Puffin Parade soon to be launched – Can you help with Puffin Parade Raffle prizes to raise funds for Autism Guernsey and the GSP

Submitted by Steve on 13:06, 23rd Mar, 2023 | 0

The Autism Guernsey and GSPCA Puffin Parade is to be very soon to be launched.

As part of the Puffin Parade there will be many ways to get involved and support which you can find out more by checking out the website https://puffinparade.org.gg/ which has been made thanks to EnjoyCI.

There are so many to thank on the journey to get us where we are and there is still a lot of work behind the scenes, but there is one more appeal Autism Guernsey and the GSPCA would like to ask.

Can you help with raffle prizes?


HSBC staff an amazing help at the GSPCA – GSPCA Celebrating 150 years

Submitted by Steve on 11:10, 23rd Mar, 2023 | 0

Last Friday the GSPCA welcomed two staff from HSBC.

Tim Pellett GSPCA Training and Community Officer greeted them at 9am where they had a quick induction, picture and were then set to work.

Tim Pellett GSPCA Community and Training Officer said “Last Friday we greeted two staff from HSBC who helped volunteer at the GSPCA and they are a real credit to their company.”

“They were amazing and from the photo at the start of the day to all their hard work, the guided tour to walking dogs they were amazing.”


Oopsie the cat needs you donations towards her operation – GSPCA Celebrating 150 years

Submitted by Steve on 10:46, 23rd Mar, 2023 | 0

Every day the GSPCA rush animals to the vets needing vet care and treatment and one very special cat needing an operation is Oopsie.

Oopsie is one of the oldest cats at the GSPCA at 17 years old how arrived in the Autumn after her owner sadly passed away.

Oopsie is a lovely cat but unfortunately has a nasty growth in ear that needs removing.


Year of the goldfish at the GSPCA – GSPCA Celebrating 150 years

Submitted by Steve on 23:00, 21st Mar, 2023 | 0

You might remember Captain Birdseye the goldfish saved in a bucket from a gull to the recent pond of fish rescued needing a home. The GSPCA are currently helping another pond of ove 100 goldfish and if you can help please do get in touch.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “It seems that 2023 is the year of the goldfish at the GSPCA.”

“We were recently asked to help yet another pond full of fish in need of a home.”


Wednesday 22nd March International Day of the Seal – GSPCA Seal Update and reminder to stay away from those in the wild

Submitted by Steve on 22:43, 21st Mar, 2023 | 0

Wednesday 22nd March is International Day of the Seal and with 6 in our care and 2 recently released the GSPCA has seen more seals in our care in recent years than ever before.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “Wednesday 22nd March is International Day of the Seal and with 6 in our care at the GSPCA and every year those in the Channel Islands needing our help during pup season there are many ways to support their care.”


See a GSPCA Stand at the Guernsey Wild Escape at Candie Museum this weekend

Submitted by Steve on 09:26, 18th Mar, 2023 | 0

A weekend to celebrate wildlife & art in partnership with Guernsey Arts. There are workshops, talks & trails.

The details are:

Guernsey's Wild Escape
Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 March 2023
Guernsey Museum at Candie
Open 10.00-16.00

Normal admission applies, so it's free with your Discovery Pass.

Talks during the weekend:

Saturday at 11.00: Barry the Bugman. Learn all about Guernsey mini-beasts from the Pollinator Project. This talk is aimed at children but fascinating for all ages.


WARNING PLEASE KEEP AWAY FROM SEALS – Avian bird flu has been found in the carcasses of 5 dead seals on a beach in Cornwall

Submitted by Steve on 12:49, 17th Mar, 2023 | 0

The Cornwall Wildlife Trust urged members of the public to stay away from all dead animals which wash up on beaches including seals, dolphins, porpoises, whales and sea birds. There has also been cases of bird flu in a dolphin in Devon, the Trust said on its website.

Cornwall Wildlife Trust have said -

‘The general public are advised against approaching and interacting with seals in the UK, even when the animals are in danger or distress.


Huge thanks to Hautes Capelles Primary School who supported the GSPCA at Christmas – GSPCA Celebrating 150 years

Submitted by Steve on 16:07, 10th Mar, 2023 | 0

Just before Christmas the GSPCA received a wonderful selection of donations from Hautes Capelles Primary School.

Karen Fyfe Assistant Headteacher, Inclusion Lead and SENCo from Hautes Capelles Primary School said  “The pupils of Hautes Capelles Rights Respecting and pupil voice team asked the House teams to vote for which charities to support at Christmas.


WARNING TO DOG OWNERS – Possible Palm Oil spotted at Grand Rocque and Saline Bay

Submitted by Steve on 15:48, 10th Mar, 2023 | 0

The GSPCA wants to let all dog owners know that what we believe is Palm Oil spotted at Grand Rocque and Saline Bay which can be extremely poisonous to your dogs.

Last month the States of Guernsey reported on their facebook page ‘We've received a report that palm oil has washed up at Pembroke.

If you notice any grey, cream or white fatty substances, please do not remove the substance, but report it to Agriculture, Countryside and Land Management Services by emailing [email protected] or calling 01481 227000.


5th Guernsey Cubs see behind the scenes at the GSPCA – GSPCA Celebrating 150 years

Submitted by Steve on 15:36, 10th Mar, 2023 | 0

On Tuesday evening the 5th Guernsey Cub troop visited the GSPCA.

Sadly it was dark and a little wet but the 36 strong troop made up ofCiubs and Leaders arrived at 630pm where they were greeted by GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “It was lovely to meet the 5th Guernsey Cub group on Tuesday.”

“They arrived baring of animal feed and treats and even other donations which we have to say a huge thank you for.”