Blog

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


Posted on April 11, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education

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 […]

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Posted on April 8, 2015
Posted in Volunteering

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 […]

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Posted on April 5, 2015
Posted in Blog

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.

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Posted on April 5, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education

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 […]

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Posted on April 4, 2015
Posted in Pet Placement Program

“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. […]

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Posted on March 31, 2015
Posted in Events, Thrift Stores

To help celebrate the new season, our thrift stores are hosting a spring sale from April 1-6! Our three thrift stores in Englewood, Port Charlotte, and Venice will offer 20% off all items priced $2 or more. For our thrift store hours and locations, visit our website or call us at 941-474-7884 for more information!

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Posted on March 29, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education, Volunteering

One of our pet therapy teams was recently recognized by Doctor’s Hospital of Sarasota for their work! According to Dee, the human member of the pet therapy team, Cappy [the canine member] received a Bravo Award from Doctors [sic] Hospital yesterday. In the beginning of March [2015] he visited a patient that obviously loved it as […]

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