We will be open to the public for our regular adoption hours this week-Friday through Sunday,

11 am to 4 pm. No appointments taken. Walk in only. Thank you!


Thank you for supporting the HSLWR during the 2022 Giving Challenge.

We couldn't do it without YOU!


Help Wanted

Part Time Shelter Attendant,

Part or Full-Time Volunteer Coordinator needed.

Scroll down for more information.

Can't commit to part or full time? We are always looking for VOLUNTEERS! Click on our Volunteer tab at the top of the page.

As always, thank you for supporting the HSLWR.


Save the date!
Putts Fore Mutts and
Racquets For Rescues
Monday, October 17, 2022
Online registration is NOW OPEN!

Any questions regarding the event or registration? Email info@hslwr.org or call 941-361-1071.

17 Oct 2022


by: The Humane Society at Lakewood Ranch

  • Price: $125.00

Your day begins with a doubles tennis tournament followed by a scrumptious buffet dinner, awards reception, silent auction, helicopter ball drop and music at the Ritz-all benefitting the Humane Society at Lakewood Ranch.

Tournament held at Lakewood Ranch Golf and Tennis Club

Registration check-in begins at 1:30 pm

Doubles play from 2-4pm

Evening Dinner Reception and festivities following play at Ritz-Carlton Members Golf Club. Cocktail Reception begins at 5 pm, Helicopter Ball Drop at 5:15 pm and Buffet Dinner served at 6 pm.

Date & Time
Mon, Oct 17, 2022, 1:30 pm

Tennis- Lakewood Ranch Golf and Tennis Club 8488 Legacy Blvd. Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202 Dinner- Ritz-Carlton Members Golf Club 14605 70th Terrace East Bradenton, FL 34202

The 19th Anuual Boo Run is back and this year it benefits both Another Day for Gray and the HSLWR! Whether you want to walk, run or volunteer, this will be an incredible event with over 2000 participants expected. If you would rather volunteer, we need lots of smiling faces to help make the event a huge success.  Event includes a 5k run or walk, Kids' Dash, Virtual Run and a 5k Furry Friend Division!

 Click here to Register or Volunteer!


Our Mission...

To offer a safe environment and shelter for companion animals including medical care, vaccinations, and micro-chipping by loving and caring individuals, until we can adopt them into a new suitable home. We do this with 100% private donation.

Divas and Dogs in Paris 2022


Our March 18th event was a huge success!

We are extremely grateful for our generous sponsors and guests in helping us to save more homeless cats and dogs.

Please take a moment to view our photos of the event and visit our sponsors' links below. 


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Our Generous Partners


Our 2022 Gold Event Sponsors

Sarasota Wellness and Internal Medicine, Dr. Sheri Weinstein, MD


Laura Stavola, Premier Sotheby's Intl. Realty


Our 2022 Silver Event Sponsors

Florida Digestive Health Specialists, Dr. Arun Khazanchi, MD

Berlin Patten Ebling, PLLC

Animal ER of University Park

TECO, An Emera Company


Our 2022 Bronze Sponsors

Bayside Pet Resort

University Animal Clinic

Forest Lakes Animal Clinic


More Of Our Generous Event Sponsors

Boudrie Real Estate Group

Jenn Flanders

Palm Printing

One Group Wealth

Auto Life Insurance Group

Gwen McKenna Photography

Re/Max Alliance Group

Chester and Shannon Jackson

Lucy and Lucy

Maya and Schnitzel Runge

Isabelle Nicholas

Katy, Bob and Pibbles

Twist and Sun Bug Boutiques

Moments Unleashed by Sherri Krams Photography

Deanna L. Murchie and Family



 Our Business Outreach Sponsors

Moments Unleashed      Conley Subaru     The Observer

University Animal Clinic

Fairway Funding Group, Mortgage Lending Group

Leech Tishman

Florin/Roebig Trial Attorneys


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