Submitted by Steve on 16:14, 27th Nov, 2023 | 0

Our puffin calendars are now on sale at GSPCA, Guernsey SPCAShare

BOOK NOW - Main entertainment announced for the GSPCA 150 Year Ball during GSPCA Purple Week Saturday 10th February

Submitted by Steve on 18:13, 25th Nov, 2023 | 0

The GSPCA is currently celebrating 150 years since being founded in 1874 and we are delighted to announce the main acts and entertainment for our 150 year Ball.

As part of the celebrations the Ball takes place on Saturday 10th February 2024 which is our founding day and will be during the GSPCA Purple Week 2024.

As part of the celebrations we would like to invite you to a very special evening to mark this momentous occasion with a range of entertainment and decorations thanks to Save the Date.


GSPCA team and team members nominated in the ADCH & Petplan Awards 2024

Submitted by Steve on 16:01, 23rd Nov, 2023 | 0

The Petplan & ADCH (Association of Dogs and Cats Homes) Animal Charity Awards 2024 is an opportunity to recognise animal charities, as well as individual team members and volunteers, for the hard work they put in to help give so many animals a brighter future.

Every year we see amazing support for nominations for individuals and the team and could you nominate us or one of our team in 2024?

In 2019 a GSPCA Animal Care Assistant was amazed when out of 7000 nominations she won the Animal Charity Employee of Year 2019 and we have had others as finalists over the years.


GSPCA team thank Steph from Lloyds Bank International Ltd for their talk on Financial Wellbeing

Submitted by Steve on 15:44, 23rd Nov, 2023 | 0

 Today after a rescue equipment training session a member of staff from Lloyds Bank International Ltd attended the GSPCA morning to give a talk to the team about Financial Well Being.

The Bringing Banking to You Manager Islands Community Banking Stephanie Duskova gave an informative impartial talk and Q&A with 19 of the GSPCA team.


Meet two of the new Senior team at the GSPCA Seb and Ali

Submitted by Steve on 12:58, 23rd Nov, 2023 | 0

You may have seen recently the GSPCA advertised for a new Supervisor?

Well the GSPCA are delighted to announce the appointment of Ali Le Huray to the role of Supervisor and Seb Goman to the role of Senior Animal Care Assistant.

Ali Le Huray GSPCA Supervisor said "I was delighted when I was offered the post of Supervisor as I love the job so much."

"We see many challenges at the GSPCA and I really enjoy being part of such a great team helping so many animals."


5 New Volunteers join the GSPCA at the last Volunteer Induction of 2023 but you can still get involved

Submitted by Steve on 12:31, 23rd Nov, 2023 | 0

At the GSPCA we have been helping animals around the clock for over 150 years.

Last night we held our last Volunteer Induction of 2023.

Despite the dark cold night 5 ladies attended the GSPCA and are all set to start over the next ten days.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “It was wonderful to meet the 5 ladies that attended our GSPCA Volunteer Induction Evening last night.”

“It was very dark at 630pm when they arrived bt they all seemed to have a wonderful time and are all starting over the coming days.”


From 150 years ago to now GSPCA Patron then and now Lieutenant-Governor supports the GSPCA and His Excellency comes for a tour

Submitted by Steve on 11:29, 23rd Nov, 2023 | 0

On Monday 20th November 2023 the Lieutenant-Governor His Excellency the Lieutenant General Richard Cripwell CB, CBE came for his first visit to the GSPCA for a guided tour.

His Excellency arrived at 1030am and was greeted by GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne GSPCA President and local Vet John Knight and GSPCA Vice Presidents Tom Le Pelley and Adele Malpas.


5 new Cat First Aiders trained at the last course of 2023 - 2024 dates now set

Submitted by Steve on 13:46, 16th Nov, 2023 | 0

All this year at the GSPCA we have been celebrating 150 years - https://www.gspca.org.gg/page/gspca-celebrating-150-year

As part of the celebrations we have held a range of events and last night was the final animal first aid course of 2023.

For over a decade we have been running dog and cat first aid courses which help teach owners and pet lovers how to save the life of their pet or animal.

The next GSPCA Dog and Cat First Aid Courses will take place in 2024.


Pets at Home visit GSPCA and a huge thanks for their continued support

Submitted by Steve on 13:27, 16th Nov, 2023 | 0

Earlier this week the GSPCA welcome staff from the Pets at Home Guernsey store to have a catch up and show the work that goes on 24/7.

Pets at Home and also the Pets Foundation (formerly the Pets at Home Foundation or Support Adoption for Pets) support the GSPCA and many other animal charities across the UK in many ways.


Jem the extremely poorly seal pup arrives on the paper boat today making 2 in 2 days

Submitted by Steve on 12:15, 16th Nov, 2023 | 0

Yesterday the BDLMR rescued the second poorly seal pup in Jersey this week.

After a stay at New Era Vets she was transported to Guernsey this morning and is now in an intensive care unit

Geoff George GSPCA Head of Marine Mammals said “Today's 430 am new arrival is Jen or Jem as we’ve nicknamed her is a grey seal pup from Jersey.”

“She is very, very poorly and only 11kg.”

“She's about 2 weeks older than Faulkner who arrived yesterday and is much bigger despite the age difference.”

“We are really worried for her as she is so poorly.”