• Making friends for life.
  • We are your humane society.
  • Helping animals and people.
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Pet Adoptions

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Rescued animals are great pets.  Meet some of our affectionate cats, or our fun-loving dogs.  Save a life.  Adopt today.
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Please Help

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We are a non-profit organization that graciously relies on donations from the community to support our programs.
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Preventive Clinic

We offer low-cost spay and neuter, affordable vaccinations and preventive health care services.
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Thrift Stores

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We have three thrift stores in the area. These stores are a major source of revenue for Suncoast Humane Society.

Your Humane Society

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Capital Campaign


Be an Animal Friend

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 The funds raised from the sale of the license plates are used for spay/neuter programs across the State of Florida. For more information please click on the following link:  www.floridaanimalfriend.org

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24 Hour Giving Challenge


What is the 24-Hour Giving Challenge?

It is an online giving event providing donors the opportunity to learn more about nonprofits and their causes in the Charlotte and Sarasota county areas.  Matching funds and special grants totalling more than $600,000 are available to 501(c)(3) nonprofits as incentives during this short, exciting period of time.  Suncoast Humane Society is participating in the 24-hour Giving Challenge.

What to do:

    -- Mark your calendars!
    -- Log onto www.givingpartnerchallenge.org May 6th at Noon thru May 7th at Noon.
    -- Make a secure online donation using a credit or debit card.
    -- Help save the lives of homeless animals!  It's that easy!

Why donate?

It costs Suncoast Humane Society more than $340.00 per animal surrendered to our shelter.  Included in these costs is spay/neuter surgery, testing, vaccines, possible specialized medical care, possible fostering (supplies for foster parents), the cost of food and the salaries for animal care staff who are entrusted with caring for our shelter animals.  In 2013 alone, over 2,000 animals were surrendered.  At the time of surrender, we request a donation of $25.00, but on average we receive $10.00 per animal, the remaining costs must be covered through grants and individual donations.  With your support, we can continue to meet the needs of the communities we serve by providing critical services that are making a difference for the homeless animals throughout Southwest Florida.  



The Super Critter Bowl Cruise 2015

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Cruise over Super Sunday 2015 and raise funds for the services, programs, and homeless animals of Suncoast Humane Society! For more information, go here: Super Critter Bowl Cruise Flyer.



Welcome to the Suncoast Humane Society

The Suncoast Humane Society is one of Florida's few "open admissions" animal shelters.  We accept all animals brought to us from within our service area.  We are committed to our policy of never turning an animal away regardless of health, temperament, size or breed.

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How We Are Funded

Suncoast Humane Society is supported by individual donations, wills, bequests and grants from foundations.  We receive no local, state or federal government aid, nor are we funded by national humane societies, SPCA's or other animal protection/welfare organizations.  The continuation of our programs depends solely upon community support.

An Important Mission with Humble Beginnings

Founded in 1971 by a group of compassionate people, the Animal Aid Society of Englewood began operations as a small shelter with a few cages allowing it to care for homeless animals.  The Englewood area, along with the entire nation, experienced a pet over-population crisis that challenged our non-profit organization to grow to meet the needs.

Expansions to the shelter occurred, with the latest completed in 1997.  Over time our service area also expanded and now covers more than 400 square miles, including Charlotte County, most of Sarasota County and a portion of Lee County (Boca Grande).  

To more accurately reflect the areas we serve, the name was changed to Suncoast Humane Society. 

Please visit us at:
6781 San Casa Drive
Englewood, FL  34224

Suncoast Humane Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  
All gifts are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.