Herm seal pup rescued on Saturday sadly didn’t make it due to a number of very nasty injuries

Submitted by Steve on 13:15, 24th Nov, 2022 | 0

On Saturday the GSPCA were contacted after an injured seal pup was found in Herm with a number of very nasty injuries and awful condition.

The grey seal pup only a few weeks of age was transported to Guernsey thanks to the Isle of Herm where Head of Marine Mammals Geoff Geoff transported the very poorly pup to our intensive care seal pup facility area.

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Bailiwick Grey Seal Pup season about to start – please do not approach or disturb

Submitted by Steve on 14:58, 21st Oct, 2022 | 0

Every Autumn the shores of the Bailiwick see Grey Seal pups being born and the GSPCA are issuing advice today on what to do if you see a seal pup in need.

It is extremely important not to approach or get too close as this can often scare the mother away and certainly do not let your dogs approach pups or adults.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “With rough weather and as we move closer to the winter we often see seal mothers seperated from their pups.”

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Eliza and Maverick the Jersey and Guernsey seal pups released back to the wild

Submitted by Steve on 11:56, 20th Jul, 2022 | 0

This morning the GSPCA boxed up one Guernsey and one Jersey grey seal pups after months of care and headed to the South West of Guernsey.

Maverick was rescued near Les Pecquiries on the 5th April and Eliza was a white coat when rescued at Le Fregate in Jersey mid November last year and both were extremely emaciated and with a variety of health problems have been nursed back to health, both more than doubling their weight and today saw them released back to the wild.

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First of 2022 and it is the BIGGEST seal release the GSPCA has done

Submitted by Steve on 16:27, 8th Apr, 2022 | 0

Just after 3pm today the GSPCA boxed up three Guernsey grey seal pups after months of care and headed to the South West of Guernsey.

Sizzle who was rescued on New Years Eve near the smelly pond in the Vale, Jagho Herman rescued in Herm mid December and Blueberry rescued at Fort Grey just before Christmas all extremely emaciated and with a variety of health problems have been nursed back to health, all more than doubling their weight and today saw them released back to the wild.

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Maverick the first seal pup rescue of 2022 rescued at Les Pecquiries

Submitted by Steve on 12:21, 5th Apr, 2022 | 0

This week the GSPCA team were made aware of a very poorly thin seal pup along the Guernsey coast.

Head of Marine Mammals Geoff George did get very close to the pup yesterday but it manged to get away.

This morning we had another call and thanfully Geoff managed to contain the grey seal pup who is now back in intensive care at the GSPCA, separate to the other 6 seals in our care.

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Sizzle the grey seal pup rescued near the smelly pond joins 5 others at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 14:02, 2nd Jan, 2022 | 0

On New Years Eve the GSPCA were called out to investigate a possible poorly grey seal pup just behind the smelly pond near Rte de Pulias in Vale.

The pup at around a month old should have been double the size and condition so was rescued and joins the 5 other seal pups at the GSPCA.

To make a donation to help the seals in our care please go to https://giving.gg/donate/charity/2/Guernsey-Society-for-the-Prevention-of-Cruelty-to-Animals-(GSPCA) 

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Blueberry the grey seal pup rescued at Fort Grey joins 4 others at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 14:25, 23rd Dec, 2021 | 0

Only last week the GSPCA were near Fort Grey releasing Pork Pie and Titan both well over 60kgs in weight and over a year old.

Today a report came in of a beached grey seal pup in the same area.

Head of Marine Mammals Geoff George after feeding the 4 seal pups at the GSPCA this morning got the call and headed down to check out if  the pup was okay or needed help.

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Titan from Guernsey and Pork Pie originally from Cornwall the Grey Seal Pups back in the wild

Submitted by Steve on 15:16, 16th Dec, 2021 | 0

Earlier today with the good weather it was decided to release Pork Pie and Titan two young grey seal pups back to the wild.

To make a donation to help the seals in our care please go to https://giving.gg/donate/charity/2/Guernsey-Society-for-the-Prevention-of-Cruelty-to-Animals-(GSPCA) 

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First Herm rescue seal pup Jagho Herman and first Guernsey pup of the season Luna C

Submitted by Steve on 00:17, 15th Dec, 2021 | 0

Last week the GSPCA warned of the dangers of the stormy weather and sadly two orphaned grey seal pups were the result.

On Saturday the GSPCA had a report of a seal pup hauled up between Fort Doyle and La Fontenelle Bay, so Geoff George headed out to check out what had been seen with his partner Dani Brouard.

The 6 week old seal pup was found dehydrated and at only 25kgs, 15kgs under her ideal weight.

The pup has been called Luna C and is now under the 24/7 care of Geoff George Head of Marine Mammals and the GSPCA team.

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WEATHER WARNING - With extreme weather please watch for oiled seabirds, seal pups & ensure your animals are safe

Submitted by Steve on 15:57, 26th Nov, 2021 | 0

The next few days the Bailiwick will see high winds and weather that puts our animals and wildlife at risk.

Often during the winter months with the high winds and stormy weather makes it difficult for wild animals and birds to feed and rest.

With the high winds we have to ensure our pets and animals kept outside are safe and secure.

The GSPCA are asking those that live around and visit our coast to please watch out for injured animals in need as well as seal pups which can get separated from their mothers at this time of year especially when we see bad weather.

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