Blog Category: Community Outreach/Education

Posted on September 12, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education

By Phil Snyder, Executive Director of Suncoast Humane Society Published in the Englewood Sun on August 30, 2015 Have you ever asked yourself, “Why does my dog do that?” Or in a more angry moment, you may ask, “Why in the blankity blank does that blankity blank dog do that?” Dogs are creatures of habit […]

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Posted on August 18, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education, Events

By Phil Snyder, Executive Director of Suncoast Humane Society Published in the Englewood Sun on August 16, 2015 I believe the phrase, “It’s Raining Cats and Dogs,” was originally intended to describe a heavy downpour of rain. It has a different meaning to staff and volunteers at open admissions animal shelters. It is used to […]

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Posted on August 9, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education

By Phil Snyder, Executive Director of Suncoast Humane Society Published in the Englewood Sun on August 2, 2015 You never know when something you say or do impresses someone, or even better, leaves a lasting impression. This is especially important to us in the nonprofit field, where everyone you meet can be a potential donor. […]

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Posted on July 28, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education, Volunteering

“I wanted to give back to the community.” John H. – Pet Therapy Volunteer, 3 years of service. Many of the volunteer opportunities available at Suncoast Humane Society are at our animal care center in Englewood. Other important opportunities focus on vital programs and services away from our shelter. One volunteer opportunity we offer is to become a […]

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Posted on July 11, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education

By Phil Snyder, Executive Director of Suncoast Humane Society Published in the Englewood Sun on June 28, 2015 “My dog is so fast; no mosquito can catch him.” That is actually the latest and undoubtedly the quirkiest reason used by a dog owner while declining the purchase of heartworm preventive. It may even rank above, […]

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Posted on July 4, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education

  We had the best visit from 40 Meadow Park Elementary School iStay Summer program students and their chaperones recently! They gave us a generous donation of pet supplies and were able to meet our adoptable pets and interact with some of our pet therapy teams. We had fun and think that the students did too! […]

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Did you know that we’ve been offering low-cost spay and neuter, affordable vaccinations and preventive health care services at our animal care center since 2009? Well, it’s true! Thanks to the generosity and continued support of our donors, we remain able to continue these important public services while working to fulfill our mission of “reducing […]

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Posted on June 23, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education

Thank you Venice Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors Council for presenting us with a Spotlight Award! We are honored to be recognized as an outstanding Chamber organization by the Venice Area for the work we do in the community for companion animals and those who love them. This award also nominates us as a candidate for […]

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