A wonderful Arts Seafront Sunday - thank you to all involved

Submitted by Steve on 23:51, 6th Jun, 2016 | 0

Yesterday on the 6th June the GSPCA took a stall down to join the many others celebrating the Arts Seafront Sunday.

With fantastic weather and thousands supporting the event at the GSPCA we would like to thank the organisors, the volunteers and all involved.

We raised a fantastic £700 and had a huge amount of fun meeting the many visitors.

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9 New Dog First Aiders in Guernsey

Submitted by Steve on 10:03, 18th May, 2016 | 0

Over the last two Tuesday evenings we have run our cat and dog first aid courses.

Each course started just after 6.30pm and involved learning about how to save a cat or a dogs life and hints and tips on what to do.

Last night we held the Dog First Aid Course which was run by GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne and saw 9 dog lovers learning how to help four legged friends in a number of life saving circumstances.

Molly a beagle owned by the GSPCA Manager popped in half way through for those attending to help look for a heart beat in a dog.

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Childrens Fancy Dress & kids corner this Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday 15 May 10am-4pm - judging 1.45pm - thanks to Island Mums

Submitted by Steve on 15:04, 11th May, 2016 | 0

This Sunday once again we bring you a childrens fancy dress competition to help celebrate animals in Guernsey.

The Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday starts officially at 10am with set up from 8am and at 1.45pm Island Mums will be helping run a fun childrens fancy dress competition near the Crown Pier.

Islands Mums will also be helping with a number of activities at a kids corner including chalk drawing and more, not to mention the many other games and things to do on the day.

So please do come down and support the day and spread the word to family and friends.

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Vans & Volunteers needed to help put on our Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday on the 15th May and from this Friday

Submitted by Steve on 14:51, 11th May, 2016 | 0

This Sunday if you can help volunteer or have a vehicle you could help us transport goods we would love to hear from you.

We are planning to pack a number of vans in preparation this Friday ready to drive down for our Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday at 7.30am.

If you could lend a van, especially a luton or large transit we would really appreciate it.

Every year it is a huge logistical challenge to transport the many tents, goods and animals from the GSPCA into St Peter Port.

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GSPCA Fun Dog this Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday - Registration 11am - Starts 12.30pm - 15th May

Submitted by Steve on 14:27, 11th May, 2016 | 0

With only days to go how is your dogs preparations going for the fun dog show that takes place this weekend.

On Sunday we hold the fifth Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday in Guernsey.

With stalls, fire engine, animals, games, kids area, giant animal mascot 5-a-side football and more make sure you pop into town this Sunday for a fun family and pet day.

Every year we hold a fun dog show and this year registration opens at 11am along the Seafront near Crown Pier.

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Cuddly toys needed as prizes for our Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday 15th May 2016

Submitted by Steve on 11:35, 8th May, 2016 | 0

At the GSPCA we are normally appealing for homes for animals, but we are currently appealing for your unwanted soft toys.

It is that time of year that we are at many events and we are running low on cuddly toys which we use as prizes on some of our games to help raise funds for the Shelter.

If you have any unwanted soft toys then please pop them up to the Shelter or if you need a vehicle to pick up quite a few then please let us know and we can arrange collection.

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Spaces available for the Easter Egg Hunts this Sunday and next week and you may get a tour to see some exotic guests

Submitted by Steve on 16:03, 18th Mar, 2016 | 0

After sell out days at the GSPCA last year for our GSPCA Easter Egg, Bunny and Treasure Hunts we have dates planned for this month.

Children meet the Easter bunny and GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne before having a tour of many of the animals, but especially the bunny rabbits.

As the groups are shown around they have a treasure hunt to complete whilst learning all about rabbits.

After the tour the group arrive at the events room where after finding out the answers and receiving prizes they are issued with buckets for an Easter Egg Hunt.

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Easter Egg, Bunny and Treasure Hunts at the GSPCA - 20th, 25th and 26th March - places available but please book early

Submitted by Steve on 17:36, 7th Mar, 2016 | 0

After sell out days at the GSPCA last year for our GSPCA Easter Egg, Bunny and Treasure Hunts we have dates planned for this month.

Children meet the Easter bunny and GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne before having a tour of many of the animals, but especially the bunny rabbits.

As the groups are shown around they have a treasure hunt to complete whilst learning all about rabbits.

After the tour the group arrive at the events room where after finding out the answers and receiving prizes they are issued with buckets for an Easter Egg Hunt.

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We need to fill the last few tables for our Masquerade Ball & raise funds for Bonnie the seal, Olivia the turtle & Betty the dog

Submitted by Steve on 16:09, 4th Mar, 2016 | 0

We really need your support to fill the last few tables for our Masquerade Ball on the 1st April.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said "We still have a few tables for our Masquerade Ball on April 1st at the Farmhouse and we are desperately trying to fill them with all the proceeds helping animals like Olivia the turtle and Bonnie the seal pup."

"Tables can be up to 13 but if you have a smaller group or even a couple please do get in touch."

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Christmas Tours & Gift Certificates at the GSPCA for the week of the 28th December until 2nd January

Submitted by Steve on 16:13, 30th Dec, 2015 | 0

Why not get a special gift for a loved one this Christmas.

This is your opportunity to give a gift of or for you to visit behind the scenes at our Animal Shelter in St Andrews and see the work being carried out for the new build.

On the 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st of December and also on Saturday 2nd January we are running guided tours around the Animal Shelter and have gift certificates that can be collected from the reception desk for those wanting to give a tour as a present.

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