Submitted by Steve on 23:06, 18th Mar, 2024 | 0

On the 19th May 2024 10am to 4pm the GSPCA will once again be organising a day to celebrate the animals in Guernsey and all the wonderful work that is done to care for them.

This year we are excited to be sharing our celebrations with the Guernsey Boat Show, who will be on the Crown pier. 

We are extremely grateful to all those that made last 12 years such great days and we are hoping this years will be bigger and better.

There will be stalls and fun for all the family; humans and canines. 

We'll have a fancy dress competition, children's games area, lots of food and refreshments, a fun dog show, arts and crafts stalls, local charities, entertainment and so much more........

The day starts from 10am and will take place along the Sea Front in St Peter Port.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “We are so excited to announce our 2024 date for the GSPCA Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday which this year takes place on the 19th May.”

“The Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday is the biggest event of the year in the GSPCA calendar.”

“With over 100 stalls to the fun dog show, free kids zone to this year the Guernsey Boat Show joining us there is so much to do and see while helping animals in Guernsey.”

“We are looking for sponsors, stall holders, buskers, volunteers and anyone who would like to help and support our big day.”

“If you can help please do get in touch by calling 257261 or email [email protected] .”

“Watch out for more updates and news on what will no doubt be another amazing to celebrate animals in Guernsey.”

To go to the events facebook page, instagram or twitter now x check the below links

Would you like a pitch for our Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday on the 19th May 2024?

We welcome all traders and hobbiests to join us from a small pitch fee and Charities are free!

If you are keen to have a pitch please complete and return the form below. 

To download a pitch application please click here 

Would you like to help sponsor the day?

We are looking for individuals or businesses that would like to help sponsor the day please contact Steve Byrne on [email protected] or call 01481 257261 for more details.

Fun Dog Show

There will be a fun dog show starting at 1230pm with registration from 11am. 

This is always a fabulous, fun, highlight and is open to any breed of dog.

  • Best male puppy (under 2yrs) 
  • Best female puppy (under 2yrs) 
  • Best Rescue 
  • Lovely Ladies 
  • Fabulous Fellas 
  • Happiest Handler 
  • Golden Oldies (7 yrs +) 
  • Best in Show (winners of the previous classes)

Entries are £2 a class.  Please enter your dog on the day.

Childrens Animal Fancy Dress 

For a bit of fun bring your children with an animal themed fancy dress for a free prize. Just pop along to our stall on the Crown Pier between 11am and 4pm on the day for a free gift.


If you, your group, business or school would like to volunteer and help on the day please email [email protected]

We are especially looking for anyone who would be happy to wear a sea/coastal themed costume.

It's lots of fun and even just half an hour of your time would be fabulous. 

We will provide the outfits, we have penguins, lobster, seals and sharks to name a few

You can let us know in advance or just pop along to our stall on the day.

Keep an eye on this page as we update it with more information.

For full details keep an eye on the main page


Donate by calling  01481 257261, by post to GSPCA, Rue des Truchots, St Andrews, Guernsey GY6 8UD or online


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Below are our usual opening times but these are occasionally adjusted to ensure we provide the best of care for the animals and those needing our 24/7 help, in an emergency please call 01481 257261


Reception & Shop area

Collecting/Dropping Off Boarding Dogs & Cats

Viewing animals for adoption

Emergencies Call 257261 or the Shelter is manned 24/7

GSPCA Charity Shop in Smith Street


9am – 5pm

11am – 4pm

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8am - 530pm


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8am - 530pm


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Bank Holiday’s

(**Varied times**)

**Possibly 11am – 4pm**

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**Possibly 11am – 4pm**


Closed unless advertised


Upcoming Events we are at and need your help -

Cat First Aid 6.30pm - 8.45pm Tuesday 19th March 2024 - Ref - Cat 19/3

Easter Pets Foundation Appeal fund raising for the GSPCA 22nd March – 1st April – Volunteers needed -

Tuesday 16th April 2024 630pm Volunteer Induction Evening

GSPCA Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday 19th May 2024

Wednesday 12th June 2024 630pm Volunteer Induction Evening

Tuesday 23rd July 2024 630pm Volunteer Induction Evening

Tuesday 10th September 2024 630pm Volunteer Induction Evening

Tuesday 5th November 2024 630pm Volunteer Induction Evening

Dog First Aid 6.30pm - 8.45pm Tuesday 12th November 2024 - Ref - Dog 12/9

Cat First Aid 6.30pm - 8.45pm Tuesday 19th November 2024 - Ref - Cat 19/9

Many more events will be added and dates to be confirmed and if you have any events or ideas to please get in touch…………..




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