After the high winds please look out for injured wildlife and update on Shakespeare the Jersey seal pup

Submitted by Steve on 00:01, 19th Nov, 2022 | 0

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

After the stormy weather 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.

We have a number of web pages with wildlife advice or you can call 01481 257261 for help 24/7

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First seal pup of the season arrives at the GSPCA from Jersey only days old called Shakespeare

Submitted by Steve on 11:52, 27th Oct, 2022 | 0

Yesterday morning at 5am Head of Marine Mammals Geoff George was at the harbour to meet the first grey seal pup of the 2022/23 season which was rescued in Jersey.

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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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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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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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Elisa the poorly grey seal pup arrives at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 13:26, 17th Nov, 2021 | 0

In the early hours of this morning the GSPCA Head of Marine Mammals Geoff George was out collecting from the harbour the second grey seal pup of the season needing our help.

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UPDATE Aurore the Jersey seal pup sheds his white coat

Submitted by Steve on 22:45, 11th Nov, 2021 | 0

Aurore was rescued in Jersey on the 23rd October by British Divers Marine Life Rescue after the poorly pup was reported to the JSPCA who passed on the details to the specialist rescue team.

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