• Making friends for life.
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  • Helping animals and people.
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Pet Adoptions

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Rescued animals are great pets.  Meet some of our affectionate cats, or our fun-loving dogs.  Save a life.  Adopt today.
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Please Help

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We are a non-profit organization that graciously relies on donations from the community to support our programs.
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Preventive Clinic

We offer low-cost spay and neuter, affordable vaccinations and preventive health care services.
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Thrift Stores

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We have three thrift stores in the area. These stores are a major source of revenue for Suncoast Humane Society.

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Welcome to the Suncoast Humane Society

The Suncoast Humane Society is one of Florida's few "open admissions" animal shelters.  We accept all animals brought to us and are committed to our policy of never turning an animal away regardless of health, temperament, size or breed.

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How We Are Funded

Suncoast Humane Society is supported by individual donations, wills, bequests and grants from foundations.  We receive no local, state or federal government aid, nor are we funded by national humane societies, SPCA's or other animal protection/welfare organizations.  The continuation of our programs depends solely upon community support.

An Important Mission with Humble Beginnings

Founded in 1971 by a group of compassionate people, the Animal Aid Society of Englewood began operations as a small shelter with a few cages allowing it to care for homeless animals.  The Englewood area, along with the entire nation, experienced a pet over-population crisis that challenged our non-profit organization to grow to meet the needs.

Expansions to the shelter occurred, with the latest completed in 1997.  Over time our service area expanded and is now Charlotte County, Sarasota County, the Boca Grande portion of Lee County and beyond.  

To more accurately reflect the areas we serve, the name was changed to Suncoast Humane Society. 

Please visit us at:
6781 San Casa Drive
Englewood, FL  34224

Suncoast Humane Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  
All gifts are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.