Hope for Pets, Foster Program for Hospice Patients

Foster Program for Hospice Patients

June 9, 2021

Cape Coral Animal Shelter has partnered with Hope Hospice to take current foster program for hospice patients one step further. In animal rescue, one of the most heartbreaking owner surrender requests is when a person is terminally ill and must give up their beloved pet.  Once surrendered, the person ultimately loses touch with their pet after it […]

CCAS celebrates one year anniversary

CCAS Celebrates One Year Anniversary

March 22, 2021

Cape Coral Animal Shelter celebrated its one-year anniversary on Friday, March 19, 2021, and what a year it has been!  Opening just days before the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic sent the country into a tailspin, CCAS had to make some adjustments to get a shelter full of animals into loving, forever homes.  Adoptions— We are proud […]

PetSmart Charities Grantee

CCAS becomes a PetSmart Charities grantee

January 7, 2021

One of the most common reasons pets are surrendered to local shelters is the lack of affordable pet wellness, training, and education programs. Due to cost and other barriers, pets in under-resourced communities often do not have access to basic veterinary care such as spay/neuter services, vaccinations, dental care and other medical and preventative care. […]

Veterinary Clinic Opens August 25

CCAS Low-Cost Veterinary Clinic Opens August 25

August 17, 2020

To support the lifesaving work of the shelter and to provide a much-needed service to our community, CCAS will open a low-cost, state of the art veterinary clinic on Tuesday, August 25th.   “We believe now more than ever people are going to need a low-cost alternative to keep their pets healthy, happy, and out of the […]

Cell Dog Program at CCAS

CCAS Participates in LCSO Cell Dog Program

August 14, 2020

Cape Coral Animal Shelter is partnering with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office to enroll select dogs in the Cell Dog Program.  This important program gives shelter dogs a second chance and Lee County inmates the opportunity to learn from each other to create better lives for all involved. These dogs find a forever home along with learning […]

Bailey and Friends Golisano Foundation

CCAS Awarded Grant From Bailey and Friends Golisano Foundation

August 4, 2020

Cape Coral Animal Shelter is the proud recipient of a grant from Bailey and Friends — a new trust component of the Golisano Foundation.     This grant was awarded specifically to support animal welfare organizations that incurred unexpected operating expenses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. After years of planning, fundraising, building, and preparing, the Cape Coral […]

#SpayTogether Grant Logo

CCAS Awarded #SpayTogether Grant from Humane Society of the United States

July 27, 2020

The Cape Coral Animal Shelter, Cape Coral, FL, has announced that it is the proud recipient of the national #SpayTogether grant that will greatly impact the animal population of Southwest Florida.     #SpayTogether is a stimulus fund administered by The Humane Society of the United States that provides surgery support grants to animal shelters and veterinary clinics […]

CCAS Safely Reopens May 7

May 7 We Safely Reopen

May 4, 2020

Effective May 7, 2020, CCAS is open to the public again. We are still maintaining sanitizing protocols and limiting the number of people in the shelter. Adoptions for dogs are done by appointment only. If you see a dog on our website you would like to meet, click here to schedule an appointment. If an animal is marked “currently […]

Virtual Meeting Background

Free CCAS Virtual Backgrounds

April 29, 2020

Show off your love of animals in your virtual gatherings with our free virtual background downloads! Video chatting has become a normal part of how we interact with one another. But did you know that Zoom Video Conferencing allows you to customize the background that shows up behind you? Here is a video that explains […]

Veterinary Clinic Open Monday April 27

Veterinary Clinic Open Monday, April 27

April 24, 2020

In an effort to serve our community during this difficult time, Cape Coral Animal Shelter will open its low-cost veterinary clinic to the public on Monday, April 27th from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  We realize there are many pet owners in need of basic veterinary care for their beloved pets at this time, and it […]