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 […]
By Phil Snyder, Executive Director of Suncoast Humane Society Published in the Englewood Sun on October 30, 2015 There is approximately one week remaining in October, which in the animal welfare world is known as Adopt A Dog Month. The intent of the celebrated month is to create awareness of the benefits of adopting a […]
“I love being able to raise money and awareness for the animals!!” Hillary T. – Thrift Store Volunteer, 9 months of service. Many of the volunteer opportunities available here 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. Just like Hillary, you can […]
We are excited to announce that tickets for our 8th Annual Tennis Ball are now available! The event will be held from 6:00-9:00 PM, Wednesday, January 27, 2016, in the Clubhouse at the Boca Grande Club. This season’s special fun and fundraiser will feature a sit down dinner, beverages, and an exciting live and silent […]
During the month of October, we will be featuring special adoption fees of $10 for dogs, plus $12 for the rabies vaccine. Not to leave our feline companions behind, we have also reduced fees for cats to $25 plus the $12 rabies inoculation. Normally the adoption fees are $85 plus the rabies vaccine. There are many advantages of […]
By Phil Snyder, Executive Director of Suncoast Humane Society Published in the Englewood Sun on September 27, 2015 According to the Humane Society of the United States, pet ownership has more than tripled since the 1970s, when approximately 67 million households had pets. Today approximately 165 million homes have at least one pet.
“I volunteer because I love what Suncoast Humane Society is all about! Kindness, caring, and love!! So fortunate to be a part of this wonderful animal care center!” Nan B. – Visitor Assistant, 3 years of service. Becoming a Visitor Assistant is one of the many volunteer opportunities we have here at Suncoast Humane Society. […]
Our adoptable dogs would like to say a BIG thank you to the Petfinder Foundation for awarding us with the Orvis Animal Care Grant! We have many heartworm positive dogs that come to us in need of medical care and with the funds from this grant we will now be able to help 2 to […]