A lovely day at the Donkey Derby - thank you

Submitted by Steve on 12:39, 24th Aug, 2015 | 0

We would like to thank the Lions Club of Guernsey and all involved for another well run and great Donkey Derby.

GSPCA staff and volunteers Steve Byrne, Hayley James, Joseph Fox and Ellie Fox spent Saturday afternoon in Saumarez Park raising funds for the animals in Guernsey.

The stall was set up in the sunshine and the weather managed to hold for the afternoon where we raised in excess of £500.

We would like to thank everyone involved, helped and supported what was a lovely afternoon.

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Wet Wednesday and a busy Thursday at the West Show - thank you to all involved

Submitted by Steve on 11:03, 24th Aug, 2015 | 0

On Wednesday and Thursday once again we went west ot enjoy and run a stall at the fantastic West Show.

Although a little wet on the Wednesday a team of volunteers and staff helped man the GSPCA stall to raise funds and promote the work of the Animal Shelter.

Lorna Prince, Steve Byrne, Reece Gilman, Duncan Cumming, Jo Fox, Joseph Fox, Ellie Fox, Yvonne Chauvel, Kevin Beausire and Helen Holmes helped run the stall over the 2 days and we are hugely grateful to the hundreds, if not thousands of visitors that popped by to support us.

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Pop by and see our stall at the Donkey Derby this Saturday

Submitted by Steve on 18:01, 18th Aug, 2015 | 0

The Donkey Derby is always a lovely family day out and why not pop along to see the GSPCA and many other charity stalls this Saturday.

We are hugely grateful to the Lions Club of Guernsey that hold the annual event and we look forward joining them this weekend.

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West is Best - Pop by the GSPCA stall at the West Show this week

Submitted by Steve on 17:45, 18th Aug, 2015 | 0

For the fourth year in a row the GSPCA are attending the West Show this week.

If you would like to help volunteer of support us we would love to see you on our stall.

Once again our stall will be full of great games, GSPCA goods and pet products.

Every year we have a great time enjoying a wonderful local event whilst raising funds on our stall to help the many animals in our care.

More about the West Show -

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First animals adopted from the New Multi Purpose Animal Welfare Building

Submitted by Steve on 17:31, 18th Aug, 2015 | 0

On Thursday last week the first ever animal was officially adopted from the new multi purpose animal welfare building.

We officially received the keys of the new build on the 17th July and since then a number of cats have come to stay in the new build.

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Guided tours 2pm each day Monday 24th to Saturday 29th August at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 08:30, 17th Aug, 2015 | 0

During the school breaks we are running a series of guided tours at the GSPCA.

Next week is your opportunity to visit behind the scenes at our Animal Shelter in St Andrews.

We are arranging guided tours on a series of dates at 2pm.  

We ask for a minimum donation of £5 per person and £3 per child, or £15 for a family of four.  

The tours take around 80 minutes and you get to see in many of the departments and a variety of species.

Tours are a maximum of 15 people per tour, so please book early.

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Mexican BINGO Fiesta Wednesday 16th September at the Market Bistro

Submitted by Steve on 08:39, 31st Jul, 2015 | 0

Mexican BINGO Fiesta at the Market Bistro inside the Market Building, St Peter Port Wednesday 16th September 2015

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Thank you is the word after a fantastic Grease night for the GSPCA and Guernsey Cheshire Home from Sidney's Sponsored Events

Submitted by Steve on 23:28, 30th Jul, 2015 | 0

On Friday the GSPCA and Guernsey Cheshire Home had a very special and fun night at the St Pierre Park Hotel.

Sidney's Sponsored Events held a Grease themed night to raise funds for the two local charities.

T-birds and Pink Ladies started arriving just after 6pm and soon the main bar was like a scene from Grease.  

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New hands on Animal Care Course at the GSPCA with WEA

Submitted by Steve on 11:11, 30th Jul, 2015 | 0

Once again the GSPCA have teamed up with the WEA to provide a course in animal care.

The new course is an 'Introduction to Animal Care and Welfare' and gives a taste of working in the many different departments at the GSPCA whilst learning about animal care, behaviour and a hands on experience.

The course is a 2 day workshop and for those taking part we would kindly ask that you have a basic knowledge in animal care.

The main topics covered and experienced will be:

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An AGM of thanks and celebrations

Submitted by Steve on 09:30, 30th Jul, 2015 | 0

Last week we held our annual AGM.

To open the evening President John Knight welcomed everyone to the AGM and thanked them for showing their support for the work being done by everybody present.

The event took place at the GSPCA Animal Shelter where we have been based since 1929.

A number of supporters, volunteers and staff attended the event which looked back at the previous year and also the plans for the future.

John Knight gave a report and said "We have again had a very active and successful year at the Shelter and outside."

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