Our staff and volunteers are always going the extra mile to help the homeless animals they care for and the people who will love them. Our Satellite Adoption Coordinator Karen Owens shares this story about how one of her satellite adoption center volunteers helped a potential adopter find just the right cat to adopt: “Cat adoption […]
We wanted to say a heartfelt thank you to members of the French Honor Society at Venice High School for their donation to our Pet Pantry program and also their financial donation. Your generosity is much appreciated; thank you!
We just moved our adoptable small pets to a location in our animal care center that is more convenient to our potential adopters! Instead of being in our admitting area at the front of our animal care center, our small pets are now housed in the former grooming room between our dog kennels. This new […]
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We recently received a generous donation from Holiday Estates, a 55+ community in Englewood. The donation came from proceeds of Holiday Estates’s bingo program, and we were selected as one of five nonprofit beneficiaries. Ruth Wilber, a representative from Holiday Estates, stopped by to drop off the check to us. Thank you for your donation to […]
As an open admissions shelter, we accept all pets surrendered to us from our service area, regardless of health, size, breed, or temperament. Because of this, some of the pets we take in need special care in order to become available for adoption. We receive a number of large, heartworm disease positive dogs whose treatment requires medication […]
By Phil Snyder, Executive Director of Suncoast Humane Society Published in the Englewood Sun on April 5, 2015 The pet therapy program is one of the truly “feel great” programs of the Suncoast Humane Society. The program exemplifies the human-animal bond for adults and children who need it the most. Forty-two volunteer teams, composed of […]
By Phil Snyder, Executive Director of Suncoast Humane Society Published in the Englewood Sun on April 5, 2015 The pet therapy program is one of the truly “feel great” programs of the Suncoast Humane Society. The program exemplifies the human-animal bond for adults and children who need it the most.
Information from the ASPCA’s Top 5 Easter Toxins As Easter is celebrated by those who observe the holiday today, please remember to keep your pets from the top 5 Easter toxins: 1) Chocolate Easter is typically the APCC’s top day for chocolate intoxication calls, topping Christmas, Valentine’s Day and even Halloween! Why? Pets find Easter candy hidden around […]
“Blessed is the person who has earned the love of an old dog.” – Sydney Jeanne Seward Here at Suncoast Humane Society, we often speak about the merits of adopting a senior pet, and while we can speak about it until we are blue in the face, it doesn’t mean anything until you do it yourself. […]