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Adopt a Pet

Find a new pet at one of the area’s several shelters and adoption agencies.

Chance is the Suncoast Humane Society Pet of the Week

Chance.

Chance.

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ENGLEWOOD, Fla. –Meet Chance, the Sun­coast Humane Society’s pet of the week.

Chance is a 6 ½-year old  Shepherd/Chow Mix weigh­ing 57 pounds. He has a short mostly brown and white coat with a dash of char­coal around his face.  Con­tinue read­ing this story…

Melvin is the Suncoast Humane Society Pet of the Week

Five-year-old Melvin is playful and gets along with everybody.

Five-year-old Melvin is play­ful and gets along with everybody.

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ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Meet Melvin, Sun­coast Humane Soci­ety’s Pet of the Week. Melvin is a 5-year-old Domes­tic Short­hair weigh­ing 10 pounds.

He has enjoyed liv­ing with adults, young chil­dren and dogs both large and small. He is a play­ful and mis­chie­vous boy who has made our Cat­tery his home.  He likes to jump into boxes, explore cages, and parade around the cat­walks and countertops.

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Suncoast Humane Society Pet of the Week: Shannon Doah

Shannon Doah

Shan­non Doah

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Shan­non Doah is the Sun­coast Humane Soci­ety Pet of the Week. She is an 11-year-old Boxer mix weigh­ing 53 pounds.

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Suncoast Humane Society celebrates ‘National Mutt Day’ a day early

 “National Mutt Day” will be held Saturday, July 30, at the Suncoast Humane Society.

National Mutt Day” will be held Sat­ur­day, July 30, at the Sun­coast Humane Society.

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ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Sun­coast Humane Soci­ety will cel­e­brate “National Mutt Day” a day early – Sat­ur­day, July 30 – at their Engle­wood Adop­tion Center.

All adop­tions of mixed-breed dogs (over 40 pounds) will walk away with a spe­cial care pack­age to start off right in their new for­ever homes. With each qual­i­fy­ing adop­tion, adopters will receive a free col­lar and leash, a free toy, a free heart­worm treat­ment, and a free bag of dog food.

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Good golly! Miss Molly needs a home

Molly has had two owners pass away and needs a forever home.

Molly has had two own­ers pass away and needs a for­ever home.

Sub­mit­ted by Sun­coast Humane Society

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Meet Molly, a 5½-year-old Domes­tic Short­hair. Molly is the Sun­coast Humane Soci­ety Pet of the Week. She weighs 12 pounds, has a thick tiger and white coat, bushy tail and a lovely face.

This sweet girl has had two own­ers pass away. She has been very well cared for. Molly likes to rub up against you and have her back stroked.  She doesn’t really care to be picked up (which is fairly com­mon in felines), but she does love atten­tion. Molly will thrive in a calm envi­ron­ment where she will be pampered.

Meet Molly at the adop­tion cen­ter, 6781 San Casa Drive. For more infor­ma­tion, call 941−474−7884.

Small critters also need a home

Non tradition pets wind up in shelters too, and need forever homes.

Non tra­di­tion pets wind up in shel­ters too, and need for­ever homes.

By Phil Sny­der, Exec­u­tive Director,

 Sun­coast Humane Society

ENGLEWOOD Fla. – When peo­ple think of ani­mals han­dled by humane soci­eties and ani­mal shel­ters, they think mostly of dogs and cats that are sur­ren­dered and adopted out. In actu­al­ity, shel­ters han­dle a wide range of ani­mals that go far beyond the more pop­u­lar house­hold pets.

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Bruno is the Suncoast Humane Society Pet of the Week

Bruno is our Pet of the Week.

Bruno is our Pet of the Week.

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ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Meet Bruno, a 2½-year-old Amer­i­can Bull­dog weigh­ing 71 pounds. He sports a sleek black and white coat, a sturdy frame and an engag­ing smile.

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Boo is the Suncoast Humane Society Week of the Week

Boo is the pet of the week

Boo is the pet of the week

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ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Meet Boo, an 8-year-old Domes­tic Short­hair weigh­ing 10 pounds.  He sports a tiger and white coat and came to the shel­ter front declawed.

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