Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin

Ask the Expert from March, 2014

Why a shelter dog and not a pet store dog?

March 27, 2014
What can we say? Shelter animals are simply, just special. There’s something so exceptional about them that owners will often say, “He...

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Say Cheese, and Woof, and Meow…

March 25, 2014
Everyone wants a great photo of their pet. Photographer Margie Duerr of Olive Photographics shares her tips for capturing the...

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Springtime Safety

March 25, 2014
Spring is officially here! It has been a long cold winter, and everyone, including our pets, is ready to get outside. The confines of the...

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Upcoming Events


Barks for Parks

June 25, 2017

The Wisconsin Brewing Company is hosting a fundraiser for Dane County dog parks! Purchase tickets here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/barks-for-parks-tickets-34798599548 to join in on...

Petco Adoption Event

July 1, 2017 (11:00 am - 1:00 pm) - July 2, 2017

Are you ready to adopt a new family member? Stop in and meet some of our available dogs! If it is not a perfect match, we will have...

News & Announcements


Unique program encourages literacy by reading to cats

JANESVILLE, Wis - The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin houses some of the smartest cats.

That’s because Washington Elementary fifth-graders read them books about...

Humane Society Honors Volunteers

JANESVILLE — The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin is set to honor some of its volunteers as PetsGoHome Heroes, including one Beloit couple who has fostered 76 cats and...

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