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


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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Posted on January 7, 2014
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By Phillip Snyder, Executive Director Published in the Englewood Sun Let’s Go Pets on March 5, 2014 Are you aware that Suncoast Humane Society is not funded or governed by any national humane society or SPCA? I am often told by individuals that they have helped us by sending a large contribution to one of […]

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Posted on January 7, 2014
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By Phillip Snyder, Executive Director Published in the Gasparilla Gazette on January 7, 2014 Does anyone remember when naming a pet was such an easy task?  We had Rover and Fluffy, Spot (even some that had no spots) and Kitty, Fido and Tiger. Some were named after royalty such as King, Queenie, Prince, Princess and […]

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Posted on December 5, 2013
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By Phillip Snyder, Executive Director Published in the Englewood Sun’s Lets Go Pets on December 5, 2013 Suncoast Humane Society’s weekly “Dog About Town” project has proven to be a huge success. Just ask Max, a five year old Border Collie type, and his new owner Jeff, a resident of Boca Grande. This innovative project […]

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Posted on November 6, 2013
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By Phillip Snyder, Executive Director Published in the Gasparilla Gazette on November 6, 2013 Would you like to help homeless animals find permanent loving homes?  Do you want to help make their wait at the humane society’s animal care center as positive and comfortable as possible?  How about having fun and meeting people with the […]

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