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


Posted on March 8, 2015
Posted in Blog

By Phil Snyder, Executive Director of Suncoast Humane Society Published in the Englewood Sun on March 8, 2015 The term “puppy mill” has raised its ugly head once again in the local media. The newest twist is this cruel industry’s use of the Internet. The commercial breeding of dogs became well-known in the 1950s when […]

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Posted on March 8, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education

We wanted to thank the North Port High School Honor Society for their February 2015 pet food drive for us here at Suncoast Humane Society! Their donation of four boxes of assorted pet food and toys went to our Pet Pantry program, which helps pet owners in need by giving them free pet food on […]

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Posted on March 7, 2015
Posted in Events

We wanted to say a quick and heartfelt “thank you” to Myakka River Motorcoach Resort for the recent fundraiser they organized for us at Visani’s Comedy Zone Restaurant! The comedy night featuring Al Ernst raised over $760 for our programs, services, and homeless pets, and also gather some material donations for our Pet Pantry program. Thank you […]

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Posted on March 4, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education, Volunteering

As a community supported nonprofit organization, we attend a variety of community events with our volunteers, including pet therapy teams, and staff. This past weekend on February 28, 2015, we participated in this year’s Heron Hoopla at Vineland Elementary School in Rotonda West! We love attending this annual event featuring fun, games, food, and a […]

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Posted on March 3, 2015
Posted in Pet Placement Program

By Phil Snyder, Executive Director of Suncoast Humane Society Published in the Englewood Sun on March 1, 2015 It wasn’t very long ago that finding a good home for a dog or cat older than 5 was a real challenge for humane societies, animal control agencies, and rescue groups. Tragically, due to pet overpopulation and […]

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Posted on March 1, 2015
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By Phil Snyder, Executive Director of Suncoast Humane Society Published in the Englewood Sun on March 1, 2015 It wasn’t very long ago that finding a good home for a dog or cat older than 5 was a real challenge for humane societies, animal control agencies, and rescue groups. Tragically, due to pet overpopulation and […]

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Posted on February 28, 2015
Posted in Pet Placement Program

From our point of view as Suncoast Humane Society employees, we see a wide variety of dogs become available for adoption. To you, the general public, however, you might think we only have larger mixed breed dogs available for adoption, especially if you view our adoptable dogs on our website occasionally. The reality is that we […]

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Posted on February 22, 2015
Posted in Pet Placement Program

By Phillip Snyder, Executive Director of Suncoast Humane Society “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. Granted, puppies and kittens are […]

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Posted on February 21, 2015
Posted in Events, Pet Placement Program

During a weekend-long event at the Port Charlotte Petsmart February 13-15, six of our pets (2 dogs and 4 cats) found homes! We were so glad to participate in this event with a number of animal shelters and rescue groups. We hope you enjoy the photos below taken by professional photographer Patty Stefan:     […]

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Posted on February 18, 2015
Posted in Events

We are looking for golfers and event sponsors for our 7th Annual Critter Classic Golf Scramble. The popular charity fundraiser will be held Saturday, April 18 at the prestigious Riverwood Golf Club, located at SR 776, at 4100 Riverwood Drive, Port Charlotte. A registration fee of $100 per golfer includes a continental breakfast, a great buffet […]

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