Hurricane Ian Impact on CCAS

Hurricane Ian Impact

October 24, 2022

September 28 will be a day we will not forget.  The landfall of Hurricane Ian resulted in a devastating impact on our community. Our hearts go out to all of you. We are #SWFLStrong. We will recover. We will rebuild. We are grateful that the shelter only received minor damage and all 93 animals in […]

Cape Coral Animal Shelter receives grant from Petco Love

CCAS Receives Grant From Petco Love

June 14, 2022

Cape Coral Animal Shelter receives a $10,000 grant investment from national nonprofit Petco Love in support of the shelter’s lifesaving work for animals in South Florida.  Petco Love is a national nonprofit leading change for pets by harnessing the power of love to make communities and pet families closer, stronger, and healthier. Since its founding in […]

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CCAS and Petco Love Team Up to Celebrate Fostering

June 2, 2022

Cape Coral Animal Shelter teams up with national nonprofit Petco Love and Skechers with its BOBS from Skechers philanthropic footwear collection, to put the focus on the fun in fostering pets.  Pet fostering is lifesaving and critical for animal shelters particularly during the busy summer season. Did you know if fewer than 2% of pet-owning households in […]

Cape Coral Animal Shelter ENPY Award

CCAS Wins ENPY Award

October 21, 2021

The Cape Coral Community Foundation’s Excellence in Nonprofit Performance Yearly (ENPY) Awards showcase excellence in nonprofit performance by recognizing the very best nonprofit organizations, executives, board members, staff, volunteers, and business partners. The ENPYs celebrate those efforts and revel in the incredible impact made within Southwest Florida and beyond. Cape Coral Animal Shelter is honored […]

Target Circle

Target Circle Results Are In

October 15, 2021

We were honored to have been chosen to participate in a special charitable giving campaign, sponsored and funded by Target, from July – September, 2021. Our supporters and Target Circle members had a chance to help direct a portion of Target’s donation to us by submitting votes, which were earned just by shopping at Target. The results […]

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 […]