Archive
8 Aug

New Executive Director Deanna Deppen

Shy Wolf Sanctuary Education and Experience Center is very pleased to announce the appointment of Deanna L. Deppen as full-time Executive Director.  Effective August 8, 2017, she will step down […]

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12 Jul

Wildlife Habitat

Shy Wolf Sanctuary is now certified as a wildlife habitat because of conscientious planning, landscaping, and sustainable gardening, wildlife will find quality habitat at the sanctuary – food, water, cover, […]

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26 Jun

Pet Safety for Fourth of July

Shy Wolf Sanctuary President, Deanna Deppen and Wolfdog Ambassador, Treasure. As we celebrate our country’s independence, let us remember to honor and respect one another. And keep our fur friends safe! More pets are lost on the Fourth of July than any other holiday.

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19 Jun

Preparing Pets for a Disaster

PREPARING PETS FOR A DISASTER. Whether you are preparing for a hurricane, tornado, wildfire, or other natural disaster the basics are the same…for humans and pets. We need the essentials of shelter, food and water to survive. There needs to be a plan in place before you face this situation. You can do one of two things: shelter in place or evacuate.

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27 Apr

Wildfires 2017

Wildfires were spreading in Naples and we thought we'd be OK. That was Thursday night 04/20/17. Friday morning, 04/21/17, CCSO deputies came to Shy Wolf Sanctuary and told us we were under mandatory evacuation. We were ordered to relocate all 60 of our exotic animals.

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19 Apr

Wildfire pet refugees retreat to Shy Wolf Sanctuary

A wildfire burned over 7,500 of land in collier county. Thankfully, Shy Wolf Sanctuary was safe. But a friend and Naples resident’s home was on high alert. When the evacuation notice […]

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12 Apr

Jewish Federation recognizes Nancy and Kent Smith

Shy Wolf Sanctuary Founders, Nancy and Kent Smith, were honored March 7, 2017 by the Jewish Federation of Collier County. The Federation recognized Nancy and Kent for their work to provide […]

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31 Mar

Native Visions 30th Anniversary Celebration

Native Visions Galleries celebrated 30 years of fine art featuring eight of South Africa’s most world-renowned artists. Our animal ambassadors and handlers attended the four-day event benefitting Shy Wolf Sanctuary. Special Appearances […]

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31 Mar

New Partnership with Desoto Environmental Learning Lab

Shy Wolf Sanctuary forms new partnerships to benefit animals and education. Shy Wolf Sanctuary Education and Experience Center rescues all varieties of exotic animals. While we specialize in certain species, […]

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27 Feb

Viral Video

Many of you have seen a viral video that originated on social media talking about visiting wolves at Shy Wolf Sanctuary.   The animals in the video are not our […]

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