Welfare Manager reports on the ferret neglect case in court yesterday after animals had died

Submitted by Steve on 12:02, 16th Sep, 2016 | 0

Yesterday GSPCA Welfare Manager Lorna Prince attended Court to witness the outcome of a case of neglect to ferrets here in Guernsey and reports -

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APPEAL FOR INFORMATION - Gull dies after being stoned at Vazon

Submitted by Steve on 10:42, 11th Jul, 2016 | 0

On Saturday afternoon the GSPCA were called out to attend a very serious incident of an injured herring gull at Vazon.

The bird was being cared for by two teenagers who had spotted at a distance two similar aged male teenagers around 14 years throwing stones at the gull.

GSPCA Volunteer Ambulance Warden Michelle Champion attended to rescue the badly injured bird and the team were horrified to find the extent of the injury sustained to the animal.

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UPDATE on the Slovakian puppies - here are the 25 faces

Submitted by Steve on 19:03, 17th Sep, 2015 | 0

4 weeks ago today 25 Slovakian puppies were detained at Customs in St Peter Port harbour.

On Thursday the 3rd September two people were in Guernsey Magistrate Court for animal cruelty and fraud to hear their verdicts.

A 59-year-old man from the Slovak Republic was found guilty of animal cruelty and fraud and fined a total of £2,700.  He was told that the fine must be paid from custody or he would serve the alternative of 14 days in prison.

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You've seen Dobbie the Slovakian puppy - This Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday all of puppies at our Display & Collection

Submitted by Steve on 13:40, 10th Sep, 2015 | 0

This Sunday see the faces of the puppies many have been talking about.

This weekend it is our Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday and as part of the celebrations and the event the team are putting together a display of pictures and information about the 25 Slovakian pups.

To see more about the days evets please click here.

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Update on the 25 Slovakian puppies & details of The Puppy Smuggling Scandal reports

Submitted by Steve on 17:04, 7th Sep, 2015 | 0

On Thursday of last week two people were in Guernsey Magistrate Court for animal cruelty and fraud to hear their verdicts.

A 59-year-old man from the Slovak Republic was found guilty of animal cruelty and fraud and fined a total of £2,700.  He was told that the fine must be paid from custody or he would serve the alternative of 14 days in prison.

To see the details please click here.

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Slovakian man charged for animal welfare offences and fraud after transporting 25 dogs - more details to follow soon

Submitted by Steve on 17:56, 4th Sep, 2015 | 0

Yesterday two people were in Guernsey Magistrate Court for animal cruelty and fraud to hear their verdicts.

A 59-year-old man from the Slovak Republic was found guilty of animal cruelty and fraud and fined a total of £2,700 and was told that the fine must be paid from custody or he would serve the alternative of 14 days in prison.

The 27-year-old woman had charges against her dropped.

The dogs were brought to Guernsey in a van aboard a ferry from St Malo on the 27th August with a final destination in the UK.

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Thank you for your donations helping the 25 dogs in our care

Submitted by Steve on 20:16, 3rd Sep, 2015 | 0

The GSPCA would like to extend a huge thank you for the fantastic support we have been receiving over the last few days.

We have been appealing for towels and donations to care for 25 dogs that were transported to the GSPCA last week and the many other animals at the Shelter.

To see the reason why these dogs arrived please click here.

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Animal Cruelty - 2 arrested transporting 25 dogs in Guernsey

Submitted by Steve on 17:51, 2nd Sep, 2015 | 0

On Thursday 27th August, the States Vet received an official notification of concerns for the welfare of 25 dogs being transported in a van from Slovakia to the UK via Guernsey on board the ferry from France.

Guernsey Border Agency officers stopped the van and in conjunction with the States Vet the animals were removed to the GSPCA because of concern for their condition.

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Can you help donate towards Betty's care - 2 months on and she is doing well

Submitted by Steve on 14:39, 17th May, 2015 | 0

Just over two months ago GSPCA Welfare Manager Lorna Prince was called to Les Eturs Veterinary practice to assess a dog that had been rushed into their care. Betty, a beautiful English Bull Terrier, had arrived at the surgery suffering with brain seizures, she couldn’t stand up, hold her head up and was blind. Betty was extremely malnourished and weighed less than a third of the weight a healthy English Bull at 13 kgs.

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After recent incidents of animal cruelty the GSPCA would like to remind everyone how to report animal cruelty in Guernsey

Submitted by GSPCA on 17:52, 15th Dec, 2013 | 0

After the recent cases of animal cruelty this week we would like to remind everyone of the GSPCA cruelty complaint procedure.

Lorna Prince Welfare Manager said 'If anyone has information of cruelty or neglect to any animal we would ask them to contact the GSPCA on 01481 257261.'

'We receive and have reported hundreds of cases of cruelty or neglect every year and these recent incidents have really concerned everyone here at the GSPCA.'

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