APPEAL FOR INFORMATION - 3 dead chickens dumped in the Vale

Submitted by Steve on 22:38, 21st Sep, 2021 | 0

Yesterday just after 5pm the GSPCA Wardens were called out to three deceased chickens which had been dumped on a beach in the Vale. 

They were found near the car park on Route du Pulias thrown onto the top of the rocks on the beach. 

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “Last night our GSPCA Wardens were called out to 3 deceased chickens that appeared to be dumped on the rocks near the car park on Route du Pulais.”

“The birds had no form of identification and we have informed the States Vets.”


Abandoned at Chouet check out Sam JR now in need of a home

Submitted by Steve on 10:36, 24th Sep, 2020 | 0

Meet one of our residents ‘Hi I’m Sam JR

I was dumped at Chouet tip, I couldn’t stand, my crown all burnt and I smelt pretty bad too! Matt Hill-Smith The GSPCA’s night warden collected me and took me straight to the GSPCA

The next morning I went to the vets, my future did not look very promising but the team at the GSPCA and RI vet team wanted to give me a chance! So I started my medication and within a week the difference, I could start walking!!!! I was a happy cockerel again!

Look at me now, I’m fabulous!!!!


Have you lost your cockerel? Lawrence rescued with a head injury forgot his way home

Submitted by Steve on 15:35, 9th Mar, 2017 | 0

Last week on the 1st March a stray cockerel was rescued near the reservoir.

The bird was found with a head injury and collected by Animal Collection Officer Geoff George and is being cared for at the GSPCA.

Geoff George Animal Collection Officer said "We rescued the bird on the 1st March and are appealing for an owner to come forward."

"Despite his head injury he is doing well and if anyone is missing any animal in Guernsey please do call us on 257261."


Gym chickens find their way home thanks to the media

Submitted by Steve on 19:03, 7th Mar, 2017 | 0

We are pleased to report that thanks to the media coverage from the stray chickens found at Beau Sejour they are now back home with their owners.

The birds had been missing for some days and the owners had tried to locate them and when they saw them in the recent media coverage they came straight up to the Shelter and the birds are now happy and back home where they belong.


Did you leave your chickens at the gym? Two stray chickens found at Beau Sejour now at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 10:49, 28th Feb, 2017 | 0

Earlier this month two chickens were rescued at Beau Sejour.

The two birds weren't actually in the gym but walking around the car park through the cars and vans parking.

GSPCA Animal Collection Officer Geoff George was called out on the 16th February and to date no owner has come forward.


UK advice of Avian Flu in Europe - we are awaiting local advice for Guernsey

Submitted by Steve on 15:08, 7th Dec, 2016 | 0

The UK have issued this advice to poultry owners -

At the GSPCA we are awaiting to hear on any local guidance from the Guernsey States Vet in the light of Avian Flu in Europe. 


3 Ladies in the Male Toilets in St Peter Port at 1am this morning

Submitted by GSPCA on 13:43, 18th Oct, 2013 | 0

Last night at 1am the GSPCA Night Wardens Matt Hill-Smith and Jen Bradshaw were called out to a call they weren't expecting.

The GSPCA were contacted by the police to attend the scene at the Men's Toilets at North Beach Car Park in St Peter Port to find three adult Hens perching on the lavatory surrounded by bread.

They were quickly captured by Matt and Jen who transported them to the GSPCA Animal Shelter where Annabelle Janes a member of the GSPCA Night Staff Team checked them all over and made them comfortable.


Nouska back home at the GSPCA after his operation

Submitted by GSPCA on 15:13, 11th Jul, 2013 | 0

After an operation to remove a lump from his throat and an overnight stay Nouska the Husky is back at the Animal Shelter and doing well.

The lump which was found after Nouska was signed over to the Shelter has now been removed and he is on pain relief, antibiotics and a special food to help his recovery.

We have sent the lump away to be diagnosed and will hopefully no longer cause Nouska and more issues.


It's not all just bunny hugging - A Volunteer Evening at the GSPCA Animal Shelter Wednesdy 17th July at 6.30pm

Submitted by GSPCA on 11:03, 11th Jul, 2013 | 0

The GSPCA helps care for and rescue thousands of animals every year and without our wonderful volunteers we really couldn't do it.

From cleaning kennels to fundraising there are dozens of roles for volunteers to help the GSPCA and next Wednesday we have our second Volunteer Welcome and Induction Evening.

With the success of the first last month which drew a crowd of 18 new volunteers to the Shelter the second is planned for 6.30pm on the 17th July.


Thank you to The Best Of Guernsey for the Feature on the GSPCA

Submitted by GSPCA on 13:24, 10th Jul, 2013 | 0

We would like to extend a thank you to the team at The Best Of Guernsey for the feature of the GSPCA.

The page is full of information about the Shelter, what we do, our services, events and much more.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said 'We are extremely grateful to the team at The Best Of Guernsey for the wonderful exposure on what is a hugely popular web site in the Bailiwick.'