Blog

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


Posted on May 13, 2015
Posted in Preventive Health Care Clinic

Heartworm disease is serious and potentially fatal in dogs. A dog can get this parasite if bitten by an infected mosquito. There’s no way to tell if a mosquito is infected. That’s why prevention is so important. It takes about 6 months once a dog is bitten by an infected mosquito, for the larvae to mature […]

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

We want to say a big “thank you” to Girl Scout Troop #409 and their Troop leader Diana for their generous donation! They donated their cookie sale money and also brought items from our Wish list. These donations go towards supporting our programs, services, and homeless pets. Your generosity is much appreciated; thank you! Diana […]

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Posted on May 10, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education

We wanted to say a quick “thank you” to these thoughtful youngsters! Toledo Blade Elementary School’s Student Council, made up of fourth and fifth grade students at the school, made a monetary donation to the Suncoast Humane Society’s programs, services, and homeless pets.  In addition, students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade on the school’s Red […]

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Posted on May 9, 2015
Posted in Thrift Stores

  The homeless pets at Suncoast Humane Society could use your help! 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 the shelter. For example, volunteers are currently needed to assist staff at the Englewood, […]

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Posted on May 3, 2015
Posted in Blog

By Phil Snyder, Executive Director of Suncoast Humane Society Published in the Englewood Sun on May 3, 2015 Each calendar year, there are more than 100 days, weeks, and months dedicated to celebrating animals and what they mean to us. Some bring to light important messages in animal shelter, care, protection, and welfare, while many […]

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Posted on May 3, 2015
Posted in Pet Placement Program

You’ve heard the term hipster before: they’re those who insist on being different from mainstream culture, and always do things “before they were cool.” They frequent your favorite coffee shop with their Apple products and thrift store clothing. You might think that being a hipster is a not-so-great thing, BUT you can also play this hipster game! […]

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Posted on May 2, 2015
Posted in Blog

After a climate controlled flight on British Airways, formerly homeless cats Binx and Little Girl have arrived safely at their East Sussex home. United Kingdom residents Brian and Jenny Port adopted the siblings from Suncoast Humane Society in a long-distance adoption story that is the first of its kind at the Society. The Ports report […]

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Posted on April 29, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education

One thing you might not know about us here at Suncoast Humane Society is that we are members of 6 area chambers of commerce, including (listed in alphabetical order) the Boca Grande Area Chamber of Commerce, Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce, Englewood Florida Chamber of Commerce, North Port Area Chamber of Commerce, Punta Gorda Chamber […]

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Posted on April 28, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education, Pet Placement Program

The Boca Grande Dog Show, recently hosted by the Boca Grande Woman’s Club, raised a whopping $13,000 for us here at Suncoast Humane Society. The biennial event was held at the Boca Grande Community Center. Dog show judges awarded prizes in multiple categories, including a new coveted “Rescue” class. Contestants shared heartwarming stories on how […]

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