As the area’s premier no-kill shelter, the Humane Society of Sarasota County engages the hearts, hands, and minds of the community to help animals. We rely solely on contributions from individuals, organizations, and corporations. HSSC receives no federal funding, nor are we funded by any national humane organization.


LATEST NEWS


18 November 2022
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Saturday, November 12, 2022, was a perfect day for a race. Tropical Storm Nicole had departed our region only a little more than a day prior, leaving clear blue skies in her wake. More than 160 runners of all ages, including dogs, waited behind the i...
20 October 2022
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Check out our Fall newsletter "Fur the Record"  and stay up to date on the latest happening at HSSC! Click the booklet below to flip pages! Interested in keeping up with HSSC? Subscribe to our monthly newsletter down below! #mc_embed_s...
04 October 2022
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Updates as of Thursday, October 20, 2022.  HSSC is grateful to have survived Hurricane Ian with only minor damage. We are further grateful to have maintained power and water. Many of our neighbors were not so lucky, and we feel strongly that we ...

Find out about upcoming events at HSSC! View our events page for a list of events by location or browse our events posted on Facebook.


OUR IMPACT

Charity Navigator

HSSC has received the coveted 4-star rating from Charity NavigatorAmerica’s premier independent charity evaluator, for consecutive years. Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that HSSC adheres to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way. Additionaly, HSSC has a perfect score of 100. HSSC is the only perfect-scoring animal-welfare organization in Florida. Nationwide, HSSC is one of just eight perfect-scoring animal-welfare organizations.

GuideStar/Candid

HSSC is proud to have earned the Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. We voluntarily display quantitative metrics to represent how hard HSSC is working toward achieving our mission. We’re proud to use GuideStar Platinum to share our full and complete story with the world. To reach the Platinum level, we provide basic contact and organizational information; in-depth financial information; quantitative information about goals, strategies, and progress toward our mission.

2021 Best of SRQ Local

The readers of 2021 SRQ Magazine recognized The Humane Society of Sarasota County in the Best of SRQ Local Annual Readers Competition.

HSSC was awarded Gold for best local animal non-profit.

Special thanks to our annual partners

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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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Shelter Hours of Operation
Monday: Closed
Tuesday–Friday: 10am–6pm
Saturday: 10am–4pm
Sunday: Closed
THE ANIMAL CLINIC OF HSSC
1090 North Tuttle Ave | Sarasota, FL 34237 | 941.364.3605 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Animal Clinic Hours of Operation
Monday: 8am– 5pm
Tuesday: 8am–6pm
Wednesday: 8am–5pm
Thursday: 8am–6pm
Friday: 8am–5pm
Saturday–Sunday: Closed
Closed for lunch each day from 12:30–1:30pm

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THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF SARASOTA COUNTY, INC., IS A PRIVATE, NON-PROFIT 501(C)(3) CORPORATION REGISTERED WITH THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE & CONSUMER SERVICES, REGISTRATION NUMBER CH239, AND RECEIVES 100% OF ALL DONATED FUNDS. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE OR ONLINE AT WWW.FRESHFROMFLORIDA.COM. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.