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


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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Posted on April 26, 2015
Posted in Pet Placement Program

As an open admissions animal shelter, we accept all pets that come to us from our service area, regardless of breed, health, temperament, or size. This means that sometimes the pets we take in are not in the best condition, and sometimes require grooming because their fur has grown to such an unmanageable, matted length. We […]

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Posted on April 25, 2015
Posted in Pet Placement Program

By John Hackworth, Editor of the Englewood Sun Originally printed in the Englewood Sun on April 23, 2015 Brian and Jenny Port were not looking for a cat. As a matter of fact, the two residents of the United Kingdom were not even supposed to be in Englewood. “We flew into Orlando, and I had […]

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Posted on April 22, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education

By Phil Snyder, Executive Director of Suncoast Humane Society Published in the Englewood Sun on April 19, 2015 Unless you are in that field of work, I’ll bet you didn’t know that Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week has come and gone. And, if you didn’t know, it is another example of how the important servces […]

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Posted on April 21, 2015
Posted in Events

Thank you to all our sponsors, golfers, and Riverwood Golf Club for helping make the 7th Annual Critter Classic such a fun success! This shotgun golf scramble raised over $30,000 for our programs, services, and homeless pets. A special “thank you” goes out to our Title Sponsor, Modern Woodmen of America with Area Financial Respresentative Donna Lapton, […]

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