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


Posted on April 16, 2017
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By Phil Snyder, Executive Director Suncoast Humane Society Published in the Englewood Sun on April 16, 2017 There is a song written in the 1950s called “This Ole House”. I heard it on the radio recently and thought, wow, Rosemary Clooney could very well be singing about Suncoast Humane Society’s animal shelter. This ole house […]

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Posted on April 2, 2017
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By Phil Snyder, Executive Director Suncoast Humane Society Published in the Englewood Sun on April 2, 2017 Dr. Randy Hitesman has rejoined Suncoast Humane Society as their Director of Medical Services/Veterinarian. He heads medical issues at the Society’s public Spay/Neuter and Preventive Health Care Clinic, as well as overseeing the wellness of animals admitted to […]

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Posted on March 19, 2017
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By Phil Snyder, Executive Director Suncoast Humane Society Published in the Englewood Sun on March 19, 2017 I have heard the term HUMANIAC used, if not thousands, at least hundreds of times during my career in the animal care, control, welfare and protection field. I am sure I have used it occasionally and I know […]

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Posted on March 5, 2017
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By Phil Snyder, Executive Director Suncoast Humane Society Published in the Englewood Sun on March 5, 2017 Local media reports that a community north of here wants the alligators removed from the waterways. Certain towns and villages claiming there are too many coyotes roaming around and they want them done in. Bobcats are creating controversy […]

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Posted on February 5, 2017
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By Phil Snyder, Executive Director Suncoast Humane Society Published in the Englewood Sun on February 2, 2017 Would you like to make a homeless animal your valentine this year? If the answer is yes, we have a fun and easy way to do it! Donate $5 or more to Suncoast Humane Society’s “HAVE A HEART” […]

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Posted on January 22, 2017
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By Phil Snyder, Executive Director Suncoast Humane Society Published in the Englewood Sun on January 22, 2017 They say that anyone who grew up around animals knows that you develop a special relationship with your pets. One newer study on the child-animal bond shows that not only do these relationships have an impact on positive […]

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Posted on January 8, 2017
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By Phil Snyder, Executive Director Suncoast Humane Society Published in the Englewood Sun on January 8, 2017 It is always a joyful experience when senior pets are given a second chance at life. Even more so when they are adopted by senior people. The love, affection and new found companionship has to be a win-win […]

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Posted on December 25, 2016
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By Phil Snyder, Executive Director Suncoast Humane Society Published in the Englewood Sun on December 25, 2016 ‘Twas the night before Christmasand all through the houseA puppy is squeakingan old rubber mouse. The wreath which was merrilyhung on the doorIs scattered in piecesall over the floor.

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Posted on July 23, 2016
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By Phil Snyder, Executive Director Suncoast Humane Society When we bring a pet into our home and they become part of our family, we plan for that relationship to last for the lifetime of the pet. We make a commitment to provide for them, keeping them as safe and secure as we do our other […]

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