Thank you to all that helped and supported our GSPCA stall at Guernsey Marathon

Submitted by Steve on 19:30, 21st Sep, 2017 | 0

The last Sunday in August saw the last Seafront Sunday of 2017 the GSPCA could attend with a stall to raise funds for animals in Guernsey and it was The 2017 Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Guernsey Marathon & Relay Races

A huge thank you must go to Sarah Petit and her family as well as volunteers like Bridget who popped along to give a hand.

With the sun shining a fantastic day was had by all and a wonderful £343 was raised to help the many animals at the GSPCA.


Thank you to those that helped and supported our tombola table at Vale Earth

Submitted by Steve on 18:58, 21st Sep, 2017 | 0

At the end of August some kind volunteers helped run a small tombola table in aid of the GSPCA at Vale Earth Fair at Vale Castle.

We are hugely grateful to the organisors for allowing us to attend their wonderful annual event and those that supported and had a go which helped raise £81 for the 50+ animals at the GSPCA.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “A huge thanks to the volunteers that helped run our stall, the organisors and all that had a go or donated at Vale Earth Fair last month.”

“A wonderful £81 was raised and every penny helps the many animals in our care.”


North Show fun and first GSPCA Battle of Flowers Float thanks to Jo Hardill, her friends and family – thanks to all involved

Submitted by Steve on 12:47, 21st Sep, 2017 | 0

Last month we took the GSPCA stall along to the North Show.  The North Show is one of the main events in Guernsey's summer calendar, and takes place in the wonderful rural setting of Saumarez Park.

The Guernsey North Show and Battle of Flowers is run by the Northern Agricultural and Horticultural Society and the GSPCA are very grateful to them for allowing us to come along.


A‘parrotly’ not a stow away parakeet but a stray bird checking out the Crystal Symphony Cruise Liner

Submitted by Steve on 12:23, 21st Sep, 2017 | 0

Every year we help hundreds of stray animals find their way home but last month one feathered stray decided he wanted to take a holiday before being reunited with his owners.

Last month the GSPCA had a call from the harbour about a stray parakeet that had been found on the Crystal Symphony Cruise Ship that had flown on board while they were anchored at Guernsey.


Voluntourists off the Crystal Cruises at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 11:00, 21st Sep, 2017 | 0

Last month the GSPCA welcomed two groups of Voluntourists from the Crystal Symphony.

On the 11th August Joni Lamm, Linda Drapeau, Sharon Summerhayer, Geoff Coman, Mary Brown and Gordan Porth were greeted by GSPCA staff member Beckie Smith and on 15th August Sally Vagias, Alan Freeman and Myra Freeman were greeted by GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne.

The Voluntourists who were on their holidays from around the world when they arrived at the Shelter had a short induction and were then set to help the staff and care for the many animals at the GSPCA.


Bernard racing at the Donkey Derby – thank you to all that supported and helped

Submitted by Steve on 10:48, 21st Sep, 2017 | 0

We would like to thank the Lions Club of Guernsey and all involved for another well run and great Donkey Derby.

GSPCA staff and volunteers spent Saturday 19th August in Saumarez Park raising funds for the animals in Guernsey.

The stall was set up in the sunshine and we raised in excess of £600 for the many animals in our care.


Thank you to all that supported and helped at our GSPCA Flag Day

Submitted by Steve on 10:18, 21st Sep, 2017 | 0

This year the GSPCA Flag Day has taken place in two halves in the Summer and we would like to say a huge thank you to everyone involved from Michelle Champion who organised the days, all that collected including many pets, the locations for allowing us to collect and of course to all that donated.

The main part of the Flag Day took place on the 19th August and all around Guernsey you could see our fantastic volunteers and collectors as well as the many supporters that donated sporting their GSPCA flag day stickers.


Stray cat found in St Peter Port – long haired female tortie adult cat now at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 10:04, 21st Sep, 2017 | 0

Last night the GSPCA warden on call collected a stray cat from St Peter Port and the GSPCA are currently appealing for an owner to come forward.

The female, tortie, long haired, adult cat is currently at the GSPCA, fit and well.

Sadly she has no microchip or tag and if anyone has any information please call the Shelter on 257261.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said "Last night GSPCA Warden Michelle Champion was called out to collect a stray cat that has been around the Capston Walk area in St Peter Port."


EY CI volunteers help out at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 09:48, 21st Sep, 2017 | 0

At the end of July 18 EY staff came along to the GSPCA to help with grounds around site at the Animal Shelter in St Andrews.

Anoushka Horgan, Alannah Minto, Latoya Copsie, Anna-Kay Aitken, Jemma Green, Toby Belton, Adam Smith, Hannah Campbell, Sophie Cowley, Tom Honour, Patrick Swan, Oliver Tonge, George Steventon, Mikey Wildman, Molly Hamilton, Steph Skiming, Rose Ahier and Glenn Horman all came along to help out with a kind donation that helped buy equipment for the team of wonderful volunteers from Ernst & Young LLP to help around the grounds at the GSPCA.


Volunteer Induction Evening sees 3 new volunteers join the team - Next Volunteer Induction Thursday 21st September 630pm

Submitted by Steve on 21:45, 20th Sep, 2017 | 0

On Thursday 7th September we held our 11th volunteer induction at the GSPCA and met 3 new helpers keen to learn how they can get involved with us here at the Animal Shelter adding to the 131 inducted this year taking this years inducted volunteers to a total of 134 not including others that have helped from businesses, groups and other organisations.