Goodbye 2021, Hello 2022

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At the Humane Society of Sarasota County, we deal in extremes. From the heartbreaking to the awe-inspiring and every emotion in between, we felt it all in 2021. One thing was constant, though: our supporters (you!) were right there with us. Thank you!How do you sum up a year filled with incredible achievements (like completing 2,100 adoptions in ou...
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Happy Holidays from HSSC

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As this year ends, we want to thank you for your generosity and kindness to animals. Your support of the Humane Society of Sarasota County has provided lifesaving medical care, safe shelter, and an endless supply of love to homeless animals. As of December 22, we have had 2,053 adoptions! That's 862 cats and 1,191 dogs resting comfortably in their ...
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Donate Before Year's End

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PLEASE HELP THE ANIMALS ONCE MORE THIS YEAR! As this year comes to a close, I want to thank you for your compassion and kindness to animals. Your generous support of the Humane Society of Sarasota County has provided much-needed care for suffering animals in our community.There are so many animals who are hurt, scared, and alone. Animals like Rocky...
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Giving Tuesday is HERE!

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Mark your calendar for Tuesday, November 30, to participate in a day of making a difference all over the world, and specifically, right here in Sarasota County. We are so grateful to be a beneficiary of the Sarasota-based Louis and Gloria Flanzer Philanthropic Trust. All year long, the Flanzer Trust has been matching donations for local nonprofits,...
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Blue's Holiday Wish List

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Dear Friends, My name is Blue, and I'm writing to you from my room at the Humane Society of Sarasota County.  I need your help. Actually… I don't need your help, my friends do. Friends may not be the right word, since I don't actually know them. But I know their story. Believe me, I know it. Not too long ago, I was like my friends. I was ...
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Recognized by the readers of SRQ | The Magazine, 2021 Best of SRQ Local Annual Readers Competition GOLD Best Local Animal Nonprofit!!

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Local readers have submitted their votes and we are pleased to share that the Humane Society of Sarasota County is the Gold Winner in the category: Best Animal Nonprofit for SRQ | The Magazine in the 13th Annual Best of SRQ Local Readers Competition!!! Thank you to everyone who took the time to submit their nominations. We appreciate each...
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Humane Society of Sarasota County matches up pets with veterans

The Humane Society of Sarasota County is trying to pair at least 100 pets in need of a home with veterans who are in need of a furry friend.   SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. — It's been shown that a pet can be a calming force for military veterans living with PTSD. So the Humane Society of Sarasota County has made it a goal to bring together pets in ne...
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"The Humane Society of Sarasota County is trying to connect you with your new best furry friend." -SNN News Suncoast Network

"If you're thinking about adopting, this is the weekend to let love in to your home," said Senior Director of Philanthropy, Autumn Steiner. The Humane Society of Sarasota County is partnering with the Best Friends Animal Society to help Suncoast shelter pets find their furever homes. "This adoption event starts tomorrow, Friday July 9th, and we're ...
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Let Love In at the Best Friends National Adoption Event JULY 9–10 with HSSC

Get ready to Let Love In with the Humane Society of Sarasota County and Best Friends Animal Society. The national adoption event, Let Love In, brings together animal welfare organizations, like ours, across the country to help us all save more lives by connecting adoptable animals with their future families. Starting July 9–10, go to https://hssc.o...
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How HSSC is Preparing for Tropical Storm Elsa July 5, 2021

As we monitor Tropical Storm Elsa's progress, we want to let everyone know how the Humane Society of Sarasota County is preparing for the storm. We have a detailed disaster plan and are acting according to the storm's progression. At this time we are not planning to evacuate our shelter animals, but we are taking every possible step to ensure their...
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Hurry! Paver sales are wrapping up. Don't miss your chance!

ORDER YOUR PAVER BY JULY 7 It's your last chance to cement your support for animals and pave the way for the Humane Society of Sarasota County's lifesaving future. Custom engraved pavers are available for a $500 contribution. All orders must be received by July 7 so the pavers can be installed in time for our Grand Opening Celebration on September ...
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Thank you to Couture Real Estate for raising more than $8,000 for the Humane Society of Sarasota County

A huge round of a-paws to the fabulously chic Allison Werner and all the "couturiers" at Couture Real Estate. They held a delightful "Dog Days of Summer" event on June 12. It was pretty in pink and oh-so-successful, raising more than $8,000 for the Humane Society of Sarasota County. What's more, they brought in a trunkful of donated items from our ...
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You Make a Difference

Sometimes it takes a while for an animal's true personality to emerge. When Dante arrived at the Humane Society of Sarasota County (HSSC), he was sad and withdrawn. This stunning red-and-tan husky mix had been surrendered by his original owner—through no fault of his own—to an overcrowded county shelter in Texas. Scared, lonely, and suffering from ...
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Community Foundation of Sarasota County awards $50,000 grant to HSSC

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We received a $50,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to support lifesaving care for 2,116 animals this year. Funding is provided by the Helen C. Schwieder Fund of the Community Foundation. "It takes tremendous resources to care for the nearly 200 animals in our facility at any given time. This $50,000 grant will be transform...
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THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF SARASOTA COUNTY
2331 15th Street | Sarasota, FL 34237 | 941.955.4131 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Tuesday–Friday: 10am–6pm
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Sunday: Closed
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