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Our press articles are periodically published in the Englewood SunBoca Beacon and the Venice Gondolier.


Posted on February 1, 2015
Posted in Pet Placement Program

Kia looked pretty confused when she found her way to us here at Suncoast Humane Society in early January 2015. A Good Samaritan had opened the garage door to his Englewood home and Kia walked right in! Because he wasn’t sure what to do, he came to us and brought us Kia. Two days later, […]

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Posted on January 31, 2015
Posted in Volunteering

  As an open-admissions Animal Care Center, we accept all pets who are surrendered to us from our service area spanning over 450 square miles, including Charlotte County, most of Sarasota County, and the Boca Grande portion of Lee County. Because we accept all pets regardless of health, temperament, size, or breed, some pets require additional care in […]

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Posted on January 28, 2015
Posted in Blog, Pet Placement Program

Our adoptable dogs just wanted to say a quick “thank you” to Nylabone for their recent generous donation of chew toys for our small, medium, and large dogs to help make their stay at our animal care center a little more pleasant. Your donation is much appreciated!

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Posted on January 27, 2015
Posted in Events

The 7th Annual Tennis Ball, generously sponsored by Grande Aire Services, Inc., Gulf to Bay Sotheby’s International Realty, and Italiano Insurance Services, Inc., and hosted by the Boca Grande Club, raised over $40,000 for the programs, services, and homeless pets here at Suncoast Humane Society. This fundraising event is vital to the continuation of our […]

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2014 marked the beginning and continuation of many beneficial programs and services here at Suncoast Humane Society. Without your financial support, we wouldn’t be able to offer these programs and services to our community. Here’s what you helped us do in 2014: 874 pets were adopted 125 pets were returned to their owners 226 pets […]

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Posted on January 21, 2015
Posted in Pet Placement Program

We are so proud to announce that we are expanding our Pet Placement Program again with a new satellite adoption center in the Petco located at 1651 US 41 Bypass, Venice. The grand opening for this satellite cat adoption center is scheduled for Saturday, January 24! This is the fourth satellite center that we have established for cat adoptions, […]

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Posted on January 20, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education

By Phillip Snyder, Executive Director of Suncoast Humane Society Published in the Englewood Sun on January 18, 2015 Doesn’t it just tear your heart out to watch the television commercials that feature neglected and abused dogs and cats? The national animal welfare organizations that sponsor these ads provide music and lyrics that get you all […]

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Posted on January 18, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education

Taking care of your pet involves a lot more than feeding, watering, exercising, and taking them to the vet when needed. Pet parents should also be aware of the toxins in their pet’s environment and take precautions to avoid them. Some of these toxins are in live plants! Nancy Sodel’s three year old Doberman Pinscher […]

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Posted on January 17, 2015
Posted in Pet Placement Program

On Saturday, January 10, Bubba the Bloodhound made his inaugural flight to Mississippi from Venice. Bubba had found his way to us here at Suncoast Humane Society in November 2014 after his owners could no longer afford to keep him. As a purebred Bloodhound, Bubba requires an owner who must be devoted to his specialized […]

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Posted on January 14, 2015
Posted in Pet Placement Program

One hundred and two homeless pets (cats, dogs, ferrets, and a hamster) at Suncoast Humane Society found their forever families in December 2014! We were so happy to see these kinds of numbers for this month; in comparison, we adopted out 59 pets in December 2013. It’s quite a jump and what probably helped was […]

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