First ever cuckoo through the GSPCA and the young bird is now back in the wild

Submitted by Steve on 11:30, 22nd Jul, 2022 | 0

At the GSPCA we really never know what we will need to rescue or help next.

On Wednesday evening when GSPCA team members Sarah Harrison and Steve Byrne were on duty a very poorly dehydrated and extremely flat bird arrived.

Sarah accepted the bird which had been found in the garden in St Peter Port and called Steve as she was unsure of the species.

When Steve saw the bird it was a first for him and the Shelter as it was a recently fledged young cuckoo.

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Elizabeth the first ever Long Eared Owlet at the GSPCA rescued in Sark released to the wild

Submitted by Steve on 17:08, 21st Jul, 2022 | 0

On Sunday 15th May a very unusual visitor was rescued in Sark and brought into the GSPCA.

The first ever Long Eared Owlet at only approximately two weeks of age was found with no nest or parents in sight on Sark.

Concerned for the welfare the finders of the baby owl took advice and shortly after were on route to get the bird to the GSPCA.

Wo months on and Elizabeth as she has been named was ready to be released back to the wild.

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Eliza and Maverick the Jersey and Guernsey seal pups released back to the wild

Submitted by Steve on 11:56, 20th Jul, 2022 | 0

This morning the GSPCA boxed up one Guernsey and one Jersey grey seal pups after months of care and headed to the South West of Guernsey.

Maverick was rescued near Les Pecquiries on the 5th April and Eliza was a white coat when rescued at Le Fregate in Jersey mid November last year and both were extremely emaciated and with a variety of health problems have been nursed back to health, both more than doubling their weight and today saw them released back to the wild.

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Stall spaces and buskers needed for the GSPCA Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday on 11th September

Submitted by Steve on 09:47, 15th Jul, 2022 | 0

With under 2 months to go the GSPCA are preparing for the eleventh Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday.

In recent years we have seen just over 100 stalls at our biggest event of the year and if you want to join us please do get in touch.

We would be delighted if any other stalls or buskers would like to join us to help celebrate animals in Guernsey.
To download a pitch application please click here https://www.gspca.org.gg/sites/default/files/SFS%20Pitch%20app%20September%202022.pdf

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WARNING HOT WEATHER - Animals in hot cars, hot glass houses and why you shouldn’t walk your dog on a hot day

Submitted by Steve on 14:56, 14th Jul, 2022 | 0

With hot weather the GSPCA the GSPCA has been extremely busy with calls and reports from the public from dogs locked in cars, dogs being walked on hot pavements, animals in direct sunlight and we want to remind all pet owners of the real dangers to their pets.

With the extreme warm weather and direct sunlight, dogs and other animals whether in cars or their pens are potentially in a situation where you could kill your pet if it is left, regardless of the situation.

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IMPORTANT - States Vets publish guidance on bird flu following two confirmed cases in Guernsey this weekend

Submitted by Steve on 14:35, 14th Jul, 2022 | 0

With continued cases of H5N1 avian influenza throughout the UK their Animal & Plant Department Agency have been sending out notifications of new cases in both wild and domestic birds and today the press release from the Guernsey States Vets of two confirmed cases the GSPCA want to ensure we all do what we can to help the birds of Guernsey and also our own health.

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Animal Welfare Sea Front Sunday 11th September 2022

Submitted by Steve on 16:28, 29th Jun, 2022 | 0

On the 11th September 2022 10am to 4pm the GSPCA will once again be organising a day to celebrate the animals in Guernsey and all the wonderful work that is done to care for them.

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Volunteers needed and Vacancies at the GSPCA especially for weekend hours

Submitted by Steve on 14:47, 29th Jun, 2022 | 0

At the GSPCA we are extremely busy and we are calling any of our amazing volunteers with any time to help, those interested in helping and also recruiting for new team members.

From helping with our busy ambulance service to walking dogs, our full cattery to our packed rabbit and small animal department, over 100 hedgehogs to over 30 reptiles, gardening to helping on reception.

All trained volunteers need to do is pop in and the team will have plenty for you to do and a huge thanks in advance.

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Found birds - 4 stray birds at the GSPCA rescued in Guernsey

Submitted by Steve on 16:12, 28th Jun, 2022 | 0

It currently seems very busy with stray pet birds and we currently have 4 that we are appealing for owners to come forward.

We have a green budgie found at Courtil Olliver, Castel now called Olliver on the 22nd June, the 23rd June another green budgie rescued on Rectory Hill now called Rupert, a canary found on the 8th June on Nocq Road we have called Tweetie and a Senegal parrot who does all sorts of tricks was rescued at Vazon which we have called him Vazon.

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See and support our Michelle raising funds for the GSPCA at Guernsey You Can Dance this Friday and Saturday

Submitted by Steve on 15:16, 28th Jun, 2022 | 0

This Friday 1st July at 7pm and Saturday at 2.30pm and 7pm you can see 12 dancers representing charities perform along with a Professional dance demonstration, wheelchairography and Retro demonstrations.

Evening performance tickets are £40 which includes a buffet and the afternoon performance £25 with a light afternoon tea buffet.

To book email [email protected] or [email protected]

Or text 07781123486

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