The GSPCA has its largest ever visitor come to stay | Robbie 17 hands of horse

Submitted by GSPCA on 17:48, 4th Mar, 2014 | 0

On Friday the GSPCA received the largest ever resident in memory of the team.

At 17 hands and 15 years of age the Dutch Warmblood horse called Robbie is settling well at the Shelter, although staff have found out he's bit of a wimp.

Anna Paint Senior Animal Care Assistant said 'Robbie is settling well at the Shelter but he is a real wuss!'

'At 17 hands he is a big lad, but thankfully we have a stable and fields at the GSPCA.'


Keeping our dogs out of the dog house

Submitted by GSPCA on 15:42, 4th Mar, 2014 | 0

Over the last two weeks the GSPCA has had a number of calls from concerned dog owners following ‘attacks’ at some of the Island’s most popular beaches and walking sites.


GSPCA Easter Pop Up Shop thanks to OSA Recruitment Monday 31st March - Thursday 3rd April |Starting Pet Adoption Month

Submitted by GSPCA on 17:51, 3rd Mar, 2014 | 0

Once again just before Easter the GSPCA are pleased to announce that thanks to OSA Recruitment we will be in town with a Pop Up Easter Shop as Pet Adoption Month Starts.

From Monday the 31st March until Thursday 3rd April the shop will have everything you need for animals this Spring, details and a small selection of animals looking for homes and lots for the kids.

The Shop will be open from Monday 31st March until Thursday 3rd April between 9am and 5pm and on sale will be -


Sure Random Acts of Kindness result in GSPCA getting a lovely box of cupcakes from Claires Cakes

Submitted by GSPCA on 13:38, 28th Feb, 2014 | 0

Last week the GSPCA received a very special delivery at the Animal Shelter.Sure Random Acts of Kindness Guernsey GSPCA

Often we accept animals and we are always grateful to donations in all their various forms from animal feed to cheques.


Thank you to all the wonderful new GSPCA volunteers that attended last night

Submitted by GSPCA on 21:01, 27th Feb, 2014 | 0

Last night we held our second volunteer evening od 2014 and once again we overwhelmed with the fantastic turn out.

With 28 new faces popping along to find out about volunteering at the GSPCA Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager and Sarah Ozanne Animal Care Assistant were on hand.

After a presentation on the GSPCA, handouts, a few forms and learning hot to work safely at the Shelter by Steve Byrne, Sarah then sat down with each person interested in helping at the Shelter.


Thank you Spike Productions who've been at the OSA Recruitment Pop Up Shop from the GSPCA

Submitted by GSPCA on 16:27, 26th Feb, 2014 | 0

Yesterday Spike Productions invited the GSPCA to the OSA Recruitment Pop Up Shop where they were offering their services to the Animal Shelter and other charities to produce short powerful and engaging videos.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager popped down to their set up at the OSA Recruitment Pop Up Shop where Warren Mauger and Daniel d'Avoine from Spike Productions were all set up and very welcoming.


Information on Equine Grass Sickness from the States Vet in Guernsey

Submitted by GSPCA on 11:54, 24th Feb, 2014 | 0

Following the death of a horse in Guernsey the GSPCA would like to draw horse owners attention to information released recently by the States Vet David Chamberlain:

The States Veterinary Officer would like to advise horse owners of the confirmed presence on the Island of the disease Equine Grass Sickness (EGS) which has been confirmed by laboratory analysis at the Animal Health Trust to be the cause of the death of a horse in the last 10 days


GSPCA Dog & Cat First Aid Training Courses in March & May 2014

Submitted by GSPCA on 10:41, 21st Feb, 2014 | 0

After the success of the recent training at the GSPCA we are planning additional sessions through the year.

The dates for the first aid courses are:

Cat First Aid 9.30am - 11.45am Sunday 2nd March 2013 - FULLY BOOKED

Dog First Aid 9.30am - 11.45am Sunday 23rd March 2013 - FULLY BOOKED

Cat First Aid 9.30am - 11.45am Sunday 18th May 2013 - Ref - Cat 18/5

Dog First Aid 9.30am - 11.45am Sunday 25th May 2013 - Ref - Dog 25/5

All courses are a minimum £15 donation and you must book your place by the Saturday before the training session.


Dazfest 2014 - Saturday 22nd February 2014 - Tickets on sale

Submitted by GSPCA on 17:19, 20th Feb, 2014 | 0

In April 2014 Daz Carre will be running the Marathon Des Sables, a 155 mile run through the Sahara Desert which takes place in 100 degree temperatures. This is pretty extreme.

He'll be doing this for the Specsavers Children's Charity and the GSPCA and The Tav has decided to help him out in his fund raising efforts by throwing a party for him - after all, we might not see him again!

With the Wet Conditions the GSPCA plea for owners to ensure their animals have all they need in Guernsey

Submitted by GSPCA on 11:09, 12th Nov, 2013 | 0

Last Winter the GSPCA received large number of calls from concerned members of public about horses and other animals in wet and muddy fields and once again we are preparing for a similar season with the current weather conditions.

Unfortunately due to the very wet Winter we had to endure here in Guernsey last year the GSPCA had a number of animals that were reported to the GSPCA in concerning conditions.

Lorna Prince GSPCA Animal Welfare Manager said ‘With such a wet Winter last year many animals were affected, both wild and domestic.’