Historic moment as first ever GSPCA Puffin release with Guillemot friends behind Herm thanks to Island Rib Voyages

Submitted by Steve on 16:03, 29th Apr, 2022 | 0

On the 9th February the GSPCA rescued an oiled Puffin from Lihou, also two oiled Guillemots one called Valentine on the 14th February from Fort George and Tara from Portinfer Clay Pigeon on the 12th February.

With the three birds having been fully rehabilitated a trip today was taken to the back of Herm past Shell Beach to Puffin Bay thanks to Island Rib Voyages


Sightings of Andrew the seal pup around Herm – safety warning please respect his space and do not approach him

Submitted by Steve on 10:37, 11th Jul, 2020 | 0

Yesterday the GSPCA enjoyed an incredible day releasing Andrew the seal pup from jersey and Pebbles who was rescued in Guernsey.

You can see the full story by going to - http://www.gspca.org.gg/blog/magical-day-pebbles-and-andrew-two-seal-pups-back-wild

Andrew was seen several times between Belvoir Bay and Shell Beach in Herm and the GSPCA are urging the public not to approach or touch him.


Young House Martins and Swallow returned home to Herm where they were rescued

Submitted by Steve on 22:47, 2nd Aug, 2019 | 0

Last month 4 birds were rescued in Herm which came into the care of the GSPCA.

3 young House Martins were found after their nest had broke from where it was putting them at great risk.

Also a very young Swallow was found in need by a visitor to the island  and again due to the risks to the young bird he like the House Martins were transported on the Travel trident to Guernsey and on to the care here at the GSPCA.


PAWS FOR THOUGHT DOG WALKING DAY in aid of the GSPCA in Herm Sunday 7th April

Submitted by Steve on 17:20, 27th Mar, 2019 | 0

On Sunday 7th April all day on Herm Island they are organising the Island charity dog walking day in aid of GSPCA.

Shell Beach kiosk will be serving ‘Herm-made’ soup and rolls, bacon butties & hot dogs from 9am-5pm with donations to the GSPCA.

Doggie treat bags also available.

They have said the more dogs the merrier and from the GSPCA we would like to thank them for organising this event and really hope you will support what should be a great day.


Buy a Special Gift Voucher and help the seal pups thanks to Island Rib Voyages for their Herm Explorer Wildlife Experience

Submitted by Steve on 00:41, 12th Dec, 2018 | 0

Island Rib Voyages have kindly donated 10 vouchers which are on sale at the GSPCA for £29.50 each which entitles each voucher holder a one hour Herm Explorer Wildlife Experience which would make an ideal Christmas gifts and all of the proceeds will help feed Marty and Andrew the grey seal pups at the GSPCA.

To grab your ticket please pop into the Shelter in St Andrews or call the GSPCA on 01481 257261. Each ticket is £29.50 and with only 10 available you need to grab yours quickly.


Herm Island supporting the GSPCA if you stay with your dog before the 31st December

Submitted by Steve on 12:54, 14th Nov, 2018 | 0

As anyone who has visited Herm will know it is a stunning and wonderful island to visit and for those who have taken their dog over will have enjoyed the scenic walks and friendly atmosphere.

The GSPCA are hugely grateful to Herm Island who for any booking in their cottages with a dog before the 31st December are donating £20 to help the many animals in our care.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “Herm is such an incredible place to visit and as a family we have often taken our dogs over to enjoy the stunning walks and wonderful dog friendly locations on the island.”


Beach Restrictions Lifted for Dogs and Horses for the Winter with 2 dog beach events this weekend & please respect the Wildlife

Submitted by Steve on 10:53, 1st Oct, 2018 | 0

The GSPCA are reminding dog walkers that once again from today you can take your canine friend on the beaches around Guernsey.

Guernsey has restrictions on a number of beaches during the Summer months which are then lifted during the Winter.

With the restrictions lifted the GSPCA would like to remind pet owners to be mindful of the Wildlife that live and feed along the shorelines.

Here is a breakdown of the restrictions which have been lifted as of the 1st October until the 30th April.


Paws For Thought - Herm Island Charity Dog Walking Day Sunday 7th October

Submitted by Steve on 19:41, 3rd Sep, 2018 | 0

With dogs permitted back on our beautiful beaches this autumn, give your four legged friend the joy of Herm with Herm Island’s charity dog walking day in aid of GSPCA.


A huge thanks to Herm Island, the dogs and their owners that walked and enjoyed treats in aid of the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 12:20, 8th May, 2018 | 0

On the 16th April Herm Island ran a special dog walk in aid of the GSPCA.

Although the weather was a little wet dogs and their owners made their way to the stunning island of Herm to help raise funds for the many animals at the GSPCA.

Treats for all with were enjoyed for the two and four legged visitors and  a fantastic £30 was raised on the day with further donations being raised as treats are on sale at the kiosk on Shell Beach in aid of the GSPCA.


Give your dog the joy of Herm with Herm Island’s charity dog walking day in aid of GSPCA this Sunday 15th April

Submitted by Steve on 19:08, 11th Apr, 2018 | 0

Give your dog the joy of Herm with Herm Island’s charity dog walking day in aid of GSPCA on Sunday 15th April.

Cream tea served at Shell Beach cafe between 9am-12am £6.95 ( £1 donated to GSPCA).

50p doggie treat bags available with proceeds going to the GSPCA. Additional donations can be made at Shell Beach Cafe and will be greatly appreciated.

The more dogs the merrier !