Blog Category: Community Outreach/Education

Posted on November 3, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education

Many thanks to the Honda dealership in Port Charlotte for their generous monetary donation and for collecting items such as towels, cleaning products, and pet supplies to donate to the animals in our care! Donations of items from our Wish List allow us to direct monetary donations to more critical needs. Thanks again, we appreciate your […]

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Posted on October 21, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education, Pet Placement Program

By Phil Snyder, Executive Director of Suncoast Humane Society Published in the Englewood Sun on October 11, 2015 Most modern-day statistics agree that only 29 percent of pet owners adopt their pets from animal shelters or rescue groups. More than 50 percent obtain their pets from family members, relatives or friends, or they find them […]

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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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