Contact Us

    • The animal shelter is open to the public Tuesday–Friday 10am–6pm and Saturday 10am–4pm. 
    • View the real-time list of available cats and dogs.
    • We accept animals needing to be rehomed by appointment ONLYApply here.
    • Our Animal Clinic is open Monday through Friday. See below for daily hours.
    • Our Pet Pantry distributes food during adoption hours. 
    • We always need fosters. Apply here.
    • Apply to be a volunteer.
    • Our K-9 Courses run year-round. See all courses here.
    • Donated items may be dropped off during adoption hours. Please do not leave donations outside our building. Donations left outside attract wildlife and expose our shelter animals to disease.
    • Scroll down to see a list of FAQs and other important program information.


    Click below to expand each section and learn more about our individual HSSC programs and services. If you have additional questions, please call 941.955.4131 or see our Contacts below for the specific staff member to contact.

    How can I help?
    Thank you for your willingness to help! The top things you can do are adopt, donate supplies, make a monetary donation, and share our social media content.

    Locations & Hours

    The HSSC campus is located just north of downtown Sarasota at 2331 15th Street. Access 15th Street from Lime Avenue. Look for the sign that says "Adoption Center."

    The hours of operation are designed to ensure that all cats and dogs are properly and humanely cared for, and that the public has adequate and ample opportunity to conduct business at HSSC. 

    The Animal Clinic of the Humane Society of Sarasota County is located less than one mile from the main HSSC campus. The address is 1090 North Tuttle Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34237, in the Grand Slam Plaza just east of Ed Smith Stadium. Learn more about the Animal Clinic of HSSC.

    Humane Society of Sarasota County
    2331 15th Street
    Sarasota, FL 34237
    P: 941.955.4131
    F: 941.955.3715
    E: [email protected] (Adoption Inquiries)
    E: [email protected] (General Inquiries)

    Shelter Hours of Operation
    Monday: Closed
    Tuesday–Friday: 10am–6pm
    Saturday: 10am–4pm
    Sunday: Closed
    Animal Surrender: By Appointment Only
    Donations: During Normal Operating Hours
    Pet Pantry: During Normal Operating Hours
    Animal Clinic
    Animal Clinic of the Humane Society of Sarasota County
    1090 North Tuttle Avenue (Moving to shelter location soon)
    Sarasota, FL 34237
    P: 941.364.3605
    F: 941.203.8400
    E: [email protected]

    Animal Clinic Hours of Operation

    Monday: 8am – 5pm
    Tuesday: 8am – 6pm
    Wednesday: 8am – 6pm
    Thursday: 8am – 6pm
    Friday: 8am – 6pm

    Closed for lunch each day from 12:30–1:30pm

    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed  


    We welcome your questions. For specific inquiries, please see the appropriate contacts.

    Adoptions941.955.4131 x110 or [email protected]

    Animal Clinic of the Humane Society of Sarasota County941.364.3605 or [email protected]

    Animal Intakes & Transfers941.955.4131 x118 or [email protected]

    Board of Directors: Anna Gonce at 941.955.4131 x102

    Donations and Tax Acknowledgments: Jenny Hamner at 941.955.4131 x115 or [email protected]

    Employment: Erin Jordan at 941.955.4131 x105 or [email protected]

    End of Life Services: Please contact our Animal Clinic at 941.364.3605 or [email protected]

    Foster Program: Dari Quintana at 941.955.4131 x122 or [email protected]

    Children's Camps & Humane Education: Ginny Armington at 941.955.4131 x114 or [email protected]

    Host an Event or Donation Drive: [email protected]

    K-9 Obedience Training CoursesGinny Armington at 941.955.4131 x114 or [email protected]

    Media Inquiries: Alissa Jackson at 941.955.4131 x111 or [email protected]

    Partner Program: Jaime Limoges at 941.955.4131 x103 or [email protected]

    Pet TherapyGinny Armington at 941.955.4131 x114 or [email protected]

    Planned Giving: Autumn Steiner at 941.955.4131 x121 or [email protected]

    Report a Missing Pet: Contact Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services at 941.861.9500, or Manatee County Animal Services at 941.742.5933. 

    Report a Stray Animal: Contact Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services at 941.861.9500, or Manatee County Animal Services at 941.742.5933.

    Schedule a TourAutumn Steiner at 941.955.4131 x121 or [email protected]

    Special Events: Jaime Limoges at 941.955.4131 x103 or [email protected]

    Subscribe to Our eNewsletter: Fill out the Newsletter Subscription Form.

    Rehome a Cat: Fill out the Feline Rehome Request Form first. Contact our Pet Resource team at 941.955.4131 x118  or [email protected] with questions.

    Rehome a Dog: Fill out the Canine Rehome Request Form first. Contact our Pet Resource team at 941.955.4131 x118 or [email protected] with questions.

    Teen ProgramElizabeth Joiner at 941.955.4131 x113 or [email protected]

    Volunteer Program: Elizabeth Joiner at 941.955.4131 x113 or [email protected]