Latest Newsletter – Spring 2019

March 7, 2019 at 4: 43 pm by Juana Warburton

Copies are available at the Reception Desk at Ard Jerkyll, or you can download a copy by clicking the PDF icon here…


Car Boot Sale at Shaw’s Brow/ Sunday 24th March

February 26, 2019 at 4: 06 pm by Kennels

The ManxSPCA are holding their first Car Boot Sale this year on Sunday 24th March at Shaw’s Brow Car Park in Douglas. The event will be open to the public between 11am-1pm – donation on entry. Pitches at £10 – set up from 9.30am. To book a pitch please call 851672 or email  … continue reading »


Is your dog (or cat) overweight?

January 14, 2019 at 10: 25 am by Juana Warburton

Was one of your New Year’s resolutions to eat a healthier diet, and maybe lose a bit of weight in the process? And have you included your pets in this wellbeing initiative? ‘Veganuary’ is being supported by more people than ever this year, and veganism is the fastest growing food trend in the UK …… continue reading »


Don’t Ban the Bread!

November 20, 2018 at 9: 39 am by Juana Warburton

As many of you will know there has been a lot of debate in recent years about feeding bread to swans, ducks and other waterfowl. The ManxSPCA has always maintained that feeding bread is fine as long as the birds also have access to a natural diet, but it seems that the ‘Ban the Bread’… continue reading »


The implications of Brexit on travelling with your pets

November 6, 2018 at 10: 52 am by Juana Warburton

With the UK’s departure from the EU just five months away, pet owners who wish to travel with their pets should start planning now. The current non-commercial Pet Travel Scheme (aka pet passport scheme) may not exist post-Brexit. At the moment pet owners can apply for passports that enable their dogs, cats and ferrets to… continue reading »


What to do if you see a seal pup

October 9, 2018 at 2: 17 pm by Juana Warburton

Manx waters are home to several hundred seals and we have two species, the Atlantic Grey seal and the Harbour or Common seal. However, the Common seal is not a common species to our shores with the majority of individuals seen in Manx waters being Grey seals. It is at this time of year that… continue reading »

Events, News

Autumn/Winter Events

September 20, 2018 at 1: 04 pm by Kerry

Sunday 23rd September – Pets at Home fundraising day 10am – 4pm Sunday 30th September – Car Boot Sale at Shaw’s Brow 11am – 1pm Saturday 10th November – Strand Centre collection 9am – 5.30pm Sunday 18th November – ManxSPCA Christmas Fair at Ard Jerkyll 1pm – 4pm Saturday 24th November – Tesco Bag Pack… continue reading »


We’re recruiting!

September 17, 2018 at 11: 25 am by Juana Warburton

We are currently advertising the role of Animal Care Officer. If you are interested in applying please make sure you read this Job Description and then please complete and return an Application Form (which you can print off and post to/hand in at Ard Jerkyll; or e-mail to The closing date is 5.00pm on… continue reading »


Latest Newsletter – Summer 2018

August 6, 2018 at 8: 40 am by Juana Warburton

Copies are available at the Reception Desk at Ard Jerkyll, or you can download a copy by clicking the PDF icon here…


Keep a track on your cat with a GPS collar

July 22, 2018 at 2: 44 pm by Cattery

We get a lot of queries about GPS technology being used on cats collars. If your cats have free access to outdoors, it can give great peace of mind to the owners knowing that if they get lost, they can be found much more easily. With that being said, it shouldn’t replace having your cat… continue reading »