New Home

Bradenton Animal Rescue is Getting a $10 Million Upgrade in September

Nate's Honor Animal Rescue is building a 31,000 square-foot adoption, vet and training center as part of its original location.

02/25/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Spend a Day at the Beach With the Dog

Venice's Brohard Beach and Paw Park lets you bring your canine companion along for a day of surf and sun.

09/23/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Canine Courage

Sarasota Dog Advances to Semifinals of National Hero Dog Awards

Rek is a retired explosive detection dog who served five years in Iraq and Afghanistan.

06/05/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Tune In

Sarasota Acrobat and His Dog Will Compete on America’s Got Talent: The Champions

Christian Stoinev and his other dog, Scooby, were finalists on season nine of America’s Got Talent.

01/24/2020 By Rachel Suwak

Patio Pups

Seven Fun Spots to Dine With Your Doggie

You don't have to leave man's best friend behind when dining out.

09/16/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Construction

Pet Resort Adds New Pool

J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. recently completed construction on a new in-ground pool for Bayside Pet Resort.

02/20/2019 By Staff

Animals

A Greyhound Advocate Encourages People to Adopt

With the end of greyhound racing in Florida in sight, the executive director of a nonprofit that works to end dog racing encourages Floridians to take in dogs.

02/19/2019 By Staff

Events

Final Greyhound Racing Season Starts Friday

The 74th and final season of live greyhound racing at the Sarasota Kennel Club will begin on Friday, Dec. 14, and continue through Saturday, May 4.

12/10/2018 By Staff

Recreation

New Dog Park Opens Monday

The Canine Club at Gillespie Park includes two separate fenced areas, dog drinking fountains and new trees, landscaping and shade structures.

09/04/2018 By Staff

Gone to the Dogs

Service, Support and Therapy Canines Go Everywhere—and Not Everyone is Happy

Dogs that aren’t adequately trained cause problems for legitimate service dogs and their owners.

06/27/2018 By David Hackett

Services

New Pet Resort Opens in Lakewood Ranch

Bayside Pet Resort recently opened its third facility in the area.

06/13/2018 By Staff

Doggone It

An Area Builder is Going to the Dogs

Taylor Morrison introduces doggie lifestyle concierges, pet washing stations and more at its Esplanade communities.

09/09/2016 By Ilene Denton

Puppy Love

Oddity Tattoo's Travis Franklin Tapped to Paint Sarasota Magazine's Southeastern Guide Dogs Sculpture

Oddity Tattoo's Travis Franklin will paint Sarasota Magazine's sculpture for Southeastern Guide Dogs' "Superheroes on Parade" initiative.

03/21/2016 By Megan McDonald

Dog Days

A Manatee County Dog Gets Statewide Legislative Changes Rolling

Padi the dog, who bit the ear of a 4-year-old boy in Manatee County last June, scored a major legal victory for dogs and their owners.

03/01/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Bet On It

The End of Dog Racing at the Sarasota Kennel Club?

Since 1929, dogs have been racing at the Sarasota Kennel Club, but the facility—and the sport—are starting to show their age.

01/25/2016

Article

This Week's 8 Great #Sarasota Shots

This week: Puppies swimming, an aerial view of Sarasota, local wildlife and more.

08/14/2015 By Sarasota Magazine

Article

iShots: February at the Beach

This week, Robert Castro zooms in on one of the reasons why we love living in Florida in February: Sunny blue days at the beach.

02/28/2014 By robertc

Article

Photo of the Week: Electrifying Sunset on Turtle Beach

This week: A neon purple sunset on Siesta Key Beach.

09/12/2013 By saraf

Article

Photo of the Week: Circus Sarasota

Photo of the Week: Jump-roping dog at Circus Sarasota 2013.

01/31/2013 By Megan McDonald