Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin


Adoptions up nearly 20% at Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin

January 10, 2017

Adoptions at the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin increased by nearly 20 percent last year, according to a release. Humane society officials said for the first...

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Adoptions up, deaths down at Rock County’s animal shelter

January 5, 2017

The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin adopted out a record number of furry family members in 2017 while lowering its euthanasia rate. The Society adopted out 2,076...

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It’s a girl – and another girl

December 27, 2016

Babs wasn’t always Babs.  At first we called her, “Cal” because we thought one of the two cats that were...

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Copycats: The gift of adoption

December 16, 2016

Rebecca Kanable - Cali is sitting on my lap as I write this column. She’s not a cat that likes to be held,...

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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 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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