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ECOWATCH: Shiloh Baptist Church memories

April 15, 2022
The Shiloh Baptist Church                                                                                         Her feet were nestled firmly in the sand,                                     …

Southwest Florida fishing

April 15, 2022
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DOG LIFE: Dog aggression?

April 15, 2022
Although the topic of dog aggression is huge, we have shortened it as much as possible. Aggressive behavior of any kind should not be taken lightly, and even when dogs are young, don’t assume they…

April 8, 2022
ECOWATCH: Enjoy April events and learn, listen and do “As humans try to evolve out of greed, let’s put aside some wild places, protected                                         lands, protecte…

SUNCOAST SAL: SHS joins the Giving Challenge 2022

April 8, 2022
Suncoast Humane Society will join over 700 other nonprofits for The Giving Challenge 2022, a 24-hour online giving event that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organiz…

ECOWATCH: Learning to live with Florida’s alligators

March 16, 2022
“The best thing to do is just leave them alone. Alligators  want to be away from you just as much as you want to be away from them.” – Jack Hannah, author, zookeeper Florida is known for many t…

ASK A DOC: Hip surgery and what to expect

March 11, 2022
With more than half of the population of Boca Grande at 65 years and older, it’s no surprise that  needing – or recovering from – hip surgery is something we’re used to dealing with at the Clinic….

ECOWATCH: Manatees’ deaths spur fight for endangered status

March 11, 2022
“To survive today, other animals must endure global warming, pollution and fewer habitats. More tragically, they must  endure the silence of human hearts.”  – Anthony Douglas Williams      …

ECOWATCH: Animals and the environment impacted by war

March 4, 2022
‘’The war will end, and leaders may shake hands while old women keep waiting for their martyred sons. And the children will keep waiting for their hero fathers. I don’t know  who sold our …

DOG LIFE: Do’s and Don’ts when owning a dog

March 4, 2022
Many people don’t realize that some of the play they engage in with their dog or even certain improper corrections can have a negative effect. The effect is time-related, meaning that it may not s…