ADVICE FOR DOG OWNERS - With only a week until beach restrictions for dogs on beaches please take care due to palm oil sighted

Submitted by Steve on 14:29, 24th Apr, 2017 | 0

In recent years each winter dog owners are warned to keep pets away from any oily white substances they may find on local beaches. This month the same substance has been spotted once again on Channel Island beaches and the GSPCA are asking dog owners to take care when along the coast.


Increase in calls about dogs worrying sheep and livestock - please ensure your dogs aren't putting other animals at risk

Submitted by Steve on 22:57, 7th Mar, 2017 | 0

In the last week the GSPCA have had a number of calls of dogs worrying livestock and not under control in public places.

During Spring many farm and wild animals are preparing to give birth or nest and dogs not kept under control can really put these animals and their young at risk.

Over the last few days the GSPCA have been out daily to sheep that have escaped from fields and some have been as a direct result to dogs being out with no owner in sight chasing the animals from their enclosures.


101 dalmatians and more puppies and dogs in desperate need of homes at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 22:41, 15th Feb, 2017 | 0

Today the GSPCA have just put up for rehoming over 101 Dalmatians.

The dogs were brought in as the owner decided they could no longer care for them.

From puppies to adults the many dogs are as yet to be named.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said "The team have been kept very with so many new dogs in need of homes."

"We have never seen so many Dalmatians in one place in Guernsey."

"They are all shapes and sizes from puppies to adults and at the GSPCA we would love to find them their forever homes."


Help us put together a Guernsey dog friendly pub, restaurant and cafe list

Submitted by Steve on 16:47, 20th Oct, 2016 | 0

At the GSPCA we often get approached with the question 'Where can I take my dog?'

We have recently launched a facebook page to help us put a webpage together so that those with dogs and visiting canine owners can make the most of those dog friendly locations in Guernsey.


Please send us your pictures of your dogs in work today, tag @GSPCA and hashtag #BringYourDogToWorkDay to join this global day

Submitted by Steve on 00:32, 24th Jun, 2016 | 0

It's Friday 24th June so please post your pictures of your dog in work today so we can see the lucky pooches who will be in vans, offices and schools with their owners.

When posting online to share please tag @GSPCA and why not hastag #BringYourDogToWorkDay to join others with this global day.

Having a dog in the room can make human colleagues more cooperative, reduce stress, increase job satisfaction and productivity.


Next Friday June 24th is 'Bring Your Dog to Work Day' - instead of a dress down day could your dog come to work for a donation

Submitted by Steve on 08:33, 17th Jun, 2016 | 0

Next Friday June 24th is Bring Your Dog to Work Day.

Having a dog in the room can make human colleagues more cooperative, reduce stress, increase job satisfaction and productivity.

When adopting a dog or any animal from the GSPCA we often ask how many hours potential owners may be at work.  Perhaps the question should actually be - are you able to take your dog to work?

Discussing the benefits of taking a dog to work might just result in a match with a dog we have in for homing.


WARNING TO DOG OWNERS - white oily substance found on Guernseys coast could pose a danger to dogs

Submitted by Steve on 17:50, 13th Jan, 2016 | 0

The Environment Department is advising dog owners to keep pets away from any white substance they may find on local beaches.

Small lumps of a white waxy substance have been found today at Grandes Rocques Bay by a member of the public. Lumps of a similar substance found in south Devon and Cornwall in December 2014 were identified as degraded edible oil or fat. If the substance is degraded oil, whilst not harmful to human health, it could pose a danger to dogs if it has gone rancid.


Winter Advice for Guernsey's Animals and Birds from the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 14:06, 20th Nov, 2015 | 0

With cold winter weather soon to be upon us the GSPCA want pet owners to consider all the animals of Guernsey.

During a cold snap the GSPCA are on full alert, ready to deal with a variety of animals affected by the low temperatures.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said "With Winter on its way, at the GSPCA we want to ensure pets and other animals kept and live outside are safe and have all they need."


A wonderful Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday - thank you to all involved and supported

Submitted by Steve on 11:26, 16th Sep, 2015 | 0

On Sunday the GSPCA held the fourth ever Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday in St Peter Port.

Each year since 2012 the team at the Animal Shelter work extremely hard to put on a day to celebrate animals in Guernsey.

Once again thousands of visitors and locals enjoyed what was a wonderful day packed with things to see and do.

Stall holders and the GSPCA team arrived during the early hours of Sunday to set up ready for the first event which was the fantastic Battle of Britain Parade which takes place along the seafront just after 940am.


Roary the GFC Lion & Daniel the Island FM Donkey join Bernard the GSPCA Mascot in the Giant Animal Race this Sunday - Could you?

Submitted by Steve on 19:37, 10th Sep, 2015 | 0

This Sunday we are pleased to announce Daniel the Donkey from Island FM and Roary the Lion from Guernsey FC will be attending and taking part in the Giant Animal Mascot Race.

Joining them will be individuals from Crabby Jacks, KPMG, Travel Corporation, Greenman MCC, Sark Shipping and others and its not too late.

For details please see below -

Giant Animal Mascot It's a Knock Out for the GSPCA 

Once again we will be holding a Giant Animal Mascot Race but this year there are a few twists.