Animal Less Animal Show (photo show of your animals) at the Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday in 4 weeks

Submitted by GSPCA on 15:49, 16th Aug, 2013 | 0

Not got a dog or can't bring it down on the 15th September or you have other pets at home then this is your chance to take part in a show without the need to bring them along.

We are asking pet owners to take pictures of their pets and for 50p per entry per class you can enter your cat, rabbit, horse, donkey, stick insect, tortoise, whatever it may be into a virtual pet show..


On the 15th a month before the 15th we have 15 Giant Animal Mascot racers

Submitted by GSPCA on 14:53, 15th Aug, 2013 | 0

With only a month to go we have plenty of suits still available for the Giant Animal Mascot Race.

Last year we had nearly 40 racers and this yer we are hoping for more.

Whether your a business with a keen staff member or just chatting to your friends down the pub its a great race, raising funds to help animals in Guernsey.

For only a minimum £50 sponsorship we  supply the suit and you can race from the Ship and Crown to Town Church and back with all the funny props we have lined up from spinning plates to inflatable eggs and spoons.


Pop by and see the GSPCA stall and Giant Animals at the West Show

Submitted by GSPCA on 11:51, 14th Aug, 2013 | 0

If you are going down to the West Show today or tomorrow keep an eye open for the Giant Animal Mascots who are collecting for the GSPCA.

They are being manned by volunteers and also staff from KPMG who are helping the GSPCA at the Show and at the Shelter over the next few days.

The suits they are manning are those available for the GSPCA Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday Giant Animal Mascot Race which takes place on the 15th September.


Don't forget our Dog Show at the Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday on the 15th September

Submitted by GSPCA on 09:07, 13th Aug, 2013 | 0

With only 4 weeks this Sunday to go don't forget as part of the Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday there will be a fun dog show.


GSPCA raising funds and enjoying the South Show and thank you to Vets 4 Pets

Submitted by GSPCA on 08:53, 13th Aug, 2013 | 0

Last Friday and Saturday GSPCA team members manned a stall in St Martins to help raise funds for the Animal Shelter.

The weather was perfect for the event and a lovely day was had by all.


GSPCA ask dog owners to please take care

Submitted by GSPCA on 15:27, 12th Aug, 2013 | 0

The GSPCA often receive calls from distressed animal owners for a number of reasons and this year one that has been highlighted is that of dogs attacking other animals.

It is often reported in the press regarding dogs killing chickens that aren't controlled but it doesn't stop there. At the GSPCA we often have other birds, hedgehogs, rabbits and even cats that are reported to the Shelter that have been killed by dogs that aren't under control.

Some of the current legislation regarding Control of Dogs in Guernsey is:


Thank you to St Johns Community Centre

Submitted by GSPCA on 14:09, 12th Aug, 2013 | 0

The GSPCA would like to thank St Johns Community Centre for their very kind donation of £900 earlier this year to help the work of the Animal Shelter.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said 'It was extremely kind for the St John's Community Centre committee to nominate the GSPCA as one of their chosen charities for the money they had raised.'

'A Every penny makes a huge difference and we are extremely grateful to them for this very exogenous donation and it will certainly help the thousands of animals we help every year.'


Microchipping still only £4.99 & thank you to the Pet Technology Store for two new scanners

Submitted by GSPCA on 16:52, 2nd Aug, 2013 | 0

Today at the GSPCA wee received two wonderful new scanners from the Pet Technology Store.

We would like to thank this local company for supporting the Shelter and the work that we do and these wonderful scanners will help us in reuniting the many stray animals we see every week and with checking the Hedgehogs we have in at the GSPCA.

At the GSPCA we have been encouraging pet owners for nearly two decades to get their canine and feline pets microchipped. 


Nelson survives near death experience

Submitted by GSPCA on 10:46, 2nd Aug, 2013 | 0

In the very early hours of Tuesday morning a member of staff at the Harbour Authority spotted a bird struggling trapped in a pontoon that was close to drowning.

Thankfully he managed to stretch out to rescue the bird and rushed it straight to the GSPCA Animal Shelter.

The Shelter is manned 24 hours and on arrival Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager was there to accept the bird that was very close to death.

An intensive care unit was set up ready and Steve did what he could to try and get some of the fluid out of the bird.


Reservoir Dogs Sponsored Walk - Produced by Sidney’s Sponsored Events - Directed by Steve Byrne - Sunday 22nd September

Submitted by GSPCA on 09:14, 30th Jul, 2013 | 0

On Sunday 22nd September Sidney’s Sponsored Events and the GSPCA are arranging a Sponsored Walk.

Meeting in Reservoir Rue Des Annevilles Car Park at 10am and finishing in Reservoir Rue A L’OR Car Park the walk around the Reservoir will have a Reservoir theme and we'd love to see you and your dog(s) all kitted out to make for a fun Sunday morning.

Don't worry if you or your dog don't want to dress up to be involved in raising funds for local animals is what it is all about.