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    HSSC Receives $25,000 Grant for Emergency Medical Care
    The Humane Society of Sarasota County (HSSC), the area's premier no-kill shelter, is the recipient of a $25,000 grant from the Helen C. Schwieder Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Grant funds will be used for emergency veterin...
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    Following Hit & Run, Dog Receives Lifesaving Care from HSSC
    Clyde came to the Humane Society of Sarasota County (HSSC) in desperate need of medical attention. The two-year-old dog was hit by a car and left on the side of the road. Without hesitation, HSSC staff said yes to saving a life. Upon arrival, our vet...
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    HSSC Uses Your Donations Wisely & Effectively
    We know that you have many choices of nonprofits to support. You have high standards and expect nonprofits to meet them.  As a private nonprofit that does not receive any government funding and is not affiliated with any other humane organizatio...
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    Hot Off the Press: 2023 Fall Newsletter
    HSSC's 2023 Fall Newsletter is hot off the press. See below to read all about our latest efforts to increase lifesaving in Sarasota County and beyond. To receive a print copy of this newsletter, please contact our Philanthropy Team at donat...
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    HSSC Welcomes Dog Transport from Dixie County, Florida ahead of Hurricane Idalia
    As storm preparations were just about complete at the Humane Society of Sarasota County, executive director Anna Gonce added one more task to the list; meet the dog transport that was arriving with 15 dogs from Dixie County Animal Control. "These are...
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    Tropical Storm Information
    The HSSC Animal Clinic is open for walk-in vaccinations and $10 micro-chipping on Monday until 5pm and Tuesday 8am - noon at 2331 15th Street, Sarasota, FL 34237.The shelter and animal clinic will close to the public on noon Tuesday and will re-open ...
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    2023 Adult Summer Camp
    HSSC's Second-Annual Adult Summer Camp took place on Saturday, July 29, 2023. More than two dozen kids at heart filled the Education & Training Center to marvel at animals both domestic and exotic, owned and adoptable. For three hours, these camp...
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    Statewide MEGA Adoption Event a Success
    We are still reeling from the wild success of Florida's first statewide adoption event held June 23-25, 2023 and presented by Petco Love with support from BOBS from Skechers™. A total of 1,928 dogs and cats found new, loving homes across th...
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    2023 Rilee Beisler Humane-i-Tarian Awards
    When a young girl named Rilee Michelle Beisler lost her life at attempting to save her two dogs from a house fire in May 2021, the Sarasota community mourned this tragedy. HSSC started to receive gifts in her memory from kindhearted donors. Many...
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    Vets Pets & Jets: One for the Record Books
    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...
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