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


Posted on September 3, 2013
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By Phillip Snyder, Executive Director Published in the Gasparilla Gazette on September 3, 2013 Did you know that since 2009, Suncoast Humane Society has been offering preventive health care, including low-cost spay/neuter, for pets belonging to the public?  The initial start-up, including construction of the veterinary clinic was made possible through a generous grant from […]

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Posted on July 2, 2013
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By Phillip Snyder, Executive Director Published in the Gasparilla Gazette on July 2, 2013 “Do you have any puppies or kittens?”  This is a question often asked of our adoption staff at Suncoast Humane Society, from people seeking to adopt a pet.  The same question is echoed at most other animal shelters and adoption agencies. […]

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Posted on June 12, 2013
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By Phillip Snyder, Executive Director Published in the Englewood Sun on June 12, 2013 Statistics indicate that over 40 million homes in America have at least one feline companion.  Some say the number of cats in homes today tops 80 million.  And yet tragically, over 4 million cats and kittens are turned in to animal […]

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Posted on June 5, 2013
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By Phillip Snyder, Executive Director Published in the Englewood Sun on June 05, 2013 The rewards of having a pet as a member of your family are countless, and the unconditional love that we receive from them is priceless.  Not only can some of their actions immediately replace a bad mood with laughter, studies show […]

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Posted on May 1, 2013
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By Phillip Snyder, Executive Director Published in the Englewood Sun on April 28, 2013 Suncoast Humane Society along with other animal care and control agencies in our area receive several calls each day from people whose pets have become lost. Sadly, we know there are also many others that have no idea what to do when […]

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Posted on April 8, 2013
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By Phillip Snyder, Executive Director Published in the Englewood Sun on March 24, 2013 Someone said that picking up dog poop is like changing diapers. We only agree to take care of our own kids. In other words, no one appreciates picking up poop that has been left in the yard by someone else’s dog. […]

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Posted on February 24, 2013
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By Phillip Snyder, Executive Director Published in the Englewood Sun on February 24, 2013 Situations involving large numbers of animals being neglected have been brought to light recently through local media in Southwest Florida. Some people have said they were back-yard breeders some have referred to them as puppy mills. Regardless, many of these cases […]

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Posted on January 20, 2013
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By Phillip Snyder, Executive Director Published in the Englewood Sun on January 20, 2013 Several years ago, in fact sometime in the mid-1980s I watched a very distraught senior couple fighting back tears as they explained why they had to surrender their canine friend to the local humane society. They explained that they had received […]

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