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


Petco Adoption Event

November 4, 2017 (11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.) - November 5, 2017

We have so many great pets waiting for their forever homes! A couple of our amazing volunteers will be at Petco with some available animals who want to...

Mutts and Martinis

December 14, 2017 (6 - 9pm) -

Join the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin for Mutts & Martinis, a night of specialty martinis, appetizers, raffle items, and live music, December 14th from 6-9pm.<...

News & Announcements


Viral tearjerker story of puppy thrown into Rock River debunked by Janesville police

It was a story with all the makings of a heartwarming family flick: a heartless owner throws a cute puppy off a...

Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin sponsors free pet adoption event

JANESVILLE—The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin has planned a free adoption event this weekend in Janesville.

From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, the humane...

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