Submitted by Steve on 17:02, 30th Mar, 2020 | 0

In line with States of Guernsey advice please DO NOT visit the GSPCA if you are over 65, have an underlying health condition or have any symptoms of Coronavirus and only visit us if your visit is essential but before doing so please call us on 01481 257261 or email [email protected] before your trip to the GSPCA to see if we can help without you coming to the Shelter.

With huge challenges on our resources and a drop in income from boarding and donations please help us help animals in Guernsey by donating online via -

We have put a helpful table together to help explain our current services at this time, which are constantly being reviewed -


We continue to rehome animals in our care. Home visits will not be carried out, but we will endeavor to assess prospective owners' environments using pictures and videos/video calling

Ambulance Service

We are restricting the Ambulance Service to sick, injured and stray animals


We continue to board pets, but we will be taking measures to ensure the people dropping off and collecting their animals do not put staff at risk. We will not be accepting boarders from people who are having to self-isolate.

Chapel of Rest & Memorial Garden

Closed until further notice

Charity Shop

Charity Shop – closed permanently and no longer accepting donations


Pet Cremation Service -  We will continue to provide a cremation service while it is still safe to do so. The Chapel of Rest will be closed. 

Dog Training

Temporarily suspended

Donations (Food & Bedding)

We are asking for donations to be dropped outside the front of the Shelter where team members will collect and wash/disinfect as appropriate

Donations (Money)

Always welcome, but we will not be collecting collection tins

Duke of Edinburgh

Temporarily suspended


Temporarily suspended

Events Fund Raising

Temporarily suspended

Fund Raising

Fund raising by way of advertising, social media etc continue

In-house Training

Will continue where required focusing on efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19


Temporarily suspended

NVQ Training

Temporarily suspended

Pet Passport Checks

Temporarily suspended

Rentals (Barriers, Costumes etc)

Temporarily suspended

Room Hire

Temporarily suspended

Sick and Injured Wild Animals

We continue to operate our 24/7 service both on and off site


We will continue to work to reunite stray and escaped animals with the owners

Training Courses (public)

Temporarily suspended

Unwanted Pets

We continue to help animals that owners can no longer care for

Volunteer Inductions

Temporarily suspended


Most volunteering has been stopped. Any remaining Essential Volunteers to have spoken to the GSPCA Manager


We continue to investigate cruelty and welfare complaints

Wildlife Hospital Appeal

Will remain active but not currently a priority

Work Experience

Temporarily suspended


Due to Coronavirus the GSPCA is having to take a number of precautions which at this time includes postponing room hire, volunteer inductions, first aid courses, dog training, educational talks, educational visits, events run by the GSPCA  until further notice. For the latest information and advice please visit

During these difficult times help us help animals in need. From donating to Sponsoring a Pen, Buying a Brick for the much needed Wildlife Hospital to our Amazon and main page Wish List, holding a mufti day to a sponsored Christmas dip, here are some of the ways you could help give animals joy.

For lots more ideas on how you can support the shelter and the animals in our care then please visit our fundraising page

At present although all events are postponed you can see the hopeful list of our volunteer induction evenings which we would normally hold each month and for more information please visit or call 257261

Although all education visits are postponed to find out more on trips, talks and our education work please email [email protected] or call 01481 257261



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