Going Wild at the GSPCA - updates on the work at the Animal Shelter thanks to St Andrews Floral Group and others

Submitted by Steve on 09:20, 18th Jan, 2017 | 0


St Andrew's Floral Group are delighted that the major phase of their 'Going Wild at the GSPCA' Project is now nearing completion.


Advice for pets and wildlife from the GSPCA with possible snow due in Guernsey

Submitted by Steve on 16:07, 11th Jan, 2017 | 0

With cold weather on the way the GSPCA want pet owners to consider all the animals of Guernsey.

During a cold snap the GSPCA are on full alert, ready to deal with a variety of animals affected by the low temperatures.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said "With the coming cold snap and possible snow on its way, at the GSPCA we want to ensure pets and other animals kept and live outside are safe and have all they need."


2017 Starts with 21 New Volunteers joining the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 10:15, 9th Jan, 2017 | 0

On Thursday we held the first volunteer induction of 2017 at the GSPCA and saw a packed room of 21 new helpers keen to learn how they can get involved with us here at the Animal Shelter.

The induction took place just after 6.30pm with GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne talking to the group about who we are, what we do, the ways volunteers can help and an induction of how to help safely.

GSPCA staff member Gilly McClean was also there to help and chat to the group of new volunteers aged from 13 years upwards.


Specsavers join St Andrews Floral Group to help Spring the GSPCA into bloom

Submitted by Steve on 11:49, 20th Dec, 2016 | 0

Earlier this month a team of staff from Specsavers spent the day helping St Andrews Floral Group volunteers at the GSPCA.

Over the last few years we have received many groups from Specsavers helping at the Animal Shelter in St Andrews from animal care to maintenance.


GSPCA Animal Advent Calendar Day 10 - Could you help us with a gift from our Amazon Wish List

Submitted by Steve on 01:01, 10th Dec, 2016 | 0

We would like to say a huge thank you to all that have helped donate this year through our Amazon Wish List and here is a way you can help us make the animals in our care have a fabulous Christmas.



Submitted by Steve on 10:36, 8th Dec, 2016 | 0

With concerns over Avian Flu the Guernsey States Vet issued this statement -


GSPCA Advent Calendar Day 7 - As the jackpot gets closer to a £1 million jackpot don't forget tickets are on sale at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 10:18, 7th Dec, 2016 | 0

The Christmas lottery jackpot is getting ever closer to a possible £1 million jackpot and do you have your tickets.

The GSPCA are once again selling the Christmas Lottery Tickets at our reception desk 9am - 5pm Monday to Saturday and this year 11am to 4pm on Sundays.

Like last year the top prize increases with ticket sales and in 2015 we saw a £1.16M jackpot

With a second prize of ​£100,000​, third prize £25,000​ and Fourth prize made up of 10 prizes of £1,000 the 2016 draw will take place on Tuesday 20 December.


GSPCA Advent Calendar Day 6 - Come dig or cut your locally grown Guernsey Christmas tree from today 2 - 4.30pm

Submitted by Steve on 01:00, 6th Dec, 2016 | 0

We are pleased to announce from today between 2pm and 4.30pm there are stunning Guernsey grown Christmas tree's on sale from a field still in the ground.

Every day from today between 2pm and 4.30pm you can come into the privately owned field and chose your very own local Christmas tree.

They are located as you drive through the traffic lights by Oatlands heading towards St Sampsons the field is a few hundred yards along on the right opposite Braye du Valle House.

We will sign post the field so you can clearly see it and GSPCA team members will be on hand to help.


GSPCA Advent Calendar Day 5 - Help raise funds for free with each purchase through Easyfundraising for the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 01:21, 5th Dec, 2016 | 0

With Christmas only 20 days away there are many last minute shoppers looking to shop online for those gifts they can't find locally.

We are pleased to announce that thanks to our 81 supporters online supporters our Easyfundraising has raised over £1500.

Easyfundraising.org.uk is a great way to raise money for charities, schools, sports clubs, community groups, and other good causes just by shopping online. You don’t pay anything extra. So far they’ve raised over £10 million for causes throughout the UK.


9 New Dog First Aiders - Cat First Aid Course Tuesday 29th November places still available

Submitted by Steve on 22:03, 25th Nov, 2016 | 0

On Tuesday we welcomed 9 attendees to our GSPCA dog first aid course at the Animal Shelter in St Andrews.

Despite a cold, windy and wet evening the group spent the evening in the training room at the GSPCA with Manager Steve Byrne.

The attendees learnt a wide variety of ways to help dogs from those suffering with heat exhaustion to those choking.

Betty an English Bull Terrier who is looking for a home made an appearance and the group learnt how to find a heart beat.