Called out for a toad found a stray black water dragon at Guernsey Airport car park

Submitted by Steve on 12:09, 9th Aug, 2022 | 0

Today the GSPCA were called to the car park next to Guernsey Airport for a very unusual stray.

We were called about a possible toad and on arrival GSPCA team member was faced with a very different animal.

Neil Hughes GSPCA team member said “Just after 11am we were called out to Guernsey Airport.”

“The call was to go and help a poorly toad but when I got there it wasn’t a toad at all but a very black water dragon.”

“The lizard is now back at the GSPCA in one of our vivarium’s.”


Ava, Evie, Maisie and Isabelle raise an incredible £168.07 selling bookmarks at Vauvert Primary School in aid of GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 11:57, 9th Aug, 2022 | 0

At the GSPCA we hear so many amazing stories of ways supporters raise funds to help our 24/7 work and the animals in our care.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “A huge thank you to Ava, MMaisie, Evie and Isabelle from Vauvert Primary School.”

“There are so many great ways those wanting to support our work and these lovely young ladies made and sold bookmarks and raised an incredible £168.07.”

“From all of us and the animals at the GSPCA a huge thank you.2


Tina Turner Tribute Saturday 1st October at the Duke of Richmond in aid of GSPCA thanks to Sidney’s Sponsored Events

Submitted by Steve on 22:28, 4th Aug, 2022 | 0

Join us to see Milli Munro as the Tina Turner Tribute on Saturday 1st October 2022 at the Duke of Richmond from 7pm until 1130pm.

With a wonderful 2 Course meal, there is an instant win raffle with fantastic prizes and a bonus ball.

£48 per person for a fabulous night with all proceeds to the GSPCA.

Organised by the fantastic Sidney’s Sponsored Events please call Corinne on 07911 720469 or email [email protected] to book a table of ten or smaller parties welcomed.


Thanks to Guernsey Press for the lovely write up about Golf pro Alex Murrell raising £2,600 for the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 22:09, 4th Aug, 2022 | 0

Last month at the GSPCA we posted this lovely plea for sponsorship and support for a very kind person wanting to support local charities –

‘Please Sponsor Alex Murrell’s Golf Challenge for GSPCA, the Guernsey Blind Association & Guernsey Alzheimer's Association

Alex Murrell is raising funds for the GSPCA, Guernsey Blind Association ( La Grande Mare Golf Club Mens Captain's charity) and Guernsey Alzheimer's Association. (Lady Captain's charity)


GSPCA team can’t understand why the owner of a stray Senegal Parrot hasn’t come forward

Submitted by Steve on 11:50, 3rd Aug, 2022 | 0

Today marks 5 and a half weeks since a stray parrot was found and rescued in Vazon.

The very friendly adult Senegal Parrot arrived on the 25th June after being rescued by a member of the public and the GSPCA team are really shocked that an owner hasn’t come forward.

We are appealing for any information if you think you know the owner or if they are your birds please call the GSPCA on 257261.


Volunteer Induction Evening at the GSPCA this Thursday 4th August at 630pm

Submitted by Steve on 10:16, 3rd Aug, 2022 | 0

At the GSPCA we are extremely busy and we are currently looking for new volunteers to join the team and recruiting new staff.

Tomorrow we have the second volunteer induction of 2022 and if you are interested in learning more just turn up at 630pm at the Animal Shelter in St Andrews.

If you can’t make it and would like to become a volunteer please download and return the following application form to [email protected] and we can arrange a remote induction


Full Time Animal Care, Casual and Reception Vacancies especially at weekends and Volunteers Needed

Submitted by Steve on 11:32, 28th Jul, 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.

We are currently advertising for additional staff members at the GSPCA.

We are looking for the following


Cockerels free to good homes at the GSPCA Animal Shelter

Submitted by Steve on 18:14, 22nd Jul, 2022 | 0

The GSPCA in the last year has had the busiest year of cockerels and still have many lookijng for homes that arrived last year.

Many were reared as chicks and although the hens have found loving new homes the GSPCA has quite a few boys now in need.

Yvonne Chauvel Senior Animal Care Assistant said “Every year we help sick and injured cockerels but we have seen more than usual in the last year and have quite a few now in need of new homes.”

“If anyone can help find these or any of the animals in our care a new home please do get in touch.”


Huge thanks to Jean Bishop who organised walks to raise funds in aid of the GSPCA and our 24/7 work

Submitted by Steve on 18:08, 22nd Jul, 2022 | 0

In May local tour guide Jean Bishop organised two events in aid of the GSPCA.

The events were called Water, Windows and Views which took place on the 25th May and the second was the Highways, Byways & Beaches A Walk in the West on the 31st May.

Jean said both were lovely events and raised a wonderful £60.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “A huge thanks to Jean Bishop who in May organised two walking events in aid of our work at the GSPCA.”

“She raised a fabulous £60 and from all of the team and animals a huge thanks.”


Barras Car Centre help raise funds at the GSPCA Motor Seafront Sunday

Submitted by Steve on 17:55, 22nd Jul, 2022 | 0

For the second year the fantastic team at Barras Car Centre on the 10th July ran a tombola stall in aid of the GSPCA at the Motor Seafront Sunday.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “A massive thank you to the Barras Car Centre who ran a stall in aid of the GSPCA at the Motor Seafront Sunday.”

“They raised over £300 and they had a great day and from all the animals and team we can’t thank them enough and the organisors and supporters.”