Some of the adoptable Dogs at the Sarasota Co. Sheriff's Animal Shelter.
Our Mission is to help fund the medical and behavioral needs of animals in rescue organizations and shelters throughout our community.
Sweet, young Oreo found himself at a county shelter with a strange growth on his head. His skull appeared almost cone shaped and would seem to fluctuate from week to week in size. Veterinarians could only guess what the growth meant and worried about tampering it with biopsies as it may only exacerbate the problem. LEADSRQ was very happy to offer funding a CT contrast scan with our friends at Veterinary Surgery Center of Sarasota. After a full day of testing, we were thrilled to learn of Oreo’s diagnosis: idiopathic calvarial hyperostosis - a rare, benign x-linked disorder that only affects the skull. Oreo’s prognosis is good and his future looks even better because he was recently adopted and has a wonderful, new Mom!! Congratulations Oreo and happy life to you and your new family!
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Help us raise money for Talulah, a 6-year-old rescue dog, who is available for adoption and in need of surgery to repair a genetic defect in her urinary tract. LEADSRQ's has joined up with Boone Supply to raise money for this girl's surgery. When you make a purchase at Boon, 40% of the price will be donated to us. Click here to visit our fundraiser.
Recipient of Giving
Our most recent Recipient of Giving is Alley, a beautiful young German Shepherd pup that was hit by a semi. How traumatic is that? She was taken to a local shelter and from there she was pulled by Southwest Florida German Shepherd Rescue, Inc.
In the midst of this, LEADSRQ was contacted requesting support for her medical needs and we jumped at the chance to help this special girl! This story could have had a tragic ending but we are happy to report she’s in a loving home and has been adopted.
Thank you to our supporters and contributors for making it possible for us to help her.
To see more recipients, select it from the menu at the top of the page.
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Dog of the Month
Two year old CeCe will delight you with her adorable, playful antics. She loves to play with toys, take walks, enjoys the pool and car rides! Volunteers love how she "gifts" them with a toy when she is leashed up to walk. Speaking of toys, CeCe adores them!
She also sits and lies down on command, fetches, swims, and is an excellent walker. CeCe would do best in a household without young children.
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Animal Shelter adoption area remains closed for public viewing, however, they are accepting applications via email. If you're interested in adopting, please visit our Animal Services Website and click on View Adoptable Animals (most are shown in the slideshow above). You can find their Adoption application online as well.
Email your applications to and they will be in touch! If you have questions or need help with the process, call the Adoptions Desk at 941-861-9523.
The Lost and Found continues to remain open for reclaims.
New Adoption Process During the Pandemic
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