HSSC celebrated its 70th birthday on February 7. HSSC was founded in 1952 as Sarasota's first nonprofit animal welfare organization! What an incredible journey it's been, going from enough kennels for 48 dogs and 6 cats to a 38,000 ft2 facility with the capacity to save 2,700 animals every year.
A few notable facts from 1952:
We celebrated with HSSC themed cupcakes for staff, volunteers, and adopters. We had one birthday wish and it came true! People in our community showed up and adopted our dogs and cats!