Locally made cards help raise funds for the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 11:50, 24th Mar, 2021 | 0

The GSPCA would like to say a huge thanks to volunteer Karen Brozka for making cards and selling them to raise funds for our animal welfare work and the many animals in our care during lockdown.

Karen said “Hope you are well and managing to get through this challenging time.”

“As Baxter (my goldie) and I have not been able to go out and rattle the tin for you lately, I decided to do a little fund raising.”

“Not much, £100, but hopefully this will help towards hedgehog meals or a few runs at food etc.”


Lucky Pigeon Pandemic Survivors Vaccinated

Submitted by Steve on 12:46, 23rd Mar, 2021 | 0

Over the past months the GSPCA has been called out to or had brought in over sick, injured or deceased 300 pigeons.

On the 9th February the GSPCA confirmed Paramyxovirus in the wild pigeon population which has been killing hundreds of birds since the start of 2021.

In fact of the 300 birds that the GSPCA has rescued or had brough to the Shelter very sadly only 17 have survived.


Do you know how to claim gift aid on charity donations in Guernsey over £500 with the upper limit recently increased in 2021

Submitted by Steve on 17:53, 22nd Mar, 2021 | 0

In September 2009 the States of Guernsey agreed to change the way in which tax relief was given in respect of donations to Guernsey Registered Charities (GRC).

Previously income tax relief was only available to individuals who made payments under an irrevocable Deed of Covenant in favour of a Guernsey Registered Charity for a period in excess of 3 years; no relief was available to Guernsey resident individuals in respect of noncovenanted donations to Guernsey charities.

In summary, the system up to 2020 works as follows:


It is #InternationalSealDay please support our 3 seal pups by donating to their care

Submitted by Steve on 17:28, 22nd Mar, 2021 | 0

Today is #InternationalSealDay and with our 3 seal pups at the GSPCA we really need your support.

Eating at least 20-30 fish each per day we are going through nearly 100 fish a day and we need your support.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “Today is #InternationalSealDay and at the GSPCA we currently have 3 currently in our care.”


Extremely sad news as Ellie the seal pup passes away

Submitted by Steve on 19:14, 17th Mar, 2021 | 0

Last night the GSPCA team were devastated as Ellie the grey seal pup passed away.

Found emaciated, with a number of ailments and injuries Ellie had been receiving treatment and around the clock care for the last 11 weeks but was struggling eating.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “We are extremely saddened to have to let everyone know that Ellie the grey seal pup passed away last night.”

“Unlike the other seal pups she has really struggled eating and putting her weight despite around the clock care from the GSPCA team.”


New Date for Sidneys Sponsored Events Masquerade Ball Saturday 24th April at the Duke of Richmond

Submitted by Steve on 16:55, 17th Mar, 2021 | 0

Sidneys Sponsored Events Masquerade Ball which was due to take place on Saturday 20th March at the Duke of Richmond in aid of the GSPCA and Clic Sargent is now taking place on Saturday 24th April and there are currently two tables left.

From 7pm until 1145pm tickets are just £48.00 per person.

2 Course Meal, with instant win raffle and bonus ball.

Entertainment – Element 6

Dress Code – Black Tie & Party Dresses


LADIES' CHARITY LUNCHEON in aid of GSPCA and Clic Sargent Saturday 17th April

Submitted by Steve on 15:18, 16th Mar, 2021 | 0

LADIES' CHARITY LUNCHEON in aid of GSPCA and Clic Sargent Saturday 17th April


Elaine Lockett and Wendy Woodcock are delighted to announce a fundraising event that (Covid permitting) will take place on Saturday 17th April in the Harry Bound Room at Les Cotils from 12pm until 3pm.

The event is in aid of the GSPCA and Clic Sargent and is set to be a fantastic afternoon raising much needed funds during these difficult days.


New seal named India thank you for al your suggestions

Submitted by Steve on 14:21, 13th Mar, 2021 | 0

On Thursday the GSPCA were called out to rescue a very sick grey seal pup which we appealed for help to name her.

We are pleased to report although she is still very poorly we are doing all we can and we have decided to call her India.

We would like to thank everyone for their suggestions.


GSPCA rescue seal pup at Perelle – ideas for names and please donate to their care

Submitted by Steve on 13:17, 11th Mar, 2021 | 0

This morning the GSPCA were called out to attend what was reported to be a poorly seal pup at Perelle.

The team were dispatched to find an approximately 12 week old grey seal pup.

Only a little under weight the main concerns was it being lethargic and very chesty.

The pup was collected by Head of Marine Mammals GSPCA Geoff George and is now safely at the GSPCA.


Huge thanks to Liz Quentin for making and selling 197 face masks in aid of the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 17:55, 9th Mar, 2021 | 0

Lockdown 2 has seen so many caring islanders supporting so many good causes and helping one another.

One of these wonderful individuals is Liz Quentin.  Liz has made and sold an incredible 197 face masks in aid of the GSPCA to help raise funds towards our 24/7 work and care of the many animals at the GSPCA.

You might have seen Liz’s recent facebook thanks where she said “That’s 197 masks made and sold in the last 3 weeks, £659.80 raised less the costs of £77.00 so £582.80 donated to the GSPCA, Guernsey SPCA .”

“Thank you all for your purchases and donations.”