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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GSPCA Wildlife camera is found - Thank you to the finder and Guernsey Police

Submitted by Steve on 13:00, 2nd Feb, 2015 | 0

The GSPCA would like to thank the finder and Guernsey Police for helping us track down the wildlife camera that went missing just over a week ago.

The camera which is one being used trying to help find Bertie the stray dog was removed from its location near Vale Church.

The camera was found in the long grass on L'Ancresse common.

The GSPCA and owners of Bertie the stray Schnauzer have located cameras in locations near to where he has been seen.

Sadly we have been unable to get any photographic evidence of Bertie who went missing in November.

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GSPCA, Guernsey Police & the States Vet meet to discuss New Animal Welfare Law & the changes it brings

Submitted by Steve on 11:41, 3rd Jul, 2014 | 0

With the New Animal Welfare Ordinance (2012) coming into effect this week a meeting was held with those at the forefront of implementing and working with the new legislation.

Staff from Commerce and Employment including Mike Northmore and David Chamberlin the States Vet, staff from the GSPCA including the Manager Steve Byrne and Welfare and Education Officer Sarah Creasey and the Guernsey Police Training Officers PC Claire Milner and PC Adrian Walder met to discuss the changes and the implications to the animals of Guernsey and their owners.

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Thank you to all involved with the Guernsey Police Student Sponsored Walk on Good Friday

Submitted by Steve on 20:11, 24th Apr, 2014 | 0

On Good Friday class 1 of 2014 of Guernsey Student Police Officers undertook a 17 mile half island walk to raise money for the GSPCA.

They successfully completed this half an hour ahead of schedule having left Portelet at 9am and arriving at Liberation Monument in St Peter Port at almost exactly 4pm.

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Event - Student Officers Half-Island Walk for the GSPCA on Good Friday - Update on times

Submitted by Steve on 08:10, 8th Apr, 2014 | 0

It is customary for each intake of probationary student officers to arrange a charity event to raise money for a charity of their choosing. This is not compulsory but is embraced by most Student Officer Intakes as a way to go out into the community that they are preparing to ultimately Police.

Guernsey Police Student Officers Class 1 of 2014 have chosen the GSPCA as their charity of choice.

Their chosen event is a half island walk.  Anyone who wishes to join them for any part of the walk is more than welcome, and your furry friends are welcome too. 

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