Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin


Administrative Staff


Brett J. Frazier
Executive Director
James Hurley
Assistant Executive Director
Linda Maze
Office Manager

Melinda Markley
Behavior & Enrichment Supervisor

Kaitie Swedlund
Volunteer & Foster Coordinator


Alyssa Scafe
Intake Supervisor


Stormy Farr
Animal Care Manager


Kaitie Hanson
Adoptions & Retail Manager


Dr. Penny Coder

The Humane Society also employs an amazing team of Adoption Counselors and Animal Care staff. Each of our employees are focused every day on our mission of helping pets go home again. In addition to our staff, our shelter also benefits from the efforts of more than 150 volunteers and the largest foster network in the region. Want to be a part of our team? Check out our employment opportunities or sign up to volunteer or foster

Upcoming Events

Cunningham Intermediate School 3rd Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

March 21, 2018

Do you want a break from cooking dinner each night AND to help out some great causes? Then come on down to the Cunningham Intermediate School 3rd ...

Kitten Shower

March 24, 2018

We are expecting! Expecting kittens, that is! Baby season will be coming along in a month or so, much sooner than the year before, and we are in...

News & Announcements

Rock County Jail inmates teach and learn from dog

JANESVILLE, Wis. - Inmates at the Rock County Jail have a new furry friend helping them get through their treatment programs.

Apollo is a year and...

Fundraiser Pulls in Pooches, Residents

JANESVILLE - The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin's Eighth Annual Pooch Pull showed spectators amazing feats of canine strength.

The event...

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