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


Posted on September 14, 2014
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By Phillip Snyder, Executive Director Published in the Englewood Sun on September 14, 2014 So far this year, 21 pets have been given a second chance at life through Suncoast Humane Society’s “Shelter Angel” Medical Fund. This is owed to the generosity of donors who specify that their donations of $100, $250, $500 or more […]

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Posted on August 17, 2014
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By Phillip Snyder, Executive Director Published in the North Port Sun on August 17, 2014 We think we want a dog. That’s certainly a familiar statement heard at the Suncoast Humane Society and all shelters that feature pet-adoption centers. A question they should be asking is, “Are we ready for a dog?” Dogs are a huge […]

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Posted on July 16, 2014
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By Phillip Snyder, Executive Director Published in the Englewood Sun on July 16, 2014 Since the inception of our mission, “reducing the number of homeless animals and improving the quality of life,” the programs and services of Suncoast Humane Society have taken on a new nature. Gone are the days when we were an animal-control […]

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Posted on June 29, 2014
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By Phillip Snyder, Executive Director Published in the Englewood Sun on June 29, 2014 How many of us remember or are aware that the Fourth of July – Independence Day – is a holiday celebrating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence from Great Britain? What about the fact that it actually occurred on July […]

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Posted on June 22, 2014
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By Phillip Snyder, Executive Director Published in the Englewood Sun on June 22, 2014 It’s estimated that 88 million cats share our homes (or allow us to share theirs) as opposed to 74 million dogs. Even though more households own dogs, many people have more than one cat, pushing their numbers up over dogs.

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Posted on June 3, 2014
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By Phillip Snyder, Executive Director Published in the Gasparilla Gazette on June 3, 2014 It is the beginning of that season again: the season when we are prone to storms and hurricanes brewing in the Atlantic. We are starting to hear that we should all be prepared and have a plan, just in case. We […]

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Posted on June 1, 2014
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By Phillip Snyder, Executive Director Published in the Englewood Sun on June 1, 2014 If you are a full-time resident of southwest Florida, all you have to put up with during the summer months are heat, humidity, a constant threat of rain and summer storms, and the fact that most of our business and resources […]

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Posted on April 29, 2014
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By Phillip Snyder, Executive Director Published in the Gasparilla Gazette on April 29, 2014 Mooshu and Mako are wonderful felines. Their only problem is they don’t seem to possess the pizazz needed to demand the attention of potential adopters. Tiger and Marla also lounge around the cattery, taking in all that goes on around them. […]

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Posted on April 15, 2014
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By Phillip Snyder, Executive Director Published in the Gasparilla Gazette on April 15, 2014 A reception for Suncoast Humane Society, recently held at the home of Ed and Nora Lea Reefe, gave us a wonderful opportunity to unveil our plans for a capital campaign. The immediate challenge is to raise seed money, approximately $200,000, needed […]

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Posted on March 12, 2014
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By Phillip Snyder, Executive Director Published in the Englewood Sun’s on March 12, 2014 Recently on TV, a newscaster stated that the cruelty case he was reporting on was the third animal hoarding case to be investigated by local enforcement in the last few days. This raises the question is there actually an increase in […]

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