A Naughty Elf on the Shelf from the Guernsey Press Competition at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 13:41, 2nd Dec, 2022 | 0

Once again the GSPCA are part of the Elf on the Shelf Guernsey Press Competition.

The naughty little Elf can be seen during our opening hours which are 9am to 5pm Monday to Saturday and 11am to 4pm on Sunday.

Outside these hours he sneaks around the Shelter and we will try to catch a few pictures of his adventures in the run up to Christmas.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “Once again the GSPCA are taking part in the Guernsey Press Elf on the Shelf competition.”

“Why not pop into the GSPCA to see if you can spot the naughty Elf and take part.”


GSPCA Manager on BBC Guernsey talking all things Christmas and GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 13:26, 2nd Dec, 2022 | 0

Yesterday GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne popped along to BBC Guernsey to chat to Presenter Claire Cathcart all about our work at the GSPCA, plans for the future, Christmas advise, upcoming events and much more.

Don’t worry if you missed the show you can tune in still by visiting Claire Cathcart - 01/12/2022 - BBC Sounds and go to 1 hr 13 minutes and you can listen again.

Some of the things talked about were –


Full Planning Approved - Buy a Brick for Christmas or Become a Build Partner and help Wildlife in Guernsey this Christmas

Submitted by Steve on 13:09, 2nd Dec, 2022 | 0

The GSPCA recently received the written confirmation that full planning has been approved for a new Wildlife Hospital at the GSPCA.

This Christmas why not Buy a Brick to help this much needed Wildlife Hospital become a reality.

Option 1: £250 have your family name or company logo engraved on a brick which will feature in the build of the Wildlife Hospital.

Option 2: £50 buy a brick for the build.


Each Friday see the GSPCA team in Pets at Home raising funds for the Santa Paws Appeal

Submitted by Steve on 12:34, 2nd Dec, 2022 | 0

On the 21st November the Pets At Home Foundation launched the Share

4 New Cat First Aiders in Guernsey and dates set for 2023 Pet First Aid Courses

Submitted by Steve on 21:24, 1st Dec, 2022 | 0

Last night the GSPCA are held the last Cat First Aid Course of 2022.

GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne who has over 25 years working in the field of animal rescue runs the training and with over 3000 animals through the doors every year at the GSPCA the team see cases of animal first aid on a daily basis here in Guernsey.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “In May we held our first Dog First Aid Course of 2022 and we had a full house of 19 and on Wednesday the week before last we trained a further 21 islanders.”


Grey seal pup emaciated rescued next to Castle Cornet now at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 21:00, 1st Dec, 2022 | 0

Just after lunch time today the GSPCA were called out to St Peter Port to a possible poorly young grey seal pup.

GSPCA team member Neil Hughes was dispatched and made his way to Castle Cornet where was indeed faced with a very thin young seal.

Geoff George Head of Marine Mammals at the GSPCA joined Neil and despite being located in quite a difficult [position on the rocks the GSPCA managed to approach and rescue the very thin and poorly seal pup who is only a few weeks of age.


Are you supporting the GSPCA next year when we celebrates 150th year? Here are a few ways you could get involved

Submitted by Steve on 15:15, 25th Nov, 2022 | 0

In February 2023 the GSPCA celebrates 150 years since being founded and here are a few ideas to get involved with this momentous mile stone.

The celebrations all kick off in February when we were founded and throughout the following 12 months we will be running a range of events and celebrations and we need your help to make it an extra special year.


Buy a Brick for Christmas and help us build a Wildlife Hospital in Guernsey

Submitted by Steve on 14:22, 24th Nov, 2022 | 0

The GSPCA were recently delighted to announce that planning has been approved for a new Wildlife Hospital at the GSPCA.

This Christmas why not Buy a Brick to help this much needed Wildlife Hospital become a reality.

To Buy a Brick in the new Wildlife Hospital and download a leaflet please click here - http://www.gspca.org.gg/sites/default/files/Buy%20a%20Brick%20Wildlife%20Hospital.pdf


Herm seal pup rescued on Saturday sadly didn’t make it due to a number of very nasty injuries

Submitted by Steve on 13:15, 24th Nov, 2022 | 0

On Saturday the GSPCA were contacted after an injured seal pup was found in Herm with a number of very nasty injuries and awful condition.

The grey seal pup only a few weeks of age was transported to Guernsey thanks to the Isle of Herm where Head of Marine Mammals Geoff Geoff transported the very poorly pup to our intensive care seal pup facility area.


After the high winds please look out for injured wildlife and update on Shakespeare the Jersey seal pup

Submitted by Steve on 00:01, 19th Nov, 2022 | 0

Often during the winter months with the high winds and stormy weather makes it difficult for wild animals and birds to feed and rest.

After the stormy weather the GSPCA are asking those that live around and visit our coast to please watch out for injured animals in need as well as seal pups which can get separated from their mothers at this time of year especially when we see bad weather.

We have a number of web pages with wildlife advice or you can call 01481 257261 for help 24/7