Doyle, Dolye and Valentine soon to be back in the wild

Submitted by Steve on 12:57, 18th Jul, 2024 | 0

The GSPCA are delighted to announce that soon the last 3 seal pups in our care will be back in the wild.

To see a VT of the seals please visit https://youtube.com/shorts/1EuW3XU87wQ?feature=share  

Geoff George Head of Marinee Mammals said “The last 3 seal pups all rescued in Guernsey Doyle, Dolly and Valentine are doing really well and soon ready for release.”

“They’ve more than double and tripled their weight and we just making a plan to release them in the next few weeks.”

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Didier, Maya, Faulkner and Jem the Jersey seal pups released back into their home waters #WithoutUs

Submitted by Steve on 11:45, 28th Apr, 2024 | 0

Yesterday for the first time in 5 years the GSPCA were able to return Jersey rescued seal pups back into their home waters thanks to Condor Ferries and all involved.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “Yesterday was the first time since 2019 that we have been able to return Jersey grey seal pups back into the waters from where they were rescued.”

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GSPCA Wish List – Extra large sky kennels needed to transport seals back to the wild

Submitted by Steve on 12:13, 12th Apr, 2024 | 0

At the GSPCA we are always in need of equipment, feed, and so much more and currently we are in desperate need of additional sky kennels to return the 9 seal pups back to the wild.

You can see the extra large sky kennels we need by going to https://www.innerwolf.co.uk/petmate-sky-kennel-dog-travel-kennel/

These are not only used for seals but other large species from dogs to sheep and goats in some circumstances.

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Friday 22nd March International Day of the Seal – please help support the 9 Channel islands seal pups at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 17:51, 21st Mar, 2024 | 0

 Friday the 22nd March celebrates International Day of the Seal and with more seals in our care in our 151 year history they and we would really appreciate your support.

There are many ways to help us help the 9 seal pups and here are a few ideas –

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Faulkner the Jersey grey seal pup now at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 10:58, 15th Nov, 2023 | 0

Early hours of this morning GSPCA Head of Marine Mammals Geoff George patiently waited at Guernsey harbour for a new arrival.

Just after 630am the paper boat arrived with not only the newspapers, but also a young grey seal pup.

To make a donation to help the seal and other animals 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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GSPCA seal pup release in the next few days but who will it be?

Submitted by Steve on 18:21, 16th Jun, 2023 | 0

The GSPCA are currently planning the third seal pup release of 2023 but who will it be?

To donate to the care of the seals and our work please visit - https://giving.gg/donate/charity/2/Guernsey-Society-for-the-Prevention-of-Cruelty-to-Animals-(GSPCA)

Geoff George Head of Marine Mammals said “The most recent seal pup to arrive at the GSPCA is Peej who is a long way from being ready but we have 4 very healthy seal pups that are all looking very well.”

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Shakespeare and Emilia the Jersey and Guernsey first rescued seal pups of the season released back to the wild

Submitted by Steve on 11:17, 8th Apr, 2023 | 0

After more than a 5 months for Shakespeare rescued in Jersey in October and Emilia the Guernsey pup with over 4 months of care having being rescued in October worth of care today both were released back into the waters where they belong.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “This year we celebrate 150 years and today we had a very special release when we got Shakespeare and Emilia the grey seal pups back to the wild.”

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WARNING PLEASE KEEP AWAY FROM SEALS – Avian bird flu has been found in the carcasses of 5 dead seals on a beach in Cornwall

Submitted by Steve on 12:49, 17th Mar, 2023 | 0

The Cornwall Wildlife Trust urged members of the public to stay away from all dead animals which wash up on beaches including seals, dolphins, porpoises, whales and sea birds. There has also been cases of bird flu in a dolphin in Devon, the Trust said on its website.

Cornwall Wildlife Trust have said -

‘The general public are advised against approaching and interacting with seals in the UK, even when the animals are in danger or distress.

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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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