5 Jun

Shy Wolf Sanctuary reaches new milestone in property expansion plans

(Naples, FL – June 5, 2020) — Shy Wolf Sanctuary Education and Experience Center along with community partner, Crown Management Services, has executed a contract for the purchase of 17+/- acres of land on the Northside of Golden Gate Boulevard West, between 1st ST NW and 3rd ST NW.   The land is part of…

3 Jun

Save the Date – 2nd Annual WolfStock: Brewfest & Food Truck Rally

Save the Date! 2nd Annual WolfStock: Brewfest & Food Truck Rally November 14, 2020 – 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Riverside Park – Bonita Springs In 2019, we were so excited to launch WolfStock as a signature event to raise awareness and support for the dozens of captive-bred exotic animals that call Shy Wolf…

27 Apr

Naples Daily News: Coronavirus Impacting Animals

The animals are lonely, but local attractions are surviving during coronavirus — for now Charles Runnells   “We did take a hit,” says Deanna Deppen, executive director of Shy Wolf Sanctuary in Naples. “We do a lot of educational programming. … (And) we had to cancel everything.”   Download a PDF of the story here.

23 Apr

Florida Weekly: Wolfie Rescued from the woods of Central Florida

“Wolfie” rescued from the woods of Central Florida April 23, 2020   Working closely with a network of rescuers and supporters, Shy Wolf Sanctuary Education and Experience Center rescued a feral wolfdog near Eustis in Central Florida.   Uncounted sightings of the wolfdog occurred over the last five years, but he evaded all efforts at…

15 Apr

Lifestyles After 50 – Shy Wolf Sanctuary

Shy Wolf Sanctuary By Faye Roland Some people bring home stray cats and dogs, but almost 30 years ago, Nancy Smith brought home a black leopard. Moondance, the young 3-legged leopard, became the first inhabitant of what is known as Shy Wolf Sanctuary in Collier County. Tucked back on a dead-end road in Golden Gate…

10 Apr

A Visit to the Shy Wolf Sanctuary

By Shirley Woolaway Coastal Breeze News   We could hear the wolves howling as we arrived at the Shy Wolf Sanctuary, parking off the highway on a grassy area. The sound only increased my anticipation, as I’d been curious to see them for several years. Every time family members from the north would visit, I’d…

6 Apr

Healing hearts and minds through rescue, sanctuary and education

22 Mar

April 10th is Gopher Tortoise Day

18 Mar

Wolf Dog Who Growls At Everyone Else Snuggles With His Best Friend | The Dodo Soulmates

9 Mar

Howling in the Palms

by Julie Clay, Ft. Myers Magazine   I approached the gate in the tall wooden fence and pulled the rope that brought forth a rich, deep clanging from the rather large bell hanging up above, signaling my arrival. Feeling only slightly more important than a second ago, I patiently waited for someone to welcome me inside…