Phil’s Articles

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


Posted on February 13, 2019
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 By Phil Snyder, Executive Director Suncoast Humane Society     February is Dog Training and Education Month (Suncoast Humane Society conducts dog training classes, year around).  It is also Adopt a Rescued Rabbit Month (Suncoast Humane Society currently has six bunnies available for adoption). February 20th is Love Your Pet Day (I think that should […]

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Posted on February 13, 2019
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 By Phil Snyder, Executive Director Suncoast Humane Society       So this guy runs into Suncoast Humane Society, very upset, with the intent to lodge a complaint about uncontrollable dogs that are allowed to frequent the Doggie Park. The park is located directly adjacent to our facility on San Casa. “But wait,” I replied, […]

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Posted on January 14, 2019
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  By Phil Snyder, Executive Director Suncoast Humane Society       It is so rewarding to receive a letter from individuals or families that have adopted pets from Suncoast Humane Society. Many thank us for making it possible for them to adopt their pride and joy, while others tell us of humorous stories or anecdotes […]

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Posted on December 16, 2018
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 By Phil Snyder, Executive Director Suncoast Humane Society         Humane Societies, including Suncoast Humane Society, encourage potential pet adopters to introduce their new pet to new surroundings before the hustle and bustle of the holidays. Even then it still can be a hectic time for pets and their human families. Some time […]

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Scrappy

Posted on December 13, 2018
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  By Phil Snyder, Executive Director Suncoast Humane Society     It is the time of year when people are in a very giving mood. Nonprofit organizations are aware of this; in fact, many of them successfully raise a large percentage of their annual operating budgets during the last two months of the year. This […]

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dog fighting

Posted on November 7, 2018
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 By Phil Snyder, Executive Director Suncoast Humane Society Local humane societies should be a strong voice for the protection of animals. Even though their missions may vary, their goals advocating for the humane treatment of animals and expressed opposition to animal cruelty can be similar.   Each local humane society is independent of each other, […]

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Posted on October 12, 2018
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  By Phil Snyder, Executive Director Suncoast Humane Society On a recent flight I was on, the flight attendant reminded everyone that we had several options for flying, and we were thanked for choosing their airline. Suncoast Humane Society also knows that you have several options when selecting the right pet for your family. It is […]

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Posted on September 28, 2018
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     By Phil Snyder, Executive Director Suncoast Humane Society 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 September 14, 2018
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 By Phil Snyder, Executive Director Suncoast Humane Society Zeus enjoyed a loving home for the first 8 years of his life. Like most cherished pets, he shared the companionship and feeling of security with his human family. Then suddenly in February of 2016, the security he enjoyed came to an abrupt end. Family health issues […]

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Posted on August 31, 2018
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  By Phil Snyder, Executive Director Suncoast Humane Society It is exceptionally important that humane societies with a spay/neuter clinic, or in the case of Suncoast Humane Society a preventive healthcare clinic, employ highly skilled veterinarians with shelter medicine experience. This is exactly the case with Dr. Kerstin Martin del Campo, who has joined the team at Suncoast Humane Society as staff veterinarian. “Dr. Kerstin” […]

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