Blog Category: Volunteering

Posted on July 14, 2015
Posted in Volunteering

“To make it easier for the staff to get their work done.” Pete S. – Laundry Assistant Volunteer, 15 years of service. One of the many volunteer opportunities we have here at  Suncoast Humane Society is a Laundry Assistant. All of our laundry assistant volunteers perform a wide array of duties. These include washing, drying, and folding […]

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Posted on July 7, 2015
Posted in Volunteering

“I enjoy the people, the community willing to give us quality items, and the excitement of the unknown of what treasures you may find to sell.” Judy – Englewood Thrift Store Volunteer, 1 ½ years of service. Many of the volunteer opportunities available at Suncoast Humane Society are at our animal care center in Englewood. Other important […]

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Posted on June 30, 2015
Posted in Volunteering

“I volunteer because I love animals, and I want to help them all become better dogs so they all end up with a loving home like they deserve.” Bonnie L. – Dog Walker Volunteer, 1 year of service. One of our volunteer opportunities here at Suncoast Humane Society is being a Dog Walker. All of our […]

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Posted on June 2, 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 pets need special care in order to become available for adoption. A variety of health issues present themselves once our trained, knowledgeable staff performs wellness checks on all […]

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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 7, 2015
Posted in Community Outreach/Education, Volunteering

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. Forty-two volunteer teams, composed of […]

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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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Posted on March 24, 2015
Posted in Thrift Stores, Volunteering

By Executive Director Phil Snyder Published in the Englewood Sun on March 22, 2015 Is your home ready for a spring cleaning? Maybe you are about to head back to your other home in the Northlands. Either way, you may want to go through your closets, garage or storage unit and unload some of those […]

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