Summer Guided Tours at the GSPCA start Monday – Limited spaces book now through Eventbrite

Submitted by Steve on 15:07, 21st Jul, 2023 | 0

This Monday we welcome back visitors to our first Summer Guided Tour of the GSPCA.

With 20 spaces per tour numbers are limited so book now to guarantee your place.

To book please visit

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said "This Summer thanks to team member Karen Laneour Guided Tours restart as part of our 150 year celebrations.”


First Educational Guided Tour in over 2 years at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 16:08, 23rd Jun, 2022 | 0

On Monday the GSPCA opened its doors for the first time in over 2 years for an Educational Guided Tour.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager met nearly 30 Brownies and their leaders at 630pm on what was a lovely sunny evening.

The tour started in the hospital department where some of the Brownies got to feed some baby birds and finished in the cattery.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “It was lovely to take around the first Educational Guided Tour for over 2 years on Monday.”


Guided Tours this week at the GSPCA – 2pm each day call 257261 or online to book your place

Submitted by Steve on 08:39, 24th Aug, 2019 | 0

This week you can see behind the scenes at the GSPCA.

We ask for a minimum donation of £7 per person and £5 per child, or £20 for a family of four or £18 with an Islands Mum card.  In 2019 we have some themed tours which are £20 per child or £17.50 with an Islands Mums card.

The tours take around 80 minutes and you get to see in many of the departments, interact with some of the friendly residents and a variety of species. The special tours can take a little longer.


Half term guided tours at the GSPCA book your place by calling 01481 257261

Submitted by Steve on 17:03, 13th Feb, 2019 | 0

During the school breaks we run a series of guided tours at the GSPCA and we have now planned up to 2020 with some special tours for the children. You can also book a tour for a special event or birthday. 

This coming Half Term is your opportunity to visit behind the scenes at our Animal Shelter in St Andrews and see the work being carried out.

We ask for a minimum donation of £7 per person and £5 per child, or £20 for a family of four or £18 with an Islands Mum card. 


Guernsey College Access Course Visit the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 17:18, 18th Oct, 2018 | 0

Last Tuesday students from Delancey Campus came along to visit the GSPCA.

The purpose of the visit was to fulfil enrichment and practical experience opportunities for the students by engaging with realistic work experience, meeting with potential employers and discussing volunteering avenues.    


Half Term Guided Tours at the GSPCA – Book now to guarantee your place Monday 19 to Friday 23 February

Submitted by Steve on 15:32, 15th Feb, 2018 | 0

Would you like to see some of the 500 animals at the GSPCA during half term?

Sadly we aren’t running guided tours during #GSPCAPurpleWeek but next week during half term from Monday 19th February we have a tour at 2pm each day until Friday 23rd February.

This is your opportunity to visit behind the scenes at our Animal Shelter where we have been based for 89 years in St Andrews and gives you the chance to see the work being carried out.


Tomas has a wonderful 10th birthday party – details of birthdays and tours at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 18:01, 18th Jan, 2018 | 0

Last month Tomas and his friends celebrated his 10th birthday at the GSPCA with a special guided tour and a party in our events room.

Kelly Carre (Mum) said “I just wanted to say thank you so much for letting Tomas celebrate his birthday last month with his party at the GSPCA.”

“Beckie was amazing, very informative during the tour and Tomas and his friends really enjoyed themselves.”

“Tomas loved seeing all the animals, particularly the guinea pigs and hedgehogs and he loved going into the aviary too.”


3rd Guernsey Scout Cubs Visit the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 11:56, 8th Feb, 2017 | 0

Last week the 3rd Guernsey Scout Cubs from St Martins came to visit the GSPCA.

On Tuesday 31st January just after 6pm a group of 17 Cubs arrived at the GSPCA to be shown around the Animal Shelter by GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne.

To start the tour the group got an introduction of the work of the GSPCA and met a beagle called Molly who was very happy to see them all despite the dark evening.


Secret Life of Pets event at Beau Cinema - Sunday January 15th and a chance to win tickets for a family of 4

Submitted by Steve on 12:48, 3rd Jan, 2017 | 0

Join us and the team from @Beau Cinema for an animal antics event at BSJ

Sunday 15th January 2017 from 2pm

  • Meet residents of our real life petting zoo
  • Meet our costume characters and have your photo taken
  • We will be running various stalls & activities on the day
  • Come in fancy dress
  • Goody bags available from the pop-up shop
  • Watch the Secret Life of Pets box office hit from 3.30pm in @Beau Cinema

Event begins from 2pm – film starts at 3.30pm

Tickets £4.50 per person


GSPCA Advent Calendar Day 24 Christmas Eve - Opening hours, emergency line & guided tours next week

Submitted by Steve on 11:24, 24th Dec, 2016 | 0

Please remember that in the case of an emergency, sick, injured or stray animal(s) please call 01481 257261 and choose the 24 hour emergency option.

The GSPCA officially stop rehoming on the 15th December until the 2nd January, but some animals may be suitable during these periods. The GSPCA do not believe in pets as presents and each home is looked at individually as is the pet.