Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin

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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


Rock County 4-H Fair

July 29, 2017

The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin will have a booth set up with the Blackhawk Community Bank. Our volunteers will have information about our organization and applications to...

Pints for Pitties

August 6, 2017 (12-4pm) -

Calling all Pitbull lovers! Please come visit our amazing pitbulls available for adoption with the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin. These dogs include our longest stay residents...

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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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