CCAS Opening and Our Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

CCAS Opening & Our COVID-19 Crisis Response

Cape Coral Animal Shelter, located at 325 SW 2nd Avenue, Cape Coral, will open for adoptions on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 12pm. Cape Coral Animal Shelter is committed to protecting your safety and well-being during this evolving COVID-19 crisis. We have been closely monitoring the recommendations provided by officials. In response and to support social […]

Raise the Woof - A Capital Campaign Event

Raise the Woof – A Capital Campaign Event

Cape Coral Animal Shelter held it’s second Capital Campaign event entitled “Raise the Woof” on September 26, 2019 at Palmetto-Pine Country Club. Special guest included Cape Coral’s Mayor, Joe Coviello.   The surprise guest of the evening was Lee County Sheriff Carmine Marceno, arriving on the Red Carpet with dogs Deputy Chance and Lieutenant Bosco. Deputy Chance […]


Thanksgiving Food That Is Bad For Your Pet

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to feast with family and friends. However, it is best not to involve your fur baby in chow time. Before you fix them a plate (or feed them from yours), consider that the following Thanksgiving food that is bad for your pet. Stuffing: Onions, scallions and garlic are common ingredients […]

Feline Enrichment Wall

Fun for our Feline Friends!

Our new shelter has three large cat condos with outdoor lanais for our feline residents to enjoy.  We would like to add one of these super cool wall units to each of the condos to entertain the cats and give them a spot to hang out.  They range in price from $1,300 to $2,200 depending […]

Items We Need

Seeking Donations – Items We Need

We are so grateful to everyone asking about donations of supplies.  We are in the process of developing a “Wish List” and will publish that as soon as we are able to accept donations at the shelter.  Many of you have asked if we will use sheets and towels—absolutely!  We just can’t take them yet, […]

Ordinance 37-19

Ordinance 37 – 19 Passes

On August 5, 2019, the Cape Coral City Council passed Ordinance 37 – 19. Ordinance 37 – 19 pertains to the prohibition of retail sale of dogs and cats in the City.  The humane treatment of animals is an important public purpose.  The practice of commercial breeding facilities, sometimes referred to as “puppy mills” and “kitten […]

4th of July Pet Safety

4th of July Pet Safety

While the 4th of July is a day of celebration, many of our furry friends are frightened by the festivities of the day. Noisy fireworks, potentially dangerous debris on the ground, and the summer heat are things to consider when keeping them safe. Here are a few tips that will help protect your pets: Leave […]

CCAS Launches New Website

CCAS Launches New Website

The Cape Coral Animal Shelter is pleased to announce the launch our new website.  CCAS partnered with Celsius Marketing Interactive to reinforce the CCAS brand and mission in an impactful way, provide a better experience of our visitors and community, and provide additional features that will keep the community informed.   The site will built […]

Rock N Rescue

CCAS Design Wins American Advertising Award

Cape Coral Animal Shelter has partnered with Celsius Marketing Interactive to assist the shelter with driving brand awareness, creative design, and our new website. In November, CCAS held the Rock N’Rescue event, and partnership with Celsius Marketing created the event design (pictured here). The CCAS event design won an American Advertising Federation Addy Award at both the […]

National Pet Preparedness Month

June is National Pet Preparedness Month

Hurricane season officially begins June 1, which makes it the perfect time to for Floridians to make sure you have a preparedness plan in place for your entire family – including your pets. Preparation in the event of an emergency will help keep your mind at ease, especially if you need to evacuate quickly. Do […]