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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 »

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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 »

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ManxSPCA Events for 2018

January 5, 2018 at 11: 21 am by Kerry

January Dress Up as an Animal Day – Friday 26th January 2018 February Tack Sale in the ManxSPCA Play Barn – Sunday 4th February 2018 2-4pm March Flag Day, Strand Street – Saturday 31st March 2018 10.30am – 4pm April Car Boot Sale at Shaw’s Brow Car Park – Sunday 8th April 2018 11am – 2pm… continue reading »

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ManxSPCA Christmas Appeal 2017

November 6, 2017 at 11: 10 am by Kerry

Help animals like Snowy. He was found in the Summer of 2016 with more than 60% of his fur missing, and what was left of it was matted and infected. Every step he took was painful and he had suffered months, if not years, of neglect at the hands of his owner. Snowy stayed with… continue reading »

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What to do if you see a seal pup on the beach

October 18, 2017 at 9: 30 am by Juana Warburton

This time of year Grey seals gather together to mate and give birth to their pups. They are a protected species under the Wildlife Act 1990 and should not be disturbed in any way, and so it is important to keep your distance. This especially applies to dogs that must be kept on leads at… continue reading »

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Out-of-hours Dog Warden Service

June 30, 2017 at 10: 39 am by Juana Warburton

The Society is no longer contracted to operate an out-of-hour’s dog warden service between the hours 5pm to 8pm on weekdays. If you find a dog between the hours of 5.00pm and 9.00am please use the following guidance: – Ensure your safety and that of the people around you is fully considered – If it… continue reading »

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ManxSPCA Benefits from Matched Funding

June 29, 2017 at 12: 33 pm by Juana Warburton

The ManxSPCA recently received a welcome boost to its fundraising endeavours with the news that a family living on the Island is to continue with its support of the charity. The Scheinberg family have helped with the Society’s running costs for the last three years, as well as funding the use of animal behaviourists and… continue reading »

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Barn Sale – Bank Holiday Monday

May 23, 2017 at 12: 36 pm by Juana Warburton

We’re having a sale in the PlayBarn this coming Monday – a sale with a difference! We’ll be selling all sorts of pre-loved, animal-related goods ranging from dog crates, beds and bowls; cat bedding and toys; a beautiful rabbit hutch; horse equipment … the list is a long one. Everything will be at a bargain… continue reading »

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Wills Awareness Evening – 15th May

May 2, 2017 at 3: 55 pm by Juana Warburton

Corlett Bolton and Co., a firm of advocates with practices in Douglas, Port-St-Mary and Peel, is to hold a Will Awareness Evening at the ManxSPCA’s Tearooms in East Foxdale on Monday 15th May. Attendees will be given a voucher that entitles them to a 15% discount relating to Corlett Bolton’s will making services. Nicolle Plumley,… continue reading »