GSPCA WARNING HOT WEATHER – Take care of your pets with the hot weather & avoid walking dogs during the hottest part of the day

Submitted by Steve on 11:53, 19th Jul, 2024 | 0

As sunny weather continues the GSPCA are expecting to receive calls and reports from the public from dogs locked in cars, dogs being walked on hot pavements, animals in direct sunlight, wildlife in need and we want to remind all pet owners of the real dangers to their pets and how you can help wildlife.

With the extreme warm weather and direct sunlight, dogs and other animals whether in cars or their pens are potentially in a situation where you could kill your pet if it is left, regardless of the situation.

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Baby bird advice from the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 17:43, 4th Jul, 2024 | 0

At the GSPCA we are extremely busy with the daily arrival of baby birds needing hand rearing that have been found or rescued.

Baby birds are always where possible best left in the wild to be raised by their parents.

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With Spring in full swing Baby Bird Advice from the GSPCA as poorly fledging’s rescued and some need help but best left safe

Submitted by Steve on 15:57, 8th May, 2024 | 0

At the GSPCA we are extremely busy with the daily arrival of Spring baby birds needing hand rearing that have been found or rescued.

Baby birds are always where possible best left in the wild to be raised by their parents.

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SAFETY WARNING TO DOG WALKERS ON Guernsey commons and beach restrictions from the 1st May

Submitted by Steve on 16:51, 15th Apr, 2024 | 0

The GSPCA are warning dog walkers taking their four legged friends to local commons of a current concern.

We once again have had reports of thorny seeds from what is believed is the Erodium Cicutarium also know as Redstem Storks Bill which get caught in your dogs feet and fur along many of the commons and grassy areas especially L’Ancresse, Port Soif and Chouet,

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FIREWORK ADVICE - Keep Your Pets safe this New Years Eve & if you are having an event please ensure you notify gov.gg/fireworks

Submitted by Steve on 15:39, 28th Dec, 2023 | 0

This New Years once again the GSPCA want all animals and humans to have a safe and enjoyable celebration.

Every year we hear of firework related incidents involving animals and children. While fireworks may be exciting and pretty to look at and its fun to celebrate many celebrations with a bang, we must put our safety, the safety of our pets and the local wildlife first. 

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “As we fast approach 2024 we want to ensure any fireworks events this New Year are notified to islanders.”

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SAFETY WARNING TO DOG WALKERS ON Guernsey commons

Submitted by Steve on 16:15, 26th May, 2023 | 0

The GSPCA are warning dog walkers taking their four legged friends to local commons of a current concern.

There appears to be large numbers of what we believe are thorny seeds from what is believed is the Erodium cicutarium also know as Redstem Storks Bill which get caught in your dogs feet and fur along many of the commons and grassy areas especially L’Ancresse, Port Soif and Chouet,

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HOT WEATHER ADVICE - Help our hedgehogs and check your hedges before cutting

Submitted by Steve on 10:49, 14th Jun, 2022 | 0

With the exceptionally warm weather due and the recent dry weather it has been exceptionally busy at the GSPCA.

One of the biggest casualties being effected are hedgehogs and the GSPCA is appealing for islanders to do all they can to help our prickly friends.

From dehydrated baby hedgehogs to those covered in fly eggs and maggots we have helped 29 hedgehogs since the start of this month.

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With Spring in full swing Baby Bird Advice from the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 16:02, 26th Apr, 2022 | 0

At the GSPCA we are extremely busy with the daily arrival Spring baby birds needing hand rearing that have been found or rescued.

Baby birds are always where possible best left in the wild to be rehabilitated by their parents.

Yvonne Chauvel GSPCA Animal Care Supervisor said “With the mild weather and start of Spring we are fast filling with baby birds.”

“We’ve had a lot of ducking, baby doves, robin chick, young blackbirds and a variety of others.”

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Spring has sprung so here is some Important Information Baby Bird Advice

Submitted by Steve on 22:49, 30th Mar, 2022 | 0

The GSPCA have been extremely busy in recent weeks with the arrival of the first Spring baby birds needing hand rearing that have been found or rescued.

Baby birds are always where possible best left in the wild to be rehabilitated by their parents.

Yvonne Chauvel GSPCA Animal Care Supervisor said “With the mild weather and start of Spring we have started to see the first baby birds of 2022.”

“We’ve had quite a few ducking and a variety of others.”

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Merry Christmas from all at the GSPCA, opening times and advice on how to keep your pets safe

Submitted by Steve on 11:17, 23rd Dec, 2021 | 0

Christmas is a wonderful time of year – but not always for your pets!

Every year the GSPCA has reported incidents of pets putting their safety at risk.

Here are some tips from the GSPCA to keep your pets safe. Please keep them away from -

Alcoholic beverages

Chocolate (highly toxic to pets)

Coffee

Mouldy or spoiled foods (please ensure all waste is disposed of and stored safely away from your pets)

Salt

Chicken or Turkey bones (as they can splinter)

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