animal Care Assistants and on the 12th April ACA Ali Le Huray and Senior ACA Anna Paint travelled to Battersea for a full days training.

This year Battersea Dogs and Cats Home launched their Battersea Academy.

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Cat First Aid Course Monday 20th May 630pm - find details here to book your place

Submitted by Steve on 23:04, 17th May, 2019 | 0

This coming Monday 20th May we hold our first cat first aid course of 2019 at the GSPCA with a focus on helping save your cats life.

Taking the course will be GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne who has over 22 years working in the field of animal rescue and with over 3000 animals through the doors every year at the GSPCA the team see cases of animal first aid on a daily basis here in Guernsey.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “We have been running dog and cat first aid courses for over five years and have trained over 250 participants to help save animals lives.”

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A wonderful Dog First Aid Course at the GSPCA – Cat First Aid on the 20th May and next Dog Course 18th November

Submitted by Steve on 13:42, 8th May, 2019 | 0

Last night we held our the first 2019 course in Dog First Aid at the GSPCA.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “We had a wonderful evening last night at the GSPCA.”

“There were 4 on the course learning how to save a dogs life and we have further courses planned for this year.”

“Everyone really enjoyed the evening and shared stories of their own experiences whish we talked about and learned from.”

“We have been running dog and cat first aid courses for over five years and have trained over 250 participants to help save animals lives.”

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Huge thanks from the GSPCA to Lydia from Medimark Scientific Ltd who visited last week to provide the Medimark Principles of Inf

Submitted by Steve on 15:13, 3rd Apr, 2019 | 0

On Wednesday 27th March 2019 Lydia Buckmaster the Training & Account Development Manager from Medimark Scientific Ltd visited Guernsey and the GSPCA to provide training to help with the cleaning process and understanding how to use Anigene disinfectant and similar products during the cleaning process safely and to prevent the spread of illness and disease.

In 2017 Rick Hayman Managing Director from Medimark Scientific Ltd came over to do a very similar talk and concentrating on the disease spread of the rabbit disease RHVD2 and how to help prevent spread it.

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GSPCA team member joins the Dementia Champions training with Dementia Friendly Guernsey

Submitted by Steve on 17:14, 13th Mar, 2019 | 0

Last week a member of the GSPCA team joined the Dementia Friendly Guernsey Champions training session took place on Wednesday 6th March at CAMHS in the PEH.

The trainers from Dementia Friendly Guernsey were Julie Bulpitt and Mark Guilbert and the GSPCA Training and Community Officer Tim Pellett went along to take part.

Tim said “We had a very interactive day last week at the Dementia Friendly Guernsey Champion training.”

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Dog and Cat First Aid Course 2019 at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 17:26, 26th Feb, 2019 | 0

On Thursday 28th March we hold our first dog first aid course of 2019 at the GSPCA with a focus on helping save your dogs life.

Taking the course will be GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne who has over 20 years working in the field of animal rescue and with over 3000 animals through the doors every year at the GSPCA the team see cases of animal first aid on a daily basis here in Guernsey.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “We have been running dog and cat first aid courses for over five years and have trained over 250 participants to help save animals lives.”

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Fire training thanks to Nickie Browning the Fire & Rescue Service Fire Safety Officer

Submitted by Steve on 14:48, 25th Jan, 2019 | 0

The GSPCA are hugely grateful to Nickie Browning the Fire Safety Officer for the States of Guernsey.

Last year Nickie helped the GSPCA update our fire safety procedures and last week she spent two mornings with the team to train them in safety procedures if there was an emergency or fire at the GSPCA.

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9 New Dog First Aiders - Cat First Aid Course Tuesday 29th November places still available

Submitted by Steve on 22:03, 25th Nov, 2016 | 0

On Tuesday we welcomed 9 attendees to our GSPCA dog first aid course at the Animal Shelter in St Andrews.

Despite a cold, windy and wet evening the group spent the evening in the training room at the GSPCA with Manager Steve Byrne.

The attendees learnt a wide variety of ways to help dogs from those suffering with heat exhaustion to those choking.

Betty an English Bull Terrier who is looking for a home made an appearance and the group learnt how to find a heart beat.

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Spaces going fast for the Dog and Cat First Aid Courses at the GSPCA this November 22nd for Dog and 29th for the Cat Course

Submitted by Steve on 23:14, 9th Nov, 2016 | 0

Due to popular demand at the GSPCA we are holding additional dog and cat first aid courses.

The dates for the first aid courses are:

Dog First Aid 6.30pm - 8.45pm Tuesday 22nd November 2016 - Ref - Dog 22/11

Cat First Aid 6.30pm - 8.45pm Tuesday 29th November 2016 - Ref - Cat 29/11

Dates for 2017 to be confirmed

All courses are a minimum £15 donation and you must book your place by 12pm on the day of the training session.

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Dog and Cat First Aid Courses at the GSPCA this November 22nd for Dog and 29th for the Cat Course

Submitted by Steve on 20:35, 19th Oct, 2016 | 0

Due to popular demand at the GSPCA we are holding additional dog and cat first aid courses.

The dates for the first aid courses are:

Dog First Aid 6.30pm - 8.45pm Tuesday 22nd November 2016 - Ref - Dog 22/11

Cat First Aid 6.30pm - 8.45pm Tuesday 29th November 2016 - Ref - Cat 29/11

Dates for 2017 to be confirmed

All courses are a minimum £15 donation and you must book your place by 12pm on the day of the training session.

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