Training | WEA & GSPCA team up again for the Animal Care & Welfare Course | Starts Tuesday 23rd September

Submitted by Steve on 16:06, 7th Jul, 2014 | 0

The GSPCA and WEA have teamed up once again to run an Animal Care and Welfare course at the Animal Shelter in St Andrews.

With limited places please book your place as soon as possible:

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Spaces still available at this Sundays Cat First Aid Course at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 16:25, 12th May, 2014 | 0

Due to popular demand at the GSPCA we are holding additional dog and cat first aid courses.

With the next cat first aid course this Sunday the 18th May.

The dates for the first aid courses are:

Cat First Aid 9.30am - 11.45am Sunday 18th May 2014 - Ref - Cat 18/5

Dog First Aid 9.30am - 11.45am Sunday 25th May 2014 - Ref - Dog 25/5 (only 2 spaces left)

Cat First Aid 9.30am - 11.45am Sunday 6th July 2014 - Ref - Cat 6/7

Dog First Aid 9.30am - 11.45am Sunday 13th July 2014 - Ref - Dog 13/7

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A lovely evening at the GSPCA with the Guernsey Bereavement Service teaching Animal Professionals & Volunteers

Submitted by Steve on 21:18, 24th Apr, 2014 | 0

Last night with nearly 20 Animal Professionals and Volunteers, the first open training evening was held at the GSPCA in Pet Bereavement.

The GSPCA along with the Guernsey Bereavement Service worked together to hold an evening to help those in the animal industry last night.

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Guernsey has a second group full of Animal Care know how thanks to the GSPCA & WEA training course

Submitted by Steve on 10:56, 11th Mar, 2014 | 0

Last night at the GSPCA the second Animal Care and Welfare Course saw another 15 graduates.

The Monday night course that started back in January has taken 8 weeks and covered a wealth of topics in caring for animals and working with them.

Last night Sarah, Sue, Siriol, Carolyn, Marilyn, Michelle, Andrew, Simon, Craig, Lisa, Hannah, Zoe, Mandy and John had their last session which covered grooming and coat care.  We also recapped the 8 weeks and had a Q and A followed by a presentation of certificates.

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March Dog First Aid course fully booked but don't worry there are other training dates set

Submitted by Steve on 12:21, 10th Mar, 2014 | 0

Due to popular demand the GSPCA are looking to set additional animal first aid courses later in 2014.

With the dog first aid course on the 23rd March fully booked we are looking at setting additional dates both in May and July.

The dates for the first aid courses are:

Dog First Aid 9.30am - 11.45am Sunday 23rd March 2014 - FULLY BOOKED

Cat First Aid 9.30am - 11.45am Sunday 18th May 2014 - Ref - Cat 18/5

Dog First Aid 9.30am - 11.45am Sunday 25th May 2014 - Ref - Dog 25/5

Cat First Aid 9.30am - 11.45am Sunday 6th July 2014 - Ref - Cat 6/7

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Training | WEA & GSPCA team up for the third Animal Care & Welfare Course | Starts Tuesday 25th March

Submitted by Steve on 08:37, 6th Mar, 2014 | 0

Due to demand the GSPCA and WEA have teamed up once more to run the third Animal Care and Welfare course at the Animal Shelter in St Andrews.

With the number of bank holidays and to give those who have a busy Monday evening we have moved this 8 week course to a Tuesday evening (breaks on the 1st and 25th April)

With limited places please book your place as soon as possible:

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Pet Bereavement Training for Bailiwick Pet Professionals and Volunteers

Submitted by GSPCA on 15:40, 20th Feb, 2014 | 0

The GSPCA and Guernsey Bereavement Service are teaming up for the first time to provide a training session in Pet Bereavement for those working or volunteering in the animal care industry in the Bailiwick of Guernsey.

The aim of the evening is to educate the many volunteers and staff across the Bailiwick help those pet owners with the loss of their beloved pet.

The session is set for Wednesday 23rd April 2014 at the GSPCA Animal Shelter in St Andrews.

Zoe Le Pelley from the Guernsey Bereavement Service will lead the talk on the following subjects:

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WEA and the GSPCA team up for the second time to run a course called 'An Introduction to Animal Care and Welfare'

Submitted by GSPCA on 12:03, 18th Nov, 2013 | 0

This January for the second time WEA are teaming-up with the GSPCA to provide a comprehensive course that not only provides essential information for pet care but tackles the wider issues of wild animal welfare in Guernsey.

The first course started in September and has the it's last session this evening and was a sell out so please book your place early.

Every week the classes have been interactive and full of experiences and discussions about animal care.

The course subjects include:

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Gull training for GSPCA staff and volunteers - Thank you to Paul Veron

Submitted by GSPCA on 11:33, 6th Aug, 2013 | 0

Today Shelter staff and volunteers had the pleasure of a local expert in Gulls give a talk on their movements, the tracking of them and their behaviour.

Paul Veron who has been ringing birds since 1976 and has rung over 53,000 himself since starting has a wealth of knowledge that he shared with the GSPCA team before they started their work.

Paul talked primarily about the movements and ringing work of the Herring Gull, Black Back Gull and Lesser Back Gull all of which breed around the Bailiwick.

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Roy Cochrane Presents "Guernsey Changes" a colour slide and chat show at Les Cotils Saturday 20th July

Submitted by GSPCA on 11:39, 1st Jul, 2013 | 0

On Saturday the 20th July 2013 Roy Cochrane Presents "Guernsey Changes".

A Colour Slide and Chat Show at Les Cotils

Tickets are £6.50 each and include afternoon tea.

There is a raffle on the day and proceeds from the day will be donated to the GSPCA.

The talk starts at 2.30pm and those going are asked to arrive at 2pm.

To book your tickets please call Roy on 01481 722772 or mobile 07781446205.

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