GSPCA Purple Month – Help save animals lives on our founding day - Dog and Cat First Aid Courses on the 14th and 15th February

Submitted by Steve on 15:03, 3rd Feb, 2023 | 0

On the 14th February this month the GSPCA was officially founded 150 years ago.

All through February we are celebrating with GSPCA Purple Month and there are many ways to get involved - https://www.gspca.org.gg/page/gspca-celebrating-150-year

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GSPCA Purple Month – Volunteer Induction Evening 630pm Wednesday 8th February 2023

Submitted by Steve on 13:05, 3rd Feb, 2023 | 0

This month we celebrate 150 years with GSPCA Purple Month and without volunteers we would have never of been founded.

On 11th February, 1873, a meeting was convened in the rooms of the Societe Guernesiaise “for the purpose of considering the expediency of establishing in the Island a Societe for the suppression of Cruelty to Animals” and the Dean of Guernsey was called to the Chair. The Patron of the Society was His Excellency Lt. General Froome.

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GSPCA Purple Month – Father and Sons joint birthdays raise funds for the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 13:05, 3rd Feb, 2023 | 0

Last weekend Adam Powell and Robin Powell, father and son celebrated their 40th and 70th respectively.

On the night they decided they would like to collect donations for charity in lieu of gifts and chose the GSPCA.

The party took place at the Imperial and a fabulous evening was had raising an amazing £198.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “A huge thank you to Adam and Robin Powell for raising an amazing £198 for our work at the GSPCA at their recent joint 40th and 70th birthday party at the Imperial last Saturday.”

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GSPCA Purple Month – Are you getting involved? If in town check out our Charity Shop who’ve gone purple to celebrate 150 years

Submitted by Steve on 11:03, 3rd Feb, 2023 | 0

Michelle Champion GSPCA Charity Shop Manager “Happy Birthday to us!”

“It’s GSPCA Purple Month and we are celebrating 150 years this year.”

“Like our shop Facebook page GSPCA Charity Shop - Smith Street and look out for sales and events throughout the month.”

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GSPCA Purple Month – record breaking number of seal pups but very sadly only for a very short period of time

Submitted by Steve on 10:44, 3rd Feb, 2023 | 0

Lunch time yesterday the GSPCA were called out to Jerbourg due to attend to a very poorly grey seal pup.

Head of Marine Mammals Geoff George with GSPCA team member Neil Hughes headed to the scene where there was a very poorly seal pup.

The pup was transported to the GSPCA seal unit where very sadly it died shortly after arriving.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “The GSPCA are deeply saddened to say we were called out to a poorly seal pup at Jerbourg yesterday and despite our best efforts he passed away shortly after being rescued.”

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GSPCA Purple Month – Happy tails as Captain Birdseye swims off to his new home

Submitted by Steve on 15:44, 2nd Feb, 2023 | 0

You may recall last month the GSPCA helped rescue a goldfish abandoned in a bucket being attaked by a gull.

We are delighted to report that although we had no leads to an owner we have managed to find Captain Brirdseye a new home.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager “Sadly during the 21 stray days Captain Birdseye the abandoned goldfish had to stay for at the GSPCA we did not find an owner.”

“However we are absolutely delighted that he has found a new home and was collected recently and we wanted to share the happy tail as part of the GSPCA Purple Month celebrations.”

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GSPCA Purple Month starts today get involved and celebrate 150 years of the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 08:00, 1st Feb, 2023 | 0

Throughout the month of February we will be promoting the 24/7 work of the GSPCA, the animals in our care and the ways people can and do support our work.

Pictured is the GSPCA Animal Shelter in St Andrews in 1937.

The 14th February is our official anniversary and whether in two weeks, or any day of February there are many ways to get involved and support including our TOP 10 which are –

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GSPCA Purple Month starts tomorrow on the 1st February celebrating the start of 150 years

Submitted by Steve on 16:57, 31st Jan, 2023 | 0

Are you supporting us celebrating 150 years this February with GSPCA Purple Month?

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 on the 1st February as we were founded in the middle of the month and throughout the month we will have a very Purple theme and lots happening through the following 12 months as we will be running a range of events and celebrations and we need your help to make it an extra special month and year.

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GSPCA Purple Month help support and celebrate 150 years this February

Submitted by Steve on 11:47, 24th Jan, 2023 | 0

GSPCA Purple Month this February celebrating the start of 150 years

Are you supporting us celebrating 150 years this February with GSPCA Purple Month?

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

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